In Association with


A non-profit association formed in 1972, ACIP is the only employer network dedicated to employment-based immigration, bridging private and public sectors to promote sensible, forward-thinking immigration policies.  ACIP is also designated by the U.S. Department of State as a J-1 visa program sponsor for the categories of Trainee and Intern.

Contact info:

Lynn Shotwell, Executive Director
(202) 371-6789


Lead Sponsors


In today’s global environment, effective language and communication skills, combined with the ability to connect cultures for success are essential.  Berlitz is helping businesses, government and non-profit organizations maximize performance by reacting rapidly and adapting quickly to the growing depth of global challenges.

Berlitz International Assignment Programs are uniquely designed and customized to prepare assignees and their families for living and working in a new country. In addition to face-to-face programs delivered in over 550 locations globally, Berlitz and TMC, a Berlitz company, offer web-based learning programs and assessment tools. The Cultural Navigator ™ delivers the most comprehensive and timely cultural business intelligence available through an online interface. The Cultural Orientations Indicator (COI), a statistically valid assessment tool, measures personal cultural preferences. The COI enables individuals to acquire the awareness and knowledge necessary for building effective skills and behavioral adaptations for multicultural management and business.

Berlitz. The one that works®.





Equus Software creates technology that helps companies optimize their workforce mobility processes. Equus provides AssignmentPro™, a web-based system which includes assignment tracking and management, tax and cost projections, compensation management and payroll processing, and is easily integrated with enterprise platforms such as SAP, PeopleSoft and Oracle. Equus was established in 1999 in Denver, Colorado and expanded its presence to the United Kingdom in early 2011. Equus works with many Global 2000 firms and MNC’s.





Fragomen is the largest law firm in the world dedicated to corporate immigration, and is recognized as the leading global immigration services provider. For more than 50 years, Fragomen has represented a broad range of companies, organizations and emerging businesses, working in partnership with clients to facilitate the hiring and transfer of employees worldwide.

Immigration law is our sole focus at Fragomen. We have over 250 attorneys and 800 legal professionals who work with our clients to understand their business and immigration priorities, monitor regulatory and policy developments, and draw on our extensive resources to proactively counsel clients on strategies for most effectively managing their immigration programs. Strategically located throughout the world, Fragomen has more than 30 offices in key locations across the Americas, Europe, Asia-pacific, the Middle East and Africa. We serve our clients’ needs in more than 140 countries with established, on-the-ground co-counsel.

The contact person is:

Robert Horsley
Executive Director, Corporate Development
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP
2121 Tasman Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Main: 408-919-0600
Direct: 408-330-1103
Fax: 408-919-0615
Email: rhorsley@fragomen.com



KPMG LLP’s International Executive Services Practice is dedicated to helping global companies better manage their international workforce by thinking beyond the present and beyond borders.  We have extensive global advisory and tax compliance services that can assist with issues such as assignee program management, employment and international payroll, global equity compensation and international social security. KPMG helps support your assignment programs through a global network of specialized professionals and a diverse offering of technology based tools.

KPMG has the people, experience and international presence to serve the expatriate management world effectively. Our philosophy with respect to our client tax service is to provide advisory services that can help derive long term tax savings for both the company and the assignee.  We believe that it’s not enough to provide outstanding tax services; instead we aim to proactively serve as a trusted business advisor in order to provide you with a competitive edge.


Ben Garfunkel, US Partner in Charge, IES
Contact info:  bgarfunkel@kpmg.com
Tel:  +1 973 912 6433



Sterling is a provider of global relocation services to some of the world’s leading companies. Through our service delivery hubs in EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific, we help clients achieve their business goals by alleviating the operational challenges of workforce mobility.

Using in-house experts and our network of specialist global partners, we offer the full suite of mobility services.

Relocating employees receive a dedicated Sterling team member as a single point of coordination, support and advice to ensure every part of their relocation runs smoothly.

Sterling is committed to quality and delivering an impeccable service, in every location. Our ISO and FIDI FAIM accredited quality processes guarantee our high standards are consistently maintained.

Client satisfaction is our ultimate goal. We’ve retained 100% of our top 10 clients for the past 5 years and last year 99.63% of relocating employees were satisfied with our service.

Find out more at www.sterlingrelocation.com


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Aetna is committed to helping create a stronger, healthier global community by delivering comprehensive health benefits and health management solutions worldwide. Aetna’s expatriate business is one of the industry’s largest and most prominent international health benefits providers, supporting more than 400,000 members worldwide. Our expatriate offerings include medical, dental, vision, life, disability and emergency assistance. The organization’s health management business collaborates with health care systems, government entities and plan sponsors around the world to design and build locally-applied health management solutions to improve health, quality and cost outcomes.

