Current report, item 5.07



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UNITED STATES




SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION




WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549












FORM 8-K






CURRENT REPORT






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the




Securities Exchange Act of 1934





Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):

June 8


, 2018






CTI INDUSTRIES CORPORATION



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)








Illinois



(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)




























000-23115





36-2848943




(Commission File Number)




(IRS Employer Identification No.)











22160 N. Pepper Road


,


Lake Barrington, Illinois





60010




(Address of principal executive offices)




(Zip Code)






Registrant's telephone number, including area code:

(847) 382-1000






Not applicable



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)





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Item


5.07





Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders






The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of CTI Industries Corporation (the “Company”) was held on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Central Daylight Savings Time at the corporate headquarters of the Company located at 22160 N. Pepper Road, Lake Barrington, Illinois.





The following actions were submitted and approved by a vote of the stockholders of the Company:


















1.




Election of seven directors;




















2.




Approval of the 2018 Stock Incentive Plan;















3.




Ratification of the Board’s selection of Plante & Moran, PLLC as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for 2018.






Stockholders of record at the close of business on April 13, 2018 were entitled to vote. A total of 2,616,168 shares were represented by proxy or in person at the Annual Meeting, which constituted 74.11% of the Company’s issued and outstanding shares of common stock. These shares were voted on the matters presented at the Annual Meeting as follows:













1.




For the election of directors:



























































































































































Name








For








Against














Stephen M. Merrick





1,850,846





404,458













Jeffrey S. Hyland





1,945,217





310,087













John H. Schwan





1,860,610





394,694













Stanley M. Brown





1,824,993





430,311













Bret Tayne





1,947,367





307,937













John I. Collins





1,939,570





315,734













John Klimek





1,925,299





330,005
























2.




Approval of the 2018 Stock Incentive Plan:





































For








Against








Abstain








Broker Non-Votes












1,784,594





470,103





607





360,864
















3.




Ratification of the Board of Directors selection of Plante & Moran, PLLC as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for 2018:


































For








Against








Abstain












2,340,608





273,653





1,907


















SIGNATURES







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, CTI Industries Corporation has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized, in the Village of Lake Barrington, Illinois, June 8, 2018.


































CTI INDUSTRIES CORPORATION



















By:




/s/ Stephen M. Merrick










Stephen M. Merrick, Chief Executive Officer





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