Inspiring Italian Trade with New Jersey


April 18, 2016

The New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission was happy to welcome Maurizio Forte when he visited Newark on Monday, April 18th, to give a talk on “Inspiring Italian Trade With New Jersey.”

proud to welcome

Margie Piliere, Chief economic development officer at Choose New Jersey, which co-sponsored the event.

Mr. Forte is the Trade Commissioner and Executive Director for the USA Italian Trade Agency (ICE). While based in New York, his office is responsible for promoting trade between Italy and over a dozen states in Northeast America. The morning event was held at the Newark Club and co-sponsored by the Morristown-based law firm of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter and Choose New Jersey. After the breakfast, Choose New Jersey took him on a tour of several local Italian companies.

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Maurizio Forte

Trade Commissioner Maurizio Forte

Robert DiBiase with Maurizio Forte

Trade Commissioner Maurizio Forte with (left) Eric Perkins, a partner at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter and a member of the International Trade Committee of Choose New Jersey (right) Robert DiBiase, NJ Italian Heritage Commission Chair