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Festa della Liberazione, 25 Aprile 2021
Anniversary of Italy's Liberation, 25 April 2021
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ICCIAUS Upcoming Events
Business Luncheon with the Hon. John Barilaro MP, Deputy Premier of NSW
Join ICCIAUS as we sit down and discuss with the Hon. John Barilaro MP, Deputy Premier of NSW and Minister for Regional New South Wales, Industry and Trade the actions the NSW Government has undertaken to lead the post pandemic economic recovery .

The NSW Government has made its biggest investment to boost trade and aggressively expand its overseas presence in a bid to have international business drive the state's COVID-19 economic recovery, establishing NSW as Australia's trading hub while also committing to an extensive infrastructure pipeline and capital works programme. 

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WHEN: 29th June 2021, 12pm-2pm

Authenic Italian Table
A trip through Italian Geographical Indications. 
Are your tastebuds curious to taste a real Made in Italy aperitivo? Stay tuned for more information!

Authentic Italian Table is an event part of True Italian Taste project , a worldwide series promoted and financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation that aims to educate, leverage and support certified Italian food and beverages outside of Italy.

Are you an F&B Italian food importer and would like to become involved in the Authentic Italian Table?
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ICCIAUS Past Events
ICCIAUS Local Delegation Visits
On the 27th April ICCIAUS accompanied the Hon. Victor Dominello MPMinister for Customer Service and Minister for Digital for a visit of the Dee Why facility of its Sponsor Prysmian Group.
Hamavand ShroffCEO of Prysmian Australia & NZ, and his team explained how Prysmian Group is a crucial player in NSW & Australia supporting many significant projects including WestConnex M4 East Tunnel, WestConnex M8 Tunnel and Sydney Metro Northwest rapid Transport. Prysmian is also in several contracts in various sectors including telecommunication and the NBN, Energy and Infrastructure.  
ICCIAUS strives to promote Italian excellence in Australia and showcase the capabilities and potential of Italy in various fields.
ICCIAUS represented the Italian Space Agency (ASI-Agenzia Spaziale Italiana) and 13 amazing companies at the 11th Australian Space Forum, held in Adelaide on 31st March 2021.

The Italy of space is powerful. The Italian Space Industry, in fact, is one of the most prominent of Europe and oversees the entire sector’s supply chain, from the creation of enabling technologies, up to the distribution of their innovative applications and services.

The Chamber’s display is part of the integrated commitment of the Sistema Italia in Australia, together with the Embassy of Italy in Canberra and ITA - Italian Trade Agency, in the bilateral cooperation in the Space sector.

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ICCIAUS Annual General Meeting 2021
On Friday 23rd April 2021, ICCIAUS held its 70th Annual General meeting where the new Board for 2021 was elected. Guests present included the Consul General of Italy in Sydney, Andrea De Felip. ICCIAUS would like to congratulate newly elected Board Members:

Marco Baccanti, Trajan Nutrition
Pino Migliorino, Cultural Perspective
Trish Pegorer, Mutti Australia

Full list of ICCIAUS Board can be found on our website.

ICCIAUS thanks outgoing Board Members Sam Pannuci (Treasurer), Kerim El-Gabaili, Remo Nogarotto and Alessandro Soncini for their dedication and hard work. 
DESIGN with Italian Cultural Institute, ICE- Italian Trade Agency & Euroluce
On Thursday 20th April  Italian Cultural Institute talked DESIGN with Euroluce's expert team who guided guests through classic products from world-renowned brands such as Flos, Reggiani and Oluce and told them about the inspiration behind the design and the award-winning designers such as Vico Magistretti,Antonio Citterio, Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni and many more. This event was organised in partnership with the Italian Trade Agency Sydney, ICCIAUS member Euroluce and ICCIAUS.

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Mazars' latest news
Check out ICCIAUS sponsor Mazars' latest newsletter with updates on:

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ICCIAUS Weekly Economic Update powered by Intesa Sanpaolo
In this week's economic update:
-FOMC meeting - The Fed should confirm optimism on the recovery, now at an “inflection point” but still subject to downside risks tied to the pandemic, With the economy still distant front the Fed’s goals, forward guidance will remain based on outcomes, not on forecasts.
-The press conference of the European Central Bank was anything but an event, to be remembered above all for the evasiveness with which even the most reasonable questions were addressed. On June 10, with the publication of new staff estimates and the need to announce whether the pace of PEPP purchases remains unchanged or is scaled back, the event could be more interesting.

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Sponsors News
VISA Global Logistics and Mondiale Freight Services formalise merger with new logo

After the merger announcement two weeks ago, ICCIAUS Sponsor VISA Global Logistics and Mondiale Freight Services have released their new company name and logo. The new logo brings together the previous names of both companies, representing the united strength of the new entity as the largest privately owned freight forwarding and logistics company in Oceania.
The decision to merge company names stem from the benefit of maintaining the equity of the brands for the past 40 years and paying homage to the rich history of both.

