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McAleenan to Deliver Keynote at Conference

May 15, 2017

AAEI is pleased to announce that Acting CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will deliver a luncheon keynote speech at the upcoming 96th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo, June 20-22, 2017 in Austin, Texas. President Trump nominated Mr. McAleenan in March to serve as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). McAleenan has been the Deputy …

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AAEI Conference Standard Registration Rates Apply

April 18, 2017

Standard registration rates are now in effect for the 96th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo, one of the year’s most anticipated events in international trade.  To register now, please click here. The theme for the conference, which will be held June 20-22, 2017 in Austin, Texas, is, “NexGen: Building Frictionless Trade for the 21st Century”. It will be …

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AAEI Adds Partner to Promote Global Trade through Education

March 15, 2017

AAEI is announcing an educational and strategic partnership with Integration Point, a leading provider of Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions. The new Strategic Alliance Partnership with Integration Point provides new ways to promote trade compliance education and industry expertise. “I believe it is important to deepen our partnership with industry leaders like Integration Point to …

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AAEI 95th Annual Conference & Expo Registration

May 11, 2016

Walk-in registration will be accepted for the AAEI 95th Annual Conference and Expo at the Crystal Gateway Marriott June 5–7, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. AAEI’s annual two-day conference will feature an examination of importing and exporting, the latest developments of major trade pacts and and current realities of the US and global trade climate. AAEI’s …

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AAEI Takes Action on ACE as Deadline Approaches

August 31, 2016

AAEI has alerted the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to the possibility of major problems for importers and exporters in the face of the upcoming October 1, 2016 mandatory transition date for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), which requires that filings can become completely electronic in ACE. AAEI …

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Update: AAEI Strategic Alliance Partnerships

January 4, 2017

AAEI’s Strategic Alliance Partnership program is beginning its second successful year in 2017. This opportunity provides new ways for service providers to reach out to AAEI members by offering white paper publications and webinars to the general membership—for educational purposes only. There are three levels of Strategic Alliance Partnership to choose from, each with its …

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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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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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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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Do You Use ACE?

August 17, 2014

AAEI launched a new survey on the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) for all users of US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) digital system designed to facilitate legitimate trade while enhancing border security. The survey is open to members and non-members in an effort to measure the trade community’s transition to ACE. The survey will remain …

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