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IMA Europe Budapest Conference

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Prónay Castle

Petőfi út 52

HU - 2617 Alsópetény


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Thursday, 28 March 2019

It’s a great pleasure to confirm the agenda for our IMA Europe in Budapest. We are hosted by our Eastern European IMA Europe members and host sponsor - P92 IT Nearshore Solutions - for what will be an exciting event.


12:30 Bus departure from the IBIS Styles Hotel at Budapest Terminal 2B (there is rebuilding work in from of the terminal and there is a covered walk-way going across to the hotel) - Sponsored by P92 arrives at Pronay Castle at 13:30

13:00 onwards Arrival for all & registration for conference in the Auditorium Reception

Castle address: Prónay-kastély, 2617 Alsópetény, Petőfi út 52, Hungary, t: +36 20 214 8363

13:30 Light Buffet Lunch in the Auditorium

Conference commences

14:15 Welcome to Pronay Castle – Dr Jozsef Molnar, Chairman, P92 Nearshore IT Solutions Group

14:25 Conference introduction – Jonathan Grey, President IMA Europe, and Chairman, Ovation Incentives

• 2019 IMA Europe Plan – Phil Mooney – Executive Director – IMA Europe
• London Incentive Awards - Wendy Carter, CEO Lavish Gift Card
• IMA MEA - Brian Dunne CEO Giftcard Consulting & Julie Leblan CEO Merit Incentives

‘Incentives & Rewards in Eastern Europe’ Session starts

Moderator: Dmitry Tsivilev, Managing Director, Giftery, Moscow, Russian – IMA Eastern Europe

14:45 ‘Eastern Europe, the economy and the politics’ – Prof József Laszlovszky - Director of the Cultural Heritage Studies Program, Central European University

15:05 ‘Employee Engagement - an Eastern Europe Perspective’ – Denis Chalov, Co-Founder & CEO - Benefactory - Moscow

15:25 ‘Channel Incentive trends in Eastern Europe’ – Alexey Golovin, Co-Founder & CEO - iLP Agency - Russia

15:45 ‘How is Eastern Europe different when it comes to incentives’ – Panel discussion - Moderator: Stoytcho Vlaykov, Managing Director, Cashwave, Sofia, Bulgaria – IMA Eastern Europe. Panel members: Denis Chalov, Co-Founder & CEO - Benefactory - Moscow; Mina Kraicheva - iCard, Bulgaria; Alexey Golovin, Co-Founder & CEO - iLP Agency - Russia; Adina Georgescu, Operations Manager - Create Direct, Romania

16:05. 'Things to consider when including merchandise in your programmes'' - Greg Connell - Account Director - Procurement International - 2019 IMA Europe Events Sponsor

16:15 Refreshments break: Networking

Motivation Technology – an Update’ session starts.

Moderator: Andrew Wilmot, CEO, P92 Nearshore IT Solutions UK

16:35 ‘How are underlying technology trends effecting motivational technology solutions’ – Andrew Wilmot CEO & Co-owner P92 Group UK

16:55 ‘Motivational technology solutions – custom build or buy a product?’ – Ted Moyses - Technical Architect - CR Worldwide - Stratford-apon-Avon

17:15 ‘Customer Lifecycle Management & CashBack for the Irish Post Office' - Michael Fitzgerald - Excecutive Chairman, Allegiant Loyalty - Dublin

17:35 How will new technologies impact future motivation solutions – Panel discussion - Panel members: Ted Moyses, Chief Technical Architect - CR Worldwide - UK, Michael Fitzgerald - Excecutive Chairman, Allegiant Loyalty - Dublin, Declan Byrne, Group Development Director, GVS Group, part of Blackhawk Network, Istvan Bagyura - Group CTO, P92 Nearshore IT Solutions

Moderator: Andrew Wilmot - CEO, P92 Nearshore IT Solutions UK

Networking reception

18:00 Networking & Drinks in the Main Auditorium Reception Area


18:30 Check in to accommodation either at the castle or take the shuttle bus to the Tó Wellness Hotel*, Bank, Petofi Ulica 73, 2653 - ROOMS STILL AVAILABLE - Book on Eventbrite. Shuttle bus returns back to the castle at 19:00.

Conference Dinner

Tickets: £38

19:30 Meet the Main Auditorium Reception Area for Wine tasting in the cellar of the main mansion with Dr Jozsef Molnar, Chairman, P92 Group who will share some wines from his private vineyard on the banks of Lake Balaton.

20:00 Conference Dinner - Traditional Hungarian buffet in the Auditorium

22:00 After dinner speeches:

The Toast - Gusztav Turschl - Group Managing Director P92 Nearshore IT Solutions Group

President's address - Jonathan Grey, President IMA Europe, and Chairman, Ovation Incentives

22:30 Formal Close followed by informal drinks Cash Bar in the Auditorium & networking

Friday, 29 Mar 2019


06:00 The Spa Pavilion will be open for Swimming, Jacuzzi, Steam Room, Sauna and cold bucket challenges. The Tó Wellness Hotel also has an excellent spa. BRING YOUS SWIMMING GEAR!

07:30 Breakfast in the Manor House Dining Room or at the To Wellness Hotel

Early departures should book a taxi with the castle reception.

08:30 Shuttle bus after breakfast at the Tó Wellness Hotel to Pronay Castle

Depart for Airport

09:00 Buy tickets on Eventbrite for shuttle direct to airport from the Castle £25

10:00 Arrive at airport

Budapest Tour

09:00 Depart for Budapest from Pronay Castle – for those taking the Budapest Tour – there will be an additional charge for this – Tickets £45 for the tour and coach. Bring luggage and store it on the coach.

10:00 Tour of Budapest – Main historic sites and a few hidden gems – with our excellent tour guide Kristina who has an excellent knowledge of the history and politics of Hungary.

13:00 Arrive in the castle district – Visit to the castle ramparts with its stunning views of the city & the Danube followed by free time & informal lunch - 'going Dutch'

15:00 Bus leaves Budapest Castle District for the Airport

15:40 Arrive at Budapest airport

General Conference Enquiries Clare Gibbs +44 207 760 7643 clare.gibbs@p92.com

Travel Enquiries once in Hungary Eszter Balogh +36 20 386 4437 eszter.balogh@p92.hu

About the Host Sponsor - P92 Nearshore IT Solutions

We are a website, mobile app and software development company headquartered in Budapest, Hungary. We focus on nearshore development, IT outsourcing, and offshore development for North American companies.

We work in Java, PHP, Ruby, .Net, Node.js, iOS and Android languages. We are also do great things with Liferay, Hippo, Mautic, Drupal, Magento, DNN, Orchard, Ruby-on-Rails, Google Firebase & WordPress frameworks.

UK: +44 207 760 7643 HU: +36 1 453 4100 eMail: contact@p92.co.uk web: p92.com

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* Tó Wellness Hotel guidelines: check-in to rooms (occupy rooms) from 2 pm on the 28th March ; check-out by 10 am 29th March; no pets; in the hotel grounds only food and drink purchased at the hotel may be consumed; smoking is prohibited in the hotel/hotel grounds; key-card deposit payable at 1000 HUF (aprrox. 3 GBP) as a deposit for hotel key-card - deposit is returned at check out.

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