The ARGE Executives Board met for the 1st time in the new Assa Abloy EMEA offices in Woking/UK. Among other issues, some important decisions regarding ARGE tasks and events had been made. P. Browne declared himself willing to outline a new Business Plan for the ARGE Public Relations work. The Executives feel it to be important, to improve the communication between ARGE and its member associations with over 250 affiliated companies.
H. Weissenböck reported about his close connections to the Hungarian hardware branch. Thus it was decided to stick on the former ARGE Agenda and order, that Budapest could be choosen as appropriate venue for the next ARGE Annual conference. The conference is now planned in Week 36 (2nd week of september 2013) in Budapest, with the kind assistance of the KABA Austria GmbH.