Members & Partners

Platinum Members

Turkish Airline is the national carrier airline of Turkey. It operates scheduled services to 188 international and 38 domestic airports, serving a total of 228 airports, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas as of April 2013. Turkish Airlines is the number one carrier in the world in terms of destination country, and was selected as Europe’s Best Airline by SKYTRAX for two year’s running.

Chicago Vein Institute is solely dedicated to non-surgical treatment of venous disorders. Double board-certified physician, Dr. Mensur O. Sunje, provides complete vein care treatment using the newest techniques and offers exceptional treatment to all patients.

Our deep market knowledge and the skill of our worldwide offices personnel grant us a distinctive global way of thinking, working and operating across borders and practices. Since we established our company, many years ago, we have provided our worldwide clients with our best consulting and advisory services thanks to the deep roots and knowledge of the language and culture of business required to address the issues of local markets worldwide.

Fifth Third Bank has a rich legacy of community support. In 1948, it became the first financial institution in the United States to establish a charitable foundation. Today, it continues to invest the time, resources and people to help build a better tomorrow in the communities it serves.

Gold Members

Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest carrier and operates a global route network of round 130 destinations.
Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s largest airline group, and a member of the Star Alliance, the first global alliance of international airlines.

Anderson Economic Group, LLC offers research and consulting in economics, finance, market analysis, and public policy. Our work in these fields is based on our core values of professionalism, integrity, and expertise.

Oasis is the largest and most recognized national brand in legal finance providing non-recourse lawsuit funding to consumers involved in personal injury litigation, primarily due to auto and work-related accidents.

Corporate Members

Adriatic Sunshine Travel specializes in tours and pilgrimage packages to destinations in Southeast Europe. Their offices are located in Chicago, IL.

City Fresh Market is located on Devon Avenue in Chicago. Like its ethnically diverse neighborhood, City Fresh offers a wide assortment of domestic and imported products.

Tzvetelina (Lina) Boynovska is an accomplished immigration lawyer, with a wide range of experience. Since 1997, when she received her license in the state of Illinois, she has been representing individuals from all over the world, seeking to come to the US in the capacity of investors, company managers and executives, scientists, medical doctors, entertainers, athletes, and artists.

We acquire and grow solid businesses that create lasting value and we understand the commitment, effort and patience required to achieve this outcome. We are led by entrepreneurial business owner / operators, allowing flexibility and creativity unique among traditional private equity investors.

Siegel Moses & Schoenstadt PC concentrates in all legal aspects of the alcoholic beverage and hospitality industries.  Included with our areas of concentration is federal, state and local litigation (at the trial and appellate level), regulatory matters, transaction work, federal, state and local licensing, advertising and marketing research, and administrative proceedings.  The collective experience of our principals spans more than 100 years.

International Business Trade and Development Consulting-IBTDC,LLC. 400 North Fourth Street, Unit 2904, St.Louis, Missouri 63102 – Phone: 314-299-1555 – E-mail:

The agency is specialized in small business and professionals’ insurance protection. Surety Bonds are offered as well.

The Varaždin Free Zone is an area determined for investments covering about 62 hectares with all the necessary infrastructure to allow future construction development. The land is located in the municipality of Trnovec Bartolovečki, east of the town of Varaždin in Croatia.The Varaždin Free zone will provide any information relating to foreign investments and lobbying with local and state authorities, providing your program has been assessed as viable and likely to offer employment opportunities.

Non-Profit Members

World Chicago has served as Chicago’s official host for U.S. Department of State sponsored visitors since 1952. It is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and appreciation amongst cultures through citizen diplomacy.


The U.S. Fund for UNICEF does whatever it takes to save and protect the world’s most vulnerable children. 91% of every dollar we spend goes directly to help children.

The Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is the lead state agency responsible for improving Illinois’ competitiveness in the global economy. Guided by an innovative regional approach, DCEO administers a wide range of economic and workforce development programs, services and initiatives designed to create and retain high quality jobs and build strong communities.

Founded in 1904, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit business assistance and economic development organization. We are dedicated to helping area businesses grow as well as promoting the economic development of the region.

The Chicago Council celebrated its 90th Anniversary in 2012. Founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, the Council is one of the oldest and most prominent international affairs organizations in the United States. Independent and nonpartisan, The Chicago Council is committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning.

The Federation of Balkan American Associations was founded by a group of Balkan American individuals with the goal and mission to promote Balkan cultures, unity and economic and political cooperation. In an effort to strengthen the cultural and educational ties between the people of the United States and the Balkans, the Federation of Balkan American Associations organizes a broad spectrum of educational activities.

The Chicago International Trade Commissioners’ Association (CITCA) is a volunteer organization comprising the senior trade representatives from foreign governments based in Chicago, with jurisdiction for the Midwest region of the United States.

Turkish Consulate General in Chicago – Office of the Commercial Attache

The International Business Club is the leading association of professionals in the field of international business in Chicago. Its membership is composed of business owners, scholars, researchers, consultants and government representatives from the financial and intellectual elite of various ethnic based communities in the Chicago metropolitan area. As a non-for-profit business association, the IBC develops various initiatives in the fields of business development, research, and consulting.

Advantage Austria offers easy access to a comprehensive business directory and provides key information about investment opportunities and the market environment in Austria.

The Serbian American Chamber of Commerce (SACC) is a non-profit business organization, which promotes international trade through cooperation with Serbian Chamber of Commerce, American Chamber of Commerce, as well as other chamber of commerce organizations and the relevant organizations and institutions in the United States, by participating and organizing events, and by conducting specific projects.

The Austrian Economics Center, or the AEC’s, main goal is to help create a free and responsible society. It promotes the ideas of the Austrian School of Economics as a viable economic alternative in Austria and elsewhere, not only by the means of a public think tank, but also as an academic Institute.

Tuta Theatre was originally established in Washington D.C. by Zeljko and Natasha Djukic in 1995.Since their relocation to Chicago in 2002, TUTA has featured a Top 10 Production 4 out of the last 5 years.

The Institute of Economics, Zagreb is a public, scientific institute that works on scientific and development research in the field of economics. It was established in 1939. Its focus is to better understand the Croatian economy and to propose concrete measures for improvement.

American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina (AUBiH) is a multi-ethnic, career-oriented university and it is the only one to act on the entire territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Classes at the AUBiH are based on the American liberal education with undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies, which are in line with the Bologna principles.

The American Research Center in Sofia (ARCS) was established in 2004 as an organization dedicated to facilitating academic research in Bulgaria for North American scholars and collaboration between scholars from North America and countries in Southeast Europe (Albania, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia).

The Macedonian-American Cultural and Educational Center is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, more specifically to preserve and strengthen the Macedonian identity and its values through engaging the Macedonian community in culturally rich and generationally diverse educational services, while expanding the community’s role in becoming a greater global participant.

Arete Renovators is a family-owned business located in Chicago. The company specializes in interior, residential renovation including, kitchens, bathroom, hardwood floor installation and repair, drywall repair and painting.

DNT Consulting provides software-consulting services, outsourcing, and establishing and maintaining partnerships in the area of IT. The company keeps close relations with a group of leading IT companies from Eastern Europe representing their products and services to the US market.

Zubovic CPA Tax Services, Ltd. offers over 10 years of experience in accounting, business and individual planning, finance, and estate planning.

BalkanViator is the largest database of bus timetables, taxi services and carpooling information in the Balkans with more than 20,000 bus departures.

Boki Creative is a Chicago-based design firm offering strategic business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing solutions and graphic services for growing companies.

The International Diaspora Youth Leadership Conference 2010 brings together future leaders from 19 countries representing youth from five continents from universities, business, government, NGOs, education and the cultural sector for a unique two-day experience aimed at broadening their perspectives on study, work, leadership, and their origin countries.

SN Cleaning Inc offers professional and affordable carpet & upholstery cleaning in downtown Chicago & all of Chicago suburbs. We use a powerful, low moisture steam cleaning extraction method recommended by leading USA carpet manufacturers. Our attention to details and prompt service is what separates us from the competition. SN Cleaning Inc is dedicated to provide you, our valued customer, with superior service, backed up by years of experience, at very affordable cost.

VisualEtiquette is a digital multimedia company specializing in creating quality visual experiences, through photography, video and other digital media. Since it’s founding VisualEtiquette aspires to perfect the art of visual storytelling offering it’s clients a uniquely creative approach and original view.