ICCI Newsletter- Wednesday 24th August
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The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 
would like to invite you to its 
38th Business Excellence Awards Gala Dinner
On the 19th October 2016 from 6:30pm
at Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf. 

Click here to download a copy of the booking form.
Become a Sponsor of our event by clicking here.

If you have further questions about the night please contact
or call + 61 (02) 8354 0777
Want to be in with a chance to win the ICCI business awards?
The ICCI Business Excellence Awards Gala Dinner is our largest and most esteemed event of the year!! Each year, there are two awards to be won. These are for a small-medium enterprise and a large enterprise. The ICCI awards could finally be the recognition your company deserves for all its hard work.

Applications are closing soon, so don't miss this chance to be standing on the stage a winner on Gala Night!

Click below to find out the selection criteria and for the application forms before it is too late.
Application Form
Discussion with the Delegation of the European Union to Australia on EU-AUS Free Trade Agreement
The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Australia Inc. (ICCI) and the Italian Trade Agency (ICE) oganised are  a roundtable discussion with the Ambassador of the European Union to Australia and New Zealand, HE Sem Fabrizi, on the 16th August 2016, at PricewaterhouseCoopers. The main topic of the roundtable discussion was the EU-AUS Free Trade Agreement.
The European Union (EU) and Australia share a strong and long-standing economic relationship, with the EU being Australia’s second largest trading partner after China, and its most significant trading partner in services. It is also the largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) and the largest destination for Australian FDI overseas.
The purpose of the roundtable discussion was to provide an opportunity to discuss possible areas of co-operation and collaboration between Europe and Australia and to express issues and deliver suggestions with regards to the upcoming negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Australia.
Click here to see more pictures on our Facebook Page.


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ICCI New Member

The Italian Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome our new members.
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Upcoming Events
Business Luncheon
Business Luncheon with Guest Speaker the Hon. John Barilaro MP will be held at Club Marconi 121 Prairie Vale Road, Bossley Park on Wednesday 31st August . For more information please contact
 Thinko! Gala at Navarra Venues for Alzheimer's Australia NSW
A Star-studded trivia gala evening hosted by Richard Glover
DATE: Thursday 1st September 2016
VENUE: Le Montage
38 Frazer St

Lilyfield NSW 2040
TIME: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start
DRESS: Lounge suit
COST: $1,700 per table (10)
RSVP: Rachel Peek 02 8875 4657 or
Opera Italia Foundation
The Italian Opera Foundation 2016 Gala Dinner Concert will take place on the 28th of October at Le Montage 38 Fraser St, Lilyfield at 6,30. Please RSVP before 16th September 2016.
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