Venice First

established in 2009 as one of the only luxury Travel Event Companies in Venice, Italy.

Venice First will ensure an outstanding Event and fulfill even the most challenging requests by creating workable solutions for a smooth and uninterrupted day. Eleonora and her team create exclusive events that exceed the expectations of every individual guest and will make sure every detail is accounted for with a concierge style approach.

With a friendly and trustful team environment, many International Companies and important personalities have relied on Venice First to put on exclusive luxury events in the heart of Venice, Italy. And with Italy as a fabulous backdrop, anything is possible. Venice First invites you to create your unforgettable experience!

founder of Venice First

Eleonora Rioda

Eleonora Rioda began her journey as a luxury tour operator for Abercrombie & Kent. Her passion for planning, meticulous detail and organization didn’t stop there, she gained more experience by working as an Account Manager for DMC in Holland. But her heart missed Italy and her true passion lied in helping visitors discover the beauties of her hometown, Venice, in exclusive and unexpected locations. Venice First was then created by combining her love for detail and her city.

Eleonora’s goal is to leave your guests satisfied with the beauty of Venice and the event you put together.

By establishing lifelong friendships with her clients, Eleonora will make sure creating your elegant vision has never been simpler.

Past Clients Have included: Tom Cruise, Owen Wilson, Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, Robert Downey Jr,Steven Spielberg, Will Smith, Ben Stiller, Jamie Fox, Larry Gagosian, Kirtsen Dunst, Uma Thurman, Alfonso Cuaron, Joel Silverand Oliver Stone.

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