IACCinform September Newsletter

Italy-America Chamber of Commerce

Promo - published on 02 September 2021


Source: press office Italy America Chamber of Commerce

Highlight of the month

IACC and Confindustria Federorafi Join Forces to Promote Italian
Jewelry Manufacturers in North America
The IACC recently signed a partnership agreement with Confindustria Federorafi to support FEDERORAFI and its more than 500 member companies in their commercial expansion and promotion on the
North American market.
Recent event recap

WEBINAR: SBA PPP Forgiveness Application – August 9, 2021
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced the launch of a streamlined application portal to allow borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)loans $150,000 or less
through participating lenders to apply for forgiveness directly through the SBA. On August 9, IACC members and guests benefitted from an informative workshop led by SBA Economic Development
Specialist Man-Li Lin during which they learned about the application process and important updates about other SBA relief programs.
Upcoming events

The Ripple: Virtual Networking. Real Connections. – September 14, 2021
After four wildly successful editions, we’re back with the fifth edition of The Ripple on September 14! The Ripple, bolstered by the partnership of more than 20 international business
organizations, is the largest online networking event based on professional matchmaking for and by the transatlantic business community.
What is one thing you can do to massively expand your capabilities, grow your business, or simply meet your objectives? Tap into the power of your (transatlantic) professional network! The
Ripple is a virtual networking event where the goal is to create 1,000+ new connections among shared business communities to launch a ripple of new opportunities.
Aperitivo Italiano: Tarallucci e Vino Nomad – September 21, 2021
Join us on September 21 at Tarallucci e Vino Nomad for our first in person Aperitivo Italiano of the year! Network with fellow IACC and YEX members and enjoy special happy hour drink
pricing and complimentary hors d’oeuvres in Tarallucci e Vino’s beautiful outdoor space.
To ease the flow of the evening, attendees are invited to purchase drink tickets in advance of the event. Instructions for purchasing drink tickets will be provided in your registration
confirmation email.
Meet the Member: Cocktails with Kartell – September 28, 2021
Join us on September 28 at 6:30 p.m. for our first in-person networking event of the year at Kartell’s stylish and sophisticated showroom in Soho. During the event, attendees will be
able to mix and mingle with fellow members, as well as browse the beautiful contemporary furniture in the showroom.
Luxury Summit 2021: Creative Renaissance – November 5, 2021
The IACC’s fifth annual Luxury Summit, organized in partnership with the Luxury Institute, will take place on November 5, 2021. This year, we will explore the future of luxury and
the renewed role of creativity in the ever-evolving luxury landscape. Join us as top luxury leaders and industry experts share their knowledge and expertise with attendees in a
series of interactive panel discussions exploring emerging trends in the luxury industry. Interested in gaining visibility for your brand by sponsoring the event? Contact our
offices today!
News + Announcements

IACC Launches Career Central Job Portal
The IACC is committed to providing its members with the latest resources for growing, developing, and diversifying their professional teams. To help you recruit the best people for
your business, we are pleased to announce the launch of IACC Career Central, an online career and talent search tool exclusively for IACC members!
IACC Career Central extends your company’s recruiting efforts beyond traditional channels. Create a dynamic profile for your business, post open positions and search our resume
bank of highly qualified candidates, both in the U.S. and abroad, all while gaining valuable exposure for your products or services on our targeted professional platform.
To celebrate the launch of IACC Career Central, we are pleased to offer all members in good standing complimentary access to the platform until the end of the year (December 31,
More info
IACC and Confindustria FEDERORAFI Join Forces to Promote Italian Jewelry Manufacturers in North America
The IACC is pleased to announce that it has recently signed a partnership agreement with Confindustria FEDERORAFI, Italy’s national federation of goldsmiths, silversmiths and
jewelry manufacturers, to support FEDERORAFI and its more than 500 member companies in their commercial expansion and promotion on the North American market.
Through this newly minted collaboration, the IACC will work to assist the members of FEDERORAFI’s vast network in strengthening their presence on the U.S. market, while
simultaneously enhancing commercial outcomes for “Made in Italy” jewelry through a complete offering of innovative services, including its Piazza Italia marketplace.
New members
Please join us in welcoming the following members who joined the IACC in the month of August:
Confindustria Federorafi – Institutional Partner
Confindustria Federorafi is Italy’s national federation of jewelry manufacturers, representing more than 500 Italian companies and artisans in the gold jewelry, silverware and
jewelry sectors. Federorafi is the foremost trade association for Italian jewelry-ranging from precious metals to gem-set jewelry and silverware-tasked with safeguarding the
rights and interests of Italian jewelry makers, as well as serving as a liaison with respect to trade-related issues of a general, national and international nature.
iLingo Academy (Gaetano Celentano)
iLingo Academy is a STEAM-based multilingual school, focused on Reggio Emilia-inspired child development through programs that address different aspects of a child’s growing
mind and body. iLingo believes that childhood is the ideal time to introduce foreign languages, as well as global awareness of other cultures and traditions. iLingo Academy’s
goal is to help children explore and think outside the box so they can find what their “superpower” is and use it for a positive impact on society.
Lauro Law Firm (John Lauro)
The Lauro Law Firm was formed by John F. Lauro, a former federal prosecutor in New York City and partner at a national law firm. personal injury, civil fraud, and class
action litigation. The Lauro Law Firm has a single mission: to provide exceptional legal services to individuals and businesses involved in crisis situations. The firm
handles a broad array of complex white collar criminal and civil litigation matters before federal and state courts, regulatory agencies, and administrative bodies.
More info
QC New York (Janine DiGioacchino)
QC Terme spas and resorts, the most innovative player in thermal relaxation and wellness, is pleased to announce QC New York, a new luxurious spa on Governors Island.
With abundant amenities and outdoor pools, it is the perfect hideaway where guests can indulge in an enchanting spa experience and can truly Relax, Revive, and
Restore. Explore the gorgeous outdoor wellness gardens and rest in thermal infinity pools complete with striking unobstructed views of Manhattan, New Jersey, and
Brooklyn. Enjoy the many tranquil spa experiences offered at QC New York: saunas, Vichy showers, steam rooms, massage, relaxation rooms and more. It is the mission of
QC New York to make wellness and pampering available to all. For more information, please visit www.QCNY.com.
Symmco, Inc. (Kristina Kline)
Symmco is committed to using only the highest quality materials to manufacture the strongest and most durable powder metal (PM) products. The company proudly manufactures parts
made of lead-free bronze, a much safer alternative than its counterparts. Additionally, Symmco participates in the conflict-free sourcing initiative (cfsi) and, subsequently, is a
conflict-free minerals manufacturer.
York & Chapel (Fabio Selmi)
Digital marketing tactics don’t work anymore. Research shows companies waste around 56% of their marketing investment on short-term tactics. They communicate the wrong message to
the wrong audience through the wrong channel. And what do they hear from their agency? Be patient. Increase your budget. It’s the competition, the algorithm, the packaging, the
While other agencies ask you to invest more in short-lived and costly tactics, York & Chapel will help you streamline your marketing spending and get better results through a
sustainable long-term marketing strategy.
For questions or sponsorship opportunities, please contact the offices of the IACC at (212) 459-0044.
Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
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