Annual General Meeting 2017

Annual General Meeting 2017 was held in The Westin Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok on March 23, 2017. The meeting was hosted by the TICC President Lino Geretto who gave a welcome speech to the attendees introducing the TICC Board of Directors‘ elections. The TICC has been honored by the presence of Mr. Lamberto Maria Moruzzi, First Counselor of the Embassy of Italy in Bangkok, and Mr. Fabio de Cillis, Director of Italian Trade Agency (ITA). We would like to warmly thank all our sponsors too, who contributed to make the event very successful: Zaino Food, GIAVERI, Del Casaro, Ticinella, Buono Ice-cream, Vespario, Mangiatorella, GFour, Italasia, and Peroni Beer.

Christmas Charity Dinner 2016

Christmas Charity Dinner 2016 was held in Crowne Plaza Lumpini Park on 15 December 2016 with over 260 high profile guests. The night was featured with the musical show from Dante Alighieri, the fashion show from Alessio Boschi and the talents show from Superstar Academy. We also have great supports from many generous sponsors ranged from food and beverage to lucky draw and auction prizes.

JFCCT Luncheon for Prime Minister Open for Business The Next Chapter in Thailand Competitiveness 25 November 2016

JFCCT Luncheon for Prime Minister's Address "Open for Business: The Next Chapter in Thailand's Competitiveness" This event was organized to give the business community and investors an opportunity to hear first-hand, the government’s policies.

Welcoming Get Together for SOLE MIO Bangkok New Venue 24 November 2016

The warm welcoming to Sole Mio new venue with great supports from Menabrea, Sest Beverage and Zaino Food.

Wine and Cheese Tasting with BeLuThai at Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel 12 October 2016

The Thai - Italian Chamber of Commerce and BeLuThai Chamber of Commerce co-hosted the Wine and Cheese Tasting Networking Night at Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel in which sponsored by Italasia, Jiamphattana Food & Beverage, Mille Stelle and Club Gourmet

Innovation and Lifestyle Night with FTCC and GTCC 29 September 2016

On 29th September 2016, TICC incollaboration with GTCC and FTCC, organized an Ice Breaker Networking Event Innovation & Lifestyle Night at Pullman Hotel G with variety of products showcase ranging from food & beverage products to functional items. From TICC side, the companies featured are Duo Cucina, Forreststore and Blanc Coco

Vendemmia Italiana Get Together Networking Night 14 September 2016

The get together was vibrant with great atmosphere as well as full of great food and beverages from our generous sponsors. Moreover, the night was accompanied with exciting Lucky Draw session with splendid prizes! We would like to thank all of our sponsors for tonight; Aroma Group, Mangiatorella Mineral Water, Italasia, Menabrea, G Four International, Sest Beverage, Food Gallery, De La Lita, Zaino Food Thai, Ducati, Maserati, Forrest Watch, Ulara DNA Natural Soap, Bottega Verde, Blanc Coco and Eastin Grand Hotel.

Ospitalita Italiana Bangkok Award Ceremony 2016

Ospitalità Italiana is a Certificate of Quality assigned to highly selected restaurants that demonstrated to have brought real Italian quality and taste to Thailand. During the event in Bangkok, 11 Italian restaurants have been awarded by the Ospitalità Italiana committee in Italy. The attendees had the opportunity to taste the awarded chefs’ signature dishes at their live cooking stations, while enjoying a rich buffet of excellent Italian cuisine as well as participated in a exiting lucky draw session.

Design Conference in Italian Business Culture Series 6 July 2016

On July 6, the TICC co-hosted design conference with Sasin University under the patronage of Italian Embassy in Thailand. Our speakers are Mr. Saverio Lucci - Founder and Managing Director at Lucci Creations, Mr. Mike Wilson - Lead Instructor at BSD Code and Design Academy and Mr. Gianluca Maggiori - Market Development Manager at Ducati Asia.

Tourism Conference in Italian Business Culture Series June 15

On June 15, 2016 the Thai – Italian Chamber of Commerce have co-hosted the Tourism Conference in the Italian Business Culture Series with Sasin University under the patronage of the Italian Embassy in Thailand. The speakers participated in the event are Mr. Antonio Condurro - Marketing Manager at Orient Tours, Mr. Dimitrios Karagkioules - General Manager at Etihad Airways and Mr. Max Chayanin Sukkhasantikul - Business Development Manager at Etihad Airways.

OrganiCity Information and promotional activities about Organic Products and European Organic Certification May 27

On May 27, OrganiCity Information and promotional activities about Organic Products and European Organic Certification in South-East Asia, India & Brazil dinner presentation has been presented by Dr. Cozzo, the President of Bioagricert S.r.L. All of the products from Italy that have been displayed and promoted throughout the night are certified according to the EU Organic Regulations by EU recognised Control and Certification bodies. 

Italian Food and Wine Conference at Sasin University May 18

First conference as part of the Italian Business Culture Series in which divided into Food and Wine, Tourism and Design. On May 18, the conference is held at Sasin University in the framework of the Italian Festival 2016. The speakers included Prof. Paolo Piazzardi, the former cultural attaché of the Italian Embassy in Bangkok. Mr. Vittavat Phonphaisan, the Vice President of Heritage Snacks & Food. And Dr. Cozzo, the President of Bioagricert S.r.L.

Import of cosmetic products and food into EU and Italian sounding Seminar April 28, 2016

The speakers from Avvocati Associate Franzosi Dal Negro Setti (Ombretta Fabe Dal Negro, Federica Santonocito) have presented a Seminar about "Import of cosmetic products and food into EU and Italian Sounding" at TICC office. The informative seminar is covered most of the important aspects of the Regulation for Exporters with detail presentations on three of the topics (Food, Cosmetic and Italian Sounding)

Traditional Balsamic Vinegar: History, Production, Certification and Recipes April 27, 2016

The seminar is about Cavalli balsamic vinegar, leader in the premium Italian vinegars. The speaker has highlighted the origin of the product, balsamic beneficial properties, the differences between vinegar certification and unconventional recipes that involves balsamic vinegar. During the seminar, the attendees also have experienced vinegar tasting with premium cheese from Italy.

Annual General Meeting March, 21 2016

The Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce is very proud to announce that the Annual General Meeting held on March 21, 2016 at the Radisson Blu Plaza in Bangkok, has been a great success. Over one hundred people attended the event and the presence of H.E. the Ambassador of Italy in Bangkok conferred a substantial distinction to this already prestigious occurrence. We would like to warmly thank all our sponsors too, who contributed to make the event very successful: Etihad, Mangiatorella, Del Casaro, Chicco D`Oro, Peroni, Sole Mio, Euro Food, El Toro, G Four, Vespiario, Food Project, Centonze, Faisal Malik, Enlight, Citterio, Italasia.

BOI Luncheon 1 March 2016

The Latest Incentive of BOI is presented by the Deputy Secretary General, Duangjai Asawachintachit from the office of the Board of Investment regarding the BOI policy update. The talk was focused on the current Investment Promotion Measure, Activity-based Incentives, Merit-based Incentive, Area-based Incentives, Concept of Cluster Development Policy, Incentive for Cluster-based Investment, Criteria for Imported Used Machinery, Measures to Promote Productivity and New Measures Approved.

