SAVE THE DATE – May 17-19, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN
Picture yourself at an NAFTZ Spring Seminar – this year in Minneapolis! Hear from Trade experts at this Sunday thru Tuesday event featuring speakers, panelists and specialized sessions relevant to Operator/Users, Grantees, Consultants, and those new to the industry. Topics are adjusted each year in order to address current issues and trends in the FTZ community. Sessions at the seminar include speeches, panel discussions, and thought-provoking Q&A sessions with government officials and industry experts. Spring Seminar 2020 Time-released Sponsorships (Some ON SALE NOW – see sponsor tab) all other sales will open February 26, 2020, 12pm Eastern.
MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS: Join NAFTZ in order to qualify for membership discounts.
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If the current NAFTZ member is not attending the event, a substitute from the same company may be provided. Submit such requests to email@example.com. All registrant fees must be paid prior to the LIVE event – see below for the timeline.
All early bird attendees must pay by the date of early bird deadline 4/8/20) to receive the discount rate (if not paid by this date the rate increases). All post-early bird rate attendees must pay 2 weeks prior to the event start date (only exceptions are non-members and those registering on-site who must pay in full at the time of registration). If not paid by this date additional fees apply.
Registration fees are fully refundable for written cancellations received by NAFTZ by April 8, 2020. Cancellations received by the NAFTZ between April 9 & April 16, 2020 will receive a 50% credit for their registration fee toward a future 2020 NAFTZ Meeting. Cancellations received after April 16 will be responsible for the full registration fee amount due to the NAFTZ and no meeting credits will be issued.
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 discount code “ADDITIONAL” for the second registrant for online registration.
Press interested in covering the Spring Seminar should apply in advance. 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.
The 2020 agenda will be released in mid to late February 2020. See below for samples of past years.
View a Sample Presentation
Interested in getting more involved with the event programming? We welcome NAFTZ Program Committee volunteers – visit the following link for more details or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any speaker/moderator/topic suggestions.
Each year NAFTZ applies for CPE and CCS/CES credit for those attending the LIVE event. The exact number of credits offered will be confirmed closer to the event date.
Time-released Sponsorships (Some ON SALE NOW – see sponsor tab) all other sales will open February 26, 2020, 12pm Eastern.
The Below sponsorships are open year round(*) and confirmed on first come first served basis:
*Reception/Meal/break package sponsorship(s) –see link above
*Platinum level sponsorship (only if bundled with main event reception) and stand alone Gold and Silver tier level sponsorship
NEW starting Oct. 15, 2019:based on sponsor request: year-round sponsorship to also include:
*Event App for all (4) in person events sponsorship & (1) Annual Conf. social media wall ONLY is available year-round – if you request for only one event this is time released (based on availability) _sold for 2020
*Event Totebags all (3) totebag sponsorships for (3) total in person events ONLY is available year-round – if you request for only one event this is time released (based on availability) sold for 2020
All other event sponsorships are available on a timed release basis and NAFTZ is always happy to customize something for you as well. To find out more or have a custom sponsorship created for you please contact Victoria Cartwright
Hilton Minneapolis (1001 Marquette Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403) is the 2020 host event hotel, located just steps away from restaurants and entertainment. The NAFTZ discount rate $185/night+tax for single/double occupancy will be based on availability until April 8, 2020, as only a limited number of rooms have been reserved. Book your room online today by clicking here.