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Number of conferences in Hungary up by 8% in 2014

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The number of conferences held in Hungary grew by 8.3%, reaching 2,557, last year as compared to the previous year, with 1,020 international and 1,537 domestic conferences, Hungarian news agency MTI cited the newsletter of state tourism agency Magyar Turizmus.

According to the agency, more than 414,000 people participated in the conferences. The international conferences had an average of 149 participants and the Hungarian conferences had 170 participants, the newsletter added.

A total of 67.5% of the events were held Budapest, with 77% of the international conferences being held in the capital, the newsletter added.

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