Italian Association of Commercial Directors, Sales and Marketing brings together, from almost fifty years, professionals of marketing and sales. Founded in 1964, ADICO has followed consistently the changes in the market and today is the reference point for Commercial Directors, Sales, Marketing Area Manager, Director of Communications, Entrepreneurs, Consultants, Presidents, Managing Directors and General Managers.
The Agency for Digital Italy is a crucial crossroads in the management of all the processes of digitization, innovation and modernization of public administration. The entity is in charge of implementing the Digital Agenda Italian fulfilling the following tasks: contributes to the spread of the use of information and communication technologies, processes technical rules and guidelines with regard to homogeneity of languages, supports and promotes initiatives in the digitization of government documents, monitors the quality of services and the rationalization of expenditure on IT, promotes and disseminates information literacy initiatives aimed at citizens, monitors the implementation of plans of Information and Communication Technology (ICT ) of public administration, in terms of effectiveness and efficiency.
Italian Association for Informatics and Automatic Computation - is the first and largest association of scholars and professionals in the Information & Communication Technology (ICT). Founded in 1961, AICA is a not-for-profit association whose goal is the development of computer science knowledge in all its scientific, applicative, economic and social aspects. For 50years, professionals, teachers, students, public institutions and private individuals meet each other in AICA on the knowledge, activities and opportunities of our Company.
For its members, ANFoV acts as representative and lobbying at the institutional headquarters. ANFoV monitors and analyzes the world of telecommunications and ICT, identifying the strategies and supporting the development of an integrated market, in order to create a position paper with the institutional partners.
Asseprim is the national association representing companies of Professional Services for Enterprise, within Confcommercio – Companies for Italy, in particular the area of insurance / finance, consulting and communication – from market research to digital content. Together to compete is the vision that guides our daily work to be able to represent and to better support the business of our associated.
Assintel is the national association of reference for ICT companies of Confcommercio – Companies for Italy. Representing companies associated with any authorities, agencies and national and international institutions, it protects its interests and echoes the needs of different types of companies operating in the market of information and communication technology. Assintel represents the ICT throughout the country through direct agreements with the regional associations of Confcommercio (Ascom), to take concrete initiatives and services to thousands of small and medium-sized companies operating in the sector. At the federal level, Assintel is part of the General Council of Confcommercio and chair the Commission Technological Innovation and Business Development
Founded in 1991, Asso.It (Associazione Italiana Fornitori Information Technology – Italian Association of IT Suppliers) represents firms in the ICT sector, which covers a total turnover of 12 billion euro and around 11,500 employees. It brings together in Italy the top companies in peripherals production and supply, print systems, visualization, data processing and document management solutions.
AUSED is a no-profit association between system users and Information Technologies, started in 1976 collects over 200 companies operating in the following fields: industrial, manufacturing, services, and some public authority.
Confindustria Digitale is the new Federation representing the ICT sector. It was established with the goal of promoting the development of the digital economy in Italy, and to increase competition and innovation in the country. The organization operates fundamentally with the aim of promoting the Italian Digital Agenda, coherently with the goals and the timetables of the European Community; it is also committed to promoting initiatives of digital training and education for Italian workers and citizens. Confindustria Digitale puts forward digital innovation also with the belief that it represents a key factor for the growth of the competitiveness and productivity of the country’s companies, the internationalization of Italian ICT and the birth of new start-ups for the Web sector.
DMA Italy, the Italian chapter of the American Direct Marketing Association, brings together companies and non-profit organizations that use tools and techniques of direct and interactive advertising. The mission of DMA Italy is to facilitate the practice of direct communication and its expression in all media channels available today (off-line, on-line, mobile, social) to support the growth of the business of the sector associated.
Federmanager, created in 1945, is an organization representing and protecting in an exclusive way 180.000 company managers in Italy, both working and retired. Federmanager’s members are coming from small, medium and large companies selling goods and services. Committed to its members, Federmanager works to stipulate and administer national labor contracts, together with Confindustria, Confapi, Confservizi, Confitarma, Fedarlinea and Fieg; it is present on the whole national territory thanks to 58 local consulting agencies. Federmanager is solving a day-by-day role representing the trade unions, and it aims to spread cultural practices based on the principles of merit, and to stimulate the growth of the country and its social cohesion. In addition to its unionist role, Federmanager works today as a social and cultural agent in the interest of the country, aiming to bring the “person” at the center of economic and cultural discourses.