CARNEVALE ITALIANO Get Together 25 February 2016

TICC have organised the last Get Together event in the new Italian Restaurant, Azzurro which located in Sukhumvit Soi 33. Great atmosphere, good food and it was another proof for the good cooperation between the Chamber and our kind sponsors. We would like to thank for Beer from Peroni, Mineral water from Mangiatorella, cold cuts from Aroy Italy and wines as well as Aperol Spritz from Italasia. The event had around 50 attendants, among members and non members. It was a great opportunity to share a glass of Italian wine and talk about business, potential cooperation and future events.

The Garden Terrace – Aperitivo Italiano​ January 28, 2016

On Thursday, January 28 TICC organized the Garden Terrace Aperitivo Italiano Get Together Networking event at Four Points by Sheraton in Bangkok. Around 50 TICC’s members and non-members joined the event, meeting new people while tasting a nice cocktail style aperitif at the Garden Terrace, a unique venue with open space accompanied by a large lawn area. The event was kindly sponsored by Italasia with Aperol Spirtz and prosecco bottles, G Four with fine wines and Heritage with Mangiatorella mineral water and the brand new Centonze olive oil.

Seminar Benefits for Health and Beauty, the introduction of Mangiatorella Water

The seminar is about Mangiatorella mineral water, leader in the premium Italian mineral water market. Heritage’s representative highlighted Mangiatorella’s beneficial properties and the differences between mineral water and regular water. As well as the distinctive benefits that set Mangiatorella aside from other brands of mineral water. During the seminar the participants also got to experience a Blind tasting and discover the great taste of Mangiatorella water.

Christmas Charity Dinner 15 December 2015

Every December since 2008 the Thai – Italian Chamber of Commerce is proud to host a Christmas Charity Dinner in order to support the Camillian Home in which the purpose of the dinner is to raise funds for orphaned children living with HIV/AIDS and/or disabilities. These funds would be used to provide special care and treatment for the children.

Eat, Drink and Love at Pizza and the City Nov, 24

The Thai – Italian Chamber of Commerce “Eat, Drink and Love” Get Together that took place on November 24 at Pizza and the City Restaurant was a great success. Around 50 guests attended the networking event and could enjoy amazing Italian appetizers, from authentic Neapolitan pizza to tasty panzerotti. During the event we had the pleasure of tasting L’Olmaia beer, that was launched yesterday for the first time, in two great varieties, La9 and La5.

The Legal Seminar 'Firing an Employee: What you need to know when Push comes to Shove' with JNP Legal Nov, 18

The seminar is about the steps to take to safeguard yourselves as employers from being forced to make high payouts after firing an employee. This presentation has been held by Ms. Nippita Pukdeetanakul, Managing Director of JNP Legal. The seminar has been greatly informative and full of essential points.

Natural Cosmetics: Trends and Strategy with Scent & Sense on November 12th, 2015 

The Seminar is about Natural Cosmetics: Trends and Strategy in which focused on how to position oneself in the market and the current trends in Thailand. The presentation has been held by Ms. Rujira Trakulyingcharoen who is the Managing Director at Scent and Sense Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Ospitalità Italiana Award Ceremony Bangkok 2014 – 2015 : Oct 14, 2015

More than 120 guests attended the evening in the ballroom of the Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn. The event took place in form of an Italian aperitif where food and beverages were generously provided by our sponsors. Mr. Lino Geretto, the TICC President opened the night by introducing the project and welcoming the guests and sponsors. Then Mr. Fabio De Cillis from the Ital-Trade Agency made some remarks and the TICC Secretary General, Mr. Michele Tomea awarded the seven chefs. Throughout the night, five of the newly awarded chefs performed a live cooking show, allowing the guests to taste their cuisine.

Working Together Forum 2015

On September 29, TICC, in collaboration with 9 Chambers of Commerce, have participated in the “Working Together Forum 2015”, a business matching event between Large Corporations and SMEs based in Thailand organized by the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce. During this half-day event, sellers have introduced their offers and buyers have presented a wide variety of offers from international companies through a series of 20 minutes business matching. The event was host in Pullman G Bangkok Hotel, which provide a clear and professional atmosphere.

"Into the Blue" Get Together Event - Sep 23, 2015

After the great success of the last “Aperitivo Italiano” Get Together Event, with more than 90 people attending and amazing Italian cuisine, wine and beer, TICC has arranged another Get Together Aperitivo with a new theme “INTO THE BLUE” at Vino di Zanotti restaurant. The evening was packed with guests and buzzing with networking opportunity. We also have various sponsors both in food and beverage as well as the exclusive prizes of the lucky draw session.

"Aperitivo Italiano" Get together Event

On July 22, TICC, in collaboration with, Pacific B&B, G Four International, Independent Wine & Spirits Thailand and San Pellegrino, hosted the "Aperitivo Italiano" Get together Event at il Bolognese restaurant, one of the awarded restaurants under the Italian hospitality project "Ospitalità Italiana. More than 80 guests attended this event to meet new faces and establish new relationship while tasting delicious Italian food.

Ospitalità Italiana Award Ceremony Phuket 2014-2015

On July 17, TICC, in collaboration with Peroni, Aroy Italy, Pluto Ice Cream, San Pellegrino and Cape Panwa Hotel, organised the Ospitalita Italiana Ceremony Phuket 2014-2015 at Cape Panwa Hotel. More than 60 guests attended this event to celebrate together with the awarded Italian restaurants located in Phuket, Koh Samui and Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand. After a brief presentation of the project by Mr. Andrea Gallucci, one of the TICC Director, the TICC Secretary General Michele Tomea awarded the four chefs. In this year, the awarded restaurants are Portofino (chef Michele Laiso), La Gaetana Restaurant (chef Giovanni Ferrara), Fabio’s Restaurant (chef Fabio Colapietro) and Gusto Italian Restaurant (chef Pasquale di Gennaro).

Entrepreneur Now Awards 2015 Press Conference

On July 3, TICC, in close partnership with BNOW.org, American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM), Irish-Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok University, Bangkok Entrepreneurs, UNESCO, iLearn and international internet-based market research firm, YouGov, joined the Press Conference of the Entrepreneur Now Awards (ENA) 2015. The awards' objective is to promote entrepreneurism, attract investors to Thailand and the ASEAN region, and revitalise the Thai economy and its small and medium-sized enterprises. During the event, Mr. Michele Tomea, TICC’s Secretary General, gave a brief speech about the role of TICC and its will to promote and support Thai entrepreneurs to both domestic and international markets.

iThai Mobile Application Presentation - June 24, 2015

On June 24, TICC hosted the presentation of iThai, Thailand's Official Travel Guide mobile application. iThai mobile application is a national official travel guide, FREE download with exhaustive information, interactive GIS mapping, graphics, attractive pictures, internationally recognized as Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) official source of information on Thailand. The attendees included F&B sectors, restaurants, hotels, travel agencies and others.

HOMI Presentation - June 16, 2015

On June 16, TICC hosted the presentation of HOMI, the business opportunity for the lifestyle sector. The presentation received positive feedback from many companies that are interested in both exhibitors and buyers programs. The exposition is divided in 10 different satellites: Living habits, Home Wellness, Fragrance & Personal care, Fashion & Jewels, Gift & Outdoor, Kid style, Home Textiles, Hobby & Work, concept Lab.

