First Edition

MONDAY 16th and TUESDAY 17th MAY, 2016
Espinas Palace Hotel, Teheran - IRAN



Iran-Italy Summit, first edition

The first edition of the Iran-Italy Summit took place in Tehran on May 16th and 17th 2016 at the Espinas Palace Hotel (33rd Alley, Abedi Street, Behroud Sq., Saadat Abad, Tehran).

The Summit aims at becoming the annual event for the political and business elite of Iran and Italy, with the goal of strengthening economic, cultural and business interchange, and to deeply debate strategic opportunities in a bilateral and regional perspective.

During the Summit there was a presentation of some position papers concerning particularly promising business sectors, drafted by a dedicated team of The European House – Ambrosetti professionals under the guidance of a Think Tank with an high caliber international Advisory Board.

Only CEOs and leaders of high level political institution were invited to the Summit, which also saw the participation of prominent economists, thought leaders and other distinguished international guests.

Topics of the first edition

Discussions involved prominent topics in current domestic and international debate concerning Iran:

  • Iran and Italy can make the difference in the current global scenario
  • Banking, insurance and financial systems for effectively expanding bilateral relations
  • Infrastructures and mobility are the pillars for the most advanced urban development
  • Iran and Italy can cooperate to build up an efficient and competitive energy and power value chain
  • Retail, trade, and investment are the platform for Iran – Italy strategic partnership
  • The limitless heritage of tourism and culture are the foundations of the future.


Speeches and Presentations


Position Papers


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Main Partners
With the patronage of
Media Partners