Enrico is currently President of the Milan Chapter of NEWH, the Hospitality Industry Network.
Enrico G. Cleva is a registered architect, a professional member of IDC and an international business development consultant. Alongside architecture and interior design, he is specialized in building international business networks through strategic partnerships for trade shows and professional associations, with a special expertise on the Canadian Market. As a designer, Enrico believes Design Thinking is a key factor for the development of any business.
Enrico is strategic consultant of the Interior Designers of Canada association on international partnerships.
He is representative of Fiera Milano in Canada and UK, working on the shows Host Milano, Tuttofood and HOMI, active on the promotion of the shows on the market and on strategic partnerships with national and provincial trades associations and media.
Besides being a strategic consultant, Enrico is principal and founder of his architecture firm ec&co. based in Milan. He works on office, residential and hospitality projects, having more than fifteen years of field experience in architecture, construction site direction and project management with executive positions, in Italy and internationally.
He worked from 2012 to 2016 as a Business Development Manager for the interior design show IIDEXCanada in Europe. He designed and managed the International Pavilion at IIDEXCanada for four editions, bringing to the Canadian market more than 50 new exhibitors.
Enrico has been Strategic Consultant for ASID, the American Society of Interior Designers, before focusing mostly on relationships between Italy and Canada.
Enrico divides his time between Milan and Toronto, and has been a speaker in Europe, North America and Asia. He writes articles for design magazines on shows, trends and business.