Issue 17 | October 2014
Dear Mr. Foley,

This is the electronic newsletter of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary, where you can find the latest Chamber news. For more information about us, our ongoing projects and activities as well as advertising and membership options, you can always visit our website at or contact us at +36 1 302-5200 (BCCH) +36 1 302-5201 (British Business Centre) and

Best regards,
The BCCH team

Upcoming event

BCCH re-launches its SME Breakfast series

The BCCH is re-launching its Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) event series, with the first breakfast panel discussion taking place on 4 November 2012. It will be hosted by BCCH Foundation member FirstMed, and panellists (successful SME founders/managers of companies in Hungary, Dennis A. Diokno, Managing Director of FirstMed and Nimród Kovács, owner of Kovács Nimród Winery) will discuss social media tactics and share their strategies and what has and has not worked for them.
Embassy News
Dominic Jermey, CEO of UK Trade & Investment visits Budapest

Dominic Jermey, CEO of UK Trade & Investment visited Budapest on 2 October 2014 to meet leading Hungarian and British business people, and members of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary, the British Business Centre and UK Trade & Investment in Hungary teams. "Central Europe is a growing and important market. We are determined to make sure British companies utilise the opportunities available here, including by further enhancing the excellent UK Trade & Investment service they already get." – said Mr Jermey.

BCCH Events
BCCH CEO Dinner series off to a great start

Following the success of the first BCCH CEO Dinner with guest speaker Dr. Imre Deák, President & CEO of Danubius Hotels Group, the British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary is hosting the second event of the series today at the Budapest Marriott Hotel. The main purpose of these exclusive VIP events targeted at a selected group of corporate leaders is to share and discuss relevant topics of the Hungarian economy, and the second dinner will be dedicated to the telecommunications sector with guest speaker Diego Massidda, CEO of Vodafone Hungary.


BCCH Chairman Vazul Tóth, also head of Business Transformation at Vodafone Hungary, talked in an interview about the co-operation between the BCCH and one of its members,, as well as about the expectations of British companies, and why the Chamber and the British Business Centre decided to rent office space in Eiffel Palace.

Grow Zrt. delivers sales training in November

As a recognised global leader in Human Performance Improvement Solutions (HPI), Wilson Learning Worldwide is being introduced to the Hungarian market through the delivery of their sales effectiveness focused training course, The Counsellor Salesperson in Hungarian for the first time by Grow Organisation Development.

New Members
New members of the BCCH

Click here to see which companies have joined the Chamber recently. If you are a member and wish to indicate that on your website or anywhere else, contact us for a BCCH logo. If you are not a member but wish to learn about the benefits of becoming a member of the BCCH, please visit the Membership section of the Chamber’s website or contact the office for more details.

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