AND OTHER EVENTS IN Budapest on 15. and 16. June 2023

Dear Members and Partners, 
we are pleased to invite you to this year’s annual General Meeting in the beautiful city of Budapest. 

Please find the relevant information about the events and your travel arrangements below (detailed information in the Program section).

Your participation in the General Assembly is essential. Significant decisions will be made and future work planned as you can see from the (detailed information in the Agenda section). In particular, the board must be newly elected for the next period and the admission of new members must be voted on.

In addition, a workshop with HP members will be held on the morning of 15th June 2023 to discuss important topics regarding future project work and the promotion of SMEs.  

We kindly ask you to also participate in the international conference “Promotion of innovation in SMEs” on 16thJune 2023, which will certainly be particularly beneficial for you (detailed information in the Program of the Conference section).

We strongly recommend to make your hotel bookings for overnight stays as soon as possible. You can find information about this below.

If you have not yet registered but would like to take part, please contact and register

Several project meetings surround the general assembly. If your organization is not a DIG-CON or ICIinSMEs project partner, you will unfortunately have to cover your own travel and accommodation costs. 

Costs for all lunches, dinners and transfers in Budapest will be covered by the Hanse-Parlament and Hungarian Association of Craftsmen´s Corporations. 

If there is no way for you to finance travel and accommodation costs yourself, the Hanse-Parlament can cover costs for individuals up to a maximum of 500 euros. In this case, please get in touch with us immediately, because the budget available to us for this is very limited.

We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks to our member, the Hungarian Association of Craftsmen´s Corporations, who made all the preparations for the smooth running of all the events and an unforgettable stay in Budapest with the greatest commitment. 

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

We thank you very much for your commitment and look forward to meeting you in the beautiful city of Budapest.

With best regards

Dr. Max Hogeforster

Agenda for the general meeting of Hanse-Parlament

Date: 15th June 2023 

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Venue: Benczur House, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 27.


1. Welcome 

2. Formalities, quorum 

3. Report, Discussion and Resolution of annual accounts of the Hanse-Parlament and Baltic Sea Academy for 2021

4. Finalisation of merger Hanse-Parlament and the Baltic Sea Academy 

5. Election of the board

6. Presentation and vote on new members

7. Review of the work done so far and proposals for future cooperation

8. Planning of upcoming events

9. AOB

Programme of the events in Budapest

DATE / TimeEventVenue
Tuesday, 13 June 2023
13:00 – 18:00Train the Trainer Seminar DIG-CON ProjectBenczur Hotel, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35
Room: Margaréta
Wednesday, 14 June 2023
09:00 – 18:00Train the Trainer Seminar DIG-CON ProjectBenczur Hotel, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35
Room: Margaréta
19:00 – 22:00Dinner of the participants of the Train the Trainer seminar with participants of other events which arrived alreadyAkert Bistro
Budapest, Thököly út 57/b, 1146
Thursday, 15 June 2023
09:00 – 13:00Workshop with HP members on project work e.g. Which topics are particularly important in the future? How can project results be used by members as a successful business model?Benczur Hotel, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35
Room: Mozaik
09:00 – 13:00Project Workshop DIG-CON ProjectBenczur Hotel, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35
Room: Andrássy
09:00 – 13:00Final Project Workshop ICIinSMEs ProjectBenczur Hotel, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35
Room: Business II.
13:00 – 14:00LunchBenczur Hotel, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35
14:00 – 17:00General Assembly Hanse-ParlamentBenczur House,
1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 27.
17:00 – 19:00Guided walking tour through Budapest to the Vígadó tér PortStart from 
Benczur House,
1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 27.
19:00 – 22:00Danube cruise with Hungarian music and dinnerStart and end at Vígadó tér Port ; DOCK number is 5.
Name of the boat: RÁKÓCZI.
Website of boat operator: 
Friday, 16 June 2023
09:00 – 13:00International Conference “Promotion of innovation in SMEs”Benczur Hotel, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35
Room: Budapest
13:00 – 14:00LunchBenczur Hotel, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35

Program of the conference on 16 June 2023 – “Promotion and innovation in SME´s”

DATE / TimeEventVenue
Friday, 16 June 2023
08:30 – 9:00Registration and Welcome Coffee
Moderation János Juhos, Vice-President of Hungarian Association of Craftsmen´s Corporations (IPOSZ)
Benczur Hotel, 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35
Room: Budapest
09:00 – 09:10Welcome and information about the craft in Hungary, Németh László,  President of Hungarian Association of Craftsmen´s Corporations (IPOSZ)
09:10 – 09:30Greeting by the Hungarian Government, Dr. Sándor Czomba, State Secretary for Employment Policy
09:30 – 09:55Promotion of SMEs –Customer Innovation & Digitization, Dr. Max Hogeforster, Chairman Hanse-Parlament, presentation and discussion
09:55 – 10:20Best practice: Customer-focused Innovations & Digitization, Dr. Dirk Süß, Managing Director Hamburg Institute of International Economics, Germany, presentation and discussion
10:20 – 10:50Coffee break and international exchange of experience
10:50 – 11:15Training program for SMEs: Digital competence, Helene Bo Olsen, Project manager International Business College, Denmark, presentation and discussion
11:15 – 11:40Training program for SMEs: Realization of customer-centred innovations, Anna Maria Czarny, Hanse-Parlament, Germany, presentation and discussion 
11:40 – 12:05Two best practices by Hungarian SMEs. IPOSZ, Dr. Noémi Hajdú, University associate profesor with two entrepreneurs: Drávainé Eszter Németh, Csipetkék élményműhely and Gábor Kovács, Vasi Xoda Drink Kft. 
12:05 – 12:30Regular SME online counselling and online community, IPOSZ – Gábor Takács, KTS Online Kft.
12:30 – 13:00Closing discussion, summary and farewell by the Vice-President of IPOSZ
13:00 – 14:00Lunch and international exchange of experience 
14:00End of the conference


Please arrange your own booking as soon as possible.

Benczur Hotel

1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 35

Send an email to and state the code:

211644 Hanse-Parlament 

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