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CPB Detroit Field Office hosting the 13ᵗʰ Annual Trade Day

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations – Detroit Field Office will behosting the 13ᵗʰ Annual Trade Day at Huntington Place in Detroit, MI on Wednesday, August 7, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The registration table will be open starting at 7:30 a.m. with halldoors opening at 8:00 a.m.

This event shall provide the trade community and those interested in the importing/exporting process an opportunity to interact with CBP personnel, Detroit Field Office trade staff, Canadian Government Officials, and a multitude of representatives from Partner Government Agencies (PGA). Trade Day 2024 will provide participants with the opportunity to communicate one-on- one with government representatives who are responsible for enforcing various trade laws while still processing/facilitating trade.

Demonstrations and formal presentations and shall be given throughout the day providing information on current programs and policies relating to the import and export of merchandise. An agenda listing presentations shall be provided to registered attendees as the event date approaches. Participants are encouraged to bring their questions as they will have access to presenters who will be able to address a multitude of inquires including, but not limited to, policies, procedures, current initiatives, and regulations relating to trade operations.

New this year, attendees may sign up for one-on-one meetings with representatives of the Detroit Field Office ports of entry, the Automotive & Aerospace Center of Excellence and Expertise, and other Centers of Excellence and Expertise. These meetings shall be scheduled the day of the event on a first come, first served basis, in 10-minute increments.

Advance registration for this free event shall be open until August 2, 2024 by emailing the attached spreadsheet with your information to the Trade Team at

To register after that date, or if you have any questions regarding this event, please email the Trade Team at