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Discover Made In Italy

ICCC West organizes periodically educational events, seminars, webinars, and masterclasses on Italian Design and Fashion including the bi-annual event "Italian Design Days".

Become Made In Italy

Study design in Italy. For Canadian design and fashion professionals who are interested in furthering their design expertise in Italy, ICCC West serves as the official Canada representative and facilitator for top three Italian Design Schools.

Find Made In Italy

Italian Design Map website is a powerful tool that features Italian and Canadian businesses and promote the beauty and excellence of Made in Italy design, outside of Italy.

Study Design In Italy

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West is the official representative for Domus AcademyNaba (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti) and Istituto Marangoni in Canada for their extensive offer of courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as continuing studies for design and fashion Canadian professionals.


Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, is an international Academy focusing on arts and design. It is the largest private Academy in Italy, and the first one to have been recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), back in 1981.

Istituto Marangoni

Istituto Marangoni was founded by Giulio Marangoni in 1935 the Istituto, and never stopped believing in the value of training, constantly updating its programs to ensure they are in line with Italian and international market needs.

Domus Academy

Domus Academy  is a place where designers of the future can experience an open and cross-disciplinary environment. Students work with the most outstanding and visionary companies.


Seminars, Events And Masterclasses

The ICCBC organizes periodically educational events, seminars, webinars and masterclasses on Italian Design and Fashion.


Italian Design Days

Every year in March and October, ICCBC promotes a series of events called “Italian Design Days”. During this 2-week event, professionals and consumers have access to a wide range of initiatives, such as: open houses in main Italian brands showrooms in Vancouver; online webinars; masterclasses; cocktail receptions.

The most recent Italian Design Days saw the participation of Arch. Francesco Fresa of Piuarch; Arch. Stefano Pujatti of ELASTICOSPAStudio Boeri and its visionary “Vertical Forest” development; Marina Baracs of LTW Design Works.

To stay updated on upcoming events and activities, please visit the Italian Design Map website and subscribe to the monthly newsletter.


Tradeshows And Educational Tours

Thanks to the Chamber’s collaboration with some of the major tradeshows and trade associations in the design sector, members of ICCBC can participate in customized buyers’ programs, incoming and educational tours in Italy.

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Online Resources

Find More Made In Italy Around You

Italian Design Map website is a powerful tool that features Italian and Canadian businesses and promotes the beauty and excellence of Made in Italy design, outside of Italy. The platform provides visibility both to Canadian showrooms and design professionals, and to Italian brands that are not represented in Canada yet, and are looking for representation.

On this platform you will find useful resources such as: upcoming educational events and webinars, recording and videos from previous events, interviews with major Italian brands’ representatives… and much more.