Keep up with the IACC South Central's webinar series “Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Pandemic Era,” on how to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the After COVID-19 Era, featuring top players in the most relevant industries from across the U.S.
"The State of the Italian Wine Industry"
Italian wine industry pioneer Brian Larky, CEO and founder of Dalla Terra Imports, shares his insights into the current state of the Italian wine industry with wine writer and educator Jeremy Parzen. Presented by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce South-Central on the occasion of the Taste of Italy Virtual Food and Wine Trade Fair 2021 in Houston, Texas.
"How to Run a Successful Virtual Tasting"
With Flavio Geretto - International Export Director Villa Sandi (Valdobbiadene), Cecilia Ercolino - Founder and CEO Italian Products USA, Kevin Day - Author and Wine Educator: Opening a Bottle, and Jeremy Parzen - Food and Wine Historian: Do Bianchi.
"How to Prepare for Success in the U.S. Market"
A panel discussion about how to be successful in the US Market with GrapeIn and Salisbury Creative Group. In today's competitive environment, it is critical you do not rely solely on traditional distribution channels but also take ownership of your brand's marketing. In this discussion, we will explore the proven alternatives (many of them are NEW).
Whether you already have an importer/distributor or are searching for one, you will find this recording useful.
"The Future of Virtual Tastings"
Our panelists will share their insights into what virtual wine tasting is going to “look and feel like” moving forward, including GrapeIn’s innovation new platform for connecting winemakers with wine buyers across the U.S. With Maurizio Gamberucci, organizer of the Taste of Italy virtual trade fair, GrapeIn founder Jack Cohen Martin, wine writer and educator Jeremy Parzen, Spec’s Italian wine buyer Tom Dobson, and Italian export manager Roberto Cane of Vite Colte.
"Il settore energetico e la supply chain in Texas"
Con Brando Ballerini e Edoardo Ascione.
Lo webinar si concentra sulle seguenti tematiche:
- individuazione delle diverse tipologie di subfornitura;
- modelli di posizionamento sul mercato (dealership, rappresentanza, vendita diretta)
- normative e tassazione;
- logistica, spedizioni e assistenza in loco; - investimenti necessari.
- Tali tematiche e aspetti specifici, verranno affrontati e analizzati da tre esperti che operano negli Stati Uniti.
"Taste of Italy presents a partnership with GrapeIn."
Taste of Italy presents our partnership with GrapeIn, an online platform that enables suppliers to grow their business and sell more profitably by connecting them directly with retailers, restaurants, and end consumers, all while navigating the strict US market regulations.
“Italian Success Stories in Texas: Small, medium-sized, and large companies share insights from their experience doing business in the Lone Star State.” with Brando Ballerini (Saipem), Andrea Benedetti (Duna USA), Pietro Palini (One-Off America LLC).
“Rethinking the fine dining model through creative marketing and sales.” with Texas Restaurant Association Executive Director Melissa Stewart, Vice President of Communications Louisiana Restaurant Association Stan Harris, and Gruppo Italiano Chairman Gianfranco Sorrentino.
“Global Trade Trends and their Impact on New Orleans and Houston.” with Janine M. Mansour, Commercial Director for the Port of New Orleans’ Cargo and Cruise departments, and Jeffrey Blair, Senior Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at the Greater Houston Partnership.
“Italian Wine Trends and the Off-Premise Boom” with Spec’s Italian wine buyer Tom Dobson and Kroger regional beverage manager Jaime De Leon, Thursday, June 4.
"Developing Online Sales Strategies" with export specialist Alessio Gambino of Magnifico Foods and online retailer Daniel Santini of Entimio Artisan Olive Oil.
"The Italian Food and Wine Supply Chain" with veteran Italian food importer Cecilia Ercolino, global strategist and business development expert Denise Henderson Thomas, and logistics, customs, and importing expert Niccolo Lorimer.