WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will open registration for its annual trade symposium, scheduled for April 13-14. Registration must be made online at the CBP website. The cost for participation is $450 per person and includes all symposium activities for two full days.
The CBP trade symposium will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington. The symposium will feature panel discussions involving agency personnel, members of the trade community and other government agencies on the agency's role in international trade initiatives and programs. Members of the international trade and transportation communities and other interested parties are encouraged to attend.
As an alternative to on-site attendance, access to live webcasting of the event will be available for a fee of $150. This includes two days of broadcast and archived access to recorded sessions for a period of time after the event.
This year marks the 11-year anniversary of the CBP trade symposium. The general theme is Working Together to Strengthen Economic Competitiveness. To obtain the latest information on symposium events, visit the symposium site.
Requests for special needs should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the press interested in covering the trade symposium should contact the CBP Office of Public Affairs.
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.