AAEI Announces 2022 Conference Dates

July 2, 2021

AAEI announced that the AAEI 101st Annual Conference and Expo will be held June 13-15, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel & Spa. The event will be held in person. Registration will open soon.  For updates, please visit events.aaei.org or email us at events@aaei.org. 

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Eugene C. Laney, Jr., New AAEI President & CEO

A Message from AAEI’s Chair

January 5, 2021

As Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI), I’m writing to inform you that after 16 years of faithful service to the association, Marianne Rowden will be completing her tenure as President and CEO effective March 31, 2021 to pursue new opportunities… …[Marianne] has been an unparalleled …

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WTO Deputy Director-General Angele Ellard

Conference Keynote: Newly Appointed WTO Deputy Director-General

June 8, 2021

AAEI has confirmed that newly appointed World Trade Organization (WTO) Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard will deliver a keynote speech to attendees of AAEI’s 100th Anniversary Conference. The 3-day virtual event runs June 29-July 1, 2021.  AAEI members may know Ellard well, an expert on trade and international economic policy. Ellard served on Capitol Hill for …

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Eugene C. Laney, Jr., New AAEI President & CEO

President and CEO’s Message to the Membership

April 13, 2021

I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join such a prestigious organization and very impressive staff. I look forward to learning more about ongoing AAEI initiatives that seek to “reimagine global trade.” I am already blown away by the membership’s enormous contributions to committees and ad hoc activities.   With an eye toward making …

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World Customs Chief Featured at AAEI Conference

May 6, 2021

World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretary General Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, delivered a keynote at AAEI’s 100th Anniversary Conference and Expo on June 29, 2021. The World Customs Organization (WCO), established in 1952 as the Customs Co-operation Council (CCC) is an independent intergovernmental body whose mission is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of Customs administrations. Today, …

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