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28-30 September 2023

Welcome to Geneva!

Dear Henokiens,

It is an honour for the Mirabaud Group to host our 2023 General Meeting from 28 to 30 September, in Geneva.

On top of the Yearly Assembly that will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, we will be delighted to give you exclusive insights into a selection from the most prestigious historical Swiss organisations and manufacturers.

Please find hereafter the detailed program for you to make your selection.

We very much look forward to welcoming you. 

Mirabaud Partners

Henokiens 2023


Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Located in the heart of Geneva, near the renowned Rue du Rhône and close to Mirabaud Headquarters, this historical 5-star hotel combines luxury, style and unbeatable service.

  • 120 space covered car park
  • Geneva railway station at 10 min walk
  • Geneva Airport at 5km
  • 178 rooms, among which 35 suites
  • Two Restaurants: Sachi & Yakuma
  • MO bar
  • Fitness & Spa by Bellefontaine


Our corporate rates enable us to offer you a selection of rooms, including those with breath-taking mountain backdrops and stunning River Rhône vistas at attractive prices: 

EXCLUSIVELY FOR NEXT GENS BELOW 30: Rooms with garden view at 300 CHF /night (single occupancy only) - breakfast included
- Rooms with river view at 400 CHF / night (445 CHF for double occupancy) - breakfast included
- Rooms with river view at 500 CHF / night (545 CHF for double occupancy) - breakfast included

Whereas suites can be offered at a 15% discount rate (to be arranged directly with the hotel, mentioning Mirabaud)

If you wish to extend your stay in Geneva, you can benefit from the same preferred rates during 3 more nights before and after your stay. Please contact the hotel once you have secured your stay for the congress and indicate that you are with the groupe Mirabaud - Hénokiens. 

Please make sure to reserve your stay as soon as possible before 27 May to benefit from this prefered rates and kindly note that cancellations are free of charge only until the 4th of September. 

The transfers from and to the airport or railway station are under the responsibility of each participant. 

Please click here to proceed to your Hotel reservation with Mandarin Oriental (step 1 select the dates, step 2 select the number of guests, step 3 choose your room). 

Early Bird

Henokiens 2023

Wednesday 27 September


Early Bird Welcome Evening

Drinks & Dinner @ Mandarin Oriental Hotel

For those who arrive the day before the General Assembly, we have organised an informal get-together, directly at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel (Salon Dunant)


  • 7pm - 8pm: Welcome cocktail
  • 8pm - 10pm: Buffet, allowing you to join us at any time
  • 10pm - onwards: additional service for latecomers
General Assembly

Henokiens 2023

Thursday 28 September

Morning (9am - 2pm)

General Assembly 2023

The General Assembly and the subsequent lunch will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, in the Salon Rhône.


  • 9am: Welcome speech by Yves Mirabaud
  • 9:10am: Annual General Meeting of the Henokiens Association
  • 10:30: Break
  • 11:00am: Leonardo Da Vinci Award presented by Jean-Claude Biver
  • 12:00pm: Final words by Nicolas Mirabaud
  • 12:15pm: Q&A
  • 12:30pm: Lunch
tradition & innovation

Afternoon (3pm - 5pm)

Humanitarian spirit @ ICRC

Geneva has a long tradition in conflict mediation and humanitarian work, rooted in its sense of neutrality and excellence. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) belongs to the many institutions based in Switzerland that work for a better world and has its headquarters in Geneva, where it was founded in 1863. 

The ICRC's Director-General Robert Mardini will honour us by guiding us through the main building, in the rooms that have witnessed significant moments in history. You will also have the possibility to visit its renowned museum. 

International Committee of the Red Cross

Founded in Geneva by Henry Dunant, the International Committee of the Red Cross will celebrate 160 years of existence in 2023. It is one of the most widely recognised organisations in the world, having won three Nobel Peace Prizes (in 1917, 1944, and 1963). Since its creation, its sole objective has been to ensure protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and strife. 

ICRC Website  Museum Website  


Evening (7pm - 10pm)

Art & Passion @ Mirabaud

According to Mirabaud Managing Partner Lionel Aeschlimann, "an art collection is only of real value if it can be shared." He will be delighted to open our doors and guide you through different floors while sharing his passion with you.

This exclusive visit will be followed by a cocktail party on our Headquarter's rooftop. 

Mirabaud Collection of Contemporary Art

Through its diversity and scope, the collection built up over time, reflects a pluralistic approach to our shared history and to the world today. Whether through painting, photography or sculpture, the Mirabaud Collection bears the signature of an audacious institution that transcends the centuries with an eye to the future. The artworks include pieces by world famous artists such as Olafur Eliasson, Thomas Ruff, Marina Abramovic, General Idea, Allan Mccollum, Christian Marclay or Not Vital as well as several emerging artists.

Dedicated website

Tradition & Innovation

Henokiens 2023

Friday 29 September

Morning (8:30 am - 11:30 am)

Crafts & Sustainability @Caran D'Ache

Countless generations of budding artists, amateurs and professionals have shared and continue to the company’s passion for its colours and the quality of its drawing and writing instruments. Join us for an exclusive tour of Caran d'Ache Manufacture with its CEO Carole Hubscher. 

Caran d'Ache

Since it was founded in Geneva in 1915, Caran d'Ache’s history has been intertwined with creativity and emotion. An icon of Swiss Made for many years, the manufacture simultaneously embodies Swiss excellence and expertise. Ever since, it has conceived and manufactured products exclusively in its Geneva workshops. Guided by a particular attention to detail and a desire to offer products that are both prestigious and environmentally sustainable, Caran d'Ache is a worthy representative of Swissness.




