IACCinform February Newsletter

Promo - published on 02 February 2021


Italy-America Chamber of Commerce

IACC Explores the Future of Luxury During its 4th Annual Luxury Summit


New Year Kick Off Event – February 3, 2021

Join us as we officially kick off our full slate of activities, events and initiatives for 2021. Our virtual New Year Kick-Off event is a great opportunity to connect
with fellow members, to share ideas and suggestions with our staff, and to introduce a friend or colleague to the IACC.

Know someone who might be interested in membership? Feel free to sign them up for the event to learn more about our services and programs! Please note:
Non-members must be registered by a current IACC member.

Master Class Veneto – February 16, 2021

Join us on a virtual culinary tour of Italy’s Veneto region during our Master Class “Boot” Camp tasting session. Participants will embark on a journey of discovery of
Veneto’s PDO and PGI products and will delve into the characteristics and qualities that define these products, as well as the geographic significance associated with
their production and unique characteristics. Taught by renowned food industry experts, the class offers a “deep dive” into PDO/PGI products from Veneto and features
simple recipes that you can recreate at home!



Luxury Summit: The Future of Luxury – January 27, 2021

The IACC’s fourth annual Luxury Summit, which was held on Wednesday, January 27, explored the future of the luxury industry through the lens of post-pandemic consumer
habits. Top luxury leaders and industry experts shared their knowledge and expertise in a series of interactive panel discussions including: How Top-Tier Italian
Brands are Surving and Thriving; the Future of Privacy and Personalization, How Young Executives See Luxury Shaping Up in 2021 and Looking Ahead: 7 Unconventional
Luxury Trends for the Roaring 2020s. Weren’t able to join us on the 27th? Send us an
to learn how to watch the recording!

Operational Efficiency and Cost Mitigation Strategies with Finance Montréal – January 26, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has morphed into a global recession affecting how banks, financial services companies and corporations oversee their operations and employees
effectively. The crisis has also had a significant impact on how companies oversee staff remotely and ensure that risks are properly managed and monitored. During
“Operational Efficiency and Cost Mitigation Strategies,” representatives from Finance Montréal touched upon the costs/benefits of transferring operational and non-core
functions outside the New York tri-state area and explored the benefits of relocating to Canada as a potential efficiency strategy to mitigate cost pressures.

to view the event presentation.

The Rising Popularity of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies – January 20, 2021

On January 20th, IACC members joined KPMG in their latest U.S. International Corridors webcast series entitled “The Rising Popularity of SPACs – A Going Public
Alternative to Traditional IPOs.” This timely and informative program explored the growing popularity of U.S.-registered special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)
and answered a number of relevant questions about their structure, advantages, disadvantages and relevant tax considerations in the design and execution of SPAC



Rapid Online Retail Growth Drives Small Business Retailers in 2021

Vox calls 2020, “The year shopping changed forever.” And Forbes says, “consumers will likely maintain the same or perhaps higher levels of online purchasing
forevermore.” Indeed, the year of the pandemic and lockdowns has seen remarkable growth of 35% or more in online retail, and it appears likely to stick. IACC member
eMazzanti Technologies reviews the 2020 surge in online retail and shares good news for retailers with online retail growth tips for 2021 in this informative article.

New Italian Citizenship Service for IACC Members

The IACC is pleased to announce the launch of a new Italian citizenship service in collaboration with IACC member Lorenzo Agnoloni of Studio Legale Agnoloni
International Law Firm
. Through this exciting new service, the IACC is able to provide its members and larger community with access to expert knowledge and
guidance on the process for obtaining Italian citizenship. Dual citizenship has myrid benefits and enables individuals to live and study abroad easily and to gain
visa-free entry to a number of countries worldwide. To learn more about this valuable new service for qualified IACC members, please
contact our offices

Piazza Italia Market Coming Soon!

Piazza Italia Market, the IACC’s highly-anticipated online marketplace, is slated to go live in early 2021. Piazza Italia Market is a virtual showroom which is
individually customized to promote your company’s products and services through B2B and B2C opportunities. This innovative solution provides a modern platform where
companies seeking products and services can find business partners offering exactly what they are looking for.

Through the use of digital tools with a high degree of customization, Piazza Italia Market users will be able to guarantee quality of service and continuity of
operations as well as attract buyers and meet their expectations with advanced technology and the ability to quickly resolve issues. To learn more about Piazza Italia
Market’s benefits, packages and pricing, please
contact our offices

Piazza Italia Market


Please join us in welcoming the following members who joined the IACC during the month of January:

Amoretti Brothers (Andrea Amoretti)

Amoretti Brothers is a high-end brand of metal kitchenware that combines functionality with a truly luxurious aesthetic. Originally founded in Torino, Italy,
Amoretti’s products are made with the finest craftsmanship unique to Italian design. Since 2006, Amoretti has been manufacturing bespoke kitchen equipment in the
heart of Mexico while operating from its office in New York. Amoretti Brothers’ products are handmade by our artisans in Mexico following the quality, craft, and
design philosophy of our Italian heritage.

Ronald Milano CPA PC (Ronald Milano)

Ronald Milano CPA PC provides high-end, personalized accounting, tax preparation and financial services for individuals and businesses. Mr. Milano works across a wide
range of industries and serves as a trusted advisor for business owners and individuals alike, helping them make informed decisions to attain their goals and secure
their personal wealth.

Varvello USA (Daniele Varvello)

Based in Piemonte, Varvello has been making refined vinegars from the region’s outstanding wines since 1921. Guided by passion, commitment and dedication, Varvello
adheres to traditional aging methods while investing in new technologies to remain in the forefront of their field.


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