The 12th annual IWINETC is the leading international education, business and networking event focused on wine and culinary tourism, and a must-attend for all industry professionals. There is no comparable event in terms of size and opportunity anywhere in the world.

IWINETC participants may attend various seminars, expert panels, and presentations each providing valuable insights into the latest trends and research affecting local and international wine tourism. In addition, event attendees benefit from numerous informal networking opportunities including lunches, coffee breaks, a welcome reception, and an official optional gala dinner. These social events give participants the chance to make further contacts and extend business relationships on a more personal level.

IWINETC is the most comprehensive and cost-effective way to keep up with industry developments, share ideas with peers, and extend existing networks through meeting wine travel tourism professionals face-to-face in one convenient location.

Register as a Conference Delegate 

Attended by over 300 professionals from more than 50 countries, it involves a 2-day programme of around 25 talks, workshops, panel discussions, tastings and symposiums as well as a vibrant social programme. This offers delegates a unique opportunity to enhance their knowledge about all aspects of wine tourism, and exchange ideas with fellow professionals from all sectors of wine and culinary tourism. It also provides the ideal occasion to discover the Friuli Venezia Giulia as a grape escape destination.

The 2 day conference will be held at the Stazione Marittima Conference Hall, Molo Bersaglieri 3
34124 Trieste (Italy). Simultaneous translation will be provided from English to Italian and from Italian to English in the main conference room.

Registration fee

Mid – year rate €195 (until 31 December 2019)
Standard rate €225 (from 1 January 2020 until 20 March)
On the door €250

Fee does not include 21% VAT if applicable or admin fee.

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Ronchi del Legionari airport is the nearest to Trieste but many more international flights land at Venice Marco Polo Airport. Delegates landing at Venice on Monday 23 March 2020 before 18.00 will benefit from a free shuttle transfer service from the airport to Trieste. A shuttle timetable and details will be published in February 2020.

By Car

From the A4 Venice / Trieste Highway (27km), take the ‘Sistiana / Trieste Centro’ exit and follow the directions to the center of Trieste. Once on the seafront, you will see the Stazione Marittima Conference Hall near Piazza Unità D’Italia.

By Train

From Trieste Central Railway Station (800m), you can enjoy a walk along the sea or take bus n. 8 or n. 30. The stop is in front of the Stazione Marittima Conference Hall.