For more information, visit AetnaInternational.com



Established in 1954, AIRINC (Associates for International Research, Inc.) is a human resources consulting firm dedicated to facilitating global mobility.

AIRINC offers a wide range of expatriate compensation data services and global mobility advisory services, including compensation program design, policy development, benchmark surveys, and transition support.  Whether a company is grappling with sending a first assignee, experiencing financial challenges, or contemplating a competitive review of an established program, AIRINC works to meet the specific needs of the client.

AIRINC is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and has full-service offices in Brussels, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong.




Cartus is the trusted partner to organizations of all sizes and the leading provider of global relocation solutions, outsourcing, consulting, and intercultural and language training. For greater experience, reach, and hands-on guidance, call on Cartus at +1 (800) 817-1928 or visit www.cartus.com.



Clements Worldwide is the leading insurance provider for expatriates and international organizations. Founded in 1947, Clements offers international car insurance, international property insurance , international health insurance, international term life insurance and worldwide commercial insurance. With offices in Washington, DC and London, Clemens provides superior customer service and claims response to customers in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit clements.com


Andres Franzetti
Manager, Partner Solutions
1.202.872.0060 or 1.800.872.0067



DFA Intercultural Global Solutions is the oldest and largest premier independent global consultancy specializing in cross-cultural services, products, consulting and research.

Founded and led by Dean Foster for more than twenty five years, the dfa team provides seamless classic and technology-driven intercultural global solutions for Fortune 500 companies and business travelers worldwide.  dfa’s on-site training network of over 140 dfa-certified trainers worldwide, plus our on-line cultural information solutions (webinars, e-books, CultureGuides-to-Go©, CultureCompass© cultural assessment, iPhone CultureGuide© apps), provide the intercultural skills and information your organization needs at dependable levels of global excellence, whenever and wherever you need them. www.deanfosterassociates.com




Expatriate services at Grant Thornton International member firms

With more than 2,600 partners in over 100 countries, Grant Thornton International member firms are some of the leading providers of expatriate tax services. In fact one member firm – Grant Thornton UK LLP – was awarded “Best Tax/Legal Services Provider” in 2010 by the Forum for Expatriate Management. Our member firms focus on providing highly personalised consultancy services to internationally mobile employees and their employers. Clients can rest assured that their international assignees will receive a service tailored to their specific needs wherever they are working and that all local withholding and reporting requirements will be managed on a timely and compliant basis. If you want to experience a more personalised service for your internationally mobile employees, why not try a Grant Thornton International member firm?




International SOS (www.internationalsos.com) is the world’s leading international healthcare, medical and security assistance, and concierge services company. Operating in over 70 countries, International SOS provides integrated medical, clinical, security, and customer care solutions to organizations with international operations. A global team of over 8,000 employees led by 970 full-time physicians and 200 security specialists provides services including planning, preventative programs, in-country expertise and emergency response to 66 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies.




A leading worldwide provider of relocation and moving solutions, SIRVA, Inc. (www.sirva.com) provides more than 230,000 relocations per year to corporations, government employees, and individual consumers. The Company delivers the best mobility experience at the lowest total cost to relocate through complete management of the global supply chain, the world’s leading global operations, industry-leading risk management processes, and full accountability and transparency of all costs. SIRVA’s brands include Allied, Allied International, Allied Pickfords, Allied Special Products, DJK Residential, Global, northAmerican, northAmerican International, SIRVA Mortgage, SIRVA Relocation, SIRVA Move Management, SIRVA Global Relocation, Inc. and SIRVA Settlement.



Founded in 1978, TheMIGroup is a leading provider of global relocation management solutions.  We offer a full range of services including Domestic and International Services, Compensation and Consulting Services – from total assignment management to individual services for transferees, expatriates or individuals on the move.  With full service business units strategically located throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas, and with TheMIGroup Worldwide Partner NetworkTM, we have the capacity and capability to provide professional services across all time zones.

TheMIGroup offers relocation services specifically designed to ease in the transition and settle you into your new assignment anywhere in the world.





Buck Consultants and ACS Relocation & Assignment Services

Providing appropriate benefits for your expatriates lets them focus on your business without distraction. We get your employees where you need them and we help ensure you have the right benefits (health, dental, emergency evacuation, repatriation, doctor referrals, etc.) with the right services in the right locations at the right price.