FIDA Inform is the National Federation of Professional Information Management Associations and Club, spontaneously developed since 1984 in various Italian regions, ie ICT (Information and Communications Technology) professional associations who participate personally and not as corporate. The Club and the Federation are proposed as a “node” active of the country system for the development of the sector of information and communication technologies, promoting the professionalism of members.
G.I.D.P. / HRDA – INTERSECTORAL GROUP DIRECTORS OF PERSONNEL / HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR ASSOCIATION was founded in 1977, thanks to the President Paolo Citterio, and has grown continuously in time becoming one of the most important organization in the world of work. G.I.D.P. consists of a network of over 3800 among Directors, HR Managers and entrepreneurs of medium-sized enterprises operating in the country. The primary purpose of the Association is to provide, through the organization of 50 annual conferences, constant updates on various topics related to the world of Human Resources, focusing in particular on new legislation. G.I.D.P. it is also the promoter of numerous investigations benchmarking and last but not least promotes various cultural activities.
Manageritalia is the National Federation of executives, senior staff and professionals in the world of commerce, transport, tourism the advanced services sector, which represents more than 35.500 managers in Italy. Its principal aim is to support and defende them, promote their role and contribute – together with the political establishment and other economic, social and cultural organizations (national and international) – to the economic growth and social progress of our country. Operating by a democratically elected decisional system representative of their 13 local Associations and an organizational structure committed to make membership more wider shared, Manageritalia acts on national and local level emboding its members about the drawing up of collective contracts, disputes and relations with corporations, authorities and institutions.
The Province of Milan is the local authority which coordinates activities in the territory.
The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), founded in 1921, is an Italian private institutional body of Catholic inspiration. Its main campus is located in Milan, Italy, with satellite campuses in Brescia, Campobasso, Piacenza-Cremona and Rome. The UCSC is the biggest private university in Europe and the biggest Catholic University in the world.
The University is organized into 12 faculties, 53 specialization schools and 7 postgraduate ones. In addition to these, the University runs several double degree programs with other institutions throughout the world.
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The Harvard Business Review is the management and business magazine most widespread and popular in the world, with 250k copies sold in United States and almost 200k in nine worldwide editions, from Russia and Cina, from Germany to Poland, from Latin American to Japan and Korea.
01Net is the network of New Business Media Group websites dedicated to professionals and users of ICT. The thematic channels are directed to ICT decision makers (01netCIO), trade operators (01netTRADE), network administrators (01netNETS), small and medium-sized enterprises (01netPMI). The network is completed by the information that reaches the world of software IlSoftware.It, with the site of reference to the Apple world, Applicando.com, with the site for freelancers, iTech Studio, and with the world of professional digital photography, DigiFocus. The network is in contact with the Italian professional community through a network of newsletter. The 01net app is in free download at the Apple Store. The twitter account is: 01netIT
4Writing contains in its name the right spirit: multi-author blog with topics ranging from Copywriting Web Writing, Blogging via Social Media and do not forget. Born from the desire to share knowledge and skills, which, combined with the passion and innovation of the network, have allowed us to form a format appreciated and followed by users.
The non-profit association aims to bring together and represent Italian professionals operating in the Digital Industry, doing all activities useful to promote a fair and effective professional use of digital media in relation to content and technologies.
Business Community was born as a response to a widespread need: it is an economic and financial online magazine containing analysis, interviews, case studies, contacts and business stories. The targets are managers, professionals, management and entrepreneurs. Its structure allows the use on computers, tablets, smartphones as well as SmartTV. Business Community is therefore a truly interactive magazine. Its strong point are the high profle contents. Within the project there are economic and financial news, analysis etc… : a box of ideas, opinions, discussion questions, and why not, provocations.
For more than 40 years, Computerworld has been the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Also present in Italy since 1982, this historical publication is an essential information tool for all IT professionals.
DIGITAL COMMUNICATION aims to enhance learning and promote the use of new tools and knowledge of digital technologies for all distribution platforms, including television, satellite, the internet and released on IP systems, mobile , cinema, interactivity among others - in all components of European civil society, taking care of and facilitating access through specific initiatives to raise awareness and promotion.
CMI Customer Management Insights is the magazine for those involved in the relationship with the customers: CRM, Contact Center, Customer Experience, Marketing and Communications directors.
