Save the Dates! Ambassador Zappia is coming to NC


It is with great excitement that we announce the official visit of H.E. Mariangela Zappia, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, to the state of North Carolina in October 2022. The Honorary Consulate and CCI-NC, together with partner organizations NC State University and the World Affairs Council of Charlotte, are planning two days of events for the community.

More details will follow in the coming newsletters and on the CCI-NC website. Mark your calendars to ensure you do not miss out on these great events.




Round Table

CCI-NC is currently planning a Round Table event on Italian Technology and Italian Foreign Direct Investment. This year we will again be at NC State University, partnering with the Poole College of Management and their Global Programs. There will be a reception and the Round Table itself starting in the late afternoon. The focus will be on the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries. Ambassador Zappia will attend and speak. Registration link coming soon. 

Date:         October 18, 2022  

Time:         TBD (late afternoon)

Location:  NC State

                    Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center

                    2450 Alumni Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606

Tickets:     FREE

You can read more about the Round Table series here.

WACC Ambassadors Circle Series Luncheon

As part of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte's Ambassadors Circle Series, Ambassador Zappia will speak to the Charlotte business and International community. Registration link coming soon. 

Date:         October 19, 2022  

Time:         noon-1:30pm

Location:  TBD Charlotte

Tickets:     Through WACC, details coming soon


Italian Community Celebration with the Ambassador

Following the WACC luncheon, CCI-NC will host a separate reception for the Italian community in the afternoon. Registration link coming soon. 

Date:         October 19, 2022  

Time:         TBD afternoon

Location:  TBD Charlotte

Tickets:     FREE