Ref. No: VA108/2006


Circular No: 2


Subject: About IFIA events in Budapest 2006


Dear IFIA Member,


I would like to inform you that the IFIA Office and MAFE organize GENIUS International Invention Fair, ExCo Meeting and IFIA Conference. The venue of these events will be Budapest Fair Center (See the attached document: “Program of IFIA events…”. Because of our exhibition is connected 110th Budapest International Fair, near 100 thousands visitor are expected. You can find fresh info about these events on


GENIUS Exhibitors

We closed the application to exhibit on GENIUS. We received near 400 items from 20 countries. But the rented halls are full; the organizer will “invent” booths for the “last minute” exhibitors until end of August.



We should like organize an IFIA Jury. This panel will decide IFIA and international prizes for GENIUS exhibitors. We are waiting for Jury member applicants. IFIA Office covers free accommodation for them.


ExCo meeting

You can find the draft provisional agenda of this meeting on the attachment. The most important point of this agenda is “Organizing of IFIA European Inventors Network”. Importance of this Network is the furtherance of EU patent. I cordially invite the represents of all European IFIA organization.


IFIA Conference

Our Conference: The Condition of the Inventors will show a real picture for the innovation circles of the world if all IFIA members will present Country Reports. You can find an attached guideline to help the preparation of your report. I hope the represent of your organization will state it on the meeting. That the costs of staying be not difficulties, therefore IFIA office will cover free accommodation for the represent of poor organization. If you can not participate on the IFIA Conference then you send your report by mail/e-mail to us.


Other events

The participant will meet the IFIA spirit de corps and enjoy the Hungarian hospitality on a Banquet and the Award Ceremony. Finally a top leader of the Hungarian state will welcome the IFIA delegates in the Parliament building where you can see the thousand years old Hungarian Holy Crown.



Finally, fill up and send please back the attached Application Form (one Form/one delegate) assisting the preparation work of IFIA Office.


I hope to see your delegation soon in Budapest, I remain,


Sincerely yours,



András Vedres IFIA President