Italian Consulate General, Italian Trade Commission,
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Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Tourist Board.
Webb designs display for the Italian Government Festa Della Republica celebration in New York Webb's display design was featured at the Italian Governments annual Italian National Day event in New York, at Cipriani Wall Street. Webb 50 foot design project on the Art Culture, and Literature greeted the 1000 attendees, and served as a back drop for the event.
Sicily and Tuscany, were the two regions spotlighted at the party, This event also celebrated the 50th anniversary of the publication of the novel, "Il Gattopardo", and the 150th anniversary of Puccini's birth. Peter Gelb, the General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera, was bestowed the Puccini International Award and Giovanni Castellaneta, the Italian Ambassador to the U.S., spoke at the event. President Bush, had declared June 2nd "Italian Independence Day", a holiday recognized in the U.S.
Jazz trumpeter Chuck Mangione gave a rendition of the "Star Spangled Banner". Among the guests were Marcello Spatafora, Italian Ambassador to the United Nations, Archbishop Celestino Migliore, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, Nicola di Marzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, R. Co-hosting the event were Renato Miracco, Director of the Italian Cultural Institue in New York, Riccardo Strano, Director of the Italian Tourism Board and Aniello Musella, Director of the Italian Trade Commission Vespa, Ferrari and Maserati, had displays for the occasion.
Italy Consulate (New York) / Italian American Committee on Education
Webb developed visual identity and concept for the Italian Consulate in New York and Italy intra-governmental sections. Webb designed and produced large format trade show display panels for the Italian Consulate, Italian American Committee on Education and Italian Cultural Institute. This initiative provided an enhanced visual image, increased booth attendance, and promoted Italy culture and business. These displays were produced to be used in a variety of configurations so they could be displayed in other venues.