NIAF To Award A Full-Tuition Scholarship at Accademia Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) leadership is proud to announce for the second year a scholarship in partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, one of the most renowned institutions for training professionals in the performing arts, and Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business (MIP), an internationally recognized management school. The full-tuition scholarship of…

Applications Now Open for NIAF Italian American Museum Fellowship

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is seeking two museum fellows to curate an Italian American exhibit for the Foundation’s new museum at its headquarters, located at the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Building, 1860 19th Street NW, Washington, DC. The full-semester fellowships will begin August 22, 2016, and will end December 2, 2016. Fellows will…

Nation Brander: Italian Nation Branding Professional Association launched

A new Professional Body for the emerging profession of the Nation Brander has been officially launched in Italy. The new association will be called “Nation Brander – Associazione Italiana Professionisti del Nation Branding” and aims to represent the Nation Brander as a stand alone professional category. The association’s mission is to expand the related industry…

#Nationbranding policies need a new profession, the #Nationbrander

Nation branding has become a popular field of research and practice, attracting interest from a broad range of disciplines. The application of branding techniques to nations is a relatively new phenomenon, but one which is growing in frequency given the increasingly global competition that nations now face in both their domestic and external markets. Nations…