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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Italian Gala Dinner 2016

10 May 2016

Italian Gala Dinner 2016

6.30pm - 12.00am, Saturday 11th of June 2016Palladium Ballroom / Crown TowersBlack Tie TAKE A VIRTUAL JOURNEY TO ITALY THROUGH AN AUDITORY, VISUAL AND FLAVOUR FEAST TO DELIGHT THE SENSES! Begin by setting the scene with an authentic Italian Aperitivo curated by the...

Christmas Party

30 November 2015

Christmas Party

On Thursday 26th November, the ALTO Community gathered to celebrate a successful year for the Association. The 2015 ALTO Christmas Party was held at Il Duca (132 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne), where 100 people enjoyed delicious homemade Italian food and great company....

Community and Business Forum Lunch

25 November 2015

Community and Business Forum Lunch

ALTO is committed to helping understand and address some of the main issues facing the Italian community in Australia. We owe a duty to assist older generations who have gone before us, and to serve as custodians of Italian traditions and customs for future generations. One...

Italians in Sport

04 September 2015

Italians in Sport

September is traditionally an important month in the Australian sporting calendar. Fittingly, on Wednesday 2nd September 2015, ALTO hosted its annual Italians in Sport Dinner. The special sit-down dinner was held for the second consecutive year at Caterina’s Cucina e...


Italian Services Institute
Victorian Multicultural Commission
Consolato Generale d'Italia a Melbourne
Holding Redlch