The autumn meeting of the Italian delegation, kindly hosted by Ehma member Lorenzo Giannuzzi at Forte Village Resort in Sardinia, was a great success with a very high participation of members. The meeting opened on Friday evening with a cocktail and a welcome dinner at the Fishmarket restaurant where participants could enjoy the great Sardinian specialties. On Saturday morning during the business session the following points of the agenda were discussed and presented: 45th General Assembly Marbella 2018; Management Council meetings; Hotel Manager Award 2017. A great deal of space was given to the report of the activities carried out by the various working committees. The Innovation Committee confirmed the start of the second cycle of the Mentoring project in January 2018 and reported the progress in the project "The Philosophy of Hospitality". The Committee Relationships with Institutions on the other hand, announced the certification of the profession of the Hotel General Manager. On Saturday afternoon, participants had the chance to “discover” the beauty of the property. "Bellavista" restaurant was the perfect location for the gala dinner where Giuseppe Mariano, General Manager Vestas Hotels & Resorts, was awarded 'Italian Hotel Manager of the year 2017 - automatically becoming the Italian candidate for the award 'European Hotel Manager of the Year'. On Sunday participants attended the brunch at restaurant "Le Dune".We thank our sponsors for giving the Ehma Italian-Chapter the opportunity to organize such high-level events!