Altagamma is looking for future protagonists of the made in Italy of excellence in the sectors: fashion, design, jewelry, food, speed, hospitality & wellness, innovation. Applications for the new edition are open

The seventh edition of the Altagamma Young Enterprise Award - Believing in the Future is about to start, which aims to enhance and support the future protagonists of the Made in Italy of excellence and which sees in Laudomia Pucci the Altagamma vice president of reference. The Award is open for the first year also to external nominations that will be screened by the Advisory Board and then by the Altagamma Board.

Altagamma, which brings together the best Italian companies in the cultural and creative industry, every year is looking for emerging Italian companies operating in the sectors represented by the Foundation: fashion, design, food, jewelry, speed (nautical and motors), hospitality & wellness and innovation.

To determine the 2021 finalists, an Advisory Board was created consisting of journalists, academics and authoritative experts in the various sectors: Silvia Baruffaldi, Auto&Design; Gilda Bojardi, Interni; Alba Cappellieri, Museo del Gioiello Vicenza; Cesare Cunaccia, Lampoon e Luiss; Maddalena Fossati, Condé Nast Traveller; Barbara Lunghi, Borsa Italiana; Livia Peraldo Matton, Elle Decor Italia; Nicoletta Polla-Mattiot, How to Spend It – Il Sole 24 Ore; Fernanda Roggero, Il Sole 24 Ore; Maurizio Rossi, H-Farm; Sara Sozzani Maino, Vogue Italia e Vogue Talents e Luca Tremolada, Il Sole 24 Ore.

The program, in partnership with Borsa Italiana, ELITE and SDA Bocconi School of Management, supports companies that represent the future of the Italian high-end sector for values, quality and medium-term growth potential, providing them with a series of benefits with high added value:

  • Annual membership to Altagamma and ad hoc Mentorship with the Altagamma Member Companies
  • Individual assessment and participation in the online training course by Borsa Italiana
  • Access to the training program by ELITE
  • Online executive training courses by SDA Bocconi School of Managemen


You can nominate your own Italian brand under the age of 15 and operating internationally – by May 28, 2021. Read the requirements and details of the Award: