The International Wine & Fine Food Expo, Chicago Bridgeport Art Center October 26-27

The International Wine & Fine Food Expo, Chicago Bridgeport Art Center October 26-27

The International Wine & Fine Food Expo is a trade show renowned in countries throughout the world and held annually in Chicago.  The aim of the event is to generate contacts between wine and gourmet food producers, and the top names in the American food and wine industry. The expo sparks new commercial relationships, while strengthening existing partnerships.  The International Wine & Fine Food Expo is set for October 26-27at the Bridgeport Art Center and will include two full days of business meetings. Participants will also have the opportunity to utilize private meeting…Read more …
Civitan International, Cutuli appointed General Secretary for Italy

Civitan International, Cutuli appointed General Secretary for Italy

Civitan International’s Board of Directors has appointed Carmelo Cutuli as new General Secretary for Italy. Cutuli who has distinguished himself in introducing Civitan International in his Country, contributing in developing the Southern Europe network, ranks the MST Grade that recognizes Civitans who excel at building new Clubs. Cutuli is an expert in international Public Relations and Communications, as well as new digital technologies; his professional skills mainly involve Corporate Communications, Digital PR and Media Relations. Actually serves as personal Advisor of the President of Italy-USA Foundation and he’s also member of the Board…Read more …
NY Mayor de Blasio will address a Vatican Conference on tuesday this week

NY Mayor de Blasio will address a Vatican Conference on tuesday this week

According to the NY Times, Mayor Bill de Blasio is Italy-bound for the second summer in a row. "The mayor, who has traveled extensively across Europe and the United States during his 18 months in office, is set to fly to Rome next week to address an international gathering of mayors and environmental leaders at the Vatican. The meeting on Tuesday, titled “Modern Slavery and Climate Change,” is an outgrowth of a papal encyclical issued last month that called on world leaders to embark on a more aggressive defense of the environment. Pope…Read more …
NIAF Chairman Joseph Del Raso and Board Member Frank Giordano, Receive Order of Merit of The Italian Republic

NIAF Chairman Joseph Del Raso and Board Member Frank Giordano, Receive Order of Merit of The Italian Republic

On behalf of President of the Republic of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, Italy’s Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero bestowed the prestigious Order of the Merit of the Italian Republic (Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana) to Joseph V. Del Raso, chairman of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Frank Giordano, member of the Foundation’s board of directors, during a private ceremony at Villa Firenze in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. At the Ambassador’s residence, Del Raso received the Grande Ufficiale Ordine al Merito della Repubblica for fostering greater relationships and partnerships between Italy…Read more …