SAVE THE DATE – May 22-24, 2022SAVE THE DATE – May 22-24, 2022
Join us in the heartland for the NAFTZ Spring Seminar – held in 2022 in Austin, Texas! 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. Interested in sponsorship check out great branding opportunities under the sponsor TAB.
NAFTZ is actively monitoring CDC/hotel guidelines, travel restrictions, and event supporter/ member feedback prioritizing safety of all featuring the latest updates in the travel tab. Any questions/concerns direct to email@example.com.
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 photo/video policy on our website.
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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 Krosa@naftz.org. 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 4/21/22) 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 21, 2022. Cancellations received by the NAFTZ between April 22 & April 29, 2022 will receive a 50% credit for their registration fee toward a future 2022 NAFTZ Meeting. Cancellations received after April 29 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 attending the in-person event receives a $50 discount (not applicable for Federal Government employees). *The first company representative must have paid the full registration rate to attend in-person, for the second company representative to be eligible for the in-person discount. If registering a group, use the discount code “ADD” for the second registrant for online registration. If you team has already registered us promo code “ADDITIONAL PROMO” to reflect the discount.
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.
Interested in a sample of previous NAFTZ events – click here.
2022 agenda now available here. See below for samples of past years.
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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 has been confirmed for up to 13 CCS/CES and 13 CPE for attending LIVE (full) event, subject to NCBFAA guidelines.
Monitoring guest event attendance is conducted thru regular check in/out on event ipads outside of sessions & via interactive polling questions, surveys, etc. Refreshment/extended breaks and Guests checking in more than 5 minutes after the start or before educational sessions conclude are not eligible for credit.
Standard No. 16 requires Group Internet Based programs to employ some type of real time monitoring mechanism to verify that participants are engaged during the program. The monitoring mechanism must include at least three instances of interactivity completed by the participant randomly throughout the program per CPE credit. For a program that is longer than one CPE credit, additional monitoring mechanisms are required. Examples of monitoring mechanisms include polling questions, passcodes or use of the chat/raise hand functions.
Interested in elevating your professional development and distinguishing yourself as a foreign-trade zone professional? Check out the NAFTZ Accredited Zone Specialist (AZS) program and determine what events/webinars are eligible for AZS application credit by clicking here.
Spring 2022 Sponsorships are a great branding opportunities & customized packages *Reception/Meal/break and package sponsorship(s) and tier level sponsorships are open year-round and secured on a first come first served basis, for more information email email@example.com
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
NAFTZ is actively monitoring state protocols, hotel guidelines, travel restrictions, and event supporter/ member feedback prioritizing safety of all featuring the latest updates in the travel tab here. Any questions/concerns direct to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol (701 East 11th Street Austin, Texas 78701) is the 2022 host event hotel, located just steps away from restaurants and entertainment. BOOK ASAP mention you are with the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones (NAFTZ) Annual Spring Seminar for discount rate via reservation line 1-888-236-2427 or Book your online reservation here for the NAFTZ discount rate $199/night+tax for single/double occupancy will be based on availability until April 21, 2022, as only a limited number of rooms have been reserved. Those booking at the NAFTZ rate will also receive complimentary guest room internet and discount self-parking $20 per vehicle per day (overnight and daily rate). If you have any issues securing the discount rate, please contact Victoria Cartwright email@example.com or 202-331-1950 ext. 225.