E-Commerce: What are the Opportunities and Challenges of Cross-Border Business?

Integration Point Annual Conference, Sept. 25-27, 2017

For nearly 10 years, our customers who attend Integration Point annual conferences have gained insightful knowledge and shared best practices with colleagues. Whether you are new to trade compliance or responsible for determining the strategic direction of your compliance program, this is the event for you.

It’s just one of the many benefits of your partnership with Integration Point.

With today’s current trade challenges, our conference has grown in 2017 to feature more than 50 speakers, executive sessions and demos. The event features an agenda of the highest caliber of speakers in the global trade industry. Because of the variety and educational topics, we suggest that you invite a colleague and divide and conquer! Gain double—or triple-- the information.

The IP17 highlight will be keynote speaker Kevin Willis, Director-Global Trade Services Management of Amazon.com, presenting “The Opportunities and Challenges of Cross-Border e-Commerce.” 

Kevin and his global team are responsible for the company-wide management of cross-border transactions to international trade regulations. This includes compliant enablement of business to Customs regulations, trade controls, and meeting complex product-specific requirements for entry into global country marketplaces.

Also featured:

Kay Taylor, Product Manager, VF Corporation will present “Best Practices to Regional Solutions”, focusing on utilizing a global solution to streamline processes between regions for special programs and regional requirements in order to take advantage of lower duties.

Kay has worked for VF Corp for 26 years. For the past seven years, she has worked on Logistic and Custom software project implementations. She works directly with different custom departments across VF Corp.

Robert Yoder, Senior Manager FTZ, adidas, will offer “Tips for Addressing Foreign-Trade Zone Operational Challenges”.  

Robert is a Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist with more than 11 years of experience in FTZs. He has been involved in numerous zone projects, both distribution and manufacturing.

 Join us for this educational and networking event in Charlotte, NC on September 25-27. Click here to register for IP17 and view the full agenda.

 

United States trade representatives are in talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico. The first round of talks on the three-nation pact will continue through August 20.

The current administration has called NAFTA "the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere, but certainly ever signed in this country."