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CTPAT Workshops and Events

Upcoming Events


Miami World Trade Month – International Trade Weeks 2023, May 15th – 26th, 2023

Dear Trade Community,

Once again, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Miami/Tampa Field Office has partnered with the World Trade Center Miami to host International Trade Weeks from May 15th – 26th, 2023. Join us for TWO WEEKS of online presentations from U.S. federal agencies and learn about current federal regulations and updates, classification, and essential import/export information. These webinars continue to provide an excellent opportunity for our agencies to deliver valuable information to our stakeholders and industry.

New for 2023 - We will have sessions from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Headquarters Offices, CTPAT, Fines, Penalties & Forfeitures, and Centers of Excellence and Expertise (Centers). The Centers serve as resources to the broader trade community and to CBP’s U.S. government partners. Center personnel are strategically located at the Ports of Entry across the nation to perform post-summary processing of entry summaries, answer questions, provide information and develop comprehensive trade facilitation strategies to address uniformity and compliance concerns.

We will also have webinars from other government agencies to include Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) and Department of Transportation (DOT).

Webinar topics will encompass CTPAT, Forced Labor Enforcement Overview, E-Commerce, Broker Regulatory Updates, IPR & Trademark Policy, U.S. Plant Pest Pressures, Importing Alcoholic Beverages into the United States and many more.

Participating Centers

  • Agriculture & Prepared Products: Managed by the Miami Field Office, specializes in agriculture, aquaculture, animal products, vegetable products, prepared foods, beverages, alcohol, tobacco or similar industries.
  • Apparel, Footwear & Textiles: Managed by the San Francisco Field Office, specializes in wearing apparel, footwear, textile mill products, or similar industries.
  • Automotive & Aerospace: Managed by the Detroit Field Office, specializes in automotive, aerospace, or other transportation equipment and related parts industries.
  • Base Metals: Managed by the Chicago Field Office, specializes in steel, steel mill products, ferrous and nonferrous metal, or similar industries.
  • Consumer Products & Mass Merchandising: managed by the Atlanta Field Office, specializes in household goods, consumer products, or similar industries and mass merchandisers of products typically sold for home use.
  • Electronics: Managed by the Los Angeles Field Office, specializes in information technology, integrated circuits, automated data processing equipment, and consumer electronics.
  • Industrial & Manufacturing Materials: Managed by the Buffalo Field Office, specializes in plastics, polymers, rubber, leather, wood, paper, stone, glass, precious stones and precious metals, or similar industries.
  • Machinery: Managed by the Laredo Field Office, specializes in tools, machine tools, production equipment, instruments, or similar industries.
  • Pharmaceuticals, Health & Chemicals: Managed by the New York Field Office, specializes in pharmaceuticals, health-related equipment, and products of the chemical and allied industries.

International Trade Weeks Agenda and Webinar Registration

2023 World Trade Center Miami International Trade Weeks (wtcmiami.org)


Recent Workshops and Events

  • 2023 Trade Facilitation and Cargo Security Summit: April 17th-19th in Boston, MA.
  • 2022 Trade Facilitation and Cargo Security Summit: July 18th-20th in Anaheim, CA.
  • 3rd Annual CTPAT Educational Webinar Series on Forced Labor, Trade Compliance, and Cyber Security: presented by CBP, October 25, October 27, and November 1, 2022.
  • Video Presentations: Miami World Trade Month - International Trade Week 2022: May 16th -20th, 2022
  • Last Modified: May 23, 2023