Premio Panda d’Oro, 2011 Edition

18 Giugno 2011

The prizes of “Premio Panda d’Oro, 2011 Edition”, organized by China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CCIC), were awarded during the Italian Gala Dinner 2011 at the Langham Xintiandi Hotel on June 18th in Shanghai.

The “Premio Panda d’Oro, 2011 Edition” was organized by CCIC in partnership with Fondazione Italia Cina and under the auspices of the Embassy of Italy in China, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and the Shanghai Expo Group.
“Premio Panda d’Oro"
is the annual event to award companies, both Italian and Chinese, which have contributed to strengthen and develop the bilateral economic relations between Italy and China. Six prizes in four different categories were awarded during the gala evening.

The winners were awarded by the Judging Panel among the candidates chosen by the Selection Committee.
The Ambassador of Italy to China, H.E. Attilio Massimo Iannucci was the Honorary President of the Judging Panel, which was chaired by Franco Cutrupia, Chairman of CICC. Besides Cesare Romiti, President of Fondazione Italia Cina in Milan, Members of the Judging Panel were the Consul General of Italy in Shanghai, Vincenzo De Luca, the Italian Trade Commission Director, Antonino Laspina, the Managing Director of Fondazione Italia Cina, Alcide Luini, the Vice-Chairman in Shanghai of CICC, Claudio d’Agostino, the Vice-Chairman in Guangzhou of CICC, Marco Bettin and Marco del Corona, the China Correspondent of “Corriere della Sera”.
The Selection Committee was composed by: Thomas Rosenthal of Fondazione Italia Cina, Fiorenzo Brioschi, Director of the Board of CICC, and Matteo Piccinali, Italian lawyer in Shanghai.

Following prizes were awarded:
‐ “Panda d'Oro China Award” ex-aequo to:

Candy-Jinling Electrical Company Limited,
Magneti Marelli (China) Co., Ltd. and
Savio (Shandong) Textile Machinery Co., Ltd.


‐ ''Best project Panda Award'' to Intesa Sanpaolo Shanghai Branch
‐ “Voyager Panda Award” to China International Travel Service Limited
‐ ''150th Anniversary Award'' to Marposs S.p.A.

H.E. Ambassador Attilio Massimo Iannucci, the Consul General of Italy in Shanghai, Vincenzo De Luca, the Commercial Counselor in Beijing, Davide Giglio, the Italian Trade Commission Director in Shanghai, Maurizio Forte, Thomas Rosenthal of Fondazione Italia Cina, the Chairman of CICC, Franco Cutrupia and the Vice-Chairman in Shanghai of CICC, Claudio d’Agostino and – from the Chinese side – She Chun Ming, Deputy Mayor of Jining in Shandong Province, Pan Yue, Director of the Friendship Association in Suzhou and Ding Hao, President of Shanghai Expo Group attended the event held at the Xintiandi Grand Ball Room.
A large number of Members of CCIC and Chinese friends were also present. The total number of attending people exceeded 250.

All the guests enjoyed the dinner, which provided moments of entertainment and emotion: Simona Molinari performed live some of her greatest hits and introduced her new single Forse (Maybe). A special appearance next to Simona by Danny Diaz delighted the audience, the duet singing an exhilarating version of “Que sera, sera”. CICC wishes to thank Isola degli Artisti and GrandAsia for their support in organizing Simona Molinari’s live concert.

A dedicated section of the event presented to the public the video of Ospitalità Italiana, an advertisement depicting how Italian cuisine abroad can nonetheless be the expression of genuine Italian tradition and ingredients. CICC will repeat in 2011 the same screening process as in 2010, to award 16 Italian restaurants in China the Ospitalita’ Italiana certificate. The Italian restaurants, the media and the Chinese business operators and consumers attending the event were all invited to join the certification process, helping promote Italian restaurants in China.

In the framework of the “Italian System” in China, the future use of the Italian Pavilion at the Expo Park as envisaged by Shanghai Expo Group was introduced.

The lucky draw of the many raffle prizes offered by member companies of the CICC concluded the evening.
We especially thank Costa Cruises, Jia Hotel and Airfrance for having donated the first three prizes, and we acknowledge the precious contribution given by all the companies which sponsored the Italian Grand Gala 2011 in Shanghai.


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