Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas Welcomes New Chapter in Louisiana

May 01, 2014 1654

With a vision aimed at expanding business opportunities with Italy, The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas (IACC Texas) is pleased to announce the newly formed, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana (IACC Louisiana) as a Chapter of its organization in the U.S.

As a Chamber associated with IACC Texas, IACC Louisiana will promote, facilitate and support the exploration of business opportunities with Italy in the State of Louisiana, which is enjoying a period of unprecedented national and international economic development by a wide spectrum of entrepreneurial businesses, job disciplines and manufacturing potential.

An online presence is established at, where there is information about the management, corporate members, opportunities & events of the Louisiana Chapter based in New Orleans: the #1 Most Improved Metro on the 2011 "Best Cities for Business" list [Wall Street Journal].

IACC Louisiana's President, Mr. Corrado Giacona II, is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the World Trade Center of New Orleans, as well as the President/CEO of Giacona Container Corporation which is celebrating 91 years in operation as an internationally recognized pioneer and expert in the design, manufacture, decorating and marketing of plastic food and beverage containers.

Mr. Giacona will work in close cooperation with IACC Texas to help in the expansion of business opportunities with Louisiana, which Forbes describes as "America's new frontier for business opportunity" attracting major business investment in both traditional and emerging industries, "...luring in dozens of economic development projects that are creating more than 83,000 jobs and over $54 billion in new capital investment along with hundreds of millions of dollars in new sales for Louisiana's small businesses." (LED)

For more information, please contact : the Executive Director of IACC Texas, Alessia Paolicchi ([email protected]) and the Executive Director of IACC Louisiana, Alessandro Steinhaus ([email protected]).


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