Contact: Julie Ziegler





AKA Flexible Stay Residences – putting a sophisticated spin on long-term lodging

A new breed of longer-term lodgings has arrived creating your own “Urban Oasis” in key metropolitan locales, such as New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., White Plains, N.Y., and Arlington, Va.

AKA’s longer-term lodgings serve executives on commuter, short and long term assignments, relocations and has also become the “darling ” of the TV/Film industry!

Consider AKA your partner in the Mobility Process!




Arpin Group, headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, is an industry leader providing global household goods moving and storage services to multinational corporations, non-profit organizations, governmental entities, and private customers. Founded in 1900, this fourth-generation, privately-owned company has grown to become the largest US-based household goods carrier group. Annually, Arpin Group relocates over 30,000 families and its revenue exceeds $200M.

Karen Bannon
401-828-8111 x 2310



AVE, a division of Korman Communities, provides fully-furnished finely-appointed flexible stay accommodations for anyone looking for short or long term housing. Ideal for relocations, special assignments and projects, trainings, ex-pat, and intern and co-op programs, AVE is family owned and operated, and is dedicated to providing exceptional experiences.



BDO USA, LLP is a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to public and private companies through 40 offices nationwide. Partnering with HR and global mobility administrators, we’re national leaders in expatriate tax and compensation consulting. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, our global network consists of 1,082 offices in 119 countries.



Bloomfield Law

Bloomfield is the foremost immigration solutions provider in Nigeria. The firm provides specialised immigration consultancy services and legal services to both local and multinational companies in Nigeria.

The group is able to provide assistance in obtaining work permits, subject to regulation visas, re-entry visas, expatriate quota approvals and business permits, as well as regulatory compliance and labour issues.

Email: enquiries@bloomfield-law.com

Website: www.bloomfield-law.com

Telephone numbers: +234 1 738 8369, +234 1 791 0702



CIGNA International Expatriate Benefits is the world’s leading global provider of employer-sponsored health care services and benefits for expatriate employees, their families, and global business travelers. Specialists in worldwide health care delivery, we meet our members’ needs for easy access to quality care with Web-based resources and 24/7/365 telephone customer service.




CORT offers expatriates and families returning to the United States a suite of destination support services to ease the transition and ensure that companies have employees focused on their job from day one. Services range from rental housing locating and neighborhood tours from local experts to providing rental furnishings and assistance with utility connections. For more information, please contact CORT.




Cultural Awareness International (CAI) has 20+ years of industry experience in providing cross-cultural programs and relocation services for corporate clients around the world.

Our customized programs are designed to give participants the skills and strategies for integrating effectively within the multi-cultural arena. CAI works closely with HR, project managers and team leaders to develop programs that uniquely address today’s business objectives.

Please visit our website at www.culturalawareness.com or contact us by phone at (001) 214-691-4113.




ECA is the world leader in the development and provision of solutions for managing international assignments, delivering data, expertise, software and support to help companies manage their expatriates efficiently and effectively.

Whether you are a large multinational corporation, a company expanding rapidly into new markets or a business just starting out in the international arena, ECA can help you succeed.




Executive Language Training (ELT) is a premier language services provider. ELT specializes in providing customized business language training. Through a global network of highly-qualified trainers, ELT provides language instruction to executives, corporations and fortune 500 companies around the world.

Please visit our website for more information at www.eltlearn.com or contact us by phone at (847) 235-2300.



Expaticore offers expatriate and local employee payroll delivery, international assignment program administration, related global mobility and payroll consulting. We serve clients in over 50 countries ranging from firms with one international employee to Fortune 100 corporations. Our professional staff has extensive subject matter expertise drawn from careers at leading global organizations enabling Expaticore to offer valuable support to our Clients.



ExpatTracker provides a cost effective alternative to managing your expatriate population using spreadsheets. Core features include:

  • Comprehensive demographic data
  • Actual pay collection & reporting
  • Contract generation
  • Document storage

New features being demonstrated at this show include integrated, customisable workflow and an employee travel diary for tracking cross border commuters.

Name: Andrew Hunot

Phone: 0044 845 430 9683

Email: ah@expattracker.com



Frasers Hospitality is an internationally branded and award winning serviced apartment/corporate housing provider with residences in key gateway cities in Europe, Middle-East and Asia-Pacific. We are adding several new locations to our portfolio which will enable us to offer your company a more complete temporary housing solution.

Heidi Gennerman
+1 617 870 2074


Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty, LLP is internationally renowned for delivering innovative solutions to meet the immigration needs of our clients worldwide. As a full service law firm, we offer a range of interdisciplinary legal services while providing personal service and flexibility to meet the changing needs of our clients.

