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September, 2018
Welcome Back From The Summer
13th September 2018
The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK is delighted to announce that two iconic Roman brands Caffe’ Morganti and patisserie A. Tornatora have come together to offer Londoners a taste of the authentic Italian café-bar experience.
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International Tasting
London, 25th September 2018
The Italian Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the UK is delighted to invite you to an exclusive event in collaboration qith other Foreign Chambers of Commerce in London. Join as for the 10th edition of the "International Tasting - Wine, Spirits and Beer" on the 25th of September 2018 at Chelsea FC - Fulham Road SW6 1HS) 6-9 PM. Members £30+VAT/ Non Members £40+VAT.
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Business trip to Modena and Reggio Emilia (Northern Italy) for UK Food Buyers
3rd/6th October 2018
The Italian Chamber of Commerce for the UK has teamed up with Modena Chamber of Commerce to organise a business trip to this beautiful part of northern Italy. The event will take place from 3rd – 6th October 2018, representing a fantastic opportunity for UK food buyers to discover what the local food production has to offer! The event will take place in Modena and Reggio Emilia over the course of three days and will include B2B meetings with the Italian producers, as well as company site visits. The promoted products will be the balsamic vinegar of Modena, Parmigiano Reggiano and other cheeses, Modena ham and other cured meats, pastas, olive oils, jams, sauces, syrups and many more! All travel and accommodation costs will be covered by the organisers.
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Talented Young Italians Award
fifth edition on 25th October 2018 at Church House, Conference Centre, Dean’s Yard, Westminster.
Since 2013, The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK, in collaboration with the Italian Embassy in London and with the patronage of H.E. Raffaele Trombetta, is pleased to announce the Talented Young Italians Award edition. The aim of this award is to bring to public attention the individuals who have succeded in their endeavours in the UK, at the same time keeping a link with Italy and fostering exchanges between the two countries. Applications must reach the Chamber of Commerce by Friday 7th September.
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Royal Horticultural Halls, London | 5th – 7th October 2018
Welcome Italia is the event organized by The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK and dedicated to all food lovers that wish to discover and explore the best of Italian Food & Beverage. Indulge in a unique experience of Italian aromas and flavours, embark on a journey that brings together quality, passion and sustainability. As well as meeting the producers of the finest Italian food&drinks, it will be possible to attend extraordinary cooking shows, where the most famous Italian chefs in the UK will demonstrate their abilities recreating delicious and tasty recipes. Last edition has seen performances and masterclasses by Danilo Cortellini, Enzo Olivieri, Aldo Zilli, Judy Ridgway, Joe Hurd and many others. For further information, please click here or send an email to
NEC, Birmingham |from the 9th to the 11th of October 2018
Surface and Materials Show is part of the UK Construction Week, the most important event for the building environment covering design, planning and construction and presents the latest surface solutions for design and innovation. The fair extends over an area of 7.500 m² and combines 9 shows under one roof. Last year the event attracted over 33.000 visitors, 7.000 of whom were architects, interior designers and industry professionals from world class enterprises. All together they generated over £75 billion in combined purchasing power. This number might increase even more considering the general growth (more than 11%) experienced in only one year time from the 2016 to the 2017 edition. Moreover, possibilities for networking are available during daily events such as Beer Festivals, Casino Night, CPD, discussion session, etc. For further information, Click here
Excel Exhibition Centre, London | from 20th to 22nd November 2018
Food Matters Live is the UK's only cross-sector event bringing together the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government and those working in nutrition, to enable collaboration and innovation to support a sustainable food landscape for the future. The 2018 edition will welcome over 800 exhibitors and more than 16,000 professionals. The Awards, curated across 10 categories, will reflect the themes at the heart of Food Matters Live. They make the important connections across all elements of the food and drink supply chain – from innovative product development, ground-breaking science and technology through to packaging design and marketing strategies. For further information, please click here.
Excel Exhibition Centre, London | from 5th to 7th March 2019
Futurebuild is the evolution of Ecobuild and fulfilment of the bold vision for the future that we first announced following the acquisition of the event at the end of 2016. Futurebuild 2019 brings together opinion-shapers, decision-makers and product innovators under a common purpose to explore the latest technologies and approaches, and debate the biggest issues facing the built environment – now and in the future – both in the UK and overseas. The six Hubs provide dedicated platforms that unite sector-specific experts and innovators with leading brands and organisations. For further information, please click here.
