Announcements & Events

Trade Day - Port of Savannah - November 14, 2017
The IFFCBA of Savannah, in conjunction with U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), invites the entire trade community to participate in a PORT of SAVANNAH TRADE DAY featuring the CBP Lab Facility. This unique open house event will include tours of the new CBP Lab throughout the morning, as well as informational and networking opportunities with several government agencies and industry stakeholders.

DATE: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

TIME: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Tours run approximately every 30 min from 9:30-Noon.

PLACE: CBP Lab Facility 1425 Chatham Parkway, Savannah, GA 31405

COST: FREE to ALL! - Light refreshments will be served

RSVP via this link:

January Meeting - Come be a part of Outlook 2018!!!

posted Jan 15, 2018, 11:42 AM by IFFCBA Savannah   [ updated Jan 15, 2018, 11:54 AM ]

Date:  Tues., January 23, 2018

Time:   12:00 – 1:00

Place: Pirate’s House

            20 East Broad St            

            Savannah, GA 31401

Please join us for the first regular meeting of 2018.  Come and share with the new officers a vision for how we can return IFFCBAS to a thriving association for education and outreach for our members. 

 We have exciting plans for 2018 and beyond. But we need the support of our members and affiliates to make the association what you want it to be!!

 Remember, your paid regular membership includes 2 seats at each regular meeting.  If you can’t send 2 people, please invite a guest!

Rsvp for this exciting event by emailing

Lunch reservations can be paid via this link:


posted Aug 1, 2017, 11:19 AM by IFFCBA Savannah   [ updated Oct 25, 2017, 9:17 AM ]

Please join us as GPA Executive Director, Griff Lynch provides us with an update on GPAs successes over the last year and a look to the future of logistics with GPA at center stage.

Event Date: Monday, November 6, 2017

Event Time: 11:30 - 13:00

Event Place: Georgia Ports Authority

Annex II Building

100 Main Street

Garden City, GA 31408

You will need a government issued ID. 

ADD/CVD Compliance Seminar

posted Jun 29, 2017, 11:12 AM by IFFCBA Savannah

Event Date:  Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Event Time:   1:30 – 4:30 pm

Event Place: Georgia Ports Authority

                       Administration Building

                       2 Main Street

                       Garden City, GA 31408

Please join us as Lisa Gelsomino, CEO Avalon Risk Management takes us through a detailed review of the new regulations and rules surrounding dumping.  This is a critical topic for importers and customs brokers following recent executive orders.  CCS/CES points will be awarded through the NCBFFA NEI program.  This seminar is open to brokers, importers and any party with interest enhancing ADD/CVD compliance. There will be time for Q/A following the presentation.  

Register by emailing You may pay via our website:  or mail checks to IFFCBAS, PO Box 1465 Savannah, GA 31402.

ACE Reporting Seminar

posted Jun 9, 2017, 11:42 AM by IFFCBA Savannah   [ updated Jun 9, 2017, 12:39 PM ]

ACE Reporting Seminar

Event Date:  Thursday, June 15, 2017

Event Time:   08:30 – 12:00

Event Place: Georgia Ports Authority

                       Administration Building

                       2 Main Street

                       Garden City, GA 31408

Please join us as Leah Ellis of JAS Forwarding Worldwide takes us through an exciting overview of the benefits and functionality of Ace Reporting.  CCS/CES points will be awarded through the NCBFFA NEI program.  Register by emailing  To pay via PayPal, please click the education link to the left and access the PayPal widget or mail checks to: PO Box 1465 Savannah, GA 31402.

REMEMBER:  You will need a Wi-Fi enabled device and valid ACE logon credentials.

May Meeting - May 23, 2017

posted May 5, 2017, 8:44 AM by IFFCBA Savannah

Very excited to have Milton King join the May meeting to discuss Agricultural operations in the Port of Savannah. 

April Meeting - April 25, 2017

posted Apr 13, 2017, 8:08 AM by IFFCBA Savannah

Looking forward to our April Meeting where Bryan Bellamy and Myra Reynolds will present on ADD/CVD issues surrounding importers and brokers.  

American Red Cross

posted Dec 6, 2016, 10:17 AM by Len James

Thanks to Victoria Ten Broeck of the American Red Cross, Savannah Chapter, for sharing their good works with us at our November luncheon. All came away with a better understanding of how the Red Cross serves our community in times of need. 

We may even have a few new volunteers for them!

NOV 29th Meeting

posted Nov 13, 2016, 8:32 PM by Len James

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, our NOV meeting will be held a week later than normal. Be sure to join us on Tuesday, November 29th at the Pirate's House. Our speaker will be Ms. Victoria Ten Broeck with the Red Cross.

SAVE THE DATE: OCT 28th Meeting at GPA!

posted Oct 18, 2016, 8:41 AM by Len James


Our October meeting will be at a special date and place. The Georgia Ports Authority will host us on Friday October 28th for a luncheon and port tours. Additionally, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch will address our group on the exciting happenings in our ports. Events begin at noon at the GPA Annex 2 building in Garden City. More details to come!

08/16/16 - NHTSA Training @ CBP

posted Aug 10, 2016, 6:29 AM by Len James

The port of Savannah will host a training session for the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration on August 16, 2016 from 9:30AM - 11:30AM at CBP Southern Boulevard. See the attached CBP Pipeline for details.

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