New York Office: 665 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022, (p) 212-688-5151, (f) 212-688-8315

San Francisco Office: Two Transamerica Center, 505 Sansome Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94111, (p) 415-901-2270, (f) 415-986-1374




Established in 1979, Global LT is a worldwide corporate provider in the areas of language, cultural and workforce learning, translation solutions, and expatriate destination services. Operating in over 60 countries, Global LT complements companies with their learning, communication and relocation objectives.



Global Relocation Consultants

Global Relocation Consultants is an independent international organization providing mobility management and relocation services for expatriates. We support the relocation and immigration throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Our main services are Preview Trip -HomeFinding – School Search – Settling in Support – Croos Cultural Training – Immigration – Departure Support.




Global Tax Network (“GTN”)is an International Assignment tax services firm. We provide Expatriate and Foreign National program development and support for organizations, including tax planning and preparation services related to employees on international assignment, transferring to a new country, or working temporarily outside of their home location (ie short term international assignments).

Steve Daas



For 60 years, Graebel has led the relocation industry by delivering world-class service and thought leadership to the Fortune 500. Focusing exclusively on worldwide relocation and moving services, we anticipate your needs and deliver services that are tailor-made for you in 153 countries. For additional peace of mind, worldwide, our in-theatre client-dedicated teams are always accessible to support you globally.


Michael Cahill
Vice President, Business Development

or visit www.graebel.com



GS3, powered by AMIS, is the only complete, strategic Integrated Global Mobility and Payroll Solution available worldwide.  100% globally compliant, auditable, integrated, and secure.  Any payment, any currency, anywhere in the world.  Saving our clients 40-60% of their overall program costs.  Presented by the Cartwright family of companies with a rich 77-year history, GS3 is unmatched in the industry.  www.globalGS3.com .

Tim Stockwell
816.442.6214 office
816.522.4777 cell



HRToolbox delivers web-based tools, including our Global Assignment Management Database and Cost Projection Calculator, to clients in more than 70 countries. Our tools provide a proven, flexible, and secure environment to assist you in managing your global population and our exceptional client support team is always available to assist you.




HTH Worldwide combines global medical knowledge, Internet expertise and practical health insurance know-how to provide innovative international health plans for short-term business travelers and long-term expatriates. The HTH international provider community gives members convenient access to carefully selected doctors and hospitals in over 180 countries.


(888) 243-2358




IKG Global Consultants supplies premier destination services. Experienced consultants deliver customized relocation and destination support throughout an initial preview, short-term assignment, relocation, or departure. Medical assistance for expatriates, school screening, housing analysis and documentation assistance create a seamless transition. Additional specializations: Benefits Administration, Global Payroll Management, and Supply Chain Management.

Iram Ganju, President, IKG Global Consultants, LLC, IKG (UK) Global Consultants, Ltd, (201) 236-8541



Ineo, the leading provider of enterprise level, global mobility technology products and services, offers MoveTrack™, a global mobility software application, Expense Management & Tax Gross-up processing services and now, through our recent merger with Relocation Taxes, multi-state tax preparation, gross-up audit processing and global mobility tax consulting.

Contact Mary Reilly for more information about Ineo. mreilly@ineotech.com Phone: (908) 735-7196




Insurance Services International is a leading provider of global employee benefits and business coverage to expatriates working overseas. We maintain excellent relationships with leading global insurance providers to develop insurance solutions based on your specific needs and business objectives. Get personalized service that makes all the difference in the world.

Contact: Lorraine Mercandetti

Email address: info@isiww.com




Thinking Relocation?  Think Interdean.

Whether looking to expand in to new territories or to leverage your human capital in core international markets, Interdean has the relocation service to support the needs of your business and your relocating employees.

Interdean provides the full range of relocation services to support businesses with international interests.


0800 282480



ITG Worldwide is dedicated entirely to mitigating the risks associated with global mobility.  We serve organizations and individuals engaged in international travel and long-term expatriate assignments—and the brokers that support them.  As global benefits experts, we focus on delivering customized health, life, disability, and property & casualty insurance solutions.

Kristin Ash
Sales Director
972.722.6399 Dallas Office
415.786.3424 Mobile
415.373.0786 Fax

Scott Maras
Sales Director
515.954.7392 Des Moines Office
515.494.3244 Mobile
415.373.0786 Fax



On Call International is a leading provider of medical, security and travel assistance for international business and leisure travellers, as well as expatriates, travelling away from home. Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, On Call specializes in delivering life-determining aid during medical emergencies from any point on the globe as well as coordination of transportation home after accidents or illnesses.

