The programme

The programme

Tuesday, May 08th

All delegates will be met at the Airport for arranged transfer on VIP coaches.

16:00 - 19:00Suppliers: ''Suppliers showcase'' set up
20:15 - 21:00Welcome Reception
21:00 - 23:00Welcome Dinner

Wednesday, May 09th

07:30 - 08:30Networking Breakfast
08:30 - 09:00Check-in HISPEC Desk and final meeting schedule pick-up
09:10 - 11:00Morning Meeting Programme
11:00 – 12:15Conferences
12:20 - 13:25Meeting Programme
13:30 - 14:45Networking Lunch
14:45 - 16:15Afternoon Meeting Programme
17:15 - 19:00Networking and Team Building activities
21:15 - 23:00Dinner

Thursday, May 10th

07:30 - 08:30Networking Breakfast
08:30 - 10:20Morning Meeting programme
10:20 – 12:00Conferences
12:15 – 13:00Meeting Programme
13:00 - 14:25Networking Lunch
14:30 – 16:45Afternoon Meeting Programme
17:30 - 20:00Networking activities / Free time
21:30 - 23:00Farewell Dinner

Friday, May 11st

Optional unscheduled meetings

AM/PM Delegates departures

All meals are Open Seating or assigned by organisers

Dress code

Tuesday and Wednesday night Smart Casual, Jacket not required. Jacket recommended for Thursday Farewell Dinner. During Meeting programmes Business attire is required.



The venue that will host the 2018 edition of HISPEC is the Grand Hotel Dino in Lake Maggiore, Italy  from 8-10 May, 2018.

The Grand Hotel Dino combines the benefits of a large hotel,the elegance and tranquility of life on the shores of Lake Maggiore with a conference hotel.

With one of Europe’s cutting-edge conference centres, thirty-six meeting rooms and forty studios available to its guests all of them with natural daylight and a capacity of up to 1,200 people. The Grand Hotel Dino is one of Italy’s most accredited business and incentive event venues.

The hotel is also synonymous with refinement, exclusivity, and elegance. The panoramic crystal gallery, next to the garden, connects the main hotel to the Camino, Birreria and Rustico rooms, the perfect places to spend casual evenings. Exclusive worked glass domes and glass walls make the rooms particularly suited to welcome receptions and coffee breaks. The spectacular Grand Carlo Ballroom is the highlight of the entire Zacchera Hotels chain.

Over 5 metres high and with natural light, this versatile room is suitable for glamorous evenings and exclusive events on Lake Maggiore


Visit the hotel website


Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi, 20, 28831 Baveno VB, Italy

Tel. +39 0323 922201

HISPEC 20188