Gala 2001 Conference Announcement:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Elissa Ruffino (NIAF) 202/939-3106 or email@example.com
Conference: A Grand View of Italy's Treasures
Sponsors: The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)
and Italy Italy Magazine
When: Saturday, October 19, 2001
9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Where: The Washington Hilton Hotel
Georgetown East Room (Concourse Level)
1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
Learn about new itineraries featuring Italy's architectural monuments and rich Jewish heritage offered by leading Italian experts. The great spas throughout the northern and southern regions of Italy are also part of the travel seminar. The conference is free and open to the public.
Joseph LaPalombara, editor-in-chief, Italy Italy Magazine and professor, Yale University
Gabe Levenson, travel writer, Jewish Weekly
Piergiorgio Togni, president, ENIT, the Italian Travel Bureau
During the conference, travel agents, writers and tour operators can submit their business cards to win a week's vacation to Italy including air and ground transportation. The winner will be announced at the event.
The conference is presented in conjunction with the NIAF's 26th Anniversary Annual Convention & Gala weekend.
Please join us later in the day from 2:30 PM to 3:45 PM in the Hemisphere Room on the Concourse Level for another NIAF conference, "A New Business Approach to the Preservation of Italy's Architectural Patrimony."