IACC Announces Pillar Awards Recipients

Longstanding members of the Chamber that with their generous support and civic vision have allowed the IACC to benefit communities on both sides of the Atlantic will receive a well-deserved recognition on Wed. December 9th in occasion of the traditional IACC Holiday Dinner at Il Forno Ristorante (9380 NW 25th St, Doral, FL 33172).

The IACC Board of Directors, Consul General of Italy Hon. Gloria Bellelli and special guest Hon. Luigi Boria, Mayor of Doral will honor with the IACC Pillar Award the companies that have reached their 10th or 15th membership anniversary.

See the list of awarded IACC members here.


Join us for a Wine Tasting of Lugana DOC from Italy


TRADE MISSION TO PUERTO RICO | November 17th – 19th, 2015

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast (IACC) – Puerto Rico Chapter is organizing a Trade Mission to Puerto Rico in occasion of EXPO Puerto Rico 2015 (www.comercioyexportacion.com), an annual international event promoted by the Departamento de Desarrollo Economico y Comercio (DDEC).

The mission will include not only a visit to the Exhibition but also one-to-one business meetings organized by the DDEC, networking sessions, cocktails and seminars.

This is a great opportunity to take advantage of the business connections of the Chamber, to discover the fiscal advantages of establishing a business in the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and to meet potential business partners in the Island.

Here you can find the full program and reserve your space for this upcoming mission.


ANIMA DOMUS and CLEI, with INTERNI magazine, partner up to host Design & Art event on the occasion of Art Basel

Friday, Dec 4th at 6pm
at Anima Domus Showroom
5084 Biscayne Blvd, Miami

On the occasion of Art Basel 2015, INTERNI (magazine of Interiors and Contemporary Design), ANIMA DOMUS (South Florida’s leading resource for contemporary luxury Italian furniture) and CLEI (Italian world leader in space saving luxury furniture collections) have joined forces to host a special Art Basel event at Anima Domus’ MiMo District showroom on Friday, December 4th, 2015 at 6pm. The cocktail evening event will feature a presentation by world-renowned Italian architect and engineer, MR. CARLO RATTI, as well as showcase artwork by Miami-based artist RAMON AULAR, who created several installations specifically designed for display at this Art Basel event in the Anima Domus showroom.

Marconi Naziazeni, CEO and founder of Anima Domus explains, “We are proud to co-host this event on the occasion of Art Basel and to be able to offer our South Florida public the opportunity to experience a merger of the senses between luxury Italian furniture design and art. Our affluent and international clientele share a common love for art, design and the beauty of skillfully crafted masterpieces, so this special occasion allows us to fuse all these elements during such a vibrant week in South Florida”.

Luca Colombo, Co-Owner and Commercial Director of CLEI outlines their involvement as follows, “CLEI is excited to participate in this event since it showcases our company’s commitment to a design philosophy which focuses on innovation, creativity and superb research and engineering. CLEI’s space-saving furniture solutions are a work of art in itself, responding to modern demands for versatile and artfully designed collections”.

Carlo Ratti, the evening’s presenter, is a world-renowned Italian architect and engineer, who aside from his active and internationally successful architecture practice, teaches at MIT. Carlo is currently the Director of MIT’s ‘SENSEable City Lab’, a new research initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which focuses on studying and anticipating the changes in design of modern urban environments created by the use of digital tools. On the occasion of the Art Basel event, Carlo Ratti will be speaking on the topic of “The City of the Future” and how this relates to the design of contemporary spaces and furniture.

Ramon Aular, is a Wynwood-based Venezuelan artist who will have several installations on display at the showroom during the event. Ramon’s pieces were created especially for the occasion and the Anima Domus space. After relocating to the US, Ramon’s artistic career has spanned collaborations with known artists such as Jeff Koons in NYC and Mr. Brainwash at Art Basel 2010 and 2011. In 2013, Ramon was commissioned by Porsche to paint its Porsche Carrera on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

This jointly hosted event will bring together international members of the design, art and media world. Open discussion, cocktails and music, allowing for guests to explore the Anima Domus showroom while enjoying Ramon Aular’s art, will follow the evening’s brief presentation by Mr. Ratti. In attendance will be co-host of the event, Gilda Bojardi, Editor in chief of Interni and creator of Fuori Salone Milano.

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Presentation of the project Signa Maris

For the first time the IACC is collaborating with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism of Italy for the project called Signa Maris, aimed to promote cultural and natural offerings of the Southern Italy via its ports, particularly those ports in the Regions of Calabria, Campania, Puglia (Apulia) and Sicilia (Sicily).

The project Signa Maris interprets the marinas located along the Italian coast as gateways to the territory, and invites tourists traveling by boat to avail themselves of the cultural and natural heritage within easy reach of any given touristic port.

Several presentations of the project are planned in different international cities by the network of the Italian Chambers in the World.