DDm (Digital Document Magazine) is a multi-platform publishing project that delivers through different channels, both online and offline, News and insights on the industry of printing, digital and offset printing, and document management. Five major categories around which is the market in which it is active the Publisher 4IT Group: document management, green, postal & email, printing and direct marketing.
The technology is not only technical product is innovation is progress, offering new possibilities, enters into every activity of the economy. Italy represents one of the most practical to return to growth in a lasting manner. Digitalic is the magazine of this world, born with the aim to understand in depth the centrality of digital technologies and operators who produce, distribute them, the customizing. The operators of the sector: manufacturers, distributors, Var, System Integrators, Dealers, retailers not only do business but to every sale, every contract entered contribute to innovation in the country. Digitalic tells this world with passion.
Based on independency and close mutual co-operation, the EurActiv Network delivers localised EU policy information in 15 languages, reaching readers across Europe and beyond. The Network partners complement the ‘Brussels perspective’ on EU affairs with national points of view and adapt the contents to the interests and needs of local readers. Cross-cultural and multilingual co-operation involving both EurActiv.com and its partners proves the success of the Network in communicating Europe to professionals, especially to national administrators and multipliers. The Network offers wide communication and campaigning possibilities for all those wishing to strengthen their media presence in the enlarged EU. In Italy, EurActiv.it was born in 2011 and Giampiero Gramaglia is our Editor-in-chief.
Temporary Management is the most known and read institutional and information website on interim management, developed 12 years ago by Temporary Management & Capital Advisors and ISTUD. The website works in harmony with the institutional activities of IIM – Institute of Interim Management Italian Chapter, first example of international collaboration on flexible management issues.
Fasi.biz is the primary source of information in Italy on funding opportunities for citizens, business, NGOs and public administration with news, dossiers and a grants database. FASI.biz delivers timely, targeted and schematic information depending on the profile and the goals of the user, in order to avoid information overload. Advantages: (a) daily monitoring of local, regional, national and European calls; (b) calls classification by type of beneficiary, location, sector and goals; (c) user-friendly, detailed data sheets for every call; (d) customised newsletters. Among its partners and clients FASI.biz counts IlSole24Ore, Ancitel, Poste Italiane, Monte Paschi Siena and the CPA National Association.
Gi Group is one of the world’s leading companies providing services for the development of the labour market, operating in: permanent and temporary staffing, search and selection, executive search, outplacement, professional training and hr consulting. At the beginning of 2007, Gi Group began its international expansion programme, which has so far taken the Group in 19 countries across Europe, Asia and America. At the end of 2010 Gi Group became one of the few “Global Corporate Members” of CIETT, the International Confederation of Private Employment Agencies.
IctBusiness has in the name its own program: it deals with things that happen in that part of the world of Information & Communication Technology dedicated to professionals and companies. To do our best we have combined forces and skills of Indigo Communication and Tom’s Hardware.
SIRMI is the partner to fully understand the Italian market of Digital Technology and generate business opportunities. Its activities are organized into four business divisions: Research, Consulting, Data Banks, Communications & Marketing. Its mission is to support customers, Leader of Digital Technology in the achievement of specific business objectives, providing them with a single point of contact for the Analysis of Scenarios and Trends, Market Sizing, qualification of targets, recruitment, definition and realization of strategies of Marketing and Integrated Communication.
In 2010 Sviluppo&Organizzazione turned 40 years old. It’s the Italian longest-lived and most prestigious magazine dedicated to Business Organization and Human Resources Management and is currently directed by Professor Gianfranco Rebora. Sviluppo&Organizzazione is the most influential space of debate regarding Business Organization theories and their actual implementation. It’s an essential tool for Managers
who decide growth and development strategies through Human Resources’ work organization: Entrepreneurs, Managing Directors, Organization Managers, Human Resources Managers.
Talent Garden (TAG) is a global network of CoWorking Space specialized in Digital and Communication. It's the best space for tech entrepreneurs, freelance and all digital ecosystem to meet, work, learn & collaborate, and runs a load of great events, advice sessions and more. TAG helps to succeed by making connections and providing services that allow people to focus energy on what they do best.
