From 1 September, Hungary has a new Dutch Ambassador, René van Hell. On 28 September 2017, René van Hell had a meeting at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County with Ferenc Miklóssy, President of the Chamber and Éva Skultéti, the Secretary General of the Chamber.
Debrecen Television made a video recording of the Italian Business Day which was held at The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County. In the video, Dr. Éva Skultéti, Secretary General of the Chamber, Dr.László Papp, Mayor of Debrecen and Massimo Rustico, Italy’s Ambassador to Hungary commented on the international co-operation.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County expressed its appreciation for the outstanding achievements of the finalists of the Excellent Student of the Profession and the National Professional Study Tournament in the framework of an awards ceremony.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County (HBKIK) gave gifts to about 180 disadvantaged children from Hajdú-Bihar County in the spirit of social responsibility. The HBKIK in connection with Children’s Day invited the children to the Vojtina Puppet Theatre to watch Pinocchio.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County (HBKIK) founded the Professional College of Tourism and Catering Industry
On May 16, 2017, the Professional College of Tourism and Catering Industry was formed within the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County. In the opinion of the newly formed College, closer cooperation between the various professional organizations of tourism and hospitality will be needed in the future. Common professional positions should be developed on the current issues connected to tourism and should be disseminated as widely as possible.
Increasing the skilled labour force, adapting training to market demands, transferring public employees to the competitive sphere, and reducing unemployment in the county. These key priorities were identified by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County, the Hajdú-Bihar County Government Office, the Hajdú-Bihar County Employment Pact, the Hajdú-Bihar County Self-Government, the Chamber of Agriculture of Hajdú-Bihar County, IPOSZ and VOSZ.
The event organized by the Enterprise Europe Network will be held on 8-9 June 2017 in Bologna. Businesses, research institutes, universities and other partners involved in technology, research and innovation will attend the two-day event.
According to tourism experts our goal is to attract more tourists from home and abroad who should stay longer in Debrecen and in Hajdú-Bihar County. Those who attended “Tourism Season Opening 2017 – Hajdú-Bihar County” event could hear useful and informative lectures about tourist destinations, opportunities and the importance of adventure tourism in 2017. Within the framework of the event, the 3000th Digitally Prepared Enterprise Award was awarded.
Ukrainian labour, Hungarian value – mini conference about labour market opportunities in the Chamber
Filing domestic workforce shortages, employing Ukrainian citizens, employing skilled workers, unemployment and labour reserves. These topics were discussed among other things by those who attended the road show of “Employment of Ukrainian citizens in domestic sectors with workforce shortage” in the House of Non-profit Economic Development Organisations in Debrecen.
30,000 working in Italian-owned companies in Hungary today – This is a very good result according to Italy’s Ambassador to Hungary, H.E. Massimo Rustico
The promotion of Italian investors to Hungary, the support of Hungarian companies that want to do business in the Italian market and the development of Italian-Hungarian economic relations were the main goals (among other things) at the informative event held on Monday, 15th May 2017 in the House of Non-profit Economic Development Organisations. Italy’s Ambassador to Hungary, H.E. Massimo Rustico and the Secretary General of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hungary attended the event that was co-hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County and Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hungary.
The Italian Business Day took place in Debrecen on Tuesday. At the event, the Italian Republic's Ambassador to Hungary and László Papp, the Mayor of Debrecen, negotiated about the possible business opportunities for Italian investors in the county seat. Collaboration is mainly possible in the field of economy, culture and education.
Economic relations between Italy and Hungary have been continuously developing in recent years. Further strengthening and improving of these relations, as well as connecting economic operators to the mutual market are the common goal. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County actively participates in the process of this development. As an Italian InfoPont, it provides the most important, up-to-date and useful information in order to help the county enterprises’ entry into the Italian market and the future establishment of Italian businesses in Hungary. The interested companies had the chance to hear more about the opportunities offered by the Italian Business Day which was organized at the Chamber.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County organised discussions with adult training institutions from the county. The purpose of the meeting was to raise awareness to the supported training tender that will appear shortly.
László Parragh, Chairman of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, presented the results of the Modern Businesses Program on 23 May at a press conference in Budapest. Mr. Parragh said the results speak for themselves.
Closer economic co-operation was discussed with members of the delegation from the Brno Regional Chamber of Commerce
The purpose of the delegation from the Brno Regional Chamber of Commerce to Debrecen is to co-operate between the twin cities and the two chambers to develop and stimulate the Hungarian-Czech business, economic, cultural and tourism links. Furthermore, the aim of the visit was to discuss the cooperation opportunities between the Brno Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County (HBKIK).
Construction Industry Information Forum will be held on 30th May 2017 in the House of Non-Profit Economic Development Organisations.
On March 30, 2017, the Startup Campus Roadshow nationwide startup event came to Debrecen. After the pre-screening of the participating companies, six startups were presented to the professional jury. The purpose of the series of events is to present the new capital investment programs of Hiventures, as well as to explore the possibilities of local innovation ecosystem actors through incubation, capital inflow, and internationalization. In the professional jury, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County was represented by Ferenc Miklóssy, President of the Chamber. The Enterprise Europe Network also participated as an exhibitor at the event.
All the finals of the X. Profession Star Festival took place, so in every profession it was revealed which competitor could represent our country in this year’s World Cup competition. In 19 professions, 20 young professionals can travel to the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, where they can compete with the best of the world. The young people in Hajdú-Bihar County were successful, because three of them could participate in this grand tournament.
Google announced the expansion of its Digital Workshop’s program to Hungarian small and medium-sized enterprises. The free training and educational material helps businesses take advantage of the opportunities offered by the digital world, which in the long run promotes the growth of the Hungarian economy. Following the launching of the online platform last year, the program will be open to free lectures and personal consultations in more than 30 cities in the country in 2017, including Debrecen, where a Google Digital Workshop will be held on Friday, 19th May, at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County.