IACCinform January Newsletter

Events - published on 12 January 2022


Fonte: ufficio stampa Italy-America Chamber of Commerce


IACC Members Ring in the Holidays at 2021 Cocktail Gala



Annual Holiday Cocktail Gala – December 15

On Wednesday, December 15, IACC members and friends gathered at downtown Manhattan’s swankiest members-only social club, Spring Place, in celebration of the IACC’s
2021 Holiday Cocktail Gala. Spirits were high as we celebrated the year’s accomplishments and recognized a standout group of IACC members for their important
contributions to the IACC community over the past year.

IACC President Alberto Milani presented the newly-minted President’s Award to four long-time IACC members, including Giuseppe Brusa (G.C. Consultants), Venanzio Ciampa
(The Promotion Factory), Berardo Paradiso (International Tool Manufacturing) and Claudia Vitelli (Vitelli Foods) as well as to Claudio Del Vecchio (Brooks Brothers
Group). The President’s Award recognizes individuals whose active participation and generous support of our association deeply enrich and enhance the IACC community.

Member company Tarter Krinsky & Drogin also took home top honors as the inaugural recipient of the IACC’s Global Citizen Award, a prize acknowledging individuals
or companies who demonstrate an exemplary commitment to global citizenship and corporate social responsibility. Executive Director Federico Tozzi presented the award to
Partner Giuliano Iannaccone who accepted on behalf of the firm in recognition of its commitment to contributing to the greater good-to serving the underserved,
representing the under-represented and aiding diverse organizations that impact the firm’s local and global communities.

Guests enjoyed fabulous food and top shelf libations courtesy of event sponsors Bonollo, Campari Group, Freixenet Mionetto, Magnifico, Pomi’, Urbani Truffles, Monini,
Sassaia and Bindi. Many thanks to this fabulous group of Italian food and beverage brands, as well as to the rest of the evening’s sponsors: Tarter Krinsky & Drogin,
Grassi Advisors & Accountants, Jakala, Foa & Son, Tucano, Alberto Milani – A Love Affair With Italy and Fortune Italia.




Bruno & Associati Wins Prestigious Recognition at 2021 LeFonti Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, IACC member Bruno & Associati has been named “Outstanding Corporate Law Firm” of the year at the international Le Fonti Awards
ceremony, held at the Milan Stock Exchange on November 25. The LeFonti Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate corporate excellence in the fields of business
innovation, leadership, technological achievement and employee engagement.

Bruno & Associati is an international boutique law firm supporting its clients by building real strategies and solutions in a variety of practice areas including
strategic corporate consulting, business crisis and recovery, enhancement and protection of Made in Italy, corporate governance and capital markets, real estate and
hospitality, mergers, acquisitions and private equity and intellectual property and anti-counterfeiting. Founding Partner Bernardo Bruno is considered to be on of the
foremost experts in corporate law in the fields of international business development and the protection of Made in Italy.

Enhance Your Business IT Savvy with eMazzanti’s 20 Years of Learning Replay Sessions

IACC member eMazzanti Technologies, a leading NYC area business technology and cyber security expert, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2021 by offering a full day of
executive briefing sessions and hands-on immersion workshops. This exciting event highlighted what experts at eMazzanti Technologies do every day-help business
customers be the best they can be with technology.

Recordings of the day-long event feature several executive briefing sessions along with eMazzanti’s unique Hands-on Immersion Workshops. Recordings of all 24 sessions
from the hallmark event are now available free and on-demand to IACC members with just a few clicks.



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

Certified Origins
Certified Origins (Giovanni Quaratesi)

Certified Origins sprouted from humble beginnings, when a small collective of olive farmers in rural Italy joined together to protect their land and livelihood. Their
passion for producing fresh, authentic extra virgin olive oil led them to create a thriving community of family farms bound by their passion for good food and a desire
to provide delicious, nutritious extra virgin olive oil to families everywhere. Today, Certified Origins has become a global presence, guided by its commitment to
sustainable growth.


Foppiani Shipping & Logistics USA (Marco Adomi)

Foppiani Shipping & Logistics is a high-efficiency, top service player in international freight fowarding. Over the past 11 years, FSL has over-performed all market
benchmarks, registering steady growth in terms of volumes, value, clients, personnel, network and investments.

FSL’s 100% customized service relies on expertly trained and highly motivated personnel, a skilled export team, well-organized Air + Sea desks and a network of
warehouses outfitted with the latest technologies, both in Italy and abroad. FSL considers shipping and logistics to be a strategic asset for many businesses and their
ultimate goal is to provide their customers with first in class service.


Friends of Teach for Italy
Teach for Italy (Brent Stackhouse)

Teach for Italy aims to catalyze a nationwide movement of impact-driven leaders committed to expanding educational opportunities for Italy’s future generations. Teach
for Italy’s goal is to strengthen Italy’s public education system, allowing it to attract the best talent, and to bring innovation and energy to the schools that
need it the most.


Gruppo Italia
Gruppo Italia (Eleonora Paulsen)

Established in December of 2000, Gruppo Italia has realized its vision for creating a consortium of factories providing the highest level of production, craftsmanship
and service for customized projects within the luxury hospitality & residential arenas. The Gruppo Approach to projects begins and remains within a purely bespoke
production and private label point of view. The factories within the Gruppo Italia Consortium provide private label production for both projects and collections for
internationally recognized companies.With American and Italian staff and offices, Gruppo Italia provides comprehensive services from the onset of design development
continuing through comprehensive quality controls during sampling, production, assembly, packing, delivery and installation.


One Advisors & Accountants
One Advisors & Accountants (Giovanni Iammarrone)

ONE Advisors & Accountants Inc. is dedicated to serving the accounting and tax needs of small to mid-sized businesses and individuals. Managing Partner Giovanni
Iammarrone is a licensed Certified Accountant in Italy and NY. One Advisors & Accountants boasts a qualified team of international financial professionals and offers a
free initial consultation, so you can get to know them and learn about their services. One Advisors & Accountants handles individual and corporate taxation elaborates
effective tax planning strategies to minimize clients’ tax liabilities.


Parmacotto (Alessandro Sita)

Parmacotto is an Italian producer of fine meats based in the Parma area of Italy. Founded in 1978, Parmacotto is famous for all types of salumi: from the many types of
Prosciutto and Salami to the sensible options on The Zero Line. Attention to detail separates Parmacotto from other companies as each product is curated with the fine
eye of tradition and a sensitivity to the art of making fine charcuterie.


Valla & Associates
Valla & Associates, Inc. P.C. (Daniela Morrison)

With offices in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles, as well as a representative office in Milan, Italy, Valla & Associates assists its clients in all phases of
business and corporate growth, with particular focus on their commercial and contractual relationships, and any litigation needs.

The firm’s attorneys provide quality counsel and flawless execution in a highly responsive manner. Many of Valla’s attorneys and staff have international
backgrounds, including proficiency in Italian, Spanish, German, Farsi and Cantonese. With a combination of sophisticated big firm and corporate in-house experiences,
Valla & Associates’ lawyers offer clients a practical and efficient approach to resolving legal matters.


For questions or sponsorship opportunities, please contact the offices of the IACC
at (212) 459-0044.

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