Programs and Events



Upcoming events

    • February 23, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Maricopa Association of Governments: Ironwood Room, 302 N 1st Ave, Phoenix AZ 85003

    *** Notice***

    This event has been rescheduled for May, 2017.  A notice will be sent as soon as the new date is confirmed.  Thank you so much for your understanding.


    About the speakers:

    Byron Sink:

    Byron has been in the forwarding industry 20 years, and is currently the Director Transpacific Airfreight for N. American for Kuehne + Nagel. He holds a degree in International Business with minor in German and European History. He has traveled to and within Asia 2 to 3 times per year consistently for the last +10 years.

    Jeff Woods

    Jeff’s logistics career started in 1999 at Hyundai Merchant Marine, followed by 9 years in Steamship line experience at Sinolines and HMM.  He spent over 6 years in logistics sales for a top Japanese logistics provider and has an Account Executive with Kuehne + Nagel for the last two.  He loves logistics because it moves fast and presents opportunities to solve problems that are rarely normal.  Jeff am the father of 3 sons 12, 8 and 6, and his hobbies are cars and anything outdoors.



    • February 27, 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • OWIT Interational Webinar

    OWIT INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS 


    "TRADE, TAX & BEYOND: NAVIGATING THE 2017 U.S. AGENDA" 

     

    Within his first two weeks in office, President Trump signed an Executive Order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and launched talks to re-negotiate NAFTA. Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress is considering corporate tax reform with a controversial Border Adjustment Tax provision that could potentially impact importers.

     

    Please join OWIT International on Monday, February 27th, 2017, 11 am - 12 noon EST for this special international trade talk webinar program where our experts will discuss:

    • What these measures mean 
    • Possible implications for supply chains
    • Considerations for importers

    Panelists

     

    Nicole Bivens Collinson, President, International Trade & Government Relations, Sandler, Travis &

     Rosenberg, P.A

     

    Dawn Levy O'Donnell, Owner, D Squared Tax Strategies

     

    Rachelle B. Bernstein, Vice President and Tax Counsel, National Retail Federation

     

    Moderated by: Angela Marshall Hofmann, President, World Strategies, LLC


    Register Here

Past events

December 07, 2016 DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA: DISCOVERING A REGION RICH IN OPPORTUNITY
November 17, 2016 Quarterly Education Luncheon
November 02, 2016 INTERNATIONAL CREDIT & RISK MITIGATION 2.0: HOW TO CREATE A RISK MITIGATION STRATEGY FOR YOUR GLOBAL GROWTH & SUCCESS
October 25, 2016 International Women & Wine Tasting
October 05, 2016 NEGOTIATING SOUTHEAST ASIA: CULTURAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
September 14, 2016 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMPLIANCE: THE ABC'S OF CUSTOMS SEIZURES: PLUS TOP 10 TIPS TO ENSURE IMPORT COMPLIANCE!"
May 19, 2016 “DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA: WHY U.S. BUSINESSES SHOULD NOT OVERLOOK THIS LAND OF OPPORTUNITY”
April 21, 2016 Discover Arizona - India
March 17, 2016 TRADE POLICY AND FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT: HOW ARIZONA IS MOVING FROM PLAN TO ACTION
January 21, 2016 "Discover Arizona 2016" International Networking Reception
November 19, 2015 More Than Just Cigars, Rum & Coffee— The Impact of Recent Developments in the U.S. Embargo on Cuba on U.S. Companies
September 17, 2015 “HOW TO EXECUTE A CUSTOMS BROKER BID: WHERE DO I START?”
July 28, 2015 Uncovering the Value of Trade Compliance Through Data Analytics
June 18, 2015 Understanding Temporary Imports and Exports with the ATA Carnet
March 19, 2015 International Business China: Expert Tips & Strategies for Success in the Chinese Market
March 03, 2015 The New Aerospace & Defense Industry Regulations for Export Controls
February 25, 2015 2014 OWIT International Annual Awards
February 19, 2015 Congestion Woes at US West Coast Ports: When will it end?
February 10, 2015 Canadian Customs Valuation Considerations for Non-Resident Importers
January 29, 2015 Beyond AGOA Compliance: Strategies for Successful Trading & Doing Business in Africa
December 09, 2014 Holiday Networking Reception 2014
November 21, 2014 Have We Shattered the Glass Ceiling?
November 20, 2014 Customs Modernization Act Revisited
October 27, 2014 10th Annual International State of the State: Arizona's Place in International Trade
October 23, 2014 2nd Annual Global Business Conference
September 18, 2014 Cross-Cultural Communication: Strategies for Increased Success Negotiating Around the World
August 15, 2014 Solving the Riddle of the Exporter: An 8-Step Roadmap to Conquer the World of Exporting
August 05, 2014 South of the Border: New Opportunities in & with Mexico
July 18, 2014 Doing Business in Vietnam - OWIT Webinar - July 18th, 12 EST
June 19, 2014 HOW TO DO BUSINESS IN THE BRIC COUNTRIES: BRAZIL, RUSSIA, INDIA & CHINA
May 01, 2014 Verde Xchange Arizona
April 30, 2014 Arizona's NEW Tucson Port: Tucson International Airport presents, "The Intermodal Development Expo, Arizona and Sonora, (IDEAS) 2014 Conference"
April 23, 2014 "Foreign Policy Update From the U.S. Senate" - Breakfast with Senator Jeff Flake
March 20, 2014 What You Need to Know About Environmental Sustainability and Its Impact on Your Business
February 27, 2014 Global Diplomacy and Security
December 03, 2013 OWIT-Phoenix Holiday Party
October 03, 2013 Challenges All Trade Compliance Professionals Face: Minimizing YOUR Exposure, Liability & Risk
September 19, 2013 Are You Covered? Are You Sure? Protecting Yourself Against the High Costs of Cargo Loss
June 20, 2013 Cross-Cultural Communications with Mexico
April 18, 2013 The Ins and Outs of Getting Paid and Increasing Your International Business
February 21, 2013 Predictable International Supply Chain Interruptions: Dealing with Chinese New Year and Other Major Foreign Holidays
January 15, 2013 World Trade Forum 2013
November 15, 2012 CONFLICT MINERAL REPORTING BECOMES REALITY: WHAT THE SEC’S FINAL RULE MEANS FOR ARIZONA COMPANIES
October 16, 2012 Focused Assessment Audits: Forewarned is Forearmed!
September 20, 2012 NOT A CHILD’S GAME! AN ARIZONA TOY COMPANY’S EXPERIENCES WITH THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY IMPROVEMENT ACT (“CPSIA”) AND THE PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
August 23, 2012 “Conquering the New Economy through Networking – How to Mix, Mingle and Schmooze Your Way to Success!”
June 21, 2012 Secrets of America's Friendliest Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport News for Importers/Exporters & the Savvy Business Traveler
May 23, 2012 - CANCELLED!! - CHALLENGES ALL TRADE COMPLIANCE PROFESSIONALS FACE: MINIMIZING EXPOSURE, LIABILITY & RISK
April 26, 2012 Game-Changing Events: The Panama Canal Expansion and Other Critical Factors That Will Impact West Coast Ports & US Supply Chains
February 16, 2012 Polishing the Crystal Ball: Ocean Transportation Forecast & Trends for 2012
January 19, 2012 Do you want to be your company's superhero? Explore the benefits of Duty Drawback.
November 17, 2011 Taming the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Tigers
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