Design Society – Design Economy

Interactions between design and society in the furniture industry

A conference about furniture design and social changes through the eyes of a historician: Gábor Ligetfalvi, a design specialist: Rita Mária Halasi, and the industry expert: Krisztina Cselényi. Speakers will discuss the new directions of furniture production in the 21st century, characterized by the internet, sharing economy and design-conscious shopping. Is a non-traditional yet still economical model possible? Participants will have the chance to participate at the thematic, guided tour in the Museum where they will have a chance to visit the newly opened show of Hungarian Design Award 2016 as well. Registration at and +36 30 689 5206.


Seek and find investors!

Do you have a good idea, but lack resources? Have you started your own business and need to take a step forward? Do you need a second round of investment? Visit our workshop to meet investors, receive advice on business development and funding issues and be inspired! At the event you will gain an insight into the Hungarian investor marketplace, angel investment trends and possibilities to access venture capital. You will also receive an overview of investment management practices through examples of successful exits. By the end of the day, you will have learned about the best practices of all Visegrad Four countries. There will also be opportunities to participate in personal consultations with investors, business angels and advisors. Grab the chance and register for the B2B discussions.

The event is organised by HIPAVILON Hungarian Intellectual Property Agency with the participation of the Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. The forum is realised within the framework of the Central Values project, co-financed by the International Visegrad Fund. Read More ›



’Summit meeting’ with panorama on the A38 Ship for innovation lover business executives and designers. Case studies, workshops and more programs are waiting for the guests of Design Week! Registration: (max. 40 guests).