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The Italian Trade Agency is a nonprofit Government agency funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation that supports the business development of Italian companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy. With a motivated and modern organization and a widespread network of overseas offices, ITA provides information, assistance, consulting, promotion and training to Italian small and medium-sized businesses. Using the most modern multi-channel promotion and communication tools, it acts to assert the excellence of Made in Italy in the world.

ITA operates through a worldwide network of 79 offices in 65 countries. ITA offices are the ideal gateway for enterprises willing to establish business relationship with Italian partners, from sourcing Italian products to investment opportunities in Italy.

ITA established in its Chicago office a Publishing Task Force (PTF) in support of Italian publishers who want to forge partnerships and find ways to expand their business in the USA. The PTF functions as a connective operational bridge between American and Italian companies in establishing contacts and business relations between the two countries.


Make a Christmas present for friends and loved ones: buy an Italian book or a certificate for an online Italian course. Browse the book database in the newly restructured website, the first interactive Italian platform for the book rights market and initiatives, powered and managed by the Publishing Task Force (PTF) of the Italian Trade Agency in Chicago.

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ITA – Chicago proudly sponsors and promotes 3 publishers, specialized in teaching/learning aids for Italian language (LS/L2) and 3 well-established schools in Italy . Check out their booth at ACTFL 2021

Edizioni Edilingua is a world leader in the field of Italian as foreign language. Our catalogue includes a complete series of high-quality teaching materials: course books and supplementary books, educational games, videos. Edizioni Edilingua is a world leader in the field of Italian as foreign language. Our catalogue includes a complete series of high-quality teaching materials: course books and supplementary books, educational games, videos and an innovative digital platform offering many learning tools (interactive student’s books and workbooks, ebooks, video-games, grammar tables and much more).
ALMA Edizioni was founded in 1994 in Florence, Italy, and soon became a leading publisher of Italian learning and teaching materials. ALMA Edizioni has taken over the IFL market thanks to its first rated learning and teaching tools and services, which have completely reshaped the IFL sector. ALMA Edizioni is the exclusive publishing partner of Società Dante Alighieri. Such collaboration has resulted in the publication of the PLIDA book series that can be used to obtain a PLIDA certificate.

The United States ranks as the 3rd largest market for ALMA Edizioni.

Edizioni Centro Studi Erickson: Edizioni Centro Studi Erickson specializes in school education, special needs, emotional development, psychology, parenting, and social work. Erickson publish manuals, activity books, educational games, tools and training courses for teachers, parents, professionals.

CLIDA – Centro Linguistico Dante Alighieri: the school is located in one of the most interesting areas of Rome (1 Piazza Bologna), amply served by Underground Line B and many bus routes. Classrooms are bright, and equipped with Free wifi, and computers. The school offers a wide variety of courses of Italian language and culture and provides pick up and accommodation booking service, Rome orientation (upon arrival), free extra curricular activities, student insurance, teaching material, oral and written entrance test and final certificate as well as guided tours of the city, parties, trips, movies, musical events.
Europass - online and on-site Italian language school based in Florence, Italy.
We founded it almost 30 years ago so that we could have our own place: welcoming, open, where it was easy to connect with others and experience something new. The school offers a wide range of Italian language courses at different levels and for all ages, all year round.

Centro Italiano Firenze: Located in the historic center of Florence, the school of Italian language and culture, offers various services and support to students, helping them in organizing, planning and enjoying their learning experience in Florence