A graduate in Political Science, professional journalist and publicist, he has 20 years of experience in the Meeting & Incentive Industry. He set up Stefano Ferri Communication & Marketing, a company offering strategic consultancy for event organisers and service providers in Italy and abroad: Pco agencies, Incentive Houses, conference hotels and convention bureaus. He is a member of the Order of Journalists.
In 2004, he received the Hilton Prize for journalism specialising in business tourism and in 2006 he was awarded the Premio Città di Riccione - Italia for Events for the trade press.
In 2010, he debuted in bookshops as the author, together with Annamaria Ruffini and Elena Vender Caldarelli, of Eco-events: meetings, incentives and team-building for sustainable corporate communication.