The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK is an independent, non-profit making network organisation, and has been dedicated to its members since 1886. Today, the Chamber has around 450 members. Representing not only Italian companies, but also British and European, interested in strengthening their ties with Italy or expanding to a new market. The Italian Chamber hosts many networking events and conferences/seminars for its members and the Italian community in the UK. The Chamber is also present at many national and international trade fairs promoting Italian excellence.