Economic Outlook 2016 - June 3, 2015

On June 3, TICC in collaboration with the German-Thai Chamber of Commerce and other partner Chambers organized the business luncheon under the topic "Economic Outlook 2016" at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok.

Private Sector Benefits' from Engaging in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) - June 9, 2015

On June 9, TICC, in collaboration with the Netherlands- Thai and Franco-Thai Chambers of Commerce, with the support of UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), UNESCAP and Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), hosted a breakfast talk under the topic “Private Sector Benefits' from Engaging in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM): How Natural Hazards Affect Your Business and How to Build an Efficient Business Continuity Plan” at the St. Regis Bangkok. The breakfast talk gained attentions from Thai and foreign audiences from both small and large corporations.

TuttoFood Milano World Food Exhibition - May3-6,2015

On May 3-6, TICC has supported Thai companies in cooperation with the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), to bring 9 Thai exhibitors and 6 buyers to "TuttoFood 2015", organized by Fiera Milano. "TuttoFood 2015" is a leading international food and beverage fair and held in Milan on 3-6 May. During the fair, Thai products were displayed to the international business community, through live cooking shows and events.

OrganiCity Tasting Dinner - May 27, 2015

On May 27, TICC in partnership with Bioagricoop hosted the "Organic Tasting Dinner" at the Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn. 40 guests attended this event to learn more about organic culture and establish new commercial relationship while tasting delicious food. In addition, enjoyed a delicious Italian organic menu and a live cooking show.

Let Your Brand Stand Out in the Digital Clutter - May 19, 2015

On May 27, TICC, in close partnership with the Belu-Thai and Thai-Canadian Chambers of Commerce, organized the breakfast talk “Let Your Brand Stand Out in the Digital Clutter” with the interesting presentations by Luc Van Hocht, CEO of Divine Digital Communication, and Ami Mandel, Managing Director of Upmedio Creative Media.

68 Years of Vespa : La Festa

On March 14, Vespiario (Thailand) Co., Ltd., the official distributor of an Italian iconic scooter \"Vespa\", and also one of the members of TICC, organized the \"68 Years of Vespa: La Festa\" at the Royal Turf Club to celebrate the 68th year of the brand\'s establishment and operation. In this occasion, TICC participated in the Italian Food Fair with its members.

J\'adore l\'Italie Networking Night

On March 26, the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC), in close partnership with the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce (FTCC), organized the \"J\'adore l\'Italie Networking Night\" at the Heritage French Bistro Silom. The event was attended by both members and non-members from TICC and FTCC.

Annual General Meeting 2015 & BoD Election

On March 19, the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) organized the 36th Annual General Meeting at Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn. The meeting was hosted by the TICC President Giacomo Mauri who gave a welcome speech to the attendees introducing the TICC Board of Directors‘ elections. The TICC has been honored by the presence of Mr. Andrea Speronello, Head of Commercial and Consular Sections of the Embassy of Italy in Bangkok, and Mr. Fabio de Cillis, Director of Italian Trade Agency (ITA). Mr. Andrea Speronello gave a punctual presentation through an outlook of the business relationship between Italy and Thailand. Later on, Mr. Chackrit Benedetti, TICC Honorary Treasurer, reported to the Board of Directors and to all the members attending the event about the financial situation of the Chamber. Afterwards, the TICC Secretary General, Michele Tomea, stepped in to deliver a presentation giving an overview of 2014 TICC activities and the upcoming events. The Election Committee, Mr. Pierre Nicou and Mr. Andrea Gallucci screened the ballots with the monitoring of ITA’s Director Mr. Fabio De Cillis. Finally, the new board of directors was appointed. The Annual General Meeting was successful thanks to the sponsors brought by Aroy Italy and Millestelle accompanied by the drinks offered by GFour, Italasia, IWS and Peroni Beer.

Organicity Project Orientation 2015

On Tuesday March, 10th the seminar “Organicity” was held at the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) by Mr. Riccardo Cozzo. The seminar was to introduce the attendants to the culture of organic products that has been acquired in Europe and it was addressed to retailers, importers, distributors and agencies in order to report the value of organic production and the knowledge behind it, but the ultimate stakeholders of this initiative are the consumers.

AEC 2015 - What will change (and what not)? Breakfast Talk

On February 26, TICC in partnership with the Netherlands-Thai and other European Chambers of Commerce organized the breakfast talk with the topic \"AEC2015 - What Will Really Change (and What Not)?\". The presentation by Andrew Durieux, the Chairman of the AEC committee of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce (JFCCT), covered the current state, changes and expectation from the AEC this year, as well as the commitments of Thailand and its ASEAN partners, including his personal perspective of the threats and opportunities for companies in Thailand once the AEC comes into place by the end of 2015.

Ice Breaker Lifestyle Night GTCC-FTCC-TICC

On February 24, TICC, in collaboration with the German-Thai and Franco-Thai Chambers of Commerce organized the \"Ice Breaker Networking: GTCC-FTCC-TICC Lifestyle Night\". More than 100 guests attended the event and enjoyed the product displays from many brands such as Italasia, BMW, Pierre Hermé, Lampe Berger, Arkitectura, Günthart and Häfele.

New BOI Investment Policy 2015

On February 6, TICC, in partnership with the Netherlands-Thai and other European Chambers of Commerce cordially invites our members to the lunch presentation about the New BOI Investment Policy. The seminar was crowded with around 100 guests from the participated Chambers and interested public.

Crystal Ball Business Luncheon 2015

On January 14, the Thai- Canadian Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC), Franco-Thai, German-Thai, Thai-Swedish and the British Chambers of Commerce organized the “Crystal Ball Business Luncheon”. The Thai Canadian Chamber of Commerce invited prominent speakers from the private sector to share their views and outlook for the Thai economy, the financial and property markets and the legal landscape.

Bridge of Hope 2014 Christmas Charity Dinner

On December 18, the annual Christmas Charity Dinner \"Bridge of Hope 2014\" organized by TICC for the Camillian Home for Children Living with Disabilities took place at the Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn with goal to raise funds to support the children living with disabilities and in need of medical attention. The event was attended by 400 guests and received generous support from sponsors in several sectors.

Bonjour French Fair 2014 \"Ciao Italia!\"

December 11-14 - TICC organized the \"Galleria Italiana\" pavillion at the \"Bonjour French Fair - Ciao Italia!\" at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. The event was hosted by its partner Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce (FTCC) and attended by 50,000 visitors that enjoyed shopping and tasting premium goods from France and Italy: from wines to cosmetics and from fashion to gourmet products with discounts and special promotions.

Ospitalità Italiana Bangkok Award Ceremony 2013-2014

November 14, 2014 – The Thai – Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) organized the Ospitalità Italiana Bangkok Award Ceremony 2013/2014 at the Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon (Bangkok) with 4 awarded Italian restaurants located in Bangkok and Pattaya, Thailand. The event was organized in a food retail fair \"Happy Eating Festival\" taking place from 14 to 16 November at the Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon. During the Festival, the Thai - Italian Chamber of Commerce was there to present the Ospitalità Italiana Project with the list of certified restaurants in Thailand since its first launch in 2010. The Ospitalità Italiana 2013/2014 project is supported by Eurofood (The Commercial Company of Siam Ltd.) and Italasia Trading (Thailand) Co., Ltd., official partners of the whole project, together with the Media Partner Thailand Restaurant News Magazine. The awarded restaurants are Luce (Chef Edoardo Bonavolta), Brio (Chef Danilo Sangrigori), Il Bolognese (Chef Andrea Bernardi) and La Taverna (Chef Corrado Macrì).

