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2024 NAFTZ Fundamentals of FTZs

2024 NAFTZ Fundamentals of FTZs

Monday, February 26, 2024 5:00 PM - Tuesday, February 27, 2024 4:00 PM (EST)


Everything You Need to Know to Get Started in the FTZ Program in One Course!

Curious about the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone program?  Has your boss asked you to learn if your company can save money using an FTZ?  Did you start a new job as an economic developer and found out part of your role includes overseeing the FTZ?  As a broker or 3PL, do you have clients in the FTZ program that need your services?

The NAFTZ Fundamentals of FTZs course is the best opportunity to learn from FTZ industry experts and network at the same time!  Join us for this one-day seminar where you will learn:

  • Foreign-Trade Zone Benefits
  • FTZ Application and Activation Process
  • Inventory Control and Recordkeeping in an FTZ
  • Procedures and Filings for Admitting and Withdrawing Merchandise
  • Periodic Reporting and other Special Circumstances in FTZs


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CHECK out the 2024 AGENDA here

Monday, February 26, 2024Tuesday, February 27, 2024
5:00pm Registration7:00am-4:00pm Seminar 
5:00pm - 6:00pm Reception5:00pm - 6:00pm Reception


 ***Included in the fundamentals event training is (2) BONUS Grantee 202 Virtual trainings held 

Feb. 29, 2024, 2-3pm eastern & March 1, 2024, 2-3pm eastern (with registration information/access to LIVE and on-demand recordings in your event confirmation

ATTN: if you only seek to attend the Grantee 202 virtual training click here.


***NAFTZ has been approved for CCS/CES and CPE credit. Click here for more information on offering to those attending the entire in-person event and subject to NASBA and NCBFAA guidelines/requirements.

If you are interested in learning more about obtaining the CZS certification please click here: 


The Madison Washington, DC, A Marriott Property
1177 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

The Madison Washington, DC, A Marriott Property, is the official hotel for the Legislative/Fundamentals Summit 2024. Book online here or call 202-862-1600 (Option #1 for reservations) and reference “NAFTZ” to book your room at the NAFTZ discounted rate of $259/night + tax, based on availability as a limited number of rooms have been reserved. If you have any issues securing the discount rate, please contact ASAP - Victoria Cartwright or 202-331-1950 ext. 225.


To learn more about the walk-able hotel location and directions for your arrival in the heart of Washington, DC visit the website here.

New FTZ Certification Available!

This live seminar also provides all of the content needed to prepare for the Certified Zone Specialist certification by NEI.  NAFTZ attendees qualify to take the test without the full purchase of the CZS course.  Show your commitment to the FTZ industry with this recognized certification!

The traditional NAFTZ in-person Fundamentals course moves to February in 2024 at same host hotel as NAFTZ Legislative Summit in Washington, DC (note educational sessions for Fundamentals vs. Legislative are separate). Save the date!



Early Rate
by 1/16/24

thru On-site 






Federal Govt.



**One must be a current NAFTZ member to receive the member rate. Full registration payment is due by early rate deadline to secure this rate, after this date additional fees apply. All payments are due at least two weeks prior to the LIVE event* (only exceptions are those registering on-site). If not provided after this time, additional fees apply. 


Registration fees are fully refundable for written cancellations received by NAFTZ by January 16, 2024. Cancellations received by the NAFTZ between January 16 & January 24, 2024 will receive a 50% credit for their registration fee toward a future 2024 NAFTZ Meeting. Cancellations received after January 24 will be responsible for the full registration fee amount due to the NAFTZ and no meeting credits will be issued.

The Madison Washington DC, A Marriott Hotel
1177 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
Event Contact
Victoria Cartwright
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Monday, February 26, 2024 5:00 PM - Tuesday, February 27, 2024 4:00 PM (EST)
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