On 19 March 2012, Alberto Cavalli presented the awarding ceremony of the prestigious “Les Talents du Luxe et de la Création” prize in Paris. Nine “talents” were presented by the Cologni Foundation: Angelo Bonati (President and CEO of Officine Panerai), Cecilia Tessieri (master chocolate-maker at Amedei), Matteo de Vecchi (master silversmith), Paolo Vranjes (master perfumer), Stefano Ricci (entrepreneur and designer of the eponymous maison), atelier Galeotti (specialised in feathers creations), Enzo Liverino (master coral engraver and sculptor), Marco Viviani (master pleater), and the Giusti Leombruni sisters (owners of a shoe manufacturing workshop in the Marche region).