Technopolis is a unique magazine in its genre: it tells the technology (especially, but not exclusively ICT) speaking to managers and entrepreneurs of any profile and area, using a professional but not technical language. Success stories and scenarios technological and market are the pillars of the new magazine, whose primary goal is to highlight the many connections between hi-tech and competitiveness. Technopolis goes on sale every two months with Il Sole 24 Ore.
ZeroUno is an integrated editorial environment by Next Editore. It consists of the monthly magazine, the web portal and events with vendors and users, dealing with ICT solutions for business support and development, targeting CIOs and enterprise managers. ZeroUno magazine was founded in 1981. Over the years, ZeroUno has broadened its original editorial focus and has become a wider communication system. The aim of this evolution is the need to create opportunities to spread information and to engage in discussions and share opinions with IT vendors and users, in order to monitor critical situations, expectations and the ICT projects implemented in companies for business development support.
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Egea was founded in 1988 with the aim of editing and distributing the research and teaching contents produced by the Bocconi Faculty and pertaining to economics, management and business law. Today its mission is to further intellectual pluralism and the diffusion of socioeconomic culture. In 2010 the publishing house entered the e-book market too. Egea has also a 700 sq.m. bookshop.
Since 1988 Giochi di Luce deals with technical equipment and stage set rental services, design and installation of audiovisual and lighting systems, led technology, special video installations, technical direction and production event management. Giochi di Luce is a well known international technical partner for the event industry, meaning a skilled and expert technical team taking care of all the design and production aspects including the logistic ones, location technical and safety matters. High quality architectural video projection and 3D/mapping solutions, design and development of high visual impact special led stage set are some of the special products Giochi di Luce make available to their customer. Giochi di luce means also an headquarter in the UAE in order to give hi standard service and logistic support both to local and Italian Customers.
A technological DNA with creative, business & solution design skills, directed to conceive, design and create solutions to improve our customers competitiveness.
A management with diversified abilities, a network of international partners, closeness to the world of university and research, and above all the people in our team and their talents: these are the ingredients we use to prepare, together with our customers, the recipes that improve the performance and the results of the interaction with their market.
Founded in 2005 Key-One has consolidated and improved its know-how in the projects and solutions of the Group for customers in Telco, Healthcare, Finance and Retail sectors.
Key-One has specific competences in the world of voice technologies, in the design and management of the multichannel dialogue between the company, the customer and the community.
It designs and supplies solutions and services for the whole management cycle of the customer and social network community, from the acquisition, through promotions, competitions and commercial campaigns up to e-commerce and customer service, where our offer includes both personal innovative solutions and other options from international leaders.
Thanks to our high competence in the design of interfaces and voice recognition technologies today we are the main Italian partner of the most important international technological players, in the creation of many innovative projects.
LifePage mission is to valorize the huge amount of data that we all produce while using any instant messaging application software, from any device (smartphone, tablet, desktop). LifePage is the solution for taking care of your written memories and enjoy them; we’ll provide our users a free cloud space, private and safe, for making a backup of the most important conversations that they have, and a cool and relaxing reading experience of all the content they’ll upload on LifePage.
MailUp is a robust and scalable email marketing platform, with thousands of customers around the world. It also supports text messaging and social media campaigns, all under one roof, all delivered as a SaaS solution.
Optimice was founded in 2004 with the objective of improving, or optimising, collaboration and networking between professionals. Our mission is to facilitate the development of valuable business relationships. We have deep experience in improving business relationships at both individual, organisational and inter-organisational levels.
Riverstone Language & Communications is a new, dynamic organisation that helps people to use English in their personal and business lives. In addition to a wide range of specialist and general language courses we also offer the chance to experience English in action during our live events – as well as the opportunity to make connections through our ever-expanding network of contacts.
Sound Public Relations is a global public relations agency adopting innovative methods and a multidisciplinary approach. Exclusive partner of the Public Relations Global Network and Tipik European Network, Sound PR offers, from over 20 years, consulting and communication services to companies, institutions and public and private organitations. Thanks to our international relations, we are always able to renew established techniques according to the cultural and technological progress and to guide our clients toward new styles and paradigms of communication.
A team of 6 companies and over 100 people interact to project the best solutions for our clients. Our people have matured great professional experience in the arena of marketing events, communication and motivation. Our primary objective is to satisfy client needs by fulfilling with the total commitment of our resources. We offer the maximum creative flexibility and the highest operational formulas by observing and anticipating new trends, introducing to the market highly innovative and rewarding solutions!