2023 Spring Seminar
Spring Seminar Sponsors:
2023 SPRING SEMINAR RATES
Join us for the NAFTZ Spring Seminar in Tucson, AZ! 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.
MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS: Join NAFTZ in order to qualify for membership discounts.
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All registrants must have NAFTZ membership in their name and fees must be paid prior to the LIVE event – see below for the timeline.
*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.
All early bird attendees must pay by the early bird deadline (April 20th, 2023) to receive the discount rate. If early rate registrations are not paid by this date the rate increases. All post-early bird rate attendees must pay 2 weeks prior to the event start date (non-members and those registering on-site who must pay in full at the time of registration).
Registration fees are fully refundable for written cancellations received by NAFTZ by April 20, 2023. Cancellations received by the NAFTZ between April 21 and April 28, 2023 will receive a 50% credit for their registration fee toward a future 2023 NAFTZ Meeting. Cancellations received after April 28 will be responsible for the full registration fee amount due to the NAFTZ and no meeting credits will be issued.
Press interested in covering the Spring Seminar should apply in advance. Contact Victoria Cartwright at email@example.com for press registration guidelines and to sign up.
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUIONS and FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REGISTRATIONS
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2023, if you are employed by an educational institution or federal government agency involved in FTZs (ie: your email includes .gov) and are interested in attending at special rates.
The Loews Ventana Canyon does still have room available for conference attendees, although discount ones are limited. To make your reservations and receive the best available rate, please call the Loews Ventana Canyon directly at 1-800-234-5117 and mention you are with the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones (NAFTZ) Spring Seminar and you will be offered the best available rate. CONTACT Victoria Cartwright with any issues in securing a room at the host hotel at 703-309-6640.
NAFTZ has been approved to offer CPE and CCS/CES credit for those attending the LIVE event subject to NCBFAA and NASBA guidelines. CLICK HERE for more information.
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.
NAFTZ is always happy to customize a sponsorship! Contact Victoria Cartwright for more information.
- Reach Your Target Audience -past NAFTZ Spring Seminar attendance included more than 160 attendees, representing over 135 companies and grantees, and we are expecting another year of excellent attendance!
- Leave a Lasting Impression – Our sponsorship opportunities are an innovative way to get your name in front of current and potential clients and to secure new business. According to the Promotional Products Association International 2015 report:
- Branded items generate 15-50% greater recall than other major media.
- 82.6% of people can recall the company name on their promotional item
Spring Seminar Sponsorships are great branding opportunities, and we offer customized packages to meet your business needs and objectives. CLICK HERE for current offering.
*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
Loews Ventana Canyon is located in the scenic Arizona mountains 20 miles from Tucson International Airport (TUS).
The Loews Ventana Canyon does still have room available for conference attendees, although discount ones are limited. To make your reservations and receive the best available rate, please call the Loews Ventana Canyon directly at 1-800-234-5117 and mention you are with the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones (NAFTZ) Spring Seminar and you will be offered the best available rate. Contact Victoria Cartwright with any issues securing a room at the host hotel 703-309-6640.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING ROOM RESERVATIONS WITH THE LOEWS VENTANA CANYON, PLEASE CONTACT VICTORIA CARTWRIGHT VCARTWRIGHT@NAFTZ.ORG OR CALL 202-331-1950 EXT. 225.
Early Registration Discount ENDS:
“More than anything else, what keeps me passionately engaged with NAFTZ is the people: association staff, grantees, companies and other service providers. As an association you can’t have purpose or make real progress on the issues without the right people. Events are the glue that brings the people together, and the pandemic was a stark reminder of how valuable our interpersonal connections are.”