Happy Eating Festival 2014 Press Conference

October 27, 2014 - TICC participated in the Press Conference of the Happy Eating Festival 2014 organized by the Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon with the introduction of the Award Ceremony of the Ospitalità Italiana Project happening on Friday 14 November 2014 as part of the Happy Eating Festival 2014.

CosmoProf September Meeting

On 17 September, the TICC hosted the presentation of the next COSMOPROF (20 - 23 March 2015), the main international cosmetic fair, held in Bologna (Italy) for the last 47 years. The objective of this roadshow was to offer a broaden outlook of this global B2B exhibition and to explain the benefits to the Thai companies interested in this event. During the CosmoProf, each company will have the opportunity to introduce their knowledge and experience in the Worldwide beauty & cosmetic market. Next year, particular importance will be given to the SPAs\' market.

Seminar on Myanmar: Strategic Investment Opportunities for SMEs

October 2, 2014 – The Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC), in collaboration with UNIDO, UNESCAP and Tilleke & Gibbins International Ltd. organized a seminar at Tilleke & Gibbins Offices in Bangkok. The conference focused on the Strategic Investment Opportunities for SMEs in Myanmar and it was attended by about 50 guests from international companies and organizations. After the Welcome Speech held by TICC, the seminar was composed of three presentations. The first one was conducted by Mr. Michele Boario, Senior MSMEs Expert at UNIDO, who presented data about the economic context and the business environment for foreign investors. The second speaker, Mr. Masato Abe, Economic Affairs Officer at UNESCAP, focused on policy framework for SMEs and the results of Myanmar Business Survey 2014. Finally, Mr. Michael Ramirez, Senior Consultant at Tilleke & Gibbins, showed the business environment of the country from a legal perspective. The session was closed by a Q&A time between the audiences and the three speakers.

Thailand Innovation & Design Expo 2014

On September 18, TICC and its members participated in the \"Thailand Innovation & Design Expo 2014\" organized by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center during 18-21 September. The Italian Pavilion comprised the products from Bticino, Ducati, Vespa, Natuzzi, B&B, Ars Vetrerie Murano, V-Studio, Signoretto Chandeliers and BB&B.

GTCC Joint Chambers Business Luncheon with Mr. Vikrom Kromadit, CEO of Amata Corporation

On August 22, TICC in collaboration with GTCC, orgazined a business luncheon with Mr. Vikrom Kromadit, CEO of Amata Corporation with the participation from 200 delegates. His presentation covered the business outlook of 2015.

TICC Joint Chambers Business Talk - Investment Opportunities in Thailand\'s Eastern Seaboard

August 1, 2014 – The Thai – Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC), in collaboration with the Franco-Thai and Australian-Thai Chambers of Commerce, organized the business talk and networking event at Ocean Marina Yacht Club, Pattaya, Thailand. The seminar focused on the “Investment Opportunities in Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard: Real Estate & Nautical Tourism Industry”. The event, with generous support from Ocean Property Co., Ltd. and Citibank N.A., commenced with the seminar attended by 50 guests from Bangkok and Eastern Seaboard provinces. TICC Secretary General, Mr. Giovanni Quaratesi gave a welcome speech followed by the presentations from the speakers: Mr. Scott Finsten, Harbour Master of Ocean Marina Yacht Club; Dr. Sopon Pornchokchai, President of Agency for Real Estate Affairs Co., Ltd.; Mr. Boonnisaed Thanyaworaanan, Investment Consultant, Wealth Management, Retail Banking, Citibank Thailand; and Dr. Carlo Filippo Ciambrelli, Chairman of TICC Eastern Seaboard Committee. After the seminar, the event continued with Portofino site inspection, Sunset Champagne Cruise hosted by Ocean Marina Yacht Club, and Networking Party with lucky draw session sponsored by Citibank N.A., Gian’s Ristorante and Ocean Property Co., Ltd.

FTCC Joint Breakfast Talk \"Leveraging the ASEAN Economic Community\"

On July 10, TICC in collaboration with FTCC organized the breakfast talk to give ideas and information on how to set up or expand your business in ASEAN and how to best protect your operations in the region.

Ospitalità Italiana Phuket Award Ceremony 2013/2014

THAI-ITALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCED OSPITALITÀ ITALIANA AWARDED RESTAURANTS IN PHUKET June 30, 2014 – The Thai – Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) organised the Ospitalità Italiana Phuket Award Ceremony 2013/2014 at Cape Sienna Hotel & Villas in Phuket with 5 awarded Italian restaurants located in Phuket, Thailand. The Ospitalità Italiana 2013/2014 project is supported by Eurofood (The Commercial Company of Siam Ltd.) and Italasia Trading (Thailand) Co., Ltd., official partners of the whole project, together with the Media Partner Thailand Restaurant News Magazine. The Phuket Award Ceremony 2013/2014 received also the generous support of Independent Wine Spirit (IWS), San Pellegrino, Aroy Italy Co., Ltd., Blu Acqua Co., Ltd., Aperol Spritz and Talamonti. The awarded restaurants are Plum Restaurant (Chef Francesco Greco), La Carbonara (Chef Francesco Cantiani), Leo & Mas (Chef Massimo Marcato), Vero (Chef Flavio Manzoni) and White Box (Chef Mario Fraschini).

Wine & Cheese Tasting - Joint Chambers Networking Cocktail

On June 19, TICC, in collaboration with FTCC and NTCC organised the \"Wine & Cheese Tasting\" Networking Cocktail at Wine Pub. Three different wines were offered to the guests to taste along with specific cheeses as guided by the wine expert.

Entrepreneur 101 - Joint Breakfast Talk

On June 11, TICC in collaboration with FTCC and other partner Chambers organised the Breakfast Talk on \"Entrepreneurship 101: road map from a young startup to a successful company\" to share valuable information on how to be a successful entrepreneur and build a successful company.

Economic Outlook 2015

On June 3, GTCC, TICC and other bilateral Chambers in Thailand organised business luncheon with the presentation under the topic \"Economic Outlook 2015\" with first-hand insight and perspective from top Executives of DAX and leading German companies of key industrial sectors with presence in Thailand.

Festa del Vino 2014

On May 31, the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce\'s member, Texica Co., Ltd., organised \"Festa del Vino\", the grand Italian wine & food festival with support of TICC. The winners of the Italian Wine Sommeliers 2014 which took place on Friday May 30 were announced in the event.

Back-to-Business Networking Event

The Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce organised an Italian-style networking event offering members the perfect opportunity to get Back-in-Business mood on Tuesday 29 April at Medinii Restaurant, the Continent Hotel. Two great marketing tools: Business Directory 2014 and Member for Members Card program were presented in the event. The member plates were also given to TICC new members.

Annual General Meeting 2014 - March. 19

On 19 March, the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) organized the 35th Annual General Meeting 2014 at La Tavola & Wine Bar, Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel. The meeting was crowded with the President, the Board of Directors, TICC team and the members. The annual report and plans for 2014 was presented by Mr. Giacomo Mauri, TICC\'s President, and Mr. Giovanni Quaratesi, Secretary General.

