Category Archives: Eventi

Mid-summer aperitivo mixer

The Italian Chamber of Commerce West (IACCW) is hosting a midsummer (“pre-Ferragosto”) mixer with delicious nibbles, libations and music.

This is a great opportunity to converse in Italian, network, relax and enjoy a midsummer night with the flavors and energy of an Italian summer party.

Friends of Fondazione Italia receive $5 off ticket price with discount code ESTATE2017

Please RSVP by august 6.

Italian Trade Agency – Incubator Launch Event “Sardinia Goes Global”

The Italian Trade Agency of Los Angeles, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Venture Association, is pleased to invite you to the event Sardinia Goes Global.

The event will take place at the

Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles

June 9, from 6:30pm. to 9:15pm.

Linked below the event website where you can find all the relevant information – program, speakers, startups.

Participating Startups

Clhub is an international venture incubator focused on cleantech, fintech, foodtech, and fashion, headquartered in Cagliari, Sardinia, with offices in Milan, and coming soon in California. Clhub is the fastest growing Italian incubator and the only one born through the participation of private American investors. Clhub specializes in the creation, incubation, and acceleration of startup companies, providing also seed investment. Clhub portfolio companies have a clear, scalable and sustainable business model which is skilfully leveraged by Clhub’s executive team to gain traction within the ecosystem.

autentico s.r.l. offers anti-counterfeiting and logistics solutions using RfId, NFC, and Bluetooth technologies. autentico’s software solutions find their main application in the anti-counterfeiting of wine, oil, and fashion as well as the warehouse logistics industry. With a 10-year experience in research and development, autentico’s team has the capability to deliver tailor-made solutions across multiple fields.

Veranu is a smart floor technology that produces electricity through foot traffic. Veranu developed an innovative technology which transforms any type of flooring solution into a clean energy generating device. Veranu’s smart tiles, which can be installed under regular tiles, are made with 100% recycled materials – including polyethylene terephthalate (PET), the most common plastic material.

Feel free to forward the invitation to anyone you think might be interested.

Kindly RSVP by e-mail to attend the event: RSVP

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

The #ExtraordinaryItalianTaste “Festa Nazionale” Photo Contest

On the occasion of the “Festa Nazionale” (Italian National Day) the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles promotes a “social” Photo Contest to highlight the extraordinary and varied culinary heritage of Italy thanks to the strong support of the Italian Community abroad.


1. Prepare an Italian dish that you consider to be the most representative of the rich Italian Culinary heritage. (For ideas and suggestions countless videos of Italian chefs are freely available online. Some of them are linked on the left of this page).

2. Take a picture of the dish you prepared and post it on Twitter or Facebook including a brief description and the hashtag #June2LA2017.

3. Tag us @ItalyinLA (Twitter) or @conslosangeles (Facebook).

4. Have your friends and followers like/share/retweet your post as much as you can.

5. The posts that prove most popular will win one of the following prizes:

– 1 flight to Rome (Courtesy of Protravel Internationa)

– Italian Sport Cars Driving Experiences in Las Vegas (courtesy of Dream Racing)

– Subscriptions to “L’Italo Americano” online edition

Click here for CONTEST RULES


Amy Riolo (Chef, Author and Food Blogger):

“Ale” Gambini (Chef, Author and Food Blogger):