Elena Acquani, born in Busto Arsizio (Varese), September 17th, 1963
Place of residence: Via Cesare Correnti, 27 - 21013 Gallarate (Varese)
Home phone: 0039.0331.783652 - Mobile phone: 0039.338.6677654
Email [email protected] – Web
Education: certificate of language high school
Foreign languages: German (C1) English (B2)
From 2010 (until today)
Teacher of German (and English) language:
Tre.Ci. Servizi Ambientali Srl – Gallarate
Teacher of German language (collective lessons) for Ascom Gallarate
Energheia Impresa Sociale Srl – Saronno
Teacher of German and English language (collective lessons) for Ascom
Fondazione Clerici, Milan
Teacher of German language (individual coaching for people in job
Wall Street English, Busto Arsizio (Va)
Teacher of German language (individual lessons)
Cultural association Il Cavedio, Varese
Teacher of German language (collective lessons) in Gallarate and Besnate,
province of Varese
Translation of books and press articles:
Translations of articles from German newspapers and magazines
published on the website that translates news concerning Italy from 7
languages and from 50 countries
Edizioni Pendragon Srl – Bologna
Translation (from German) of the opera booklet Jakob Lenz - written by
Michael Fröhling, after the novel of Georg Büchner, for the opera n.2 of
Wolfgang Rihm (Foundation “Teatro Comunale” of Bologna city - ISBN:
Translation (from German) of a part of the article written by Hermann
Laroche Peter Tschaikovsky – Aufsätze und Erinnerungen, Ernst Kuhn editorBerlin 1993, published in the booklet “Moskau Ballet La Classique. The
Swan Lake” (Foundation “Teatro Comunale” of Bologna city - ISBN:
Beit Casa Editrice Srl – Trieste
Translation (from German) of the book written by György Dalos Ungarn
in der Nuβschale (ISBN: 978-88-95324-25-8)
Leone Editore Srl – Monza
Reading and valuation of German books
Tre Editori Srl – Roma
Translation (from German) of the introduction made by the brothers
Grimm to the German edition of the English book Irish Fairy Tales of the
South of Ireland von Thomas Crofton Croker
Legal translation:
Translator and interpreter (for German and English languages) for the
law-court of the town Busto Arsizio (close to Malpensa Airport)
Trust Traduzioni – Rome
Translation of contracts and certificates
Daly’s Translation Centre – Pinerolo (Province of Turin)
Translation of contracts and certificates
January 2006/December 2011 (free lance)
As free lance I worked for the following organizations:
• Grand Hotel Majestic, Verbania - Lake Maggiore (Region Piemonte)
MalpensaFiere Spa, exhibition centre - Busto Arsizio (Province of Varese)
Domm International Srl, congress agency - Milan - 2006/2007
La Claustra Hotel, Gotthard Pass – Ticino, Switzerland - 2005/2006
September 2000/December 2005
Centro Congressi & Fiere Spazio Villa Erba – Cernobbio (Como)
Congress and exhibition centre (6.500 square meters) in the middle of Villa Erba
park - 37 conference rooms; maximum capacity in theatre style 1200 people
Congress & Sales Manager
February 2000/July 2000
Hotel Villa Principe Leopoldo – Lugano (Ticino, Switzerland)
70 rooms, 6 conference rooms; maximum capacity in theatre style 100 people
Congress & Sales Manager
May 1995/December 1999
Milan Marriott Hotel – Milan
320 rooms, 13 conference rooms; maximum capacity in theatre style 1200
• May 1995/October 1998: Congress Manager
• October 1998/December 1999: Co-manager of the hotel
August 1990/May 1995
Novotel Milano Est Aeroporto – Milan
200 rooms, 8 conference rooms; maximum capacity in theatre style 300
• August 1990/September 1994: Congress Manager
• September 1994/May 1995: Rooms Division Manager
January 1990/August 1990 :
Jet Hotel - Gallarate (Province of Varese) – Receptionist
December 1988/January 1990
Grand Hotel Brun - Milan – Congress Manager Assistant
1985/86, 1986/87, 1987/88 (school years)
Comune di San Vittore Olona (Province of Milan) – Teacher of German language
for Italian people
1985 e 1986
Agenzia I Grandi Viaggi – Milan - Hostess in the holiday resort Capo Alaua (Sicily)
and in Sri Lanka.
1984 – Tour leader
Istituto Gonzaga, Agenzia IVET (Milan) - Agenzia Alpitour (Cuneo, Region
German language:
Course of the literary agency Herzog, to become literary translator –
German/Italian (Milan) – 2009
Certificates „Kleines Deutsches and Groβes Deutsches Sprachdiplom“,
Goethe Institut (Milan) – 1983/1984
Certificates of the school Studies Munich (Munich) – 1980/1981
Touristic technique:
Certificate of touristic interpreter for German and English language Lombardy Region - 1988
Certificate of tour leader - Tourischool (Milan) - 1984
Marketing - Sales - Press:
On line courses of “Il Sole 24 Ore Formazione”:
Marketing and comunication – 2008
How to manage a society – 2007
How to manage a press office – 2006
@mail marketing – 2006
Cerrtificate of participation to the courses of Studio Mario Silvano:
“Telephone use for business development” and “The relashionship to
the client” - 1994
Certificate of participation to the conference “Marketing for congresses“
organized in Milan by editor Ediman – 1992
Human resources:
Courses of the Academie Accor: “How to manage a group“
Master in Banqueting Design, Club Congusto (Milan)
Fondazione Luigi Clerici (Milan) - 27 hours in the course “Congress organization
consultant” - 1999
Scuola Superiore Commercio Turismo e Servizi (Milan) - 4 hours in the course
“Touristic companies consultant” - 1998

curriculum EA - English x sito