Free Seminar TICC-Bioagrisert, March-12

The event was organized by the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce, TICC, in collaboration in with Bioagricert . The Registration of Cosmetics Products is essential for opening a wider market to Thai Companies in order to maintain economic growth and competitiveness in the marketplace. The European Expert, Mr. Riccardo Cozzo, from Bioagricert will explain how to move through the process of the registration, such us the procedure for Notification, requirements and certificates needed for the cosmetic companies want to register in EU and the preparation of the P.I.F ( Product Information File) and related analysis . Additional topics as quality certifications, such as “Natural Cosmetics” and “Organic Cosmetic-organic,” “Sustainable Cosmetics” will be touched. This seminar aimed to provide you with the necessary tools to better understand, manage and enforce your brand by giving an overview of the Registration landscape, providing tips and best practice.

Joint Chamber Breakfast Talk “Intellectual property in Thailand” – 19 February 2014

Breakfast Talk on “Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Thailand: Anti-counterfeiting and enforcement strategies for EU SMEs”. The event was organised by the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce and in association with the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk. The event took place at Sukhothai Hotel, on Wednesday, 19 February 2014.

S.Valentine Networking Event- Trova la tua dolce metà - 12 Feb 2014

To celebrate true Italian and French romance on this special occasion, we organised the event entitled “THIS VALENTINE’S… FIND YOUR OTHER HALF / Trova la tua dolce metà / Trouvez votre moitié”. This event is organized by Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce(TICC) and the Franco Thai Chamber of Commerce(FTCC) for S. Valentine’s day. Italian and French flair lovers came and join us at the brand new Vespa Flagship store. A PERUGINA Italian chocolate Bacio (kiss) was greeting all participants. A delicious Italian Aperitivo was offered by Aroy Italy and Savino Del Bene together with French bread and biscuits by the Maison Jean Philippe , wine by Italasia and sparkling Fruit beverages by San Pellegrino .

“TICC GET TOGETHER in Phuket” │ 11 Jan 2014

On the 28th of October, “TICC APERITIVO ITALIANO: GET TOGETHER” took place in Phuket, at Diamon Beach Club. To celebrate this new achievement TICC with Phuket committee and all sponsorsorganised \"TICC APERITIVO ITALIANO: GET TOGETHER\". This event was organized during the 2014 Phuket International Boat Show. Professionals from different sectors: The Marine Industry, Tourism, Culture & Heritage, Real Estate and all Phuket stakeholders were invited to this tribute to Italian style in the charming location of Diamond Beach Club, Surin beach, Phuket. It was a great networking evening during which approximately 80 people from the vibrant international community based in Phuket enjoyed a traditional Aperitivo Italiano and made new important acquaintances and business contacts. The evening, which was supported by the Phuket committee, was attended by the Italian consul as well as by a number of other foreign official representatives together with high-profile international business guests.

PIMEX, Phuket 9-12 January 2014

On 9-12 January 2014, the Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX), \'Asia\'s favourite boat show\' was the leading consumer boat show in Asia. PIMEX had grown to become one of the most important events in the marine calendar in Thailand, hotly anticipated by marine and lifestyle businesses from around Asia and the world each year. TICC will attended the fair in partnership with the company Seiwa Marine at Royal Phuket Marina - Booth 9.

Bridge of Hope-Christmas Charity Dinner Dec, 19

On 19th December, The Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) in collaboration with the Camillian Home is glad to declare the success of the event “The Bridge of Hope 2013 – Christmas Charity Dinner for Children in need of the Camillian Home” took place at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel in Bangkok. More than 300 guests come to share the Joy of giving... Guests have been entertained by international artists and the Camillian Home children presented by the \"Miss Italia nel mondo Thailand\" meanwhile tasting a delicious original Italian aperitivo followed by a four course dinner which have included acclaimed delicacies such as Panettone, Italian Christmas cake and many delicious Italian dishes. A Perugina “kiss” have been greeting all guests who enter this authentic Christmas family dinner experience. We created an opportunity to enjoy the company of our beloved while supporting a great cause. Thanks to this event we achieve to raise a high number of funds for care of children with HIV/AIDS and other people in serious need of medical care in Thailand.

Joint Chambers Breakfast Talk - 21 NOVEMBER 2013

On Nov, 21, the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand and the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce organized Breakfast Talk on “Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) innovation, a boost for staff engagement and business integration in Thailand“ at Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park Hotel.

Get Together \"Original Aperitivo Italiano\" - Phuket 28 October 2013

On the 28th of October, “Italian Life style in Phuket: TICC Aperitivo Italiano - Get Together” took place in Phuket, at Leo & Mas Ristorante Italiano e Pizzeria. It was a great networking evening during which about 80 people from the great international community based in Phuket enjoyed a traditional Aperitivo Italiano (Spritz) and made new important acquaintances and business contacts. The Italian and a number of other foreign consuls participated to this evening which was supported by the Phuket committee. The event also introduced the Dante Alighieri Association Phuket Chapter and the Ospitalità Italiana edition 2013/2014.

Wine & Cheese Tasting, 24 October 2013

On the 24th of October, \"Wine & Cheese Tasting\" took place at Renaissance Hotel, it was organised by the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce with the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Thai Canadian Chamber of Commerce and British Thai Chamber of Commerce; a networking opportunity to gather business friends from different communities from Italy and France to discover a variety of regional wines and cheeses. Over one hundred guests tasted delicious Cheese & Wine products offered by our sponsors Kim Chua Group and Texica, and had a lot of fun experiencing the flavours\' reactions to the various combinations.

Joint Chambers Breakfast Talk: \"Myanmar in transition: Business opportunities and threats\"

This event organized by the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, took place on the 24th of September 2013, at the Sukhothai Bangkok Hotel. The seminar has been followed by a Business Delegation to Myanmar from the 20th to the 21st of November 2013. A lot of high profile speakers involved in Myanmar activities explained the opportunities and threats of the fast-growing situation of the country.

TICC-FTCC-GTCC │August,29 the special Joint Chambers Networking Cocktail “Les Années Folles”

On August 29, TICC in collaboration with FTCC and GTCC organized the special Joint Chambers Networking Cocktail “Les Années Folles” took place at Le Derrier restaurant. This was a good opportunity for the over 110 guests from different companies representatives and businesspersons to meet and exchange contact in a relaxed environment.

Thailand: ASEAN Hub for Green Technology

On June 18, TICC together with GTCC has organized a seminar entitled \" Thailand: ASEAN Hub for Green Technology Luncheon \" to present some of the latest technologies in Water and Energy waste management, developed in Europe that have been introduced in Thailand. Two companies Frigel Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. Presented “Green Strategies for Reducing your Dependence on Water and Energy” By Mr. Benjamin Sutch (Chief Operation Officer); And Retech Energy Co., Ltd.Presented “Renewable Energy Based on Waste” By Mr. Hans-Dieter Westphal (Managing Director). A good opportunity for the over 40 guests from different companies operating in this sector to learn new solutions in the field of energy management.

