IWINETC 2018 Early Bird Registration Open!

That’s right…you can now register to attend the International Wine Tourism Conference (IWINETC 2018), the leading global event for the wine and culinary tourism industry, taking place from the 10th  – 11th April on the flanks of the Danube in Hungary’s capital city, Budapest.

Register here and benefit from the early bird rate.

We have so much to offer this year and there are some exciting new enhancements too… all to be revealed soon! As well as networking face-to-face with over 300 wine and culinary tourism professionals from across the world, the IWINETC conference programme will be bursting with inspiration and ideas to help you enhance your career and transform your business.

Call for Speakers

If you would like to submit a proposal for the International Wine Tourism Conference. This should include a title and short abstract (max. 250 words) outlining the main aspects of your presentation and its relevance to the field of wine and/or culinary tourism. Submit a talk proposal here

Invited Buyer applications are open

The tailored programmes offered to agents earlier this year in Sicily received high praise for their focus on buyer’s needs and encouraged quality appointments with exhibitors and Workshop participants. For 2018, these programmes will offer buyers even more flexibility on their attendance and key education and networking opportunities relevant to their role and business.

Find out more about attending as a Buyer>> 

Find out about attending the B2B Workshop as a Wine Tourism Experience Provider>>

Exhibit at IWINETC & Show your grape escape destination to the World

For IWINETC 2018 there will an exhibition area for conference delegates to discover grape escape destination and wines from around the world. Participating as an exhibitor will ensure you reach the 300+ delegates expected to attend as well as connecting with tour operators and travel agents from around the world. Exhibitor info here>>

As the team work hard to make next year’s IWINETC the best yet, make sure you keep up to date with the latest news and important information. Why not join our LinkedIn group, follow us on Twitter or like our Facebook page.

We hope to see you at IWINETC 2018 Hungary for another successful year.

Hungary to host 10th Anniversary of IWINETC

Budapest, Hungary will host the 10th Anniversary and 2018 edition of the International Wine Tourism Conference and Exhibition on the 10 & 11 April with the one day Wine Tourism Workshop to be held on the 12 April 2018. The event will be held in the 5* Budapest Marriort Hotel.

IWINETC first opened in 2009 and has been committed to delivering inspiring educational talks, vital business and networking opportunities for the wine and culinary tourism industry ever since

The 3 day event will be held in Budapest with several 3 day post conference tours heading to some of the wine regions of Hungary such as Tokaj, Upper Pannonia and Upper Hungary. The event is expected to attract around 400 wine and travel professionals from more than 50 different conutries.

The Hungarian Tourism Agency will be the Premium Sponsor and host event partner. Dr András Torok, Director of the Directorate of Gastronomy and Wine Marketing at the Hungarian Tourism Agency commented. We are honoured to have the chance to  welcome the 10th International Wine Tourism Conference in Hungary in 2018. We are persuaded that the capital, Budapest is a remarkably lively and fizzy point of the globe worth visiting not only for its amazing values, such as its thermal spas and unique cultural heritage, but also for its cool, inspiring atmosphere. We are prepared to host an event which will see a rebirth of IWINETC both in terms of the conference and the exciting accompanying programmes showing the best of the country.

IWINETC Director, Anthony Swift stated. The commitment, collaboration and passion shown by the Hungarian Tourism Agency and their partners to work with us to create and deliver a world-class experience in Budapest is in itself, world-class.  There is an incredibly positive ethos to ensure that we deliver the best and most memorable IWINETC experience for wine tourism professionals from around the world

To find out more about IWINETC 2018 Budapest, Hungary visit www.iwinetc.com