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2017 Winners

More than 200 people gathered to celebrate the 13th edition of the Premio Venezia Awards, the recognition bestowed by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada (ICCC)  every year to outstanding Canadian businesses, people and institutions that maintain or develop working or business relations with Italy.
Presided by Paul E. Legault, partner at Miller Thomson, the 2017 Premio Venezia jury included: Éric Dequenne, Vice-President for International Affairs, Investissement Québec; and Mark Anthony Serri, Managing Director, RBC Mid-Market M&A.
We would like to thank the official presenter of the evening, RBC Royal Bank, and Mrs. Lydia Errico, Vice-President, Commercial Financial Services at RBC, who acted as Honorary President. We also thank all our partners including Miller Thomson, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, Delmar Chemicals, BMO Bank of Montreal, Port of Montreal, Aéroports de Montréal and Air Canada.


Grand Ambassador

Emilio B. Imbriglio

Italian Heritage

D’Argenio Family

Young Entrepreneur

Gattuso Inc.


Mecaer America Inc.


Argon 18

Made in Italy

Distinctive Appliances Inc.

Academic Collaborations

John Molson School of Business – Concordia University
Università di Comunicazione e Lingue
Università Carlo Cattaneo

Academic Collaborations

HEC Montréal
SDA Bocconi
Southern Methodist University

Scientific Collaborations

Centre Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications – Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
Department of Chemistry – McGill University
Istituto di STruttura della Materia – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche |