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IMA Europe Budapest Conference

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Prónay Castle

Petőfi út 52

HU - 2617 Alsópetény

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It’s a great pleasure to announce that the next IMA Europe meeting is taking place in Budapest. We are to be hosted by our Eastern European IMA Europe members for what will be an exciting event.

There is a twin theme to the event: 'Incentives & Rewards in Eastern Europe' and 'Motivation Technology – an Update'.

P92 Nearshore IT Solutions has kindly agreed to sponsor the event at their Hotel and Conference Centre - the lovingly restored Pronay Castle outside Budapest.

Incentives & Rewards in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe has a number of fast growing and successful economies. The political set-ups, and the relationships with Europe are different. Incentives are booming business. It’s a great time to get up to date on these trends.

Motivation Technology – an Update

Technology changes, cloud computing and mobile apps are changing the face of motivation technological solutions – it’s important to stay abreast of the changes in the underlying technologies and how this is affecting reward, recognition and loyalty in channel, corporate and consumer programmes.

Conference Dinner & Overnight Accommodation

We will have exclusive use of the castle mansions and gardens, and there will be a conference dinner as part of proceedings following the main event and there is a limited opportunity (first come first served) for attendees to stay at the castle overnight or otherwise stay at a very nice hotel just a 10-minute drive away.

Budapest Tour

For those that are staying over there will be the option of a tour of Budapest using one of the Budapest leading tour guides in the morning of 29th March.

Special rates are being arranged with a hotel in the fashionable Opera district of Budapest for those that might stay over the weekend on the nights of 29th and 30th March.

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

Thursday, 28 March 2018

Some typical travel options.

06:15 Arrive Luton Airport

08:20 Depart Luton Airport Wizzair

11:45 Arrive Budapest Terminal 2B

12:30 FOR ALL INBOUND FLIGHTS - Bus leaving Terminal 2B going to Pronay Castle – sponsored by P92 Nearshore IT

13:30 Arrive Pronay Castle

Prónay-kastély

2617 Alsópetény

Petőfi út 52, Hungary

t: +36 20 214 8363

Try to arrange to be picked up from the airport using the arranged pick-up bus if you are not coming locally. A taxi will cost around 30,000 HUF roughly £100 from the airport or around £90 from the city centre. Please book a place on the bus using Eventbrite. By car, the castle is about an hour’s drive from the airport or the city centre.

13:00 Arrival & registration for conference

13:30 Light Buffet Lunch in the main auditorium

Welcome

14:00 Welcome to Pronay Castle – Dr Jozsef Molnar, Chairman, P92 Nearshore IT Solutions Group

14:15 Conference introduction – Jonathan Grey, President IMA Europe, and Chairman, Ovation Incentives

‘Incentives & Rewards in Eastern Europe’ Session starts

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

14:30 ‘Eastern Europe, the economy and the politics’ – Leading academic speaker

14:50 ‘Employee Engagement - an Eastern Europe Perspective’ – Denis Chalov, Co-Founder & CEO - Benefactory - Moscow

15:10 ‘Gift Card & Voucher trends in Eastern Europe’ – Eastern Europe Retailer speaker

15:30 ‘Reward fulfilment across Eastern Europe’ – Eastern Europe – Incentive company speaker

15:50 ‘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

16:10. 'Consistent Merchandise delivery across Western & Eastern Europe - Barry Doyle - Sales Director (International) - Procurement International - 2019 IMA Europe Events Sponsor

16:20 Refreshments break: Networking

Motivation Technology – an Update’ session starts.

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

16:40 ‘How are underlying technology trends effecting motivational technology solutions’ – Performance improvement group CTO speaker

17:00 ‘Motivational technology solutions – custom build or buy a product?’ – Motivation product vendor speaker

17:20 ‘Loyalty case study’ – Loyalty company speaker & end-user

17:40 How will new technologies impact future motivation solutions – Panel discussion - Panel members: Ted Moyses, Chief Technical Architect - CR Worldwide - UK

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

Networking reception

18:00 Networking & Drinks in the Main Auditorium Foyer - Networking and visit Motivation Solution Vendors ‘Show and Tell’ booths

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. REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR SWIMMING GEAR!

18:30 Check in to accommodation

Staying Overnight

For those staying overnight in the castle will be at the Manor House Reception

Castle double room Bed & Breakfast single or Double occupancy £99

or

By shuttle bus (9 minutes) to the nearby Tó Wellness Hotel, Bank, Petofi Ulica 73, 2653.

Purchase castle rooms well in-advance via Eventbrite or with the Wellness Hotel directly while rooms last. info@towellnesshotel.hu. www.towellnesshotel.hu.

Or book via www.booking.com/hotel/hu/to-wellness

Early booking is essential.

Conference Dinner

Tickets: £38

19:30 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 Dinner Traditional Hungarian buffet in the Auditorium

22:00 After dinner speeches:

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

VIP outside speaker

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

Accommodation: Either Pronay Castle or To Wellness Hotel

Friday, 29 Mar 2019

Breakfast

06:00 The Spa Pavilion will be open for Swimming, Jacuzzi, Steam Room, Sauna and cold bucket challenges.

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

09:50 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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