About CiaoDC.com

To serve as both an educational and promotional online portal to the Italian/Italian American presence in the Nation’s Capital with particular emphasis on culture, art, language, food, theatre, wine, and architecture.



About Us
From left to right Krissy Ellison, Laura Poppiti, and Alyssa Ciccone of CiaoDC.com at Washington, D.C.’s Premiere Italian Festival, Festa Italiana

Founding Contributors: 

Alyssa Ciccone
Founding Publisher/Creative Director

Alyssa Ciccone, CEO of Ciccone Consulting, is founding Publisher/Creative Director of CiaoDC.com. In launching this initiative, Alyssa has fulfilled her passion for all things Italian paired perfectly with the city in which she resides and adores, Washington, D.C.

“My vision with CiaoDC.com is to illuminate the presence of Italy in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area to Washingtonians,” says Alyssa Ciccone.

Laura Poppiti
Founding Contributing Editor/Research & Visual Arts Director

Advisors & Production Team:

Connie Davito, Art Historian
Constantino Brumidi Society
FT Graphics
Penn Quarter Neighborhood Association
Step Films
Ted Tuck Productions
The WordPlace

Branding & Website Design:

Woodpiles Studios


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