Secretary of Commerce Pritzker Delivers Keynote at AAEI

June 7, 2016

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker delivered the keynote address to attendees of the 95th Annual AAEI Conference & Expo on June 6, 2016, in Arlington, VA, praising the work of AAEI members to expand trade in the US through trade facilitation and compliance. AAEI represents US companies engaged in global trade and works to advocate on …

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CBP under Pressure Moves October 1 Deadline for ACE

September 7, 2016

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced it is moving the October 1st ACE transition date for drawback and reconciliation to Saturday, October 29, 2016. The decision came a week after AAEI submitted a letter to DHS Deputy Secretary Mayorkas about concerns over the October 1st ACE transition date. In the letter, AAEI requested that …

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AAEI Adjusts 2017 Annual Conference Dates

January 24, 2017

AAEI shifted the dates for the 96th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo in Austin, Texas, in order to avoid any conflicts for Father’s Day among the attendees. The revised dates will be June 20-22, 2017. The check-in day will be on a Tuesday, June 20th with an opening reception on Tuesday evening. The two-day conference program will …

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Lighthizer Confirmed for USTR

May 12, 2017

The US Senate confirmed Robert Lighthizer for United States Trade Representative on May 11, 2017 with a bipartisan vote of 82-14. Lighthizer is a trade attorney and a partner with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. His career experience includes serving as deputy trade representative during the Reagan Administration. President Trump …

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PSCG Renews AAEI Membership

July 21, 2016

The Private Sector Consultative Group (PSCG) of the World Customs Organization (WCO) honored AAEI with a certificate of recognition for its participation and support of the organization since its formation in 2006. AAEI President and CEO Marianne Rowden attended the PSCG’s July meeting in Brussels, where she was presented with the certificate. AAEI’s membership was …

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