U.S. and Customs Border Protection Trade Symposium 2012

January 2012 | While for the last 11 years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has hosted its annual Trade Symposium in Washington D.C., this year, for the first time, two separate symposia will be held.

The dates have not yet been finalized, but the tentative schedule is to have the first one-day event in Long Beach, California in April and the second in Washington, D.C. in September.  This change in scheduling results from CBP’s wanting to make the symposium more convenient for attendees, so that they can better learn about CPB’s border management programs and policies. 

The annual Trade Symposium is typically attended by 800 people desiring to learn more about the CBP programs and policies that impact their businesses, as well as to network.

Content provided by  M. Barry LevyDonna L. Shira, and Kenneth R. Paley, at Sharretts, Paley, Carter & Blauvelt, P.C., International Trade Counsel for the Toy Industry Association.