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2015 Winners

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada is proud to celebrate the 2015 recipients of the Premio Venezia awards, which recognize annually institutions, companies and leaders from different fields, for their contribution to business relations and scientific collaborations between Canada and Italy.

The 2015 recipients of the Premio Venezia distinguished themselves in their respective fields and demonstrated a remarkable spirit of innovation and expertise. Through their accomplishments, they have contributed in showcasing the excellences and the complementarity of Canada and Italy, beyond the borders of the two countries.

Presided by Paul E. Legault, partner at Miller Thomson, the 2016 Premio Venezia jury included :Igor Calderan, Coordinator, Bombardier Aéronautique; Éric Dequenne, Director, Foreign subsidiaries, Investissement Québec; Annie Raymond, Director, Business development, Deloitte; Mark Anthony Serri, Partner, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton.

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada extends a heartfelt thanks to its sponsors, whose continuous support and generous participation strongly contribute to raising the profile of this unique event : Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton; Miller Thomson, Astaldi Canada, Groupe TEQ, Montreal Port Authority, Aéroports de Montréal, Air Canada, BMO – Banque de Montréal, Deloitte, Investissement Québec.


Grand Ambassador

Emmanuel Triassi

Investment - ex aequo

Cristini North America

Investment - ex aequo

Delmar Chemicals



Innovation in restoration

Graziella Restaurant

Succession in restoration

Hostaria – Pizzeria Bottega

Lifetime achievement in restoration

Nicola Cortina from Ristorante Michelangelo

Promotion of Made in Italy products

Les Importations Mini Italia

Pioneer of Italian wines in Quebec


Wine agency - Large

Sélections François Fréchette

Scientific Collaborations

Institut national de recherche scientifique – INRS

Scientific Collaborations

Faculty of medicine – McGill University

Academic Collaborations

École de technologie supérieure – ÉTS |