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Seizing opportunities in the Food and Beverage sector 


Meeting with major buyers of Kuwait and GCC Countries

 Tuesday June 15th 2021
11:00 Rome time


SACE, with the kind cooperation of the Italian Embassy in Kuwait and Confindustria, is pleased to invite you to a presentation of new business opportunities in the Gulf Area. Italian SMEs attending will be able to get in touch with major buyers of Italian goods such as the Azzad Group, Mezzan Holding and retailer LuLu Hypermarket. The products of interest for Kuwait’s market include pasta, olive oil, dairy products, chips and snacks, meats, bottled water and canned foods.

The meeting will also help you understand how SACE can support Italian Exporters as well as local Buyers to do business - with competitive payment terms.

Following the plenary session, SACE will support Italian Exporters in connecting with Kuwaiti Buyers.


11.00-10.15 Opening remarks

·   H.E. Carlo BALDOCCI, Ambassador of Italy in Kuwait

·   Pierfrancesco LATINI, CEO, SACE

·   Barbara BELTRAME GIACOMELLO, Internazionalization Vice President, Confindustria

11.15-11.40 Emerging local consumer trends in Kuwait

·    Mohamed NAJIA, Secretary General of the Kuwait Hotel Association

·    Sebastiano SPRIVERI, Executive Chef, Kuwait City FourSeasons Hotel


11.40-11.50 Overview of the Italian food sector

·    Luigi PELLICCIA, Head of Analysis and Statistics Office, Federalimentare


11.50-12.00 How SACE can support new business between Italian Exporters and Kuwaiti Buyers

·    Antonio BARTOLO, Sales Network Head of Campania and Sicily, SACE


12.00 Wrap up and Q&A


Moderator: Luca PASSARIELLO, Head of Supply Chain and Business Promotion, SACE


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On June 23rd - from 9:00 to 12:00 a.m. CEST

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Confindustria International Meeting Platform

We manage virtual events, webinars and B2B meetings with national and international Institutions, Business Associations, Financial bodies and Businesses.

Confindustria has long been engaged in building relations with international partners, reinforcing synergies with industrial associations and international bodies for the development of joint projects and initiatives with the aim of fostering business and partnership opportunities for Italian companies of all sectors and sizes on foreign markets. Our international activity involves the development of business missions abroad, incomings of foreign business delegations, B2B meetings, seminars, workshops, country presentations. In times of changes, Confindustria has developed its International Meeting Platform to host its International activities in virtual mode. Here, you will be able to take part to our Events, Webinars and B2B Meetings.