The recognition, created by our friend and journalist Massimo Lucidi, reached its first luster. On October 13th, the capital of the United States hosted the event that rewards twelve personalities during the Columbus Day and the thirteenth edition of the Asmef Migration Days. The “Premio Eccellenza Italiana”, chaired by Santo Versace for the first three editions and since 2017 by George Guido Lombardi (friend, partner and neighbor of Donald Trump), is confirmed as the place of the story but also of the professional and commercial Networking with the United States. The Award tells the story of Italy of the merit and of the talent that wants to go ahead despite the contingent and structural difficulties. From Washington, Lucidi develops a powerful Networking for companies and professionals that are told with nominations and awards that in fact open to commercial and business contacts. Below is the list of winners. For the Industry section: Marra Forni, world leader in the supply of pizza ovens; American with Neapolitan head and heart, produces ovens in the state of Maryland that are distributed throughout the American continent. For the Innovation section: Tronchetto Research, based in Milan, innovative startup as a research center that is distinguishing itself for agroforestry projects and new materials, fueling partnerships with Italian and foreign universities. For the Scientific Research section: Gtechnology, based in Modena, a scientific foundation created by a group of entrepreneurs who wanted to share their experiences in the field of research and their passion for innovation; performs on its own behalf, but also on behalf of national and international companies, basic research, industrial and experimental development. For the section Young entrepreneur of the year: Federico Marini, from Brescia, specialized in the financial sector, already winner of the 2018 Good Health Award for his health project “Città della salute”. For the Culture section: Biagio Agnes Foundation, presided over by Simona Agnes, inaugurated in Rome on October 10th 2011 and set up with the aim of giving continuity to the values that derive from the life and thought of Biagio Agnes, realizing an observatory on Media. For the Marketing of the territory section: Giambattista Vico Foundation, which proposes itself as an active center of initiatives, a meeting point for people and institutions united by the aim of restoring the figure of the philosopher Vico to the contemporary universe, to Europe, to Italy and to his city. For the International Journalism section: Gennaro Sangiuliano, journalist and writer, Deputy Director of TG1 distinguished by his countercurrent essays, published by Mondadori. For the television production section: Ludovico Di Meo, formerly Rai1 deputy director and “founding partner”, as he defines himself, of the Uno Mattina program. For the Social Communication section: Claudio Agrelli, for Agrelli & Basta, the communication and advertising agency that has already won numerous awards at national level for social media marketing campaigns. For the Sport section and new professions: Daniele Esposito, the Italian personal trainer specialized in weight loss, author of a manual that has already become a best seller in which he deals with the “5 Secrets to lose weight and stay thin”. For the ancient crafts section: a recognition to Emilio De Luca, tailor and Neapolitan, true VIPs of the needle and cotton. For the Memory section: the award was dedicated to Bud Spencer, bridge between Italian and American cultures in the golden years ’70 and ’80, and delivered to the nephew of the homonymous actor. For the Associations section: Maurizio Pasca president of SILB, trade union of the entertainment industry. Finally, Fashion with a very interesting brand that expresses a fantastic quality / price ratio to dress the man with originality and elegance: the Total look by Italian tailor made by the Neapolitan stylist Massimiliano Sorvino. The next appointment will be in Sanremo for the nominations of 19 October 2019.