Tomorrow 27th October in Pavia’s Palazzo delle Esposizioni, the meeting between the Chambers of Commerce is programmed

Starting with a success, today 26th October, the awaited event of the seventh edition of the “International Scholarship of Cultural Tourism” and the third edition of the “Food&Drink Scholarship” organized by Mirabilia Network, an association that gathers 17 Italian Chambers of Commerce and that links the “other Italy”, the lesser known territories recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage.

An event that represents an opportunity for the enterprises with more than 2600 business meetings between businessmen and foreigner buyers and b2b meetings between the tourist and agricultural demand and offer.

Today and tomorrow, 27th October, in Pavia’s Palazzo delle Esposizioni 250 professionals and 90 buyers of the tourism and food & drink field coming from European Countries, USA, Japan, China and Russia are reunited. In Pavia there are also twelve journalists from Germany, Estonia, Belgium, Greece, France and Sweden.

Tomorrow, 26th October, there will be the partnership meeting of Mirabilia with the Chamber of Commerce of France, Croatia, Greece, Hungary and Bulgary.

During the grand opening – introduced by the welcome of Franco Bosi, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Pavia; Angelo Tortorelli, President of the Mirabilia Network Association; Eric Giraudier, President of the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie (CCI) du Gard and Massimo Depaoli, Mayor of the Pavia district – the round table on the topic “Tourism, Culture and Agricultural Value in the UNESCO’s sites and their areas” was held, with the speeches of Lucia Borgonzoni, undersecretary for the Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism; Philippe Daverio, art critic, professor and essayist; Ivana Jelinic, President of Federazione Italiana Associazioni Imprese Viaggi e Turismo; Davide Rampello, university professor, director and art director and Giuseppe Tripoli, regional secretary of Unioncamere. The morning ended with the contribution of Silvia Piani, Assessor for Equal Opportunity of Regione Lombardia, and Gian Marco Centinaio, Minister for the Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies and Tourism.

Today was also the occasion to testify the cultural, artistic and artisanal excellence Made in Italy, with the award ceremony of the Mirabilia ARTinART Contest’s second edition, a recognition that enhances the artistic craftsmanship in the Network Mirabilia’s UNESCO sites. The awards were assigned to Gerardo Sacco of the Crotone CCIAA for his silver tray (first place), to Marina Bertagnin of the Verona CCIAA for her sculpture “Via della Seta” (second place) and to Giulia Casellato of the Pavia CCIAA for her “Risaiola” ring (third place). An hors concours prize was also assigned to Giuseppe Albrizzi of the Pavia CCIAA for his golden silver goblet.

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