2017 Summer Recap
MAY - Pranzo con Sergio Marchionne
To Donate online please visit the TIERF website at TheItalyEarthquakeReliefFund.com
Pranzo con Sergio Marchionne was held on May 12th 2017 at Montecassino Hotel and Event Centre! The Pranzo con Sergio Marchionne was in support of the Italy Earthquake Relief Fund and was hosted by the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association and many other Italian Associations and individuals. This January, central Italy suffered four earthquakes that compounded the damage of the earlier tragedy in August 2016, it is through this event that the Italy Earthquake Relief Fund was able to raise a substantial contribution that will have long lasting and positive effects to the recovery from one the hardest hits to an Italian community.
A special thank you to Sergio Marchionne for his participation as keynote speaker and his contribution to this event, as well as the organizing committee for their hard work and dedication.
Thank you to all of our various sponsors for your contribution and continued support that assists the many victims of the earthquake!
Check out the event photo album here
JUNE - Italian National Day at Castello Italia
Italian Heritage Month kicked off on Sunday, June 4th at Casa Loma! CIBPA Toronto was proud to be part of the organizing committee for Italian National Day at Castello Italia, supporting Consulate General of Italy in Toronto and Liberty Entertainment Group. Over 4000 guests strolled throughout the castle sampling food from local Italian restaurants and vendors, as well as enjoying live entertainment and wine sampling.
For the month of June inside Casa Loma, there were also special displays and videos highlighting Italian heritage. The event was a great success due to the generous donations and financial support from various businesses within the Italian community.
Check out the event photo album here
JULY - CIBPA "Espresso Cup" Golf Tournament 2017
The tournament was held at The Carrying Place Golf course, with lunch and dinner at the Manor Event Venue by PeterandPauls. Golfers were treared to a wide a variety of food on the course --- Spiducci on the bbq, ice cream, soppressata, espresso coffee, pizza, nutella, fresh pasta, fruit, oysters and much much more! A special thank you to our generous donors: Totera Meats, GiGi Importing, Pizza Nova, Grande Cheese, Longo`s Faema, Camarra`s Ristorante, Tim Hortons, San Antonio Seafood, Active Green + Ross, Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto, Massage on Wheels, Hero Burgers, LMVS LLP, Collins Barrow, Monte Carlo Inns and Tutto Gourmet Foods
CONGRATULATIONS to Frank Strippoli! Frank was the winner of the two round trips tickets to anywhere in North America thanks to our Title Sponser, Air Canada.
Golfers also had the opportunity to win a $10,000.00 voucher in our HOLE IN ONE challenge, sponsered by Serpa Automotive Group. Better luck next year!
The success of the tournament is credited largely to our sponsors, as well as our memebers who lend their financial support and products: Golfers Gift Bag Sponser: Mattamy Homes (GTA Division) Golf Ball Sponsor: FMP Mortgage Investments Inc. Pin Flag Sponsor: St. Michael`s College School, Cart Sponsor: KPMG Enterprise Dinner Sponser: Beanfield Metroconnect
We would also like to thank all of our Hole Sponsors!
On behalf of the CIBPA Toronto, Thank you for your continued support and particaption. We look FOURward to next year!
PHOTOS OF THE TOURNAMENT HERE
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65th Annual CIBPA President's Ball
Friday, September 22, 2017
For the past 65 years, the CIBPA Toronto has been commited to bringing together the Canadian Italian businesses and professionals alike to support growth and devlopment in the communites in which we serve. Join us as we celebrate 65 YEARS!
Our keynote speaker for the evening will be Mr. Thomas d'Aquino:
Mr. d’ Aquino is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, corporate director and educator. From 1981 to 2009 Mr. d’ Aquino was Chief Executive and President of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE), an organization composed of the chief executives of 150 of the country’s leading enterprises and pre-eminent entrepreneurs. He is Chairman of Thomas d’ Aquino Capital and Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive of Intercounsel Ltd. a private venture and strategic consulting company. He currently serves as Chair of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation, as Canada Co-Chair of the North American Forum and as Honorary Professor at Ivey School of Business, Westerns University.
Mr. d’ Aquino will provide brief remarks regarding his views on the future of Canadians of Italian heritage… “Canada, The Next 150 Years”.
Our theme for the evening is "Through the Decades", highlighting six decades of busniess and community achievements. Being a sponsor of this event will allow you to showcase your company's best recognized era to an expected crowd of over 800 people!!. We look foward to seeing you there!
We are pleased to announce that our entertainment for the evening is JUNO Award winner Andy Kim
Legendary songwriter and recording artist Andy Kim was born in Montreal, QC in Canada. At the age of 16 Andy traveled to New York and found fame when he began to write and work alongside The Brill Building Rock ``N`` Roll Hall of Fame songwriter... read more
DON'T MISS THIS PREMIER EVENT IN THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY!
Join us as we welcome back friends and members for another exciting season and celebrate ``Canada`s 150``! The dinner meeting will be held at the Clubhouse Eventspace located on the grounds of the Royal Woodbine Golf Club from 6:00pm - 9:30pm
We are pleased to announce our guest speaker for the evening will be Joel Allen`s. A Toronto- based consulting manager, Joel took on a challenge to fulfill a lifelong dream of cycling across Canada. A cyclist for more than 20 years, Joel began his jounrey in Vancouver, BC and completed his jounrey in Sydeny, NS on July 1st 2017. Join us as Joel shares his exciting journey across Canada!
The season kick off is a chance for members to reconnect over a great meal, an opportunity to build future business relationships and network with members of our business and professional community, welcome new members, listen to special guest speakers and most importantly, hear about the many events the CIBPA has planned for the upcoming 2017-2018 season.
We look forward to welcoming you back, puchase your tickets today as seats are limited! (dinner and wine are included)
NOVEMBER - CIBPA Education Foundation Awards Dinner
Thursday November 16, 2017
Join us as deserving students selected by the CIBPA Education Foundation committee, chaired by Foundation President, Mr. Robert Sacco are recognized for their academic achievements. This year it will be held at the Paradise Banquet and Convention Centre from 6:00pm - 9:30pm
The goal of the CIBPA Education Foundation is to support the academic achievements of young Canadians of Italian heritage or in Italian studies.
The CIBPA EDUCATION FOUNDATION Bursary is open to full-time college and/or university students at the undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate levels who are Canadian citizens or Landed Immigrants permanently residing in Canada, and are of Italian origin. It also provides assistance for students who are not of Italian heritage, if they are pursuing curriculum majors in Italian studies.
DO YOU KNOW A STUDENT WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM THE CIBPA EDUCATION FOUNDATION?
Applications for 2017 scholarships are now being accepted here
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 27th 2017
Pasta with Santa
Sunday, December 3rd 2017
Bring the entire family as we celebrate this holiday season. Join us for "Pasta with Santa`` and enjoy great food, crafts for the children, raffle and much much more. This is our last event of our calendar year and we hope to see you there to kick off the festive season!
COMING SOON!! Member-to-Member Discounts
We are working on a Member-to-Member Discounts program designed to enhance your membership value. This program encourages members to buy from other members to save money, increase visibility and promote new business for thier companies. The Member-to Member Discounts will be listed in the Member Login area of our website. Members can log in on a regular basis to see if there are any members providing special incentives that are right for your business or personal needs.
MEMBERS: SUBMIT YOUR 2017-2018 Discounts by emailing a one page advertisement (preferably in jpeg format) to cibpa%23com|toronto Subject Line: Member-to Member Discounts
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