More than 250 people gathered at the Sofitel Montréal to celebrate the 15th edition of the Premio Venezia Awards, the recognition bestowed by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada every year to outstanding Canadian businesses, people and institutions that maintain or develop working or business relations with Italy.
We would like to thank the official presenter of the evening, RBC Royal Bank, and Mrs. Nathalie Paré, Regional Vice-President of Business Financial Services (Quebec), RBC Royal Bank, who acted as Honorary President.
This year, 5 prizes were awarded celebrating companies, individuals and institutions that have distinguished themselves in their respective sectors and have been able to demonstrate a great spirit of innovation, entrepreneurship, ambition and remarkable know-how.
- 2019 Grand Ambassador: Joey Saputo
- Strategic : LeddarTech
- Industrial: TechnoAlpin
- Investment: PaxiomGroup
- Italian Heritage: Ciot-Panzera Family
Guests of the evening greatly appreciated the Veneto-inspired menu prepared specially to highlight the region’s sparkling wines, offered for the occasion by Consorzio di tutela della Denominazione di Origine Controllata Prosecco and the producers on hand.
We wish to sincerely thank the 2019 Premio Venezia Jury : Paul E. Legault, Partner at Miller Thomson and President of the Jury; Éric Dequenne, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie; Anthony Marinelli, Partner, BDO; Vito Piazza, Group President, Senior Partner, Sid Lee; and Mark Anthony Serri, Managing Director, RBC Mid-Market M&A.
The ICCC warmly thanks all the evening’s partners including RBC Royal Bank, official presenter, Les produits chimiques Delmar; Miller Thomson; BDO; Fruiterie Milano; Aéroports de Montréal; Air Canada; Mecaer America Inc.; Sid Lee; Muraflex; Consorzio di tutela della Denominazione di Origine Controllata Prosecco; Port de Montréal; Cassi Design and the media partner Le Devoir.
Congratulations to all the winners and a special thank you to our guests!
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The ICCC wishes to thank its Premio Venezia partners