Panda d'Oro Award
Shangri-la Hotel, Shanghai
01 June 2019
The 10th edition of the Panda d’Oro Award was successfully held on 1st of June 2019 at Pudong Shangri-La in Shanghai. With the patronage of the Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE) and the Italian Embassy in the P.R.C., the Panda d’Oro represents a signature event for the Sino-Italian business community to strengthen existing relations and build new ones.
The gathering aimed at celebrating and praising Italian and Chinese companies with outstanding performances, which have contributed to foster China-Italy bilateral economic relations.
The event was opened by Michele Cecchi, General Consul of Italy in Shanghai, followed by welcome speeches by Davide Cucino, Chairman of China-Italy Chamber of Commerce, and Li Weixin, Director of China International Import Expo (CIIE).
The evening was characterized by a tribute to legendary artist Leonardo Da Vinci of the Italian Renaissance, for the fifth centenary of his death. In His honour, the foyer was set up with the reproduction of his most important inventions. The artist also inspired the performances of the Sand Artist who, with the Chinese violinist, “Soul Da” band and Alessia Raisi singer, entertained the over 550 guests who attended the event.
Some of the more important brands and companies in various sectors was the sponsor of this important event: Solvatore Ferragamo, Costa Crociere, Intesa San Paolo, Carpisa, Ermegildo Zegna, Pirelli, Technogym, Pininfarina, Calzedonia and many others. Food & Beverage sponsors were Ferrero, Barilla, 100ITA, Fabbri 1905, Novi and many others; the media mai partner was RAI.