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2017 June Luncheon

We were extremely pleased that Allan Zarach, EVP of Edward J. Zarach & Associates, could speak to our luncheon audience this month. Allan's company are involved in several forwarder networks and he was able to relate to the whole audience how everybody in the supply chain, including truckers and warehouse operators, could find opportunities in global networks.

2017 Cuatro de Mayo Networking Event

On May 4th (May the Fourth be with you!), we held a great networking event at Adobe Gila's in Rosemont. Nearly fifty people came out to enjoy the evening of friendship and networking, sponsored by BCS Placement, International Bond & Marine, Globe Air Cargo, Edward J. Zarach & Associates and Position : Global.

2017 March Madness Networking

The IACAC hosted a March Madness networking event on March 16, 2017 and was generously sponsored by Payanybiz.

February 2017 Luncheon Gallery

The IACAC welcomed the Department of Aviation's Planning Director Adam Rod to a completely full house on Valentine's Day this month.

2016 Holiday Luncheon

We had a wonderful time today at our holiday luncheon, thanking our outgoing board members, raising more than $1400 in raffle donations and awarding scholarships to Michael O\'Donnell and Leanne Gadow. We wish everybody a very happy holiday season and look forward to 2017!

November 2016 Oktoberfest in November

On November 3rd, the IACAC, with the kind sponsorship of Alaska Air Cargo, held an Oktoberfest in November networking event at Church Street Brewing Company with food provided by the Toasty Cheese food truck.

October 2016 Brandon Fried Luncheon

On October 18th, Brandon Fried, Executive Director of The Airforwarders Association, joined us to share the view from Washington, DC.

September 2016 Luncheon

Dan Gadow, Vice President of Swissport Cargo in Chicago was our featured speaker at the September, 2016 luncheon. Dan shared with us his perspective of the issues challenging air cargo professionals in the Chicago market as well as the plans for the upcoming northeast cargo development slated to open later in 2016.

2016 August Schaumburg Boomers Outing

It was a wonderful night for baseball! We had a great group of attendees from within the ranks of both IACAC as well as the Chicago Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association. Among the things happening at the game that night were the raffling off of four used cars - everybody in the park got a ticket and somebody (not from our group) went home with a Chevy Impala with 228,000 miles!

2016 IACAC Golf Outing

We were so happy with everybody who came out to support this wonderful event! Thanks to Focus Logistics Transportation for sponsoring lunch, Land Air Express for sponsoring our flags and our five airlines who donated tickets: Southwest, American, Alaska, LATAM and Air Canada.

July 2016 Church Street Brewing Company Networking Event

On Thursday, July 28th, we had a crowd of nearly sixty people over the course of the evening join us for a great time at Church Street Brewing Company in Itasca. If you're looking for their beers you can find them in a variety of grocery and liquor stores around Chicago.

CNS eAWB June 2016

On June 16th, Cargo Network Services was in Chicago promoting eAWB usage and deployment to an audience of freight forwarders, airlines and other interested parties.

2016 May Luncheon

This month, we featured Bill Hogan of C.H. Robinson who shared ways that individuals can be vigilant in their company's supply chains and creating a culture of awareness for everyone's safety and security.

2016 April Luncheon

2016 March Madness Networking Event

We had a great time on March 24th at an event jointly sponsored by the IACAC and YFFA. Thanks to all who attended.

2016 March Luncheon

Our luncheon this month featured Ms. Guadalupe Whyte of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

2016 February Networking

The IACAC hosted a networking event for more than twenty-five people at the Wyndham Garden in Elk Grove Village.

January 2016 Luncheon

This month's luncheon was about the pros and cons of screening air cargo featuring Jason Allen of US Testing and Michelle Mejia of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg.

December 2015 Holiday Luncheon

The 2015 IACAC Holiday Luncheon was held at Belvedere Events & Banquets on December 8, 2015 where we celebrated a great year, honored our scholarship winners and raised money for our Scholarship fund and the Marian C. Bell Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

October 2015 Luncheon

Our October, 2015, luncheon featured Brandon Fried, Executive Director of The Airforwarders Association.

2015 IACAC Golf Outing

The 2015 IACAC Golf Outing was a tremendous success. Lots of golfers, BEAUTIFUL weather and a bunch of money raised for the IACAC Scholarship Fund. Thanks to all who participated and here are the full resolution images from the day.

Silkways July 2015 Networking Event

On July 15th, Silkways was in Chicago to highlight their new service ex-Chicago via JFK to Baku, Azerbaijan and points onward. The event was held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Elk Grove Village.

May 2015 Luncheon

Our May, 2015, luncheon featured Gina Summerford of Cargolux who shared her experiences as a woman executive in air cargo and her professional history.

April 2015 Luncheon

Our April, 2015, luncheon featured Wally Devereaux, Senior Director, Cargo & Charters, from Southwest Cargo. It was a very informative event.

February 2015 Luncheon

Because trucking plays such a huge part of our industry and shortly after last November's election, Matt Hart of the Illinois Trucking Association was our featured guest.

December 2014 Holiday Luncheon

These pictures were taken at the IACAC 2014 Holiday Luncheon benefitting Toys for Tots and our own IACAC Scholarship Fund.

October 2014 Luncheon

Photos from October, 2014, luncheon featuring Brandon Fried, Executive Director of the Airforwarders Association.

May 2014 Luncheon

Photos from the May, 2014, luncheon featuring Chicago Department of Aviation Assistant Commissioner Frank Garabaldi, Jr.

April 2014 Luncheon

On April 8, our monthly luncheon featured Linda Dreiffen, Managing Director Eastern Region, American Airlines Cargo.

March Madness 2014

IACAC and YFFA held a joint networking event March 20, 2014 in conjunction with the opening round of the NCAA basketball tournament.

February 2014 Luncheon

February, 2014 IACAC Luncheon unveiling the new website.