Young Australian-Italian Business Network

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Our mission is to power Australia’s tomorrow.

ALTO is a young professional networking association founded in 2013. Its members are outstanding business professionals, young entrepreneurs and community leaders in the Australian-Italian Community.
Members are the best and brightest from a wide-range of market sectors and industries - including Family Businesses, Legal, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Innovative Startups and aspiring Entrepreneurs.


ALTO distributes regular newsletters featuring high-performing talent and achievements of members of Italian-Australian heritage. We hold regular business networking and leadership events. We help partners and supporters work closely with our leaders to facilitate new collaborative partnerships, succession planning, mentoring programs and community giving.

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News & Events

The Future of Print Media Event

13 April 2017

The Future of Print Media Event

ALTO’s first big event for the year was held on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 at the PKF accounting firm in the Melbourne CBD. Keynote speaker for the evening was Domain CEO, Antony Catalano, who provided a tale of his own career but also of the state of the print and...

Property Event

25 November 2016

Property Event

Law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth played host to the final ALTO event of 2016 on Thursday, 24 November for a blockbuster “Smart Cities” event. Attendees heard from a panel of industry experts, which featured Adrian Pozzo (Cbus), Rob Papaleo (Charter Keck Cramer),...

Politics Event

18 August 2016

Politics Event

As leader of the Greens, Senator Richard Di Natale is the first Italo-Australian to lead a major political party in Australia. On Wednesday, 17 August 2016, he was the keynote speaker at the ALTO Politics Breakfast at Society Restaurant in the Melbourne CBD. The...

Italian Team of the Century Q&A

30 June 2016

Italian Team of the Century Q&A

A real highlight on the ALTO calendar since the very beginning has been its extremely popular Sports events. On 29 June 2016 we headed to Society Restaurant for the latest edition with former AFL stars Paul Dimattina (Footscray/Western Bulldogs) and Steve Alessio (Essendon)....


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Consolato Generale d'Italia a Melbourne
Italy Australia
Victorian Multicultural Commission