Italian Chamber of Commerce Anniversary

Italian Chamber of Commerce Event

Vancouver, September 30, 2022 – Last night I had the pleasure of joining the The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West (ICCC West) in celebrating their 30th anniversary with ‘La Grande Festa’, a deluxe gala dinner along with their members, partners, and the public on September 29, 2022 at 6 PM at Coast Coal Harbour Vancouver Hotel, with partial proceeds going to benefit Variety – The Children’s Charity.

There were lots of sponsors and auction items, including ebco, Brian Jessel BMW and the Whitecaps.

Left to right: Italian Consul General Fabio Messineo, in the middle is Celso Boscariol, President of Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West and to the right is Coach Vanni Sartini from the Vancouver Whitecaps Football Club. 

We were honoured to be seated as guests of Brian Jessel BMW, who were sponsors of this event.

Left to right: Consul General Messineo is giving a speech, in the middle are Jim Gordon & Leeta Liepins hosts of “Our City Tonight” who were filming live during the event (on CheckTV) as media sponsors and to the right is a speech by Italian Chamber of Commerce President Boscariol.

Here you can see the delicious Antipasto ““Patè di Trota”, which was basically Limoncello Marinated Trout with Caper Berries & Focaccia

Above you can see Abdel Karim Awwad, the Head Marketing Manager of Brian Jessel BMW and also on the Board of the German Canadian Business Association posing with President Borcariol, middle with Justin Genest, Chief Executive Officer at Genest Capital and on the right, Consul General Messineo.

Abdel is standing next to Alex Martyniak, Executive Director at European Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West.

Abdel is standing with Vanni Sartini, Coach (photo on left) and Natalya Porter and I are standing on either side of James Howey (photo on the right) Global experience in aviation, business development, client management and strategy

James (Air Canada) & Alex (EU Chamber) are on either side of the happy couple that bid on the Air Canada Trip for two during the live auction and won the bid.

For more information, please see: https://iccbc.com/iccc-events/la-grande-festa/

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