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Alfagomma partners with Eni to supply oil via hiflex mobile service

ICCIAUS Sponsor Alfagomma and ICCIAUS Member Eni have reached an agreement to work together to supply oil to Hiflex customers throughout Australia via their mobile hose service. The partnership will allow Hiflex customers to access one of the world’s leading oil brands.

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Barilla Group have been awarded 1st position in Food&Beverage sector in the Top 100 Most Reputable Companies worldwide.

Barilla Group have been awarded by The RepTrak Company the 1^ position in Food&Beverage sector and 11^ position in the Top 100 Most Reputable Companies worldwide.
In all Regions Barilla's Reputation Scores are strong, thanks to the consistent work they do every day to drive innovation, to promote sustainable practices, to make Barilla a more inclusive place and to support the communities in which we operate.

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ICCIAUS Members News
Ferrero chooses the green path 

On Earth Day 2021, Ferrero is proud to announce that it is making good progress in reducing the environmental impact of its operations. Already 18 of its plants source 100% renewable electricity, which accounts for close to 80% of the electricity purchased for all their manufacturing sites worldwide.
Ferrero's sites in Europe and the UK are already sourcing only green electricity and in the last months, five more factories have reached this important milestone: Poços de Caldas (Brazil), Vladimir (Russia), Bloomington (USA), Franklin Park (USA) and Manisa (Turkey).

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ICCIAUS Members Privilege Program

Head to our website to view dedicated discount ONLY available to our members.

Are you an ICCIAUS and would like to get involved Contact us here!
World's 12th Largest Economy

Australia’s economy is projected to become the world’s 12th largest in 2021, up two places from 14th in 2019. Strong trade relationships with major markets will help Australia to expand further.

A resilient, growing economy provides stability for international investors.

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ICCIAUS Women’s Leadership Initiative 

ICCIAUS to create and promote an award in memory of Carla Zampatti AC OMRI 
In the wake of Carla Zampatti’s passing and her State funeral on Thursday 15th April 2021, the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Sydney (ICCIAUS) has established an award to honour her role as an entrepreneur and true innovator of the fashion industry and business world. 

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ICCIAUS New Sponsor
ICCIAUS welcomes its newest Sponsor

MERMEC is an Italian multinational company founded in 1970 and active in the field of advanced technologies for rail transport (signalling, measuring train, electric traction, telecommunication), urban electric mobility and industrial application. The company is based in Monopoli (BA) - Italy and has international offices in 19 countries through which it can provide technical assistance to its customers worldwide. With about 1200 employees, MERMEC boasts an unmatched technical know-how that has allowed it to develop and market a well-structured portfolio of advanced solutions currently in use in 65 countries over the world.
MERMEC is a member company of ANGEL, the high-tech holding that includes some of the most innovative Italian companies in the fields of transportation and mobility, space, aviation, cyber security, artificial intelligence as well as rail automation.

Find out more here
• ICCIAUS New Members
ICCIAUS welcomes its newest Business members:

The Arescosmo Group supplies advanced safety & survival systems for the Defence and Space industry.
The Company is organized in two divisions. The defence division, with a 40-years experience in supplying the Italian MoD, has been selected as one of the prime contractors in the Italian Army Soldato Futuro Programme. Arescosmo thus provides the CBRN Integrated Personal Protection System composed of Mask, Canister, Permeable Suit and Hydration System. Our main strength is a comprehensive approach in product development and testing and a deep knowledge in textile and rubber technologies. Arescosmo supplies also Parachuting Systems. We are part of the JSF-F35 PROGRAM, producing the Ground Support Equipment for MRO Operations, Inflatable Modular Shelter and Environmental Control Units. We are currently working on Advanced Personal Protection Equipment.
The space division develops new technologies and products in cooperation with Italian and European Research Institutes. Our products include: Planetary Re-Entry Systems; Planetary Landing System, such as the one manufactured for the ExoMars 2022 Mission; Planetary Descending Systems; Spacecraft Recovery Systems (ESA “IXV” Mission); Planetary Habitat Inflatable Modules and Space Greenhouses. We also developed the HEPA Filter implemented on the Martian rover Perseverance. 

Read more here 
Mutti SpA

Mutti SpA is the market-leading brand of preserved tomatoes in Italy established in 1899. Based in Parma, Emilia Romagna, Mutti is built on the core pillars of innovation, tradition and quality; underpinned by values of respect and integrity. It is this unwavering dedication to these ideals that have helped us to achieve that leadership and exponential growth year on year. The brand entered the Australian market in 2007 but it was in 2013 that saw the important milestone for the company with the introduction of our flagship product, Polpa Finely Chopped Tomatoes 400g, into major grocery. Now one of the largest export markets for the Mutti group, the brand in the Australian market has grown exponentially since, now present with a wide range and distribution throughout major grocery and the independent retailers nationally, as well as strong presence in the food services sector. 

Find out more here
Nixora Group

Nixora Group is a professional service firm dedicated to support Financial Institutions in improving and excelling data management, business analytics, and reporting/visualisation.
An elite of functional and technical experts – based in Australia and operating in Asia-Pacific – excelling in Enterprise Performance Management, Data Intelligence, Governance, Risk Analytics and Compliance.

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