Jennifer Washburne




Jacob Street Partners was founded on the belief that international assignees deserve access to high quality auto and home insurance coverage at reasonable rates and receive expert counseling from professionals who understand both insurance AND relocation. We don’t think that is too much to expect so we have partnered with some of the best companies in the insurance business and created the first and only program designed specifically to meet that need.

Elizabeth Soley




Living Abroad is the relocation world’s premier provider of country specific information and innovative tools designed to provide assignees an easeful and successful assignment abroad.  With a reputation for offering premium quality products at extremely competitive prices, excellent service and a knowledgeable, well-trained staff, Living Abroad is the go-to source for destination information and tools.

We can be reached by the following options:

Living Abroad LLC





Marriott ExecuStay offers serviced accommodations in  locations around the world in the very places your associates want to be.   From New York to San Francisco,   London to Hong Kong; city flats to  contemporary apartments; we take care of the details so you can rest assured  with the most trusted name in hospitality.  ExecuStay’s global team is  waiting to assist you the world over.

Chris Graves, General  Manager



NET EXPAT is a leading global provider in training and coaching services for expats and expat partners. Our core services include Intercultural Training, Expat Coaching and Spousal Assistance. NET EXPAT operates in over 50 countries. NET EXPAT services have been tested and trusted by more than 200 multinational corporations requesting high services standards. NET EXPAT is an ISO 9001 certified company.
For more information, contact us on +1 404 995 70 35 – info@netexpat.com




Locations that meet your needs. Oakwood is the only serviced apartment provider that can offer the comfort, location and value you require. Our flexibility, attention to detail and quality service has served our guests for 50 years and makes us the market leader in managed and serviced apartments.





Place2Place, is a global provider of Destination Services, Cross Cultural training/programs, Visa Services and Recruiting Orientations.  We provide essential support for the employee and their family during the relocation/transition period.    Established in 2001, a woman-owned company, Place2Place is dedicated to providing excellent service and programs to meet the needs of our clients and the changes in relocation.




PwC’s international assignment services (IAS) practice has extensive experience helping multinational organizations manage the process of deploying an international workforce from start to finish, including complex tax, planning, administrative and strategic aspects. Whatever the mission — sharing knowledge, implementing management processes, expanding business into new territories — assignees provide the fuel for global growth.

Please visit our website for more information at www.pwc.com/us/ias or contact us by phone: 646-471-4297.

Mitchell Schuckman

Partner, IAS – NY Metro


School Choice International


Whether you’re looking for move management, á la carte relocation services, or fully outsourced support, the Secor Group helps your organization place employees on US and/or international assignments. Our motto is Assurance Delivered … whether moving across town, across the country, or across the world, Secor delivers peace of mind.

Contact:  Don Rankin, drankin@secor-group.com, 201-815-0208




Offer your company and employees only the best relocation services! Stevens Worldwide Van Lines is a full-service van line providing domestic and international relocations. With agents across the country and around the globe, Stevens can accommodate any move.

Stevens Worldwide Van Lines is The Way to Move TM your employees!




Switchplace provides furnished and unfurnished accommodations and related services to support businesses and their employes during relocation, business travel, temporary assignments and a variety of project-related needs. For more information about Switchplace, visit www.Switchplace.com.



TRC Global Solutions delivers comprehensive relocation and international assignment services in 150+ countries worldwide. We bring our clients fresh perspectives backed by nearly a quarter century of relocation experience. As an independent company, we’re free from corporate bureaucracy and preconceived notions. TRC: Expectations: Exceeded.

Visit us at www.trcgs.com or call 1.800.783.5337



Vandover, The Leader in TalentMobility®, coaches employers and employees through the mobility process. Vandover’s three-pronged approach to mobility includes strategy and planning, assessment and decision-making, and transition management. Services include domestic and global relocation assistance, spouse/partner career assistance, acclimation support, and outplacement services for corporations, organizations and government entities.




Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. is The Next Practices Company®, delivering the next generation of relocation and assignment management solutions that help clients avoid inventory, enhance workforce mobility and reduce costs. WRRI offers financial stability and seasoned expertise that has made us a trusted partner to companies worldwide. For more info, visit www.wrri.com/blog



XONEX Global Relocation Services meets your global mobility objectives and ensures corporate return on investment
with a comprehensive suite of assignment services. Clients benefit from our expertise in managing the many
components of a global assignment including expense administration and financial services for effective management
of your relocation program.

Contact – Bill Humphrey

Email – bhumphrey@xonex.com


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