Italian Design Day 2023 (VII Edition)

The Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver, in collaboration with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West, and the Museum of Vancouver, presents the 7th edition of Italian Design Day: an annual recurrence dedicated to the celebration of the excellence of the design “Made in Italy” all around the world.

The theme for this edition is: “La qualita’ che illumina. The quality that illuminates: the energy of design for people and the environment”.

We will have the honor of hosting  as keynote speaker this year  Mr. Silvio Pietro Angori, CEO & Managing Director of Pininfarina group.

The attendees will have the opportunity to visit the permanent collection of the Museum, as well as the temporary exhibition “All we want is more – The Tobias Wong project“, a retrospective of the Vancouver born designer Tobias Wong (1974-2010).

Please note that this event is FREE, but RSVP is required, as seating is limited.

Please click HERE to RSVP and for updated program and media kit. 

Thank you for Participating in Italian Design Days @IDS

As we celebrate a successful conclusion of Italian Design Days @IDS, The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West team would like to thank you for attending the event. We truly appreciate your support, and we hope you had fun.

SPECIAL THANKS to the participating showrooms: Montauk Sofa Vancouver/ Valcucine,Habitat by AEON, Cappelleria Bertacchi, Ambry Interiors, Poliform Vancouver, LightForm Vancouver, Armani/Casa Vancouver as well as IDS Vancouver for their participation, collaboration and support and most of all, for introducing the exclusive Italian Design to Canada West design enthusiasts.

WARM THANKS to our bellow sponsors:

Italian Design Days Wine Sponsors

We really hope you had fun, felt safe, enjoyed these unique open house and webinar events, and that the event increased your knowledge and understanding of the Italian Design!

You will be able to see all the pictures of all the “Italian Design Days @IDS” events on our website starting from next week, clicking here

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Visit the renovated platform “Italian Design Map” to find the best of Italian Design around you! Check out the Website here

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Looking forward to meeting you again at our upcoming event

Bringing the Best of Venice Craftsmanship to Vancouver (INNVeneto)

Northland Properties - INNVeneto Project
Within the program INNVeneto, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada West in partnership with Venetica Coop. hosted representatives from two established Venetian Lighting companies: Mr. Marco Borile of Sogni Di Cristallo and Mr. Francesco Belloni of Italamp. During this successful trade mission, through the…

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Innveneto Project

Within the program INNVeneto, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada West in partnership with Venetica Coop. hosted representatives from two established Venetian Lighting companies:  Mr. Marco Borile of Sogni Di Cristallo and Mr. Francesco Belloni of Italamp. During this successful trade mission, through the hosted events and meetings by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada West, representatives met with potential distributors, partners, interested architects, interior designers as well as construction developers.

We hope that our guests enjoyed their stay in Vancouver as much as we enjoyed hosting them.

Thank you INNVeneto for making this possible!

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Ilaria Baldan ICCBC with Francesco Belloni Italamp


Introducing Linkable Driverless PODS to BCTECH Summit 2019

Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada West is pleased to announce its participation at this year’s BC Tech Summit held at The Vancouver Convention Centre ,B.C. Canada March 11th to 13th. at the EU Innovation booth.

Recognized as Western Canada’s largest annual innovation event, BCTECH Summit will showcase and discuss emerging technologies – from AI to Robotics, Quantum to Clean-tech, Blockchain to AR/VR – their possible implementation and their role in solving some of the biggest challenges facing the world today. To learn more about the summit please visit the links below:

ICCC-West will be representing the innovative Italian startup,  NEXT Future Transportation inc, the inventor of driverless pods, capable of linking up like train carriages and potentially transferring battery packs between units for a seamless journey. NEXT Future Transportation inc is one of the main companies that is helping Dubai city meet its goal of revolutionizing the way we commute by 2030.

We have obtained a special code to purchase full conference passes at a discounted price of $599 (which otherwise cost $1000) that we are offering to our members  that may be interested in attending. Members who wish to obtain this code are kindly invited to contact us.

We look forward to seeing you at the BCTECH Summit.


Sponsorship Announcement

As part of celebrating the relaunch of Italian Design Map, we are delighted to have sponsored the Sustainable Building Trends in European Architecture by Walas Innovation Centre on February 12th where latest European trends and their impact on the future Canada was discussed.

Guests heard from UNESCO speaker, Earth Charter contributor, World of Walas CEO Gerben van Straaten, and the President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada West Celso Boscariol, while enjoying fantastic Italian food.

We will be participating in the Walas European Innovation Pavilion at Buildex 2019 (Vancouver, Convention Center, February 13th-14th, 2019) to present the online platform for Canadian business, which lets you discover genuine Italian design sources in Vancouver. If you are attending buildex make sure to visit us.