Join us and our Board on the 12th of May for our AGM!

The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary invites you to our

2022 Annual General Meeting

Date: Thursday, 12 May 2022, 16:00-20:00
Venue: KOZMO Luxury Hotel – 1082 Budapest, Horváth Mihály tér 17

The event is free of charge for BCCH Members and we request all members have a representative on the spot.

After some time away and last year’s hybrid event, this year we are glad to let you know that our AGM is back to its original in-person format. True and tested over the decades, we will be welcoming you all at one of our newest members, KOZMO Hotel for the meeting and the cocktail bar reception that follows.

Please note once again that, in accordance with our charter, we need all our member companies to attend via a delegate to make sure we meet the quorum for a valid AGM.

Agenda

9 May – You will receive all the important documents already uploaded to a Google Drive folder via email, including the proxy form and all financial reports.

12 May
15:30 – Registration opens
16:00 – Welcome speech by our Honorary Chairman, Her Majesty’s Ambassador HE Mr Paul Fox
16:10 – Approval of the Chairman’s report, presented by Mr Duncan Graham and vote on accepting the Chairman’s report – You will be sent the reports via the aforementioned email before the event.
16:20 – Financial Report and Auditor’s Report (approval of the BCCH accounts for 2021) including BCCH annual budget for 2023, represented by BCCH’s Treasurer Mr Douglas Arnott and vote on accepting the Financial Reports – You will be sent the reports via the aforementioned email before the event.
16:30-16:55 – Fireside Chat with Ms Mónika Páis, Managing Director of Diageo Hungary, conducted by Ms Kinga Kalocsai, BCCH Vice-Chair
16:55-17:00 – The results are announced, then the moderator closes the official half of the AGM.
17:00 – Reception begins

You will find the package of important documents regarding the finances and statements here.

 

Attendance information

Participation at the official part of the AGM is for members only and free of charge, but please note that only a maximum of two people from any member company may attend, and each voting member company will have the right to one vote only.

Dress code:
Smart evening wear/Cocktail dress

Participation fee (only applicable to non-members): 15,000 HUF (incl. VAT)

Participation fees (a gross amount of HUF 15,000 for non-members) are transferable to Magyarországi Brit Kereskedelmi Kamara at Budapest Bank, HU72-10102244-82717800-01004000 (Swift code: BUDAHUHB, HUF bank account) with the indication of the event title (AGM). Please note that the original invoice will be issued and sent to the email address provided in the registration process of the event once the event has taken place.

If no quorum is present at the time of the Annual General Meeting, the adjourned General Meeting shall convene at 16:15 on 12 May 2022 at the same place and such meeting shall have a quorum as regards the matters included in the agenda of the previous Meeting, regardless of the number of Members present or represented.

Members who are entitled to vote but cannot delegate anyone from the company to attend the Annual General Meeting will have the option to appoint a representative of another BCCH voting member with discretionary power to vote for and on behalf of them with a written proxy, a form for which is available here. The number of proxies that a BCCH member can present at the event is limited to a maximum of two. (Please note that the proxy form has to be presented only if the delegate works for another member company, it is not needed if the delegate works within the same firm).

A member whose membership fee has not been fully paid before the AGM may not be entitled to attend and vote, so if in doubt please contact our colleagues at the Finance Department of the BCCH at finance@bcch.com.

Individual and Honorary members are non-voting members but have the right to attend and observe the AGM.

If you wish to join the event as a sponsor, you can find the sponsorship agreement here. If you decide to offer your support, please fill it in and send it back to us by 8 May, 2022.

You can register for the event HERE