Excel Exhibition Centre, London | 8th – 9th May 2019
ELEVATE 2019, the largest B2B event that aims to tackle inactivity will be held on the 8-9th May 2019 at the Excel Exhibition Centre, London. There will be plenty of opportunities to meet and network with thousands of buyers that come, every year, to attend the biggest and most attractive event dedicated to physical activity-health and wellness in UK. View the website for more info about the event click here. To find out more on how to participate please contact Alessandro Nobilini at the following email address


Discover the new Menu
Our restaurant is a traditional Italian gluten-free trattoria and pizzeria. A celebration of authentic cuisine, where you will experience true Italian tradition in London. Simply great ingredients of the finest quality, produced by beautiful people. The ethos of Ardiciocca is focused on showcasing and celebrating Italian cuisine with a distinctive twist. And that twist, dear foodies, is that Ardiciocca is completely gluten-free. Yes, you read that correctly, and it’s all done without skimping on the flavour. Quite the opposite, in fact. Located along North End Road, this authentic trattoria and pizzeria has a talented and passionate team behind it so you can expect great (and very delicious) things gracing the Ardiciocca London menu. All the dishes are rustic, creative and bursting with flavour.
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Cook off
20th September 2018 |The Cheshire Cookery School, Altrincham
During the English Italian Awards cook off the chefs will challenge themselves in a practical final (cook off) and they will be judged by a special guest who will be flown in directly from Italy. Some of the categories are judged via live cook-off, judges’ decisions are final and kept strictly secret until the grand Gala Final, that will be celebrated on the 7th October in Manchester. The aim is to recognise excellence and pick out the very best in categories ranging from “Best Pizzeria” to “Best Barista”. The event is organised by Paramount Creative and it is supported by The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK. For more info, please contact the North West Branch manager Giulia Sirigu at the following email address:
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7th October 2018 | Principal hotel, Manchester
Italian communities across the UK remain an integral part of the British society and play a vital role in hospitality industry. Every year the English Italian Awards reward the most deserving businesses that are committed in playing such an important role in England. The winner will be crowned at our glitzy gala final dinner. The event is organised by Paramount Creative and it is supported by The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK and many other Italian sponsors. For more info, please contact the North West Branch manager Giulia Sirigu at the following email address:
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25 September 2018
We are delighted to announce that our sponsor during the night will be EVO in conjunction with HG&S.
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We are pleased to announce that WellTax Limited is now a Supporter Member of the Italian Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the UK. Please, find attached their last article about “When and how a company can be dormant”.
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Lancaster Business Improvement District see the potential for the city to become a more attractive proposition for shoppers, tourists and people from within the district looking for things to see and do. The objective of the event is to increase footfall in the city centre of Lancaster throughout the day to the benefit of the trading businesses, providing a family-friendly and fun event within Lancaster city centre and launching the message that Lancaster offers a diverse and interesting range of events.
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25th September 2018 , Randall and Aubin -Manchester
The ICCIUK is delighted to invite you at Costaripa Wine Tasting, supported by Alivini, to be held on the 25th of September 2018, 7pm at Randall and Aubin in Manchester. During the night Nicole Vezzola explain the features of Costaripa, in particular she, daughter of the famous wine producer Mattia Vezzola will present the “timeless Metodo Classico” of the winery, subtle and seductive, feminine in its harmony and elegance, mellow and chewy and polished, persistent and flavorful throughout, with the tiniest perlage, reminiscent of the silkiness and lightness of an exquisite satin scarf.
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How to make your Food and Drink business viable   
during BREXIT transition
24th October 2018, 10 – 12:30 |DWF LLP, 1 Scott Place 2 Hardman Street Manchester M3 3AA
The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK (ICCIUK) is glad to invite you to an important seminar for the businesses of the food and beverage sector. The event will be held on October 24th in Spinningfields at the DWF premises. The aim is to give companies support to keep their business viable, in order to make the transition as smooth as possible, focusing on some very interesting issues related to Brexit. The event is supported by the DWF, which has done some thought leadership on Food & Drink sector trends regarding Brexit, the offer of work, food reformulation, technology and innovation and circular economy.
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The Italian Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the United Kingdom is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England no. 598572. Reg Office: 22-24 Ely Place, London, EC1N 6TE. V.A.T. Registration No 510352988. The Chamber is recognised by the Italian Government under the law of 1st July 1970 no. 51
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