Lunch (12pm - 2pm)

Lunch by the water

Mirabaud has long associated its name and image with the world of sailing and the exceptional feats accomplished by its professionals. Managing Partner Nicolas Mirabaud will be happy to guide you through the Société Nautique de Genève that organises the largest inland Regatta in the European sailing calendar, which embodies simultaneously endurance, tenacity and team spirit: the Bol d'Or Mirabaud. 

Société Nautique de Genève

Founded in 1872, the Société Nautique de Genève is today the largest Swiss nautical club with more than 4000 members. It is internationally known as the host of 2 America's Cups thanks to the Alinghi team. In 2022, it organised the Eight Metre World Cup as part of their 150th anniversary celebration.


Afternoon & Evening (4:30pm - 10pm)

Next Generation

The activities presented here are tailor-made for the Next Gen Henokiens (members of Henokiens families, under 50 years of age, already active in their family business – participant or likely to participate in its governance – or likely to join the company). We look forward to welcoming a smaller group for half-a-day of active & networking activities with a focus on horology and arts. 


4:30pm: Visit to Patek Philippe Museum

6pm: Presentation Business Network at the MAMCO
Henri-Louis Bauer, Chairman of the Management Board of Hermès

7pm: Cocktail reception & Networking with other Next Gens

Local knowhow @ Patek Philippe Museum

Inaugurated in November 2001, the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva houses one of the world’s most important and prestigious horological collections. Some 2,500 watches, automata, precious objects and portrait miniatures on enamel invite the visitor on a fabulous voyage through five centuries of Genevan, Swiss and European horological art, as well as proposing a panoramic view of Patek Philippe’s production since 1839. The museum also has a library with over 8000 publications on time and time measurement.




Arts & Networking @ MAMCO

Since its opening in 1994, MAMCO, is Switzerland's largest Modern and Contemporary Art Museum and is located in a former factory building, with 3000 m² of exhibition space.

With a focus on sharing best practices and networking between young entrepreneurs, Managing Partners Nicolas Mirabaud and Camille Vial together with her brother Louis-Fauchier-Magnan will host an evening for the Henokiens' younger generations. After a visit of the MAMCO's collection and a workshop dedicated to Business Network with Henri-Louis Bauer, Chairman of the Management Board of Hermès, you will be able to meet other Next Gens from the Genevan Society during a cocktail reception with DJ. 


Afternoon & Evening (2:30PM - 10PM)

Main group

Especially organised for members of the Henokiens families, above 50 years of age, and their spouses, who love history and tradition, Senior Managing Partner Yves Mirabaud will guide you through the Old Town of Geneva to discover some of its treasures, namely the Cathedral Saint-Pierre and the Société de Lecture.


2:30pm: Start of the guided tour

3pm: Visit of the Société de Lecture 

4pm: Visit of the Cathedral

5pm: Free time in the Old Town

7:30pm: Dinner at the Golf Club de Genève

Literature @ the Société de Lecture

A former Residence of Louis XV's Ambassador to the Republic of Geneva, the Société de Lecture was founded in 1818 and now hosts an encyclopaedic library of 200,000 volumes. This private Mansion used to host the "salon de conversation" of Geneva's patrician society and has become an active cultural centre of European renown (Europa Nostra Price, 2020). 



History @ Cathedral Saint-Pierre

Discover Geneva's most visited monument and the symbol of the Calvinist Protestants: from the archaeological site under the foundations of the cathedral dating back to Roman times (4th century) to the breath-taking view of Geneva and its harbour to be seen from the top of its towers. 


Dinner @ the Golf Club de Genève

The very exclusive Golf Club de Genève showcases a true haven of peace and showcases the only 18-hole course in the canton with centuries-old oaks and cedars. Senior Partner Yves Mirabaud will host a seated dinner in its magnificent club-house. 



Sports & Culture

Henokiens 2023

Saturday 30 September

Morning (9:30am - 2pm)

Sports & Culture @ the Olympic Museum

The Olympic Museum

"Olympism is a destroyer of dividing walls. It calls for air and light for all." Pierre de Coubertin.

Unique in the world in terms of their exhaustiveness and diversity, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s vast patrimonial collections bear witness to the rich history of the Olympic Games, from their origins to today, and the history of the IOC and the Olympic Movement.

The exclusive visit will be followed by a private lunch at the Museum.


Afternoon (2pm - 4:30pm or 6:30pm)

A journey @ the Lake

The historical CGN fleet

The Compagnie Générale de Navigation (CGN) sails the most prestigious Belle Epoque fleet in the world. Enjoy the lake and its breath-taking views from one of its steamboats that will take us from Lausanne towards Geneva.

You will have two options:
1. Enjoy a 1-hour cruise and return to Geneva by bus by approx. 4:30pm
2. Stay on board until Geneva and arrive around 6:30pm


Evening (8pm onwards)

The Henokiens 2023 Gala Dinner

Restaurant du Parc des Eaux-Vives

At the top of the Parc des Eaux-Vives, an enchanting place where you can find centuries-old sequoias, massive rhododendron and a scenic waterfall, stands a legendary property dating back from 1750, the Restaurant du Parc des Eaux-Vives.

Mirabaud Partners very much look forward to welcoming you at the Henokiens 2023 Gala Dinner.


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