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2023 NAFTZ Annual Conference

September 10, 2023 5:00 PM - September 13, 2023 12:30 PM (EDT)


September 10-13, 2023 in Miami, FL

(Mark your calendar now for 2024:  Sept. 8-11, 2024 in New Orleans)

Unparalleled Industry Access

Our annual conference is the largest FTZ-related event in the United States. Past in-person events have attracted over 500 attendees representing more than 300 different companies, we estimate attendance in 2023 to be similar.  Our receptions, round table discussions, and exhibit hall are an exciting way to build stronger relationships within the FTZ community!


Are you looking for an exceptional way to promote your company, reinforce your brand loyalty, increase your visibility, and contribute to the growth of the FTZ community? Sponsorship opportunities for event sponsorship packages are available year round. For a sample of past sponsorship packages click here.

To find out more or have a custom sponsorship created for you please contact Victoria Cartwright at (202) 331-1950 or 


Booth space applications are accepted on a first come first served basis. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to showcase your products and services to more than 400 decision makers in the FTZ industry. By exhibiting, your company can deliver excitement with industry-changing announcements, and more!

Booths include the inclusion of one complimentary attendee registration.

A 2023 basic booth is $2000 and a premium booth is $3250.  Click here to register, review the layout & pick your booth number. Note: requests for specific booths are on a first come first served basis.


Display set-up will begin on Sunday, September 10, 2023, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


September 11, 2023, 7am – 7pm

September 12, 2023, 7am – 5pm

September 13, 2023, 7am – 11:30am


The dismantling of displays begins at 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2023


Loews Miami Beach Hotel


After an amazing conference experience for attendees in 2022, the NAFTZ Annual Conference returns to the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in the middle of everything Miami Beach has to offer.  Our NAFTZ discounted room rates are $259/night+tax for single/double occupancy based on availability.  Reference NAFTZ when calling Hotel Reservations: 1-877-876-7871 

Reservations must be booked by August 1, 2023, to secure the discounted rate - based on availability. Be sure to reference NAFTZ Annual Conference & Exposition to receive the discount rate and NAFTZ Conference exclusive perks. Contact Victoria Cartwright with any issues with securing the discount rate with the hotel at 202-331-1950 ext. 225 or email


You'll be sure to enjoy a variety of dining simply steps away from the hotel and such attractions as Ocean Drive featuring with restaurants, shops and entertainment of all kinds.  Loews Hotels have been recognized for maintaining top health and safety protocols - more information here.

For the location details click here

Learn more about accommodations here.


EARLY RATE BY Aug. 1Regular Rate after Aug. 1
Federal Government$475$575

JOIN NAFTZ to qualify for member discounts!

Registrations for Federal Government Agencies involved in the FTZ program, non-profit educational institutions or the Media:  Contact Victoria Cartwright at for registration details and special rates for Federal Agencies, Educational institutions and the media (press passes).

All registrants must have a current NAFTZ membership in good standing in their name and fees must be paid prior to the live event.

*Note by registering you agree to be listed in the event app/follow up attendee roster and remain compliant with the NAFTZ photo/video policy on our website.



Attendees MUST hold a current NAFTZ membership in good standing to access the member rate. Registration and full payment must be received prior to the live event.  All fees must be paid to be granted event entrance.


All early registration attendees must pay by the date of early bird deadline (8/1/23) to receive the discount rate (if not paid by this date the rate increases). All post-early registration rate attendees must pay 2 weeks prior to the event start date (only exception are non-members and those registering on-site who must pay in full at the time of registration). If not paid by this date additional fees may apply.


Registration fees are fully refundable for written cancellations received by NAFTZ by August 1, 2023. Cancellations received by NAFTZ between August 1 & August 10, 2023 will receive a 50% credit for their registration fee toward a future NAFTZ event.  Cancellations received after August 10 will be responsible for the full registration fee amount due to the NAFTZ and no future meeting credits will be issued.


  • Access to all educational activities Sunday through Wednesday
  • Admission to the Exposition Hall
  • Evening celebrations on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday


  • Continental breakfast Monday through Wednesday
  • Afternoon beverages Monday and Tuesday
  • Lunch Monday through Wednesday
  • Reception food provided at the Sunday Welcome Reception and the evening receptions on Monday and Tuesday


Invite your family, friends, and guests! A special guest registration is available for $50 for the Sunday and Monday evening reception. The Tuesday night reception is priced at $100 per guest. Admission to receptions is included in your conference registration fee making those not attending the conference eligible at the guest rate.

Contact Information

National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones
Name: Victoria Cartwright
Phone: 12023311950

The full event schedule will be released soon!

For a sample of past in-person format event, click here for 2022 at a glance and more detailed 2022 version here

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