The United States Association of Cider Makers is hosting its Annual Meeting in Chicago. More details regarding time and specific location to come.
Here is a description of the USACM, taken from their website (see link below):
"The USACM is an organization of cider and perry producers in the United States. It gathers and shares information about cider production, cider regulations, and cider apple growing, to help members improve their operations, raise awareness, and advance cider in the market. The organization was founded in February, 2013 at "CiderCon," the third annual gathering of Cider Makers from across the US."
To learn more about this exciting new organization, or to apply for membership, please follow the link below.