Sunday, February 6, 2011

USA ITA One Day Seminar for Apparel Importers

United States Association of Importers of Textile and Apparel has arranged one day conference covering trade, customs, and legal issues in 2011.
February 11, 2011. Timing: 9am to 4:15 pm at Marriot Downtown Los Angeles

Seminar will be on following main issues. 

  • Cotton prices and it is availability which continues to impact sourcing decisions.
  • A new Congress and new initiatives at Customs and Border Protection making it hard to predict what will happen in Washington.
  • 2011 promises to be a challenging year. USA-ITA brings together leading experts and insiders to help you chart a course for 2011.


Seminar Agenda:
Welcome and opening remarks by Senior Vice President, Director of Sourcing, J.C. Penny, and Chairman USA-ITA Board of Directors

Trade Policy in 2011 by Counsel, Squire Sanders & USA-ITA Washington Counsel, President USA ITA

2011 Custom Oulook by Mr Joh Pellegrini of Mcqulre Woods LLP, USA-ITA Custom Counsel

Sourcing Trends and FTA issues by Mr Jon Fee of Alston + Blrd LLP and President USA-ITA

Directions in the cotton Market by Mr Mark, Sr. V.P of Global Supply Chain marketing, Cotton, Cotton Incorporated.

West Coast Prespectives by Mr Erik of Grunfeld, Deslderlo, Mr Lebowitz of Silerman & Klestadt LLP, Mr Daniel Meylor of Carmlchael International Services.

How Safe our products are by Mr BJ Shannon, Senior Associate Alston + Blrd LLP

Soursing Southeast Asia : The SAFSA Program by Mr Michael Blakely of Nathan Associates Inc

Update on China by Mr Jon Fee, of Alston + Blrd LLP

For more information please call 202-419-0444


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