DETROIT—U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Detroit Field Office will hold its 4th annual Trade Day on Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 pm. This event will provide the trade community with an opportunity to meet and interact with CBP personnel, trade staff, and representatives from partner government agencies.
Attendees will have the opportunity to view presentations and directly engage with government personnel who regulate and facilitate trade. Participants range from Immigration and Customs Enforcement—Homeland Security Investigations, 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, Food and Drug Administration, Canadian Border Services Agency, and the Canadian Food Inspection Service.
Trade Day offers a diverse group of U.S. and Canadian customhouse brokers, carriers, importers, and other trade groups the opportunity to network with commodity teams, specialists from the Centers for Excellence and Expertise, and frontline officers from CBP and other partner agencies.
In previous years, the successful event has attracted audiences representing 97 companies and the general public. “This is a great opportunity to strengthen our relationship with the trade community and showcase our dedicated team of professionals.” said Director of Field Operations Christopher Perry.
The event will be held at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Detroit District, located at 300 River Place Dr., Suite 5900, Detroit, MI 48207. Parking for the event is free to all who register by Aug. 12. All who plan to attend are encouraged to register online at http://detroitfotradeday2015.eventbrite.com.
Questions or additional information may be directed to Mica Brazier at 313-496-2185 or via email at Mica.L.Brazier@cbp.dhs.gov.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.