Espresso and Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Join us for this free interactive CIAO Philadelphia event at Saxbys Coffee amazing headquarters space (2300 Chestnut St.). The event will feature espresso tasting, a discussion of coffee+entrepreneurship and highlight a guest speaker from espresso machine manufacturer Rosito Bisani who will talk about entrepreneurship in the coffee industry in both the US and Italy.
Our guest speaker will be Greg Listino, the General Manager for Rosito Bisani, which is the manufacturer of specialty Italian equipment including the espresso machines in all Saxbys cafes. Greg first began working in 2004 with Brasilia USA, who specialized in Italian espresso machines. Brasilia went bankrupt in 2012 and merged with Rosito Bisani. Greg has extensive experience in the espresso industry and will speak on the industry and culture in Italy vs. the US.
Ciao Philadelphia is an engaging partnership with the most prominent cultural institutions of the region and various components of the Italian American community. Every landmark institution of the region with an Italian influence as well as all major universities are included. Ciao Philadelphia is a way to appreciate the Italian Cultural Heritage and connect the region with contemporary Italy, opening doors for even more economic and academic exchanges. The extensive media coverage received in Italy thorough Ciao Philadelphia helps to promote awareness about new opportunities in and with the Greater Philadelphia region.
This event is co-sponsored by Drexel's Office of International Programs.