Newsletter ICCCJ Canada West

ICCCJ - Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada West

Promo - pubblicata il 15 Maggio 2024

Fonte: ufficio stampa Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada West

Gambero Rosso Returns to Vancouver
On May 3rd, the renowned Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchiere (‘3 glasses’) roadshow returned to Vancouver for a full day showcasing the absolute best of Italian wines.
Once again, the Chamber proudly supported this unique event co-hosted by the Italian Consulate in Vancouver.
The day featured a morning masterclass and provided local industry professionals the opportunity to taste some of the finest Italian wines in current release.
In the evening, the public, ICCCW members and the local Italian-Canadian community attended a special tasting event at the Sutton Place Hotel.
                The event featured over 100 top wines from more than 35 producers.
Attendees got to experience an incredible variety of highly rated wines and meet in-person superb winemakers while learning about the biodiversity of Italian wines.
Congratulations to Vancouver’s Best Italian Restaurants!
Also on May 3rd, Gambero Rosso held it’s award ceremony for it’s picks for top Italian restaurants in Vancouver.
Congrats to Cin Cin, Cioppino’s, Fiorino, La Quercia, L’Ufficio, Spacca Napoli and Via Tevere!
Click below to visit the Gambero Rosso website and find more info about the winners.
Special Whitecaps Discount for Members
Calling all tifosi di calcio!  ICCCW members enjoy an exclusive discount of up to 35% OFF tickets for Whitecaps matches at BC Place.
This discount is so good that we had to promise to keep the promo code a secret. So click below to send an email to Sonia and she’ll give you the details.
Visiting Wineries from Tuscany and Sicily
In collaboration with B.Connected, we’re hosting a delegation of two exceptional wine producers from Italy who are seeking representation in Western Canada. Tenute Cantagallo Le Farnete and Tenute Navarra will be at our Vancouver offices May 23 – 24th to meet with interested agents and distributors.
If you would like to schedule a meeting and tasting, please click below to email Sonia.
Special Screenings of Italian Films in Western Canada
TLN Media Group and Cineplex are presenting a special series of recent, never-before-seen Italian films with English subtitles, at theatres all across Canada.
These special limited screenings are happening each month at 10 theatres including Cineplex cinemas in Vancouver and Calgary.
May Ombreta
(Yes, we’ll be playing the Canucks game.
Join us Thursday May 16th for a unique evening of authentic Italian flavours and networking hosted by member Casa Mia Cucina & Mercato in West Vancouver.
Connect with influential leaders in the local Italian business and expat community. Reserve your spot now!
Thursday May 16
6.00-8.00 PM
Casa Mia Cucina & Mercato
2215 Marine Drive,
West Vancouver, BC V7V 1K5
CDP Italy Meets Canada
Food & Beverage Edition
Join us for a unique free webinar connecting Canadian buyers directly with Italian food and drink producers.
Discover the latest trends coming out of the food and beverage sector and opportunities for independent food distributors.
Wednesday May 22
8.00 am (PDT)
Virtual Webinar


Italian Day on the Drive
Join us at this year’s Italian Day on the Drive, Sunday June 9th, for an unforgettable culinary journey through Italy! Indulge in the flavours of the Bel Paese at our “Authentic Italian Table” where you’ll savour the finest Italian food and drink. From amazing pizza and prosciutto to delectable wines and authentic spritzers, immerse yourself in the essence of Italian gastronomy while soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of Vancouver’s largest Italian street festival.
Based in Italy with a global reach, B.Connected is a distinguished fine wine and food broker deeply rooted in the essence of Italian heritage. Specializing in forging connections between Italy’s premier producers and importers worldwide, B.Connected serves as a vital link in the promotion of the nation’s culinary treasures. With a comprehensive understanding of Italy’s esteemed D.O.P. food and wines, encompassing over 800 protected products, B.Connected champions the finest Italian food & beverage companies on the global stage.
B.Connected boasts a robust network of specialized consultants spanning across key regions in Italy and abroad. Leveraging extensive contacts within institutional and industry circles, they offer unparalleled expertise in export procedures and strategic promotion. From managing commercial communication to orchestrating tailor-made events, B.Connected drives the export management process from inception to fruition. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for Italian gastronomy, B.Connected elevates the presence of Italian culinary excellence on the global stage.
Member Discount on Advertising
ICCCW members now enjoy a special discount on advertising with Jessel Magazine, BC’s leading luxury lifestyle magazine.
For more info, click below to email Jessel Magazine Marketing Manager Abdel Awwad.
Note: Deadline for submission of artwork for the Summer edition is June 10th.
Exclusive Savings on the Freshest Arrivals from Italy’s Spring-Summer ’24 Collection!
ICCCW member Italist has made it easier than ever to enjoy authentic Italian fashion! ICCCW members now get an additional 10% discount on fresh arrivals, already discounted up to 50%!
Simply click below to email the Italist Team and ask for your personal promo code. Act now, this offer is valid until May 30, 2024.
Advertising Discount
ICCCW members can now take advantage of a 20% discount on first time advertising in Western Grocer. This is a great opportunity for those looking to promote their brand directly to corporate supermarket buyers.
With a readership of almost 13,000 industry professionals, Western Grocer is the leading publication for the retail food sector in Western Canada.
For more information, click below to email Melanie Houssin.
Complimentary Subscription
(Four issues, retail value: $39)
MONTECRISTO is extending a complimentary one-year subscription to ICCBC members, redeemable online at the link below.
Each season, you will receive a premium quarterly publication featuring stories on travel, food, philanthropy, local businesses and personalities, design, wine, art, automotive, fashion, beauty, and more, right to your door.
Use code ICCBC23 to sign-up today.
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La Scuola – Vancouver Italian Language School is an officially accredited and authorized exam center for the CILS exam (Certification of Italian as a Second Language).
For those who require certification for citizenship purposes (whether they are married to an Italian or are residents in Italy), we offer CILS B1 Citizenship/ B1 Cittadinanza.
While preparing for a CILS exam, you will also have the opportunity to simulate an exam session using old CILS exam papers. This will help you get used to the exam, its format, and the amount of time provided during actual testing.
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ICCCW connects Western Canadians with authentic Italian brands and artisans through unique events, promotions and customized services.
Beyond local events, we open doors to new markets and supply chains for our members in both Italy and Western Canada.
Access to sponsored trade missions to and from Italy are just one of the many benefits that make membership a necessity for any business looking to connect with this valuable market.
For more information about membership email
or give us a call at 604-628-1410

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