NIBS Conference 2022

Budapest Business School, Hungary

Conference dates: 19-22 June 2022

NIBS are delighted to announce that after a break of 2 years due to COVID-19 the NIBS Annual Conference will be in Budapest, Hungary, 19- 22 June 2022 and hosted by Budapest Business School.  The provisional conference programme is below and will be finalised shortly but please note that the programme will start on Sunday, 19 June with an evening boat cruise along the beautiful Danube River, and will end will industry visits on Wednesday 22 June.

Conference registration is open and the conference fee is €450, please use the form below, the deadline for registration is 19 May 2022.

Conference Programme



WELCOME DINNER Boat trip with dinner


9:00 -10:00 

Registration + coffee

10:00 – 10:30 

Opening ceremony

10:30 – 11:30 

Keynote speaker (1) Dr. Ádám Czelleng, research director, Hungarian Tourism Agency – Demand for new skills: data-driven management in tourism

11:30 -12:30 

Making the most of NIBS: Introduction to new NIBS members, successful NIBS partnership case studies, new NIBS projects and NIBS tools for networking

12:30 – 13:30



13:30 – 14:30

NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition Final: Presentation of finalist student projects and live result announcement

14:30 – 15:00 

Coffee break

15:00 -16:30

NIBS Research led by Prof. Jeffrey Johnson, St Mary’s University, Texas: A session on research sharing and promoting research cooperation within NIBS


Informal dinner – Trófea Grill restaurant


08:30 – 09:00

Coffee break

09:00 – 10:00

Keynote speaker (2) Roland Balogh senior manager FCCA PwC Hungary – The future of the finance function – meeting the CFOs’ expectations by adapting to the changing skill and competency needs


10:00 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30

David Gillingham Award: Excellence in Business Education & models of good practises


11:30 – 12:30

Business Education Pedagogy, A case study from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands: A new way of assessment via student portfolios

12:30 -13:30



13:30 – 14:30 

Keynote speaker (3) 

To be confirmed


14:30 – 15:00

Coffee break


15:00 – 16:00



17:30 – 24:00

NIBS Gala Dinner: Lázár Lovaspark – Domonyvölgy
Delegates will travel by coach to the Gala Dinner venue, a country club, which is situated outside Budapest in the beautiful countryside, the dress code is casual and comfortable. Please be prepared to travel directly from the conference venue to the country club at 16:15 to avoid rush hour traffic. 


10:00 -11:30 

Company visit /Zwack House of Unicum


Lunch – Búsuló Juhász restaurant
14:00Budapest sightseeing

Conference hotel

The recommended conference hotel is Hotel T62, which is highly rated on many of the hotel booking sites. The hotel is within walking distance of Budapest Business School, T62 is also ideally situated near to the railway station and within walking distance of many of the attractions Budapest has to offer.

Our hosts Budapest Business School have agreed an excellent rate for NIBS delegates with Hotel T62. You can also book with confidence knowing that there is a generous cancellations policy whereby reservations can be cancelled free of charge until 14:00 pm. on the day before arrival. Rates are as follows;

Standard single room: 84 EUR/night including breakfast

Standard double room: 94 EUR/night including breakfast

Reservation should be made through the link with promotional code NIBS2022. The price is valid for the dates between 16 and 26 June. There are a limited number of rooms available at this great value rate on a first come, first served basis, so we strongly recommend booking a room as soon as you can on the basis it can be cancelled free of charge if any unforeseen event occurs. 

T62 hotel reception


Registration Form - NIBS Conference 2022

  • Name of your academic institution.
  • Please give us the title of your role within your institution.
  • We will be setting up a Whats App group chat for the conference. You are invited to join, this is optional.
  • Please refer to our visa guidelines and if in doubt contact your local Hungary Embassy guidance page.
    Delegates have the choice of paying by card or requesting an invoice. Please note payment must be made before attending the conference.
  • Please advise us of your dietary preferences.
  • Please advice us of any accessibility requirements you have.
    Please let us know when you will be arriving so that we can plan for catering.
    Please confirm whether you will be able to join us for the evening boat trip on the Danube river. Exact timings will be confirmed closer to the date of the conference. Please plan for a 5pm departure. Guests are welcome but there is a charge which must be paid prior to departure.

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