• THE ASSOCIATION FOR CUSTOMS BROKERS AND FREIGHT FORWARDERS IN THE PORT THAT WORKS

REASONS To BELONG TO CCBFA

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    Reputation

    REPUTATION For more than fifty years the CCBFA has represented Customs brokers and freight forwarders doing business in Chicago.

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    Education

    CCBFA offers dozens of opportunities throughout the year for members to stay current on changes and regulations that affect their businesses.

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    Representation

    CCBFA has quarterly meetings with CBP, FDA and other PGAs where we discuss current issues.

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    Networking

    The CCBFA works closely with other associations around the country, as well as the NCBFAA, to provide access to local and national thought ­leaders and problem solvers for our members.

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WE WANT VOLUNTEERS

Join Committee IconJOIN A COMMITTEE

We have opportunities on committees that cover, Customs, Freight Forwarding, Social Events and Regulatory Agencies.

Meet Industry Pros IconMEET INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Our board members regularly interact with other boards around the country through the Affiliated Presidents Network (APN) of the NCBFAA.

Work and Learn IconWORK WITH AND LEARN FROM YOUR PEERS

We have new and established volunteers across all of our different committees. You will have a chance to learn from professionals to help your company and yourself.

Start Committee IconSTART ON A COMMITTEE, WIND UP ON THE BOARD

Many of the current CCBFA board members started as a committee volunteer and enjoyed the experience enough to want to take on a leadership position. This is a close­knit industry filled with people and companies who help others and provide tremendous opportunities for growth and advancement.

UPCOMING EVENTS


  • FISH and Wildlife "returns"
    March 19, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

March 19, 2020 2-4 pm at the Topco Building Fish and Wildlife inspectors Leigh Graham and Kelly Ishmael will provide background of FWS as well as an overview of declaring FWS entries in Chicago. Topics covered will be Laws enforced by FWS, CITES & CITES Permits, FWS Import Licenses and the Clearance Process. Read More


  • August 13, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Save the date August 13th 2020 Cindy de Leon returns to Chicago ! Cindy is founder of Deleon Trade LLC and Senior Trade Auditor.  Cindy utilizes her audit experience to assist clients in strengthening internal control program to ensure U.S. Customs compliance and passing of focused assessments and customs audits.  She works with clients to Read More