CIFFA Event Sponsorship

Gala Dinners: FCA BILThe Forwarders, Carriers, and Associates (FCA) Gala Dinner, celebrated annually in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal, is the social event of the year. It is a formal occasion that brings together all CIFFA members and non-members for an opportunity to socialize and network. Well attended by hundreds of key industry decision makers, this inclusive event offers a great opportunity to promote your brand and services to the people that matter.

Sponsor BenefitsGold Plus ($3000) (only 1 sponsor for each gala dinner)Gold ($1500)Silver ($1000)Bronze ($350)
Pull-Up banner (displayed at the cocktail area)21NoNo
Complimentary Dinner Tickets4210
Prominent Positioning of Company Logo or Name on MenuLogoLogoNameNone
PowerPoint Slide (Digital Ad)2111
Opportunity to address the gatheringYesNoNoNo
Acknowledgement from podiumYesYesNoNo
Company Logo Sign at a food stationNoYesNoNo
Company Logo sign at table (1 at their table, not all tables)YesYesYesNo


Western Region
September 21, 2018
Central Region
April 12, 2018
Eastern Region
June 14, 2018
Jeff Haley
Jodie Wilson
Angelo Loffredi

Golf Tournaments: Another key social event is the golf tournament, held in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal. A casual event with key industry players involved. After a round of golf, dinner and an awards ceremony is held to recognize the winners and draw for door prizes. The tournaments are also about THE COMMUNITY with each region donating to local charities and funding the CIFFA Scholarship program. Your sponsorship makes a huge difference in the success of the tournaments. (note that sponsors will need to bring their own signs).

Western (Vancouver)Central (Toronto)Eastern (Montreal)
Hole Sponsorship (sponsor needs to provide a hole prize)Prize Hole SponsorshipHole Sponsorship (includes a hole prize)
Advertise Sign Only Sponsorship


Western Region
July 12, 2018
Central Region
September 13, 2018
Eastern Region
September 21, 2018
Martin Bertrand
Amit Arora
Angelo Loffredi

Graduation Ceremonies: Looking for an opportunity to meet freight forwarders in a small and intimate setting? Then consider sponsoring one or all of the graduation ceremonies. CIFFA graduates are mostly from CIFFA regular member firms with various years of experience in the industry. Sponsorship is LIMITED to one company for each level at each location to ensure you have time to meet and network among the CIFFA graduates and departmental managers.

Level 1 ($1000.00)Level 2 ($500.00)
Recognize company as sponsor of the eventYesYes
List company as sponsor in the promotion of the graduation ceremony via eBulletin, eMarketing, and the CIFFA Events webpageYesYes
Distribute company literature or promotional item to all attendeeYesNo
Allow 1 company pop-up sign in or out of the ceremony roomYesNo
Digital adYesYes
Present the George Kuhn and Job Nicoli AwardsYesNo
Have a booth in or outside the graduation ceremony roomYesNo


Western Region
June 6, 2018
Central Region
June 20, 2018
Eastern Region
June 13, 2018

Nasy Panahi