Foreign-trade zones help companies save money, preserve U.S. jobs, and stimulate economic development, providing many benefits for local communities in the process. Attend this 4-day event and gain a lifetime of resources, relationships and regulation updates that you can enhance and build upon each year and event cycle. Exhibit/Sponsorship Registration – NOW OPEN! GET CREDIT – those attending the LIVE event are eligible for up to 19 CCS/CES and 20 CPE credits. Click here for more details.
Attend for the education, stay for the networking. Learn more about our main event reception here. Visit the program tab below for additional details. For information on the FTZ Board Grantee Outreach Oct. 24, 9am – Noon click here advance registration is required.
Online registration will open in late June.
MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS: Join NAFTZ in order to qualify for membership discounts.
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Press interested in covering the Annual Conference should apply in advance. The deadline is October 19, 2017. Please read the requirements for Press applications carefully. If your application is missing anything, it may be denied or delayed.
Getting a Press Pass Qualifications for the press include, but are not limited to:
We give priority to proposals from journalists who:
Journalists who fail to comply with these guidelines will forfeit their press credentials and admittance to the event. NAFTZ reserves the right to deny access to any press representative at any time and for any reason to be in best interest of NAFTZ and its members.
Each additional* registrant from the same company receives a $50 discount (not applicable for Federal Government employees). *The first company representative must have paid the full registration rate, for the second company representative to be eligible for the discount. Use the promo code “ADD” after the first company guest has paid the full rate online, to receive the discount.
Attendees MUST hold an NAFTZ membership for the same number of company guests requesting the member rate. Registration and full payment must be received by September 19, 2017 to receive the pre-registration rate. All fees must be paid prior to seminar entrance.
Registration fees are fully refundable for written cancellations received by NAFTZ by September 19, 2017. Cancellations received by the NAFTZ between Sept. 19 & Oct. 4, 2017 will receive a 50% credit for their registration fee toward a future 2017 NAFTZ Meeting. Cancellations received after October 4 will be responsible for the full registration fee amount due to the NAFTZ and no meeting credits will be issued. To change the name of the registered guest there is no fee associated with the adjustment.
Invite your family and guests to California! A special guest registration is available for $50 per guest for the Sunday or Monday evening reception. The Tuesday night reception is priced at $100 per guest. Admission to receptions is included in your conference registration fee making those not attending the conference eligible at the guest rate.
Confirmation for event registrations online should be immediate. If you have not received a confirmation within 2 business days after registering, please contact Victoria Cartwright, Director of Events and Education.
Attend the NAFTZ Annual Conference and earn up to 22 CPE credits. Additionally, we are currently applying for CCS/CES credits. These credits can be applied towards certification or recertification of your Accredited Zones Specialist (AZS) designation. NAFTZ is currently undergoing the approval process for CCS/CES credit for this event.
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, NAFTZ meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by NAFTZ and other third parties, including but not limited the venue, the host city, and the host CVB.
To view the 2017 agenda click here GET CREDIT – those attending the LIVE event are eligible for up to 19 CCS/CES and 20 CPE credits. Click here for more details. Attend for the education, stay for the networking. Learn more about our main event reception here held Tuesday, October 24, 2017, from 6-9 p.m. All conference registrants include admission to the receptions. The venue is located 0.5 miles from the host hotel (The Westin San Digeo at 400 West Broadway). Non-conference reception guest tickets available through the conference registration process or email email@example.com to be invoiced. $50 per guest for Sunday Reception $50 per guest for Monday Reception $100 per guest for Tuesday Reception
Our annual conference is the largest FTZ-related event in the United States. With over 430 attendees, 29 sponsors, and over 20 exhibitors, representing more than 290 different companies, this makes the Annual Conf. an ideal location to foster business network and build stronger relationships during the receptions, round table discussions, and exhibit hall hours. Sponsor offering available here Exhibit offering available here The NAFTZ’s Annual Conference is the place to let the entire FTZ community know the part your firm plays in an FTZ’s strategy for economic success. With more than 400 attendees expected in San Diego this year, you have a great chance to put your special product, service or idea before everybody in the FTZ business.
Are you looking for an exceptional way to promote your company, reinforce your brand loyalty, increase your visibility, and contribute to the growth of the FTZ community? Sponsorship opportunities for event reception packages are open year round. All others will be available starting June 15, at Noon Eastern, to feature such spotlighted items as Gold and Platinum sponsorships which include complimentary registration(s) in their benefits package. (*) Reception package sponsorship(s) are open year round, all other event sponsorships are available on a timed release basis. To find out more or have a custom sponsorship created for you please contact Victoria Cartwright
(*) Reception package sponsorships are open year round, all others are available on a timed release basis.
Booth space applications will be accepted June 15, Noon Eastern. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to showcase your products and services to more than 400 in the FTZ industry. By exhibiting, your company can deliver excitement with industry-changing announcements, and more. For a regular booth, the one (1) booth registration fee is a $75 savings and for one (1) premium booth attendee registration is offered at a $350 savings compared to early member rates.
Westin San Diego 400 West Broadway San Diego CA, 92101 Our host event hotel is the Westin San Diego 400 West Broadway San Diego CA, 92101. Please reference the NAFTZ Annual Conference & Exposition 2017 to book at the discount rate of $239 + tax single/double occupancy until Sept. 19, based on availability, online here or call (888) 627-9033 to secure your NAFTZ Discounted Room rate based on availability and includes a complimentary San Diego International Airport shuttle to and from the hotel between 6am and 11pm, 7 days a week subject to schedule adjustments. Guests booking at the NAFTZ rate will also receive complimentary internet in their guest room. If you have any issues booking your hotel room – please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.331-1950 ext. 225.
The hotel property is within walking distance to many of the city’s attractions and local restaurants. For directions click here
Stay connected with the Annual Conference Connect with us to get the latest conference updates and join the conversations. Details regarding our twitter hashtag and mobile event will be released soon. This app will serve as your guide onsite. Not only will you get the latest program updates and information, but you will be able to access the attendee list, presentations, speaker bios, local maps, and complete your session evaluations. Instructions on downloading the Mobile App are Coming in early October.