Industry Professionals and partners will challenge themselves to take trade to new heights at the 2020 Virtual Annual Conference (Interested in FREE NAFTZ Membership? Such benefits as FREE 2021 Membership if registering by 9/30/20 can be found below. Attend this 6-day event and gain resources, relationships, up to 12 CCS/CES credits and regulation updates that you can enhance your career. Virtual Sponsorships are available – contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Safety is the number one priority in having guests join us. While our event was originally scheduled in-person, after the feedback from attendees/event supporters and our executive/response team while reviewing the current conditions, the decision was made to proceed with the event virtually. All those who registered and pledged their support by sponsorship/booth have been contacted with options for virtual sponsorship, credit to next year or refund. Questions? Contact email@example.com.
For additional information (including this year’s charity) & Event AGENDA visit our EDUCATION tab. Interested in winning a $100 gift cards and/or attending next year’s event for FREE – visit the PRIZES tab to increase your chances.
MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS: Join NAFTZ in order to qualify for membership discounts. *Note by registering you agree to be listed in the event app/follow up attendee roster and remain compliant with the NAFTZ etiquette/photo/video policy on our website.
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$195 + Benefits
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$295 (No Benefits)
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$345 (No Benefits)
Check out the 2020 Program here! Select speaker names on the program link above for full bios. Session objectives: Connect ongoing developments with their FTZ impact.
Find out about educational how you can earn up to 12 CCS/CES Credits below.
JOIN NAFTZ In SUPPORTING THE ESSENTIALS
UPS Zone Solutions has generously agreed to cover the transaction fee so 100% of donations made for our Annual Conference Charity – Mile High United Way goes to support food security in Metro Denver area (location of the NAFTZ Annual Conference: Escalating the Climb to Recovery). For more information & to learn how to donate – click here.
Attend the NAFTZ Annual Conference and earn up to 12 CCS/CES credits for attending all 6 LIVE sessions (full 2hrs each day). Attendance can also be applied towards certification or recertification of your Accredited Zones Specialist (AZS) designation.
**NASBA only approved in-person events for NAFTZ in offering credit in 2020, therefore the Virtual Annual Conference is not eligible for CPE credit.
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.
Scavenger Hunt ATTENTION OPERATOR/USERS = this game is for you, stayed tuned… additional hints provided here as part of the upcoming hunt with challenges to be released each day of the virtual conference – play for your chance at winning (2) $100 gift cards. Note only operator/users are eligible to win. Additional details released on the LIVE event.
CATHERINE DURDA MARKETING AWARD
Attention GRANTEES- interested in attending the 2021 Annual Conference in Miami for FREE?
Submit your best marketing (Video, Ad, Website, etc.) for a chance to win the Catherine Durda Award =includes (1) Free Registration to Annual 2021 Conference.
Submissions due by 10/23/20 to email@example.com
Note Only Grantees are eligible to provide marketing submissions for a chance to win. Submissions will be shared and voted on during the NAFTZ Virtual Annual Conference.
Given our event has gone virtual – please be sure to cancel your flight and hotel arrangements (if already made) at Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center (650 15th Street Denver, CO 80202) Click here to reference your online reservation or call 303-436-1234 or visit the main website here.
Unparalleled Industry Access
Join us for the largest FTZ-related event in the United States. With over 500 in attendance in 2019 we hope to generate a similar audience in going virtual.
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 can be customized for your target audience. Direct requests for customized sponsorships to highlight your brand in innovative ways to Victoria Cartwright at firstname.lastname@example.org 202-331-1950 ext. 225.
Sponsorships are open year round(*) and confirmed on first come first served basis
If you were previously confirmed to exhibit, we welcome your consideration of a sponsorship. NAFTZ is happy to come up with innovative – virtual breaks, custom entertainment and premium visibility to reach your target market. Contact email@example.com or 202.331.1950 ext. 225.
Interested in a sample of previous NAFTZ events – click here.
Press interested in covering the Annual Conference 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. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Attendees MUST hold an NAFTZ membership for the same number of company guests requesting the member rate. Registration and full payment must be received prior to the LIVE event. All fees must be paid to be granted event entrance.
All early bird attendees must pay by the date of early bird deadline 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 exception 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 are eligible for a credit to a future NAFTZ event for written cancellations received by NAFTZ by Sept. 15, 2020. Cancellations received after September 15 will be responsible for the full registration fee amount due to the NAFTZ and no meeting credits will be issued.
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.
*By completing NAFTZ registration, I hereby grant NAFTZ (National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones) the unrestricted right to use my name, contact information, image, likeness, quote(s), or voice that is transcribed, photographed, or recorded at the NAFTZ Annual Conference (“Annual Conference”), for any purpose, including use or publication on its website, promotional materials, presentations, press releases, social media tools, sponsorship reference, or any other media. I understand that I will not receive any compensation for such use or publication. I understand that edits may be made prior to such use or publication, and I hereby waive the right to inspect or approve any use or publication wherein my name, image, likeness, quote(s), or voice appears. I hereby release NAFTZ from any and all claims and liability relating to such use or publication of my name, image, likeness, quote(s), or voice. By registering for this event, I agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). PII includes any information that identifies me personally (e.g. name, address, email address, phone number, etc.). NAFTZ will use PII to: (a) enable your event registration/attendee roster; (b) review, evaluate and administer NAFTZ initiatives; (c) market NAFTZ opportunities and sponsorship you may potentially be interested in; NAFTZ may use your PII for so long as NAFTZ remains active in conducting any of the above purposes.