The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Detroit Field Office will host its 6th Annual Trade Day on Wednesday, August 16 at the COBO Center convention facility.
This free networking event provides brokers, carriers, importers and other trade groups from the United States and Canada an opportunity to interact directly with CBP personnel, Detroit Field Office trade staff, Canadian government officials, and a multitude of representatives from various U.S. government agencies that partner with CBP.
Participants include the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Food and Drug Administration. Representatives from the Canada Border Services Agency, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada will also be attending the event.
Formal presentations will be delivered continuously throughout the day providing information on current programs and policies relating to the import/export process. Past presenters have included: Environmental Protection Agency; Regulatory Audit; C-TPAT; Agriculture; Centers of Excellence and Expertise; Centers for Disease Control; and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. CBP advises that an agenda listing presentations will be provided to registered attendees as the event date approaches.
The event will also feature a roundtable discussion about the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) to which participants can submit questions in advance via e-mail.
Additional information and a link to register for the event can be found here. Registration will be open until August 4, 2017.