NIAF 42nd Anniversary Gala

The National Italian American Foundation will celebrate its 42nd Anniversary Gala Weekend November 3-5, 2017!

Join us in Washington, D.C. on Friday, November 3, 2017 and Saturday, November 4, 2017 for what is sure to be another very special weekend of Italian American pride at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Please check back to view the weekend schedule to see all the exciting events in partnership with The Italian American Studies Association (, NIAF University, Expo Italiana, NIAF’s Friday night kickoff party and Anniversary Awards Gala information.

We look forward to celebrating our incredible heritage with you.

2017 Honorees

Nick Stellino
Television Chef and Cookbook Author
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  • CLICK HERE to view NIAF’s 2017 Sponsorship Form
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  • CLICK HERE to access NIAF’s room block at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Friday Night Dine-Around Restaurants

Support NIAF’s friends and enjoy a special priced, pre-fix menu to kick off the night! See below for a listing of participating restaurants.

Lupo Verde
  Sette Osteria

View Photos from last year’s Expo Italiana!