|NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Italian magazine Panorama together with the Italian Business & Investment Initiative have developed Italy: Parts Unknown, a three-day event dedicated to the discovery and celebration of Italian excellence. The event is expected to boost awareness of Italy’s wide-ranging industries among the New York business community and create opportunities for new connections between Italian business leaders, institutions, and potential American investors.
For more information and a calendar of events, please visit: http://www.thisisitaly-panorama.com/business-news/this-is-italy-parts-unknown-all-events/
Food and wine, business, education, fashion, high-tech, energy, services, art, culture and sustainability are some of the topics that will be covered and discussed through workshops, concerts, cooking classes and Gala dinners. The President of the Republic of Italy, honorable Sergio Mattarella, has issued an official statement of appreciation for this upcoming event.
Panorama will also support two fundraising events in favor of Umbria region to restore a monument located in the earthquake affected areas and Lega del Filo d’oro a 50-year-old organization for assistance, education, and rehabilitation of the deaf-blind and multisensory impaired and their reintegration into the family and society.
This is Italy, Parts Unknown will take place in prestigious locations such as the Harvard Club, Urbani Truffles Academy, Eataly, and the Guggenheim Museum Auditorium, and will feature a wide range of professionals and celebrities, including:
Panorama will launch the new Leadership Excellence Award for US and Italian leaders.
Awardees include: Ian Wardropper (Frick Collection), Ryan O’Keeffe (Enel), Reggie Van Lee, Chef Vito Mollica, Costantino Baldissara (Grimaldi), Roberto Maroni (President Lombardy Region), Stefano Bonaccini (President Emilia Romagna Region), Antonello Montante (EICMA), Tommaso Dragotto (Sicily By car), opera singer Vittorio Grigolo, Sergio Zinni (Cassa Risparmio di Spoleto), Vittorio Giordano (VP Urbani Tartufi Usa), Alessandro Farmeschi (Lamborghini), Massimo Ferrari (Salini-Impregilo), Francesco Rapisarda (Ducati), Berardo Paradiso (IACE).