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Young Professionals Forum, 2023

Oct 4 - Oct 6, 2023


The YP Forum 2023 will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Budapest, kindly hosted by Exim Hungary!

This will be the second in-person meeting of the BU's growing network of young and developing professionals in export credit insurance!

The Young Professionals Forum is a unique opportunity for the future professionals of our industry to deepen their knowledge across a wide range of key topics in trade finance and credit insurance and develop career skills and explore new ways of thinking while building their network of like-minded individuals from around the globe.

The meeting will take place over 2 full days on 5th & 6th October, with a the welcome reception the evening of the 4th October.

  • Sessions will focus on core industry themes including: Legal & Regulatory Frame work, ESG, Macro Economics of certain regions and regional breakout sessions. We'll also have a panel of the BU's most experienced individuals sharing their career path, offering helpful insights and valuable advice.
  • Plus innovation and skills workshops focusing on Project Management and How to Build a Strategy.

Attending this meeting is FREE for Berne Union Members. Participants will be awarded a Berne Union Certificate of Continuing Professional Development to add to their portfolio

We encourage all BU Members to involve their young and junior colleagues in the YP Initiative and to consider sending a rising star as a delegate/s to this in-person meeting so that they can help contribute to building not only the export credit insurance industry of the future, but also the BU of the future!

For those of you who would like to attend, but require extra documentation for your internal travel approval processes, please contact Emily Kate Gray and Claire Allen at the Secretariat; 


Radisson Blu Béke Hotel, Budapest, Teréz krt. 43, 1067 Hungary, Hungary

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The Welcome Reception on Wednesday 4th October will be hosted at the Radisson Blu Béke Hotel

The 2 day Forum will also be hosted at the Radisson Blu Béke Hotel 

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If you require any additional visa or logistics information then please contact the Secretariat at