FIAT-IFTA Conference - 15-17 JUNE 2022 Budapest

June 9, 2022

FIAT-IFTA Conference 2022 - BUDAPEST, 15-17 JUNE 2022



The FIAT-IFTA I.C.D. (International Council of Direction) Meeting, General Assembly and conference will be hosted by the Hungarian Funeral Association OTEI (Országos Temetkezési Egyesület és Ipartestület) and will take place in the beautiful city of Budapest on June 15-17, 2022.

OTEI will also host a conference of the Visegrad countries (Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary) as well as an international funeral trade fair TEMEXPO which will make this a fantastic opportunity for the world funeral industry to get together and share their knowledge, experiences and products.

This is the first opportunity for FIAT-IFTA members to meet after two years and we are all looking forward to seeing you in Budapest in Corinthia Hotel.


Date: June 15 – 17, 2022

City: Budapest, capital of Hungary, The city is the political, administrative, industrial, and commercial centre of Hungary. Budapest is often called the "Pearl of the Danube", and it truly is a stunningly beautiful place. Geography, history and human creativity have all contributed to create a city that simultaneously charms, amazes and fascinates.

The official website of the event:  

Budapest_ICD Meeting 2022


Corinthia Hotel Budapest, Erzsébet Körút 43-49, Budapest H-1073, Hungary
by Tripadvisor: „Standing proudly at the heart of grand Budapest, Corinthia occupies a legendary space in Budapest hospitality. Inside walls which have been standing since the late 1800s lies an elegant homage to modern luxury, with a respectful nod to the past round every corner." 




Wednesday, June 15th

14.00 – 16.00    Board meeting, Hotel Corinthia, Boardroom I

18.00 - 20.00    Welcome coctail party, Hotel Corinthia, Arium II (dress: Business casual)

20.00 - 23.00     Stage show, Hotel Corinthia, Orfeum (dress: Business casual)


Thursday, June 16th

9.00 – 17.00     Visit to TAMEXPO (ground floor)

8.30                   Registration all delegates, Hotel Corinthia, Valetta II

9.00 – 12.30      I.C.D. meetings I and II, Hotel Corinthia, Valetta II, including coffee break

12:30                 Official opening of TAMEXPO by FIAT-IFTA President Marek Cichewicz

13.00 – 14.00    Lunch, Hotel Corinthia, Brasserie & Atrium
14.00 – 17.30    FIAT-IFTA General Assembly I & Conference, Hotel Corinthia, Grand Ball Room

20.00 – 23.00    GALA DINNER, Hotel Corinthia, Grand Ball Room (dress: cocktail)

Friday, June 17th

9.00 – 17.00     Visit to TEMEXPO (ground flour)

9.00 – 14.00     Site visits:

  • Fiumei Road Cemetery,
  • Modern Crematory in Nagyteteny,
  • Dohány Street Synagogue

14.00 – 15.00   Lunch, Hotel Corinthia, Brasserie & Atrium

15.00 – 17.00   FIAT IFTA and OTEI members

  • Presentation by ALBIA – official sponsor of the conference
  • FIAT-IFTA – General Assembly II – remarks President Marek Cichewicz
  • OTEI – Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony
  • Wine tasting

Hotel Corinthia, Grand Ball Room


Meet the exhibitors of TEMEXPO Fair




Hungarian Forint, HUF 1 EUR = 369 HUF, 1 USD= 325,71 HUF

Regulatory all sales point must accept bank card payment.


Average temperature 

June: High 27 Celsius, Low 17 Celsius


COVID information

Please note that Hungary has ended all COVID restricti‚Äčons in the Country. You will not need a test if you are fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated, a negative PCR test is required for entry. For the negative PCR test to be accepted, the document proving the PCR test result should be either in Hungarian or English.  Requirements may differ from different departure Countries. Please check before travelling.



  • Should the meeting be cancelled due to COVID there will be a refund of 100% of the Conference fee.
  • Should you be unable to attend the conference due to COVID, you will be able to claim 50% reimbursement for the total amount paid for the conference (upon presentation of medical certificate).
  • Please check the terms and conditions for your HOTEL booking.


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FIAT-IFTA is the only internationally governed funeral Federation with National, Active And Associate Members in more than 80 countries.

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