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The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) and PwC will host a seminar and networking reception during the 28th Annual Apparel Importers Trade & Transportation Conference.


The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) and PwC invite you to our annual pre-conference event and reception. Join your peers the afternoon before the 28th Annual Apparel Importers Trade and Transportation Conference to hear presentations from Eric Batt, Director of the CBP Center of Excellence & Expertise for Apparel, Footwear, & Textiles, a demonstration by a National Import Specialist, and a discussion hosted by PwC’s Customs and International Trade experts titled “Looking at Customs Valuation through a Global Lens.” Networking and a cocktail reception will cap off the afternoon.

Program Details

Eric Batt, Director of the CBP Center of Excellence & Expertise for Apparel, Footwear, & Textiles, will join us for an update on the CEE's activities and the outlook for textile and apparel customs policy initiatives like the Single Window. He will be joined by Mitchel Landau, Assistant Center Director for the Validation & Compliance Division. Mitchel is based in Newark.

Then, we'll hear from National Import Specialists based in the New York City office about recent developments in classification and compliance, with some real-life examples to give you insight into how they make their classification decisions.

PwC's Customs and International Trade experts Anthony Tennariello and Maytee Pereira will provide you with the most recent customs valuation updates throughout the globe. Our speakers will give their unique insight on topics such as current audit environments, customs challenges to Transfer Pricing, new European regulations and what to expect in China, and Korea, amongst others.

Registration Details

This event is free for all brands, retailers, and invited sponsors attending the 28th Apparel Importers Trade & Transportation Conference on November 9th. You can register at This event is also free for PwC clients; check your inbox or contact PwC for more information. This event is intended for brands, retailers, and importers; all service providers will be added to the waitlist and contacted prior to the event. If you have questions about your registration, please contact

November 8th, 2016 2:00 PM   through   5:00 PM
PwC Auditorium - New York City
300 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 202-419-0444
Event Fee(s)
Registered Conference Attendee (Must Already Be Registered!) $ 0.00
Brand, Retailer, Importer - Not Attending Conference $ 99.00
Brand, Retailer, Importer, Wholesaler - Not Attending Conference $ 99.00
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