Monday April 25, 2022

Reception 5 PM - 6 PM

Dinner 6 PM - 8 PM Keynote Speaker NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall 

Tuesday April 26, 2022

Breakfast at your leisure until 08:45 AM

Conference 9:00 - 12:15  Multiple panelists  including Myron Barlow, Don Luther, Erik Autor,  Heather Dean, Mike Seibert, Mark Boone and more

Golf Outing 1:15 - 6 PM includes box lunch 

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Pine Crest Inn 
50 Dogwood Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374

Driving Directions 


Steve Posson - Past President 
North Carolina World Trade Association 
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North Carolina World Trade Association Annual Conference 2022 

Register Now!Covid-19 statement:

Considering the evolving nature of the outbreak, NCWTA postponed the Annual Conference twice, until April 25th and 26th 2022.  We are now doing this event live. Registration for 2021 event still valid in 2022.

North Carolina Growing International Trade
Monday Evening Reception and Dinner with Keynote Speaker: 

NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall  

"Growing International Business with NC" 
Tuesday Morning education on key trade & duty issues:

Duty Assessment (Tariff Classification, Valuation, Special Duty Programs)

Duty Reduction Strategies (Administrative Protests, Free Trade Agreements, Preference Programs, Foreign Trade Zones, Miscellaneous Tariff Bills in Congress, Litigation Before the Court of International Trade.)

Q&A available with National Experts. Bring your questions:

Legislative Updates, Trade Bill, AGOA/Other FTA's, GSP reinstatement
US Customs updates - increased import audits, First Sale challenges, WCO tariff updates, CEE's, Duty Drawbacks, Trusted Trader. 
1. Customs Compliance Q&A > duties and legal tariff mitigation strategies including FTZ operations.
2.  Expertise in tax considerations along with Foreign Direct Investment incentives.
3.  Finding and vetting new suppliers overseas.

Myron Barlow, Don Luther, Erik Autor - Partners of Barlow & Company, LLC Washington D.C.   Barlowpllc.com 
Mark Boone - Managing Director Markus Group
Heather Dean, International Services leader, Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP 
 Golf Outing Tuesday afternoon for those interested.
   NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall