November 13, 2013

FTZ Board Outreach Events on Feb. 10 and Feb. 12 in Washington

First, I would like to thank everyone that provided input on the proposed date and time for a grantee outreach event in February 2014 in Washington, DC. Because the responses were evenly split between preferring Monday, February 10 versus Wednesday, February 12, we have decided to hold an outreach session on each of those days. Any interested grantee will then be able to pick the session that best fits their schedule.

The outreach sessions are for officials of grantee organizations and will focus on topics of interest to grantees (including zone schedule requirements and the submission of the annual report). Although there is no charge to attend one of these sessions -- which are scheduled for the days before and after a FTZ-related industry seminar in Washington -- RSVPs are required (see below for RSVP information).

The details of the two grantee outreach sessions in February are:

February 10
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

February 12
9:00 a.m. to noon

The sessions will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce building, located at 1401 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230. Directions to the building can be found here:

As noted above, RSVPs are required for either outreach session. To register, please e-mail or call Marsha Foust at (202) 482-2862. Each RSVP should include the individual's name and title and the grantee organization/public agency of which the event attendee is an official. DEADLINES: For the February 10 session, the deadline to RSVP is February 7. For the February 12 session, the deadline to RSVP is February 11.

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

Andrew McGilvray
Executive Secretary and Staff Director
U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(202) 482-2862