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LTCC & Bally Press Invitation - Lifestyle Tech Competence Center

LTCC & Bally Press Invitation - Lifestyle Tech Competence Center


The Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center Association, in collaboration with one of its founding members, Bally, is pleased to invite the media to the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center Press Event & to the Fashion Innovation Award 2021.

Date: 23 November 2021 from 11.00 to 18.00

Location: Bally Headquarters, Via Industria 1, 6987 Caslano, Switzerland


11.00 – 12.40 Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center Press Event: first-year of activities and key projects


• Christian Vitta, State Councillor and Director of the Department of Finance & Economics

• Nicolas Girotto, CEO at Bally

• Filippo Lombardi, Municipal Councillor at Lugano City

• Emanuele Carpanzano, Director DTI at SUPSI University

• Lorenzo Cantoni, Director Master Digital Fashion Communication at USI University

• Beatrice Carducci, Heritage Project Coordinator at LTCC

• Igor Nuzzi, Director Italy & Switzerland at Lavazza

• Roberta Gandolfi, Vice President Apparel & Operations at GUESS

• Catrin Hinkel, Country Manager at Microsoft Switzerland

• Marco Huwiler, Country Manager Director at Accenture Switzerland

Moderator: Carlo Terreni, President at Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center

12.40 – 13.50 Lunch break

14.00 – 18.30 Fashion Innovation Award 2021


• Nicolas Girotto, CEO at Bally

• Augusto Mitidieri, Director of Swiss Innovation Park Ticino

• Gabriele Amadò, Head of Corporate Clients Market Area Ticino 2 at UBS Bank

• Michele Raballo, Managing Director at Accenture Interactive Switzerland

• Andrew Reid, Head of startups at Microsoft Switzerland

+ Pitches of 12 international start-ups & scale-ups in the categories of Virtual Fashion & Augmented Customer Experience.

Moderator: Jelena Tasic Pizzolato, Managing Director of Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center

For more info visit the Fashion Innovation Award page here.

The institutional activities will be followed by an aperitivo.

Admission by invitation. COVID Pass and face-masks are mandatory.

Please confirm your participation to: carmen.machiels@dagora.ch & n.wolf@svr-pr.de