Kiev. Hungarian Outsourcing Association (HOA) and Baltic Outsourcing Association (BOA) have become partners for the forthcoming Ukrainian Outsourcing Forum 2007

September 27, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Hungarian Outsourcing Association (HOA) together with Baltic Outsourcing Association (BOA) will partner the Ukrainian Outsourcing Forum 2007 (http://www.outsourcing-forum.com.ua) – the annual IT business forum aimed at coverage and development of Ukrainian software and outsourcing services market.

This year the Ukrainian Outsourcing Forum is going to be held for the fourth time on the 1st and 2nd of November in Kiev.

The Forum is aimed at boosting the software development and outsourcing services market both in Ukraine and Eastern Europe. A separate session of the Forum will be dedicated to the discussion of the global trends in IT markets and current issues of IT outsourcing.

The Forum organizers are the Ukrainian Hi-Тech Initiative (www.hi-tech.org.ua), an alliance of the leading Ukrainian IT and BPO services providers, and marketing communications agency “PR Kvadrat”, an organizer of the large scale and specialized PR and BTL events.

Ukrainian Outsourcing Forum is mainly aimed at ITO and BPO services development in Central and Eastern Europe. This year Baltic Outsourcing Association (BOA) and Hungarian Outsourcing Association supported the event among other partners.

“We regard participation in the UOF ‘2007 as an opportunity to share the benefits in outsourcing business, improve outsourcing business management level, sales and marketing technique, communicate the best outsourcing practices both in ITO and BPO services, which all together undoubtedly are critical to build and grow competitive outsourcing services enterprise on the local and international markets.

For Ukrainian outsourcing services providers from different industries we are ready to become a reliable and effective channel for entering the EU market. A key advantage of the Coalition is that it enables the appreciation of economies of scale within the function and can enable multifunction working, e.g. linking Market research and Marketing communications, or Strategic business development and business Legal together, where there is the potential to create synergies” – said Saulius Masalskis, Chairman and Managing director of Baltic Outsourcing Association.

Within the Forum Mr. Masalskis and BOA team are going to hold several round-table discussions regarding Facilities Management Processes Outsourcing, and dedicated to Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), during which there will be highlighted BPO management and development specifics in the EU countries.

Attila Suhajda, President of the Hungarian Outsourcing Association, noted: “We promote and support any business opportunities in the sphere of outsourcing. That is why we are certainly happy with such a partnership. We believe that the Ukrainian Outsourcing Forum is a possibility to exchange valuable information about the market status. Our intention is to present to the local and foreign Forum participants all advantages of outsourcing, inform them about the status of IT and BPO services market in Hungary, as well as to brief on the investment climate of the country.

About Baltic Outsourcing Association
The Baltic Outsourcing Association is an independent non-for-profit professional advisory body, which promotes and shares the best practices, benefits and innovative solutions in outsourcing business, provides relevant information and practical tools both for Outsourcing Services Providers and Buyers, promotes regional and international networking that builds operational value by promising and delivering high quality products and services at fair prices over the time and by building strong economic, technical and social ties among the members.

BOA provides through their Board members and Partners who are experts in their specific areas of operations ranging right from Market research and analysis, Marketing communications, Strategic and operational business development, business Legal and Software development solutions.


About Hungarian Outsourcing Association (HOA)
HOA is a professional and independent organization that promotes and supports all the opportunities in the area of Outsourcing to local and international companies, customers and suppliers also. HOA was founded in 2004 by the leading Hungarian and multinational companies.

The Association is not strictly focused on any single business industry. The main driving principle is outsourcing. Association unites the companies of different type and specialization – logistics, production, HR, financial, Hi-Tech and other. HOA also provides an opportunity to set up collaborative efforts that span multiple sectors and facilitate complex outsourcing offers

HOA has already established a professional forum which provides companies concerned with an appropriate framework for discussing outsourcing-related issues or common problems, whether it will be primarily professional ones, or relating to the foreign market.


About Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative
Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative is a leading Ukrainian alliance of offshore software development and IT outsourcing. The mission of the alliance is to promote Ukrainian software development companies in the global market.

Hi-Tech Initiative provides the Ukrainian software developers with the opportunity to enhance their business in the areas of IT outsourcing and offshore programming by using the partner network and marketing channels of the Initiative in the external markets.

Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative provides the services in establishing partnerships, collaborating in IT projects implementation, assisting in BPO between Ukrainian and western companies