From May 22nd to the 27th, The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) presents Italy on Madison. A series of special events and cultural happenings will highlight outstanding Italian Brands and restaurants that make New York City a slice of Italy. Promotional and experiential activities will highlight authentic Made in Italy fashion, culinary culture, and design along one of the world’s most iconic streets: Madison Avenue.
“Italy on Madison is a springboard to announce upcoming campaigns and opportunities to support the never-ending romance between Italy and the U.S.”
Antonino Laspina, Trade Commissioner and Executive Director for the USA and promoter of the initiative.
The festivities began on May 22nd in front of the Italian Trade Commission building with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Among many other collateral events, the Italian Trade Commission New York headquarters hosts two seminars of great importance for the food and wine sector.
- Monday May 22nd — Women in Wine and Food: A Multifaceted Success
- Tuesday May 23rd — Italian Restaurants in America: Where Are We heading?
Dining with Bacchus
The high point of the week is a very special dinner in the Central Park Zoo benefiting the Wildlife Conservation Society. Aptly named Dining with Bacchus, it is a night of abundant, multi-course gastronomical tasting and wine pairing. A fashion show with the finest Italian labels styled by the legendary Freddie Leiba will entertain guests.
For additional information and a full program about Italy on Madison, visit: www.ItalyonMadison.nyc