NCBFAA, North Texas Association Schedules
Phone: (202) 466-0222
|For Immediate Release
Washington, DC: The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) and the North Texas Association will hold a NAFTA Seminar Thursday, January 16 in Dallas, Texas. Sponsored by the NCBFAA Educational Institute, the 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. session will convene at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel, 1717 North Akard Street.
Topics covered will include the history of NAFTA, NAFTA marking requirements, NAFTA record keeping, duty deferral under NAFTA, certificate of origin, and the latest updates on this precedent setting trade provision. The cost of the session is $166 for NCBFAA members and $210 for all others. To register, go to the NCBFAA Homepage, www.ncbfaa.org, and click on NAFTA Seminar under Mark Your Calendar.
Seminar Instructor John Streker is currently Vice President of US Operations for Affiliated Customs Brokers USA and former Customs/Import Manager for Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Prior to that position, John was with US Customs for 13 years. His last assignment was in St Albans, Vermont, as a Field National Import Specialist, where he spent much of his time trying to keep up with the growing volume of trade and NAFTA. He is a regular on the lecture circuit, training and speaking to the importing public on the legalities of international trade.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, the NCBFAA (www.ncbfaa.org) represents nearly 700 member companies - the nation's leading freight forwarders, customs brokers, ocean transportation intermediaries (OTIs) and air cargo agents. Established in 1897 in New York, NCBFAA is the strong, effective national voice of the industry. Through its various committees, counsel and representatives, the Association maintains a close watch over legislative and regulatory issues that affect its members. It keeps them informed of these and other related issues through its weekly Monday Morning eBriefing, Quarterly NCBFAA Bulletin, and various meetings and conferences throughout the year.