Countdown to the 96th AAEI Annual Conference & Expo in Austin, Texas
June 20-22, 2017
JW Marriott Austin
110 E 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701
Standard Rates in Effect
*Please note: Attendee onsite check-in begins on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
Day 1 of the Program will be Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
Day 2 of the Program will be Thursday, June 22, 2017.
96th Annual AAEI Conference & Expo
JUST ANNOUNCED: AAEI is pleased to announced that a luncheon keynote speech will be delivered by the founder and CEO of eShopWorld, Tommy Kelly, at the 96th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo. eShopWorld is a global eCommerce technology partner to some of the world’s most iconic brands. eShopWorld drives global growth for online retailers by localizing the international shopping experience, enabling brands to maximise global sales, but feel local to shoppers.
Ranked #1 in the Deloitte Fast 50 2015 & 2016, eShopWorld is Ireland’s fastest growing tech company, and is poised for further rapid expansion with the recent announcement of an additional 250 jobs, to complement the existing workforce of 150.
Keynote Address on June 21, 2017: AAEI is pleased to announce that Acting CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will deliver a luncheon keynote speech at the 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 Commissioner since 2014 and currently functions as the agency’s Chief Operating Officer and senior career official.
The theme of this year’s conference is, “NexGen: Building Frictionless Trade for the 21st Century“. Event organizers are developing a full examination of the future of international trade and the rapidly changing relationship between technology, policy and customer behavior.
Frictionless trade provides the opportunity for buyers and sellers to connect, via seamless international transactions. This concept will be one of the central topics at the conference, along with a deeper look at the regulatory changes affecting exporters and the trade outlook for importers.
The program that will address many of the Trump Administration’s policy changes affecting the global trade community. It also will address the impact of new technology and its role in marketplace expectations. The program panels will be comprised of industry leaders and government regulators who will discuss how to make the trade infrastructure of tomorrow a reality.