Ospitalità Italiana Bangkok Final Award

On the 26th of June 2013, at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lumpini Park, Bangkok, was held the Final Award Ceremony of the 2012/2013 edition of the Ospitalità Italiana program. This event was a success, a unique event of its kind in Bangkok, with more than 200 people participating. The dinner was on invitation only, with guests selected among F&B operators, TICC members and friends. Guests had the unique opportunity to taste, in a unique venue, top quality Italian dishes, like pork belly from Tuscany and cheese and pepper pasta with Atlantic scallops, cooked right before their eyes by 7 of the 9 awarded chefs. Guests could try as well some drinks imported directly from Italy, like Italian wine, Menabrea beer and Aperol, used to prepare Italian signature cocktail “Spritz”. During the night 9 restaurants received the plate: Biscotti, Gian\'s, La Buca, La Tavola, L’Ulivo, Medici, Pasta Pasta, Sole Mio and Ugolini Restaurant.

TICC, GTCC and FTCC Bowling Tournament

The Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce, FTCC and GTCC organized the Corporate Bowling Tournament 2013 at the Blu-O Rhythm & Bowl, Esplanade Ratchada on 7 May 2013. It was a great success with 20 teams competing for the title. The event was not only funny, but it has also been a chance to network for all the participants.

Joint Chambers Breakfast Talk “Understanding and Controlling Employee Turnover in Thailand: how to motivate your employees?”

The Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce and the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce cordially organized a Joint Chambers Breakfast Talk on “Understanding and Controlling Employee Turnover in Thailand: how to motivate your employees?” held at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel on Tuesday the 7th of May 2013, from 8.00 am to 10.30 am. More than 80 participants from over 70 companies attended the seminar.

The Grand Ospitalita’ Italiana Awards in Phuket

On the 25th of April, TICC awarded five selected restaurants in Phuket as part of the OSPITALITA’ ITALIANA project. The event held at the Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort where the awarded chefs will cook their delicacies for a all our VIP guests. In the same venue the five participating restaurants received the OSPITALITA’ ITALIANA plates: Da Maurizio Bar Ristorante Maggie&Mario\'s Pizzeria Da Vinci Restaurant Salvatore Restaurant Acqua

Joint Chambers Luncheon with H.E. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra

On the March 27 the TICC, in collaboration with GTCC, NTCC, Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce, EABC and Belgian-Thai Chamber of Commerce, organized a joint chambers luncheon with the H.E Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The event was held at The Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit and it focused on foreign investment in Thailand and on the Kingdom’s strategy towards the ASEAN liberalization in 2015.

2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

On March 20, 2013, TICC organized the 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the Conservatory, Swissotel Nai Lert Park.

Get Together with EABC

TICC and EABC get together in Thailand to promote Europe in Asia. On March 7 the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the EABC (European Asean Business Centre), has organized another successful Get Together event: the perfect mix of Business and Relaxed environment. Just one day after the historical meeting between European Commission President, José Manuel Barroso, and the Thai Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, for the official opening of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union and Thailand, over 100 guests from TICC and EABC network had the opportunity to learn about what EABC is doing in support of the European Chambers in Thailand and the companies they represent. The EABC is in fact an European Union project among all the bilateral European Chambers in Thailand and its aim is to interact as the voice of European business in Thailand towards development of a favorable business climate. Mr. Giovanni Quaratesi (Secretary General of TICC) used this opportunity to confirm the support of the Chamber to this project and the special guest John Svengren, EABC Executive Director, offered an overview an all past activities and projects for 2013. Following the presentations, the guests had the opportunity to approach EABC and TICC staff to get more details and to collect the EABC publications for 2013. The location, Bottoms Up, offered also the perfect environment to turn an interesting meeting in an opportunity to relax, network and build new business opportunities.

\"Aperitivo Italiano\" Get Together @ La Tavola | Feb 20, 2013

On February, 20th, TICC organized the first event of 2013 linked to the Ospitalita’ Italiana project. The location was the recently awarded Italian restaurant La Tavola, “home” of Chef Fabio Polidori. During the event, TICC presented this important project and also introduce the organizers of the Italian Pavillion at the ThaiFex (May 22-26, 2013), event hosting more than 50 Italian companies. The Official sponsors of Ospitalità Italiana Thailand, San Pellegrino and Auricchio, also offered our guests special tastings of their 100% Made in Italy amazing products.

TICC Italian Dinner @ Sole Mio

TICC and Sole Mio organized a genuine Italian dining experience. On January 30, at Sole Mio restaurant in Thong Lor Soi 21, a great opportunity to meet Italians living in Bangkok and Italian food lovers in a nice and friendly environment. Over 80 guests experienced the authentic Italian atmosphere, with great food by one of the best Italian Chef in town, great wine and live music from ‘Duo Latino’. TICC wants to thank all the participants for making the evening a memorable one.

PITTI Filati, Florence, Italy

During January 23-25, 2013 Mr. Elia Righetti, TICC Trade and EU Project Manager led five Thai Silk companies and two organizations to the PITTI Filati - Textile Fair – in Florence, Italy.

Joint Chambers Luncheon “Green Technology” | WED 23 JAN @ Centara Grand

On January 23, 2013, TICC, MDA Consulting, and FTCC cordially organized special Joint Chambers Business Luncheon, Southern Europe at the Forefront of Green Technology at the Centara Grand, Central World

Bridge of Hope Charity Dinner 2012

On Thursday December 13, 2012 the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Camillian Home and with the patronage of the Embassy of Italy organized the Bridge of Hope Charity Dinner to raise funds for the care of children with HIV/AIDS and other people in serious need of medical care in Thailand at SC Park Hotel Bangkok. More than 300 guests enjoyed the music and performance by the Camillian Home children along with professional singer. We would like to give thanks to our sponsors, Aroy Italy, EURO FOOD, and Italiasia.

Joint Young Professional Networking | September 6, 2012

Join the AMCHAM and Thai-Italian Young Professional Networking event at Koi this coming September 6th and experience Koi’s hospitality with delicious canapés, great drink specials and a night of relaxed networking and fine entertainment. All proceeds from this month’s event will be donated to the Adopt-A-School Charitable Foundation.

China vs. Southeast Asia | Ducati & GWA

On Friday, July 20th, our guests had the pleasure to attend the business luncheon with Mr. Lorenzo Riccardi from GWA, an expert in international tax consulting with specific focus on East Asia and emerging markets, and Pierfrancesco Scalzo, Asia sales director of Ducati Motor (Thailand) Co. Ltd. The event, which took place at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, started with two brilliant presentations: the first one was focused on the comparison within Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai markets, while the second presented the Ducati case study. Moreover, it was a great chance of networking for both Italian and International business community in Bangkok. The event was organized in cooperation with both British and German Chambers of Commerce.

MovieMov Italian FIlm Festival 2012

The 2nd edition of MOVIEMOV – Italian Film festival, took place in Bangkok, at the SF World Cinema, from the 3rd to the 7th of June 2012. Conceived and directed by Goffredo Bettini, it is organized in collaboration with the Italian Embassy in Thailand, the Chamber of Commerce of Rome and the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce. MOVIEMOV can be described as a travelling festival whose principal aim is that of showing the most important Italian films of the season that are not yet distributed in Thailand. Moreover, it is conceived as a meeting platform for the cultural and commercial promotion of the New Italian Cinema abroad. This edition have been also characterized by a tribute to the new generation of Thai directors, with five films that depict contemporary Thai society. This year the retrospective was dedicated to visionary genius of Sergio Leone.

Aperitivo Italiano Ugolini | 14 June 2012

Aperitivo Italiano- Get together on 14 June 2012 It has been awhile since Aperitivo Italiano- Get together in Bangkok on December 2011, until it was held it again on June 14 at a wonderful Italian restaurant “Ugolini” with a collaboration of Vespa our member for the Vespa scooters showcase at the front. The guests were fascinated the great Italian food and wine as well as the restaurant atmosphere which you also see picture of guests enjoying taking pictures of Vespa scooters

Aperitivo Italiano Phuket | 27 April 2012

Aperitivo Italiano is the networking event organized by the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce for the first time in Phuket. Mr. Lino Geretto, TICC’s president and Dr, Francesco Pensato , TICC’s representative in Phuket, welcomed all the guests at Davinci Italian Restaurant with high volume of participants from Italian community based in Phuket and surrounding. The guests enjoyed the great Italian Prosecco, food and networking.

TICC Annual General Meeting 2012

The evening of March 22, 2012 was marked by one of the most important events of the year for TICC-the Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2012. It took place at Sukhothai Hotel, located in one of the most well known and charming area in Bangkok. The event was opened by the welcoming remarks of TICC’s President, Mr. Lino Geretto, followed by the speech from Mr. Andrea Speronello, the First Secretary of the Commercial Section at the Embassy of Italy to Thailand. The program then proceeded with the financial report by Mr. Chakrit Benedetti, the Honorary Treasurer and the review of 2011 activities by Mr. Sandro Zanello, Secretary General of TICC. During the event, TICC new members; Banyan Tree, Blue Elephant, Euro Creations, Italmec Siam and Stebel have been welcomed by TICC President and Vice Presidents. Then the exclusive three- course dinner prepared by Sukhothai Hotel’s chefs, accompanied by the La Planeta Sicilian wine were served after the meeting. We would like to thank all members, guests and partners for their active participation and for making this AGM memorable. See you in 2013 for the next AGM!

Sicilian Fish on The Road 2012

Ended with successful the \"Sicilian Fish on The Road 2012\" Gala Dinner hosted by TICC on February 2, at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok. This event was an opportunity to discover the great taste and quality of fish from Sicily Region, Italy in its four(4) course dinner. The dinner featured specialty dishes based on Sicilian \" blue fish\" and cooking demonstration of the featured dishes cooked by Chef Natale Giunta, winner of the \" Ospitalita\' Italiana\" award and frequent performance on Italian television. Sicilian blue fish was flash-frozen in Sicily and shipped to Bangkok just before dinner. \"Sicilian Fish on the Road\" was organized by TICC on behalf of the Sicily Region, with support of the European Fisheries Fund. The goal is to promote the Sicilian fish and seafood, an abundant that can be productively exported to South East Asia including Thailand.

JFCCT Presidents\' Council Meeting

JFCCT Presidents\' Council Meeting hosted by TICC on January 18, at Swissotel Nai Lert Park

Get Together at Il Tartufo

On Tuesday December 6, the “Aperitivo Italiano” get Together event was held at Il Tartufo restaurant in charming and secluded courtyard. Despite being postponed by several weeks due to the flooding, more than 70 guests attended the informal dinner and enjoyed a buffet of pasta, meat and finger food and desserts matched by Italian wines and Spritz cocktails. The event was sponsored by IWS and Italasia, who provided the cocktails and wine respectively, and Kim Chua Group, which offered a selection of Italian cheese for our guests to enjoy.

The Bridge of Hope

The Bridge of Hope \" A Special Christmas for Children in Need\" Charity Dinner was held on Tuesday December 15, at Swissotel Nai Lert Park. The initiative was a fund raising occasion intended to provide support to the Camillian Home of Lat Krabang. This institution is committed to serving orphaned children suffering from HIV/AIDS and other physical or mental disabilities. This year, the Charity Dinner focused on Christmas and the meaning of Mercy. The dinner, prepared by five renowned Italian chefs, started with a traditional Thai dance, followed by Christmas carols, the choir by children. An Auction and a Lucky Draw concluded the evening.

How to manage the consequences of the flood | Breakfast Talk

This Breakfast Talk, organized in cooperation with Franco-Thai Chamber Legal Affairs Committee and held on November 15 at the Sofitel Silom hotel, aimed at providing key information to help businesses to manage risk and minimize the impact of the flood. The speakers gave an overview of the relevant government policies and of the proactive steps you can take under Thai law as your company begins to recover. At the end of the seminar, the audience engaged the speakers with numerous questions.

Young professional at Bed Supperclub

On Thursday 6 October, the Italian-French Young professional networking event was held at Bed Supperclub. More than 200 guests enjoyed the Italian prosecco: Sette Cascine, finger food, snacks and groovy music by DJ Andrea. Special thanks to Italasia, Food Ditalia and The Commercial of Siam (Eurofood), Bed Supperclub for their great support.

QSDS - TICC - Bioagricoop MOU | 19 Sep. 2011

On Monday 19th of September 2011 The Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce signed an important MOU for future collaboration with Bioagricoop Scrl and the Queen Sirikit Department of Sericulture of Thailand. This MOU aims at strengthening the economic cooperation between EU and Thailand by supporting small and medium sized Thai enterprises in the silk sector, in order to help them increase their capacity to apply self control systems and reach standards for EU Certification.

Get Together TICC & FTCC 28 July 2011

On Thursday 28th of July 2011, the Thai Italian Chamber e Franco Thai Chambers of Commerce had the pleasure to be partners in a unique networking event Get-Together: Let’s network with style. Held in the outstanding location of the Panorama Bar at 23rd floor of the Crowne Plaza Hotel, the event counted on more than 120 participants: members and friends from both Chambers. It has been the perfect opportunity to meet new people and share personal experience with other entrepreneurs in Thailand in a nice a relaxed environment. Genuine ingredients imported directly from our Italy and France and perfectly combined in a special menu by the Crowne Chef, were generously offered to all guests, along with some of the most famous wines from Europe (Merlot, Prosecco, Champagne). The Thai Italian Chamber would like to personally thank the Franco Thai Chamber of Commerce and the Crowne Plaza Hotel and all the sponsors that made this event possible: Eurofood and GD.S with the wine brand Terra Serena.

TICC&FTCC Young Professional @ Bed Supperclub

On Thursday, 7th of July, an Italian French Young Professional networking event was held in the exclusive location of Bed Supperclub. More than 300 guests attended the party organized by the Thai Italian and the Franco Thai Chamber of Commerce, enjoying Italian prosecco and Italian food, and being honored by the presence of internationally well know Indo Thai artist Navin Rawanchaikul. Navin, who is now representing Thailand at 2011 Venice Biennale, also presented a screening of one of his video, “Navins of Bollywood”. The event was realized thanks to the support and cooperation of Italasia and Bed Supperclub

Bocconi\'s students Meet DIP and ECAP III

In the framework of the Campus Abroad program that Bocconi University organizes in co-operation with partner universities around the world, more than 30 students attending the second year of their degree in Economics met the highest representatives from the Department of Intellectual Property and the ECAP III (ASEAN Project on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights). After the opening speech delivered by Khun Pajchima Tanasanti, Director General of DIP, the Head of International Cooperation, Mr. Pornvit Sila-On, and the ECAP III Project Director Stephane Passeri respectively presented an Overview of Intellectual Property System in Thailand and the IP relevance as a tool for economic development and integration in ASEAN. The meeting, that saw the active and responding participation of Bocconi students to the discussion, was held in the Ministry of Commerce headquarters in Bangkok and organized with the support of the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC).

Movie Mov Italian Film Festival 2011

Opening of Fernanda Gattinoni’s Exhibition and Gala Night of Movie Mov Italian Film Festival 2011. TCDC and Emporium SFX, June 8th 2011.

Italian National Day 2011

Festa della Repubblica (Festivity of the Republic) is celebrated in Italy on the second of June each year. The day commemorates the institutional referendum held during the 1946 in which for the first time all Italian people, men and women, were called to the polls to decide on the form of government, after the end of the Fascism and the Second World War. Though controversies about irregularities in counting the votes were numerous, the Monarchy was officially dismissed and Italy was declared a Republic. The Italian Embassy in Thailand, like every year, had the honor to organize an event to celebrate this important recurrence.

Ospitalità Italiana Ceremony 2011

Ospitalità Italiana is an initiative realized by the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Unioncamere, the Association of Italian Chambers Abroad, and ISNART, the Italian organization for the promotion of tourism. The goal of the project is to evaluate Italian Restaurants abroad, and certify the ones which maintain and promote authentic Italian enogastronomic culture. More information www.thaitch.org/wp-engine/projects/ospitalita-italiana

AGM and Election 2011

On March 16th 2011 took place the Annual General Meeting of the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce held at Pullman Hotel. Main point of agenda was the election of the new Board of Directors.

Thailand SME Expo 2011

Thailand SME Expo 2011 has been held the 10-13 of March at the IMPACT, Challenger 2 with the aim of promoting the partnership and the business opportunities for the Small and Medium Enterprise creating a networking space between firms from the most different kind of business. The Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) and the Italian Trade Commission (ICE) were present at the exhibition showing at the participants the activities of both the institutions and promoting the opportunities that the Italian market can offer to the small and medium companies in Thailand. The high volume of persons who stopped at the stand confirms the large interest of Thai SME operators toward the Italian business world. March 10-13, 2011 10.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m. Location: IMPACT

The Glam Night Out

The event “The Glam Night Out” that took place this Wednesday 2nd of March at La Perla store at Gaysorn shopping Centre was success. Realized with the collaboration of La Perla and the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce offered to its guest another great networking opportunity surrounded by the beauty and the quality of La Perla products, Italian leading company in luxurious and fashionable lingerie since 1954.

SCRIPT | Kick Off Meeting 28 Jan. 2011

On January 28th 2011 took place the Kick Off Meeting of the SCRIPT PROJECT held at Renaissance Hotel. Main point of agenda was a internal discussion between the main stakeholder of the project. More information about the project www.script-thai.eu

Christmas Party 2010

The TICC Christmas Party held in the newly decorated venue of the INVERSUS Italian Restaurant, on the last 13th December. The Thai-Italian Chamber of commerce would like to thank all guests for the participation in this successful event. Delicious varieties of food, accompanied by tasteful Italian wines and a very stylish environment, made this party a special occasion to end this year wishing a Merry Christmas and a Happy Peaceful New Year. We would like to thank all of our sponsors: La Perla, Central Marketing Group, Santa Maria Novella, GUCCI, Italasia Group, Wald s.r.l, Narai Phand and Inversus Restaurant.

Aperitivo Italiano with ICE (2010)

On November 30, 2010 the Italian Trade Commission, together with the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce and the Embassy of Italy, organized a reception, the Aperitivo Italiano, at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, in the Author's Lounge, Regency Room. It has been a final event and thank-you party for the Italian Festival 2010. This trendy social meeting saw renowned Italian brands join forces to showcase impressive Italian products to Thai fans of all things ' Made in Italy'. Many TICC members joined this event as sponsor, there were displays of Italians cars and motorcycles; Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Fiat and Vespa; Italian brand furniture as B&B Italia, Poltrona Frau, Minotti and Artemide, to showcase the excellent if Italian design and lifestyle, along with excellent Italian food, wine and coffee supported by Lavazza, Italasia, Batasiolo, Gourmet One, Siam Food Service and GDS. Savino del Bene furnished logistic services support.

Pro-GIs | Final Seminar

TICC had just successfully concluded the Pro-GIs European Project with the Final Seminar taking place on October 6 at Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok. The project was a joint collaboration effort between TICC, the Thai Department of intellectual Property, Ministry of Commerce, and Bioagricoop. Apart from scholars in the field of Intellectual Property and local farmers and producers of GIs products, distinguished guests presented at the event included Mr. Marco Midolo, Counsellor from the Embassy of Italy, Mr. Antonio Berenguer, Head of Trade and economic Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to Thailand, and Ms. Pajchima Tanasanti, Director General of the Department of Intellectual Property.

Get Together - Wine and Cheese Tasting

The Get Together held in the suggestive venue of the British Club, this October\'s Get Together has proudly been promoted by TICC, organized in collaboration with the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce, offered a wide range of cheeses and wine plus a pleasant variety of finger-foods and drinks. All the guests enjoyed the host of this really successful appointment and had the opportunity of networking in an agreeable environment made even more special by the tasting of delicious kind of foods.

KPMG Joint Lunch Talk

he Thai-Italian, Franco-Thai, Danish-Thai, and Thai-Canadian Chambers of Commerce, in collaboration with KPMG organized a Joint Chambers Lunch Talk on 14th September entitled \"ROH Tax Incentives - A New Standard?\" The luncheon took place in Conference Room of the KPMG Office, on the 48th Floor of the Empire Tower on Sathorn Road. The distinguished participants, which included CEOs, CFOs and Managing Directors of many well-known companies, enjoyed a 3-course meal followed by a presentation on ROH Tax Incentives given by Mr. Graeme Sheard, Tax Partner of KPMG Phoomchai Tax Ltd. The event, which was fully sponsored by KPMG, ended successfully and the guests took away valuable information which will enable them to assess the merits of establishing a Regional Operating Headquarters (ROH) and other proposed incentives in Thailand.

Meeting with SIMEST of Singapore

Mr. Federico Donato, the Head Manager of SIMEST office in Singapore joined a meeting with TICC, on Friday, 3rd of September. In order to introduce SIMEST opportunities to Italian entrepreneurs and study case by case if their companies are eligible to be part of SIMEST program.

MBA students of Ramkamhaeng University @ TICC

On Friday September 17, the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce welcomed a group of 17 International MBA students from Ramkamhaeng University Institute of International Studies (IIS). After a welcome speech by TICC President, Mr. Ekkamon Hutasingh, Mr. Luca Vianelli, TICC Vice President talked about the Chamber and illustrated in details current and future projects. His extensive experience in doing business in Thailand gave the students a valuable opportunity to deepen and further their knowledge on the Thai market. After the short break, Mr. Sandro Zanello, TICC Secretary General , focused on the two important projects of TICC, namely Marketing of Italian Wine in Asia and the Pro-GIs European Project. Afterwards, Ms. Nalina Sutakul, TICC Membership Manager and Trade Analyst, gave the students a short overview of TICC membership database as well as the various benefits provided for TICC members. At the end the students thanked all TICC staff and presented TICC President with a Ramkamhaeng University Institute of International Studies pennant.