Category Archives: Conference

Happy Industry Day?

It’s a busy day today, May 22.  Here in San Francisco, it’s Harvey Milk Day…but in D.C. and for those of us involved in trade, it’s CBP Industry Day!  Never heard of it?  Well, don’t be surprised.  The U.S. Customs … Continue reading

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Deep in the Heart of Texas

I’m heading to Austin, Texas today to meet with a great group of people, the Austin Area Compliance Group.  We’re going to talk about compliance and those trade issues that keep us up at night. As I started to do … Continue reading

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90th Conference of American Association of Exporters and Importers

The stars seemed to align last week for the 90th conference hosted by the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) in New York.   Not only did all of the keynote speakers show up (no stand ins), but the conference … Continue reading

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Customs Seeks to Facilitate Trade

After attending the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association annual conference and the CBP Symposium, I was struck by Commissioner Bersin’s comments.  It appears that CBP is making a concerted effort to be more responsive to trade issues.  CBP seems … Continue reading

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