Supply chain constraints are impacting our economy, and we see it daily in our homes and businesses. This event will highlight two specific tools to mitigate supply-chain risk, speed-up supply-chain timelines and reduce real costs: Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) and Reshoring. Leave with a strategy to become a more valuable supplier to your customers, and improve your own supply-chain strategy.
4:00 Welcome and introduction from event sponsor
Lisa Waller, Vice President & CHB, BDG International
4:05 Foreign Trade Zone #176 program overview and update
Carrie Zethmayr, FTZ Administrator
4:20 Keynote presentation: Reshoring Opportunities for U.S. Manufacturers and Economic Development Organizations
Harry Moser, Founder, The Reshoring Initiative
5:00 Networking reception with light appetizers and cash bar
Who should attend?
• Manufacturing and distribution professionals that are engaged in international trade
• Economic development professionals that want to learn about how to leverage foreign trade zone (FTZ) and reshoring to attract investment