Automotive Industry Action Group

Brian Hall

MSU Management Education Center
811 W. Square Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Thursday, November 06, 2014

Early Registration Deadline 09/15/2014

Regular Registration Deadline 10/23/2014

For more information about this event - Customs Town Hall

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Registered attendees for the Customs Town Hall event

Function Date: 11/06/2014

Start Time: 08:30 AM End Time: 06:00 PM

Type Early Regular Late
Member $ 150.00 $ 200.00 $ 250.00
Non-Member Price $ 200.00 $ 250.00 $ 300.00
11/06/2014 Start Time - End Time 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM


Additional Information

CANCELLATION/TRANSFER/SUBSTITUTION POLICY: Registrations cancelled 30 or more business days prior to the program date will receive a full refund. Registrations cancelled less than 30 business days prior to the program date, as well as NO SHOWS, will forfeit all fees. Substitutions are welcome.

Dress Code is business casual.

If special accommodations are needed, please contact AIAG Customer Service at (248) 358-3003.

Room blocks have been reserved at the following hotels:

Detroit Marriott Troy- 200 w. Big Beaver Rd., Troy, MI 48084 for $145 per night, plus tax.

To book a room by phone call: (800) 228-9290 and ask for the AIAG Room Block
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Embassy Suites - 850 Tower Drive, Troy, MI 48098 for $139 per night, plus tax.

To book a room by phone call: (248) 879-7500 or 1-800-EMBASSY and ask for the AIAG Room Block
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The companies listed below are confirmed exhibitors for Customs Town Hall 2014 as of 05/24/2015.
Total number of exhibitors to date is 9.

To inquire about exhibiting and/or sponsorship opportunities, please contact
Customer Service at or (248) 358-3003.

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AIAGBooth: 5

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is a globally recognized organization where retailers, automakers, suppliers, service providers, academia and government work collaboratively to streamline industry processes. AIAG members are actively engaged in initiatives geared toward resolving global supply chain issues via the adoption of common business practices and interoperable business systems. AIAG also provides effective communication and consistent delivery of quality requirements, guidelines, best practices and training to the supply base - worldwide. Initiatives developed and implemented by AIAG member companies save the industry millions of dollars annually by driving rework, error and scrap out of the global automotive supply chain.

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Boomerang CarnetsBooth: 3

Boomerang Carnets specialize in the internationally recognized ATA Carnet temporary import/export document and ATA Carnet surety bonds, underwritten by Lloyd's of London. An ATA carnet allows commercial samples, professional equipment and exhibit booths to be temporarily imported into participating Carnet countries duty and tax (VAT) free for up to one year. At the end of the year, all the items listed on the carnet are to return to the U.S., thus the term boomerang carnet. ATA Carnets make showing, servicing and demonstrating products abroad easier and cheaper. Our specialists know the ins and outs of carnet usage in all 83 carnet countries and are trained and qualified to assist you from start to finish.

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Copper Hill Inc.Booth: 2

Copper Hill Inc offers a full suite of managed services to our clients who hire us to be their partner in achieving a high standard in Customs Compliance.

For more information: visit our website at, email us at or call us at 248-878-6397.

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Expeditors Tradewin, LLCBooth: 9

Since 1997, Tradewin has been providing expert import and export advice to clients all over the world. Combined, our skilled team of Customs brokers, lawyers, accountants and other professionals possess more than 400 years of experience. Together we've helped thousands of clients save more than $50 million in duties, guiding them through the ever-changing and complex arena of international regulations.

From compliance programs to trade data management, Tradewin brings a fresh vision that leverages both local expertise and global understanding. Our unique approach results in creative and innovative solutions that translate to your bottom line.

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FOCUS Business Solutions, Inc.Booth: 4

FOCUS Business Solutions, Inc. has been helping Automotive OEM's and Suppliers save duties and manage import and export compliance for the past 15 years. For more information on how we can help you, please contact us at 313-292-7000 ext. 291 or

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Livingston International Inc.Booth: 10

Livingston International is a leading North American Provider of customs brokerage and compliance services. Over 38,000 companