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 ICCI QUEENSLAND:

NEWSLETTER!

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

2013 Lord Mayor's Community Trust Gala Ball

 

ICCI (Qld) is honoured to extend to you an invitation to raise funds for local Brisbane charities at the Lord Major’s Community Trust Gala Ball.

 

 The Ball will take place at Brisbane City Hall on Saturday, 13 April.

 

Have your 1920s costumes and black ties ready for this unique gala ball that will give a lift to charities this year.

 

Make sure you book spot at this unmissable opportunity.

 

Visit www.lmct.org.au or

call 07 3200 8299.

 

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A GLANCE TO ITALY

 

EVENTFUL & HOLY WEEK IN ITALY

 

 

 

Pope Francesco I

 

It has been an intense week for Italy starting on Wednesday  with the election of Argentinian Cardinal Bergoglio, as Pope Francesco l.

 

On the political side, instead, the newly formed Parliament appointed its speakers:  former UN spokesperson Laura Boldrini for the Chamber of Deputies and former anti-mafia prosecutor Piero Grasso for the Senate.

 

Laura Boldrini, newly-appointed President Chamber of Deputies

 

 

NEWS FROM ICCI

 

Annual General Meeting

 

We are pleased to announce that the AGM of ICCI Qld will take place at the Chamber

on 28th March

at 9.00 am.

 

 

The main activities carried out by the Chamber in 2012 will be discussed, and the new Board will be elected.

 

The plans for 2013 will also be discussed.

 

Do not hesitate to contact us for further information on

(07) 3392 2499.

 

 

TRADE EXHIBITIONS


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THE SANCTUARY COVE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

 

 

The “Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show”, based in Sanctuary Cove, is a key event on the Asia-Pacific Boat Show calendar. 2013 marks the show’s 25th anniversary and is set to celebrate past and future achievements with its 40,000 visitors.

The Show displays a wide variety of marine products and services: super yachts, luxury power cruisers, power and sail multihulls, trailer-able crafts, kayaks, jet skis and watercraft, plus engines, electronics, navigational gear and much more!


 

 

Tickets are now available on Ticketmaster, book before May 22nd to go in the draw to WIN A THREE NIGHT LUXURY ESCAPE TO HAYMAN INCLUDING AIRFARES!

(Conditions apply).

 

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CeBIT 2013


Defined as the biggest “Business Technology” event in the Asia-Pacific, the CeBIT brings together diverse array of industries.

 

 

 

Make sure you don’t miss the exhibition, conferences and networking events.

 

CeBIT is where is decision-makers from every sector – industry, government, commerce, the skilled trades and services - come looking for technologies that will make their business more efficient and more competitive in the current global economy.

 

 

 

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

 

SUNSHINE COAST BRANCH

 


ICCI (Qld) is pleased to invite you to attend the Lunch for the new ICCI Sunshine Coast Branch.

  

This initiative is the result of a synergy: a group of very enthusiastic local businessmen that share ICCI (Qld)’s values and objectives.


Chairman of the event is the President of ICCI Qld Comm. Hon. Santo Santoro, while Vice-President Adj. Prof. Cav. Philip Di Bella will deliver a speech on the spectacular history of Di Bella Coffee followed by a Q&A session and, of course, the magic of Italian food!

 

 

Book your spot for this an extraordinary opportunity here!


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TUTTOFOOD 2013

 

 

TUTTOFOOD 2013: The top exhibition for the ‘agri-food’ industry that will run from the 19th to the 22nd May, in Milan. It is a must-attend event that brings together the food industry production channels with the Italian and foreign distribution.

 

The exhibition is the perfect place to compare experiences, analyse market trends and understand the evolution of food consumption through a series of workshops, forums, conferences and meetings.

 

 

Based on the B2B formula, TUTTOFOOD 2013 is a platform for producers, importers, exporters, wholesalers and all the operators from the Ho.Ca. Re (Hotels, restaurants, hotels).

 

If you wish to receive further information, please contact our Event Desk at events@icci.com.au.

 

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FUTURE EVENT…

 

 

GOOD FOOD & WINE SHOW

from 8th till 10th November

 

 

 

Join us as we celebrate the best in good food and great cooking, delectable chocolates and treats, and of course, fantastic produce from Queensland’s award-winning cellar doors and farm gates!


 

Succumb to your senses as you sample hundreds of delicious foods and fine wines. Plus, meet the stars with celebrity chef demonstrations, book signings and more!

 

 

 

The Chamber’s Net,

Your Community!

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OSPITALITA` ITALIANA

 

 

 

The Ospitalità Italiana Seal is an accreditation and certification promoted by the Italian Chambers of Commerce and the Italian Government to recognise the quality of Italian restaurants and catering facilities.

Various Italian restaurants in Brisbane have already been recognised by the Italian Government. In fact ‘Dell’ Ugo at New Farm’, ‘Dell’ Ugo South Bank’, ‘Grappino’ and ‘Viale Canova’ received the prestigious seal and are listed into the Ospitalità Italiana directory.

Are you an Italian restaurant in Qld?

Inquire on how to receive this quality certification!

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ITALY & AUSTRALIA TRADE NEWS

 

A recent report released by the Italian Embassy confirmed that 2012 hit the record year for bilateral trade exchanges between Italy and Australia.

 

As reported by the Italian Institute of Statistics, Italy ranked as the 3rd European largest exporter to Australia with an ever-increasing trend for Queensland (+49, 3% than 2011).

 

Moreover Queensland gains the podium as the major Australian supplier (46%) to Italy with a strong performance in the coal sector.

 

Members that wish to receive more detailed information please contact us on info@icci.com.au

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BECOME A MEMBER!

 

Anyone who wishes to become an ICCI (Qld) member can do so. In fact our membership base is made up of individuals, corporates, governmental authorities, professionals, cultural associations and others who are interested in trade and business between Italy and Australia. To become involved with ICCI (Qld) activities and enjoy great benefits, please complete the Membership form!

 

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MEMBERS SPECIAL:

Visit the SPECIAL OFFERS reserved to our members including pastry, wine and coffee products!