June 8, 2012

FTZ Board Update: Training in Chicago

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As mentioned in prior FTZ Board updates, we are planning a series of free events across the country to provide training and enable discussion about the FTZ Board's new regulations.

In addition to the recent events in Atlanta and Houston, there will be events in New York City on July 24 and San Diego on September 13. We also now have information available for the event in Chicago on July 17.

Details of the New York and San Diego events were sent previously and are available in the What's New box on our website (www.trade.gov/ftz).

The Chicago event will have the following format:

9:00 a.m. to noon - General training open to anyone interested in attending (including grantees) - Will cover a range of provisions of the new regulations, plus enable Q & A/discussion.

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Outreach session for officials of grantee organizations - Will focus on regulatory provisions that have a direct impact on the grantee role, and enable Q & A/discussion.

There will be no charge for attendees.

RSVPs are needed for the training/outreach events. To register, please e-mail your name, title, and company/organization to ftz@trade.gov or call Marsha Foust at (202) 482-2862 by the date indicated below. Please specify which training/outreach session(s) you would like to attend.

The location for the Chicago event on July 17 is:

Holiday Inn Chicago - Midway Airport
6624 South Cicero Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60638
RSVP by July 13, 2012

And, as always, do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.