On Wednesday, November 4th the IACC will organize an event in an upscale Italian restaurant located in the prestigious luxury mall Mary Brickell Village in Miami in order to present the project Signa Maris to travel press and tour operators but not only.

See the video presentation of the project here

More information here: www.signamaris.com


–          This initiative has been financed within the Interregional  Operative Program “Attrattori culturali, naturali e turismo” 2007-2013 with community resources coming from the European Regional Development Fund;

–          The initiative has been promoted from the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism – Secretary General – Intermediate Organis PoIn “Attrattori culturali, naturali e turismo”- Line II.2.1, within the frame of the project named “Promozione, promo-commercializzazione e sensibilizzazione di aree di attrazione culturale delle regioni convergenza anche con vie di accesso aeroportuali minori”;

–          This specify initiative is aimed to promote the territories “Polo Montagne Blu” and relative touristic itineraries.

Impianti USA Corp. becomes the exclusive US distributor of Libra Esva Anti-Spam (By Impianti USA Corp.)

At Impianti USA Corp., our mission is to bring Italian innovative technologies overseas, while providing our Italian clients from the Public and Private Sector with the best American solutions in the IT and ICT field.
With this goal in mind, we are pleased to announce that Impianti is the exclusive US distributor of Libra Esva Anti-Spam, one of the best and fastest growing Italian companies in the market of email security.
In 2005, the Division of Libra Security – belonging to Libra Srl – developed the email content gateway Libra ESVA – Email Security Virtual Appliance, thanks to its experience in the integration of multiple “Open Source” projects and to important partnerships with international communities focused on Internet security. Libra today is an award-winning provider of advanced email security solutions and represents the best security system for emails.
An all-Italian company, Libra is certified by the Virus Bulletin as the best 2014 & 2015 Anti-Spam Solution thanks to its ability to block 99.9% of spam and for its complete lack of false positives.
At Impianti we pride ourselves with the ability to scout the most innovative and promising products on the market and are happy to announce that for the second year in a row Libra won the Computing Security Awards as ‘Antispam Solution of the Year‘.
The contest has awarded the effectiveness of the email content gateway ESVA for its ability to protect and analyze digital information in corporate networks. According to the organizers, ESVA excelled because able to reduce the incidence of cyber-attacks in enterprise communications and for its flexible  integration in professional contexts.
Should you be interested in  learning about Libra ESVA, or in getting a 30-day free trial, please contact us at martina.spolini@impianti.us,info@impianti.us.
We offer 20% off on any plan to IACC members and for clients introduced by IACC members.

FYI International at the 2015 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show (By Florida Yachts International)

FYI International is proud to announce this years yacht line up for the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. The 2015 edition of the show will be FYI International’s 20th appearance as an exhibitor and will be showcasing 7 vessels across their Brokerage & Superyacht Divisions.

FYI’s world renowned Brokerage division will be displaying 3 vessels at the same location as its 2014 exhibit (C/D Dock, Slips 48,49,8) ranging from 60ft to 90ft and includes a 2014 66ft Viking Sportfish, a 2013 72ft Viking Princess V72,and a 2008 82ft San Lorenzo SL 82.

At the FYI Superyachts display, located on the Face Dock, Slip 13A, M/Y KATYA, the 2009 151ft (46M) Delta Marine Motoryacht, will be available for pre-approved private viewings. M/Y KATYA is a World Superyacht Award nominee built to Lloyds & MCA compliance and features a 5-stateroom interior designed by Jean-Claude Canestrelli and the Delta Design Group.
At it’s Pier 66 Display located in Slips 500-509, both divisions will have a combined 3 vessels on display including the Superyacht division’s newest listing – M/Y BRIO – a 125′ Heesen 2015 refit, a 2010 95′ CNC Motoryacht, and a 2009 72′ Hampton Trawler.
This years show represents one of FYI International’s largest displays, with a all 7 vessel’s totaling a value of over USD $50,000,000.
Prospective buyers and interested parties should contact FYI International President, Rafael Barca, at rbarca@floridayachtsinternational.com or +1 (786) 269-5746. Client packages are available upon request only and viewings should be scheduled ahead of the show’s start on November 5th.

Friuli-Venezia Giulia region at the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show

In the frame of the partnership agreement between two Friuli-Venezia Giulia Chambers of Commerce and the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, a delegation of 5 Italian companies  specialized in nautical accessories  in the  going to exhibit at the next Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, arrived to its 56th edition, is the biggest event in the world in relation to yacht building & design, as well as refit and brokerage. It is an exhibition that covers about 280,000 square meters.
This year the event will take place from November 5 to 9, and as always it is predictable the attendance of many Italian yacht builders.

The IACC Miami is working to support the organization of Friuli Venezia Giulia booths  (Italian Pavilion at Super Yacht Builders’ & Designers’ tent – Bahia Mar Yachting Center) and is also committed in organizing business meetings at the fair with representatives of refit shipyards of Florida as well as yachting interior design firms

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