International Private Bid Announcement for Specialized Supervisory and Inspection Services of Port Operations in Honduras
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce hosted a roundtable discussion on comprehensive immigration reform in August 2013 which was attended by U.S. Representatives Bill Foster (IL-11), Tammy Duckworth (IL-08), Brad Schneider (IL-10) and several business leaders.
IBC travels to Mexico City to promote Business and Investment opportunities for Illinois companies 
IBC Exec. Director Laura Ortega, arrived in Mexico City Nov 10, 2013 as part of a delegation representing the City of Chicago in a new initiative funded by the Government of Mexico to increase and strengthen cultural and economic ties between three World Class Cities: Los Angeles, Chicago and Distrito Federal.
The International Business Council (IBC) hosted its inaugural reception at the London based brand Langham Hotel where it premiered the Global Partners Program to a room of Illinois businesses, politicians, and a number of international concerns including Consul Generals and staffers from Trade and Economic Development Offices representing over 20 countries.