(AGI) Cape Town, Sept 30 - The second edition of the SouthAfrica-Italy Summit opens in Cape Town on Thursday. The event,organised by The European House-Ambrosetti, aims to bolsterrelations between South Africa and Italy and identify neweconomic opportunities for both countries. "It is an excellentopportunity to set up and consolidate relations with SouthAfrica, one of the most dynamic parts of the world," said FieraMilan CEO Corrado Peraboni. "Milan Fairgrounds has invested inSouth Africa, where we have set up a subsidiary that isparticularly active in the food sector. The Cape Town summitwill be a good chance to present our exhibition capabilities tothe South African business world in situ and to flag up theopportunities that an international fair such as Tuttofood hasto offer the South African agri-food sector." Aside fromTuttofood, one of Europe's largest food fairs, and FoodHospitality World, aimed at the top extra-European markets,South African subsidiary Fiera Milan Exhibitions Africaorganises the Good Food & Wine Show and the Cape Town Art Fairin South Africa. As part of the summit, Fiera Milano issponsoring the session on 'The role of the agri-industrialsupply chain in South Africa and the Southern AfricanDevelopment Community countries'. Speakers include MuzikayifaniAndreas Gamede, member of the Provincial Government ofMpumalanga, Gian Luca Bagnara, president of Texere, PierGiorgio Romiti, president of Studio Galli Ingegneria, MatteoBrambilla, managing director of Building Energy's African arm,and John Purchase, CEO of the South African AgriculturalBusiness Chamber. (AGI).