Ray LaHood, US Secretary of Transportation Keynote Speaker at The Traffic Club of Chicago Annual Dinner Thursday, May 20, 2010

Ray LaHood, US Secretary of Transportation Keynote Speaker at The Traffic Club of Chicago Annual Dinner Thursday, May 20, 2010

Ray LaHood, US Secretary of Transportation
Keynote Speaker at The Traffic Club of Chicago Annual Dinner
Thursday, May 20, 2010

CHICAGO, Ill.—March 16, 2010 (James Street Media Services)—The Traffic Club of Chicago, one of the nation’s oldest and finest transportation associations, has announced that U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will be the keynote speaker at its 103rd Annual Dinner, on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Chicago Marriott Hotel.

“Secretary LaHood’s appearance at our Annual Dinner provides Chicago-area executives an ideal opportunity to exchange ideas with our nation’s top government transportation official and his staff,” says Traffic Club President Bruce A. Betts. “Again this year the dinner will be the premier place to meet, learn and take action on matters of national transportation policy.”

More than 1,000 transportation executives attend, with many planning high level meetings around the Annual Dinner, including participation at the Annual Dinner Golf Outing in support of the organization’s scholarship fund on Wednesday, May 19, at the Cog Hill Golf Club.

The Traffic Club of Chicago, since its founding in 1907, has been the place for shippers, carriers, government officials and others involved in transportation to work together toward common goals.

For information about tickets, hotel accommodations and valet parking, contact The Traffic Club of Chicago, 1-630-529-1333 or by email staff@trfclub-chicago.org.

About The Traffic Club of Chicago (www.traffic-club.org <http://www.traffic-club.org> )
The Traffic Club of Chicago, founded in 1907, is one of the nation's oldest and finest transportation associations. The club is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of the transportation and logistics industry, keeping its members abreast of industry happenings, while at the same time, assuming a responsible role in civic, cultural and charitable activities in the Chicago area. Members enjoy many benefits, including access to private dining and country clubs around the Chicago area, as well as across the country and overseas. An annual schedule of programs and events provide opportunities to network with industry professionals. A scholarship program supports the organization's philosophy of direction and guidance. Headquartered in Bloomingdale, Illinois, the club publishes a monthly newsletter, "The Waybill". More information can be found at www.traffic-club.org <http://www.traffic-club.org> .