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March, 2019
We are delighted to welcome our new members. For further information about our new members please visit the section Welcome to New Members
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Tre Bicchieri Tour 2019
Royal Horticultural Halls, London | 26th March 2019
On the 26th March Gambero Rosso returns to London, showcasing over 50 of the most distinguished cellars in Italian wine production! During the day, UK trade and press professionals will have the opportunity to taste the finest wines featured in Vini d’Italia 2019, one of the most authoritative guides about the complex world of Italian wines.
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Making Tax Digital, Personal Tax tips for Residents from Italy & Taxation on Exiting the English Market
Macellaio Restaurants RC, 229 Union Street | 28th March 2019
We are delighted to invite our Members to a special briefing in collaboration with James Cowper Kreston and Macellaio Restaurants RC. James Cowper Kreston will be providing a short presentation on topical tax related issues for businesses. They will cover the different aspects for when Making Tax Digital (MTD) comes into effect for VAT registered businesses on 1 April 2019. Their expert international team will then advise on the different taxation elements in relation to employees coming to the UK and for those businesses thinking of exiting the English market.
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A Special Night at 5 Hertford Street
5 Hertford Street Club | 9th April 2019
We are delighted to announce a very special collaboration with the exclusive 5 Hertford Street. On the occasion our guests will have the chance to enjoy the hospitality of one of the best top five private members club in Europe. Guest of Honour to be announced. By Invitation Only
VeronaFiere, 7th-10th April 2019
Vinitaly is the largest wine exhibition in the world, taking place in Verona from the 7th to 10th April 2019. as the official representative of VeronaFiere, the Italian Chamber of Commerce for the UK is organising a delegation of buyers from the UK and Ireland to attend Vinitaly 2019.
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7th-10th April 2019
The Sol & Agrifood exhibition, held in Verona from the 7th to 10th April 2019, is a b2b trade fair dedicated to everyone who offers and looks for products of excellence, comprising three macro areas: food, extra virgin olive oil, craft beer. The show encourages direct contact between producers & trade operators, buyers & catering professionals and it is part of Vinitaly, the most important exhibition of the world’s best wines and spirits. As the official representative of VeronaFiere, the Italian Chamber of Commerce for the UK is organising a delegation of buyers from the UK and Ireland to attend Sol & Agrifood 2019.
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Excel Exhibition Centre, London | from 5th to 7th March 2019
Welcome to the future - FUTUREBUILD
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.
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Excel Exhibition Centre, London | 8th – 9th May 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 specialised buyers that come, every year, to attend the biggest and most attractive event dedicated to physical activity-health and wellness in UK. For more info please click here. To find out more on how to participate please contact Antonio Saponaro at the following email address
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Fiera Milano | Rho - Milan, 6th – 9th May 2019|
TUTTOFOOD is the international B2B show dedicated to food & beverage and organized by Fiera Milano from 6th to 9th May 2019. In just 6 editions, it has become the perfect showcase for presenting one’s products to the national and international markets. The Chamber organises an UK buyer’s delegation to visit the fair, for more information please contact
Olympia London |21st-22nd May 2019|
The second edition of European Coffee Expo is the trade only specialty coffee event totally devoted to the business of coffee, tea, soft drinks and related products. This event offers the best commercial opportunity to reach and influence more buyers than anywhere else with the likelihood of a positive return on investment. The total UK coffee shop market is growing fast. Considering this rapidly growing industry, European Coffee Expo is the place to be, wherever you are. BE PART OF IT! For more information about European Coffee Expo please click here. If interested in participating, please contact Cosimo Bastiani:
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Royal Horticultural Halls, London | 18th – 20th October 2019
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 Italian food & beverage. Indulge in a unique experience of Italian aromas and flavors, embark on a journey that brings together quality, passion and sustainability. For further information, please click here or send an email to
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We are glad to share with you MacRoberts LLP's informative paper concerning "Living in UK post-Brexit". Within the document, our member's Employment team provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about the EU Settlement Scheme such as "What are the requirements for settled and pre-settled status?", "What rights do I get with settled status?" and "What if I am applying as a family member of an EU citizen?". You can find all the answers in this clear and concise flyer. Don't forget that, should you need any legal support in Italian, you can contact MacRoberts LLP's partner Marika Franceschi. To download the document, please visit our website. For further information about event on the same topic, please visit the following link: Seminar: Brexit Employment Update.


"Brexit - What happens if there’s no deal?"   
Updates from Accounts Co
On the 5th February, HMRC published a letter to EU businesses saying what actions they should take to prepare for a possible “no deal”. Within this briefing note we have summarised some of the information from the letter that we think our clients will find useful.
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EU Exit Business Readiness   
Weekly Bulletin Issue 3
19th February 2019
This is the third in a series of bulletins, aimed at keeping trade associations, business representative bodies and business intermediaries up to date on the latest information and guidance for business on the UK exiting the EU.
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A strategy for Business School internationalisation
In an increasingly globalised market, the world’s top Business Schools are taking a strategic approach to internationalisation by developing goals and actions designed to advance their institutional brands and missions. ESCP Europe London Campus Dean Prof. Simon Mercado and Julie Perrin-Halot reveal seven key shared attributes that underpin their success on a recent article published by the Business Graduates Association.
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Seeds of Italy   
Brexit Vegetable Growing Survival Kit
Featured on The One Show 6/2/19, Sunday Times 17/2/19, HortWeek, Standard, ITV (date tba), Japanese & French TV and the biggest US business radio show etc. Here. The kit comprises everything you need to help feed your family for a year!
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Managing Director of Ventola Projects is a 2019 Export Champion
Managing Director and business owner, Mick Ventola has been named as a Midlands Engine Export Champion for the Department of International Trade. This means Mick will be a representative of companies that have successfully sold internationally.
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5 Stories by   
No Idea London
no idea is a new food concept created by Andrew Sutton. Each course is inspired by the ideologies of pastry and paired with a drink that not only compliments well but is a crucial addition to the experience. We have created a 5 course tasting menu inspired by our slogan 'fine dining through the eyes of a pastry chef' and found 5 incredible bartenders to create a pairing for one of the courses. they will be there in person to share their stories and inspirations on what got them to where they are and what continues to drive them. 15% discount for ICCIUK Members at


Wine Tasting   
A taste of Bio with Lenzini Winery
The Team of Farina & More is glad to invite you to a wine tasting night. We will host the Wine maker Michele Lenzini who will present his products. The wine tasting will be paired with a selection of Italian food that will be provided by Farina & More. Book your tickets
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Save the date! BCCI Gala Dinner & Business Excellence Awards
The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy would like to invite you to join us at the annual Gala Dinner & Business Excellence Awards on Tuesday 14th May 2019 in Milan. We are delighted to confirm the attendance of Jill Morris CMG, HM Ambassador to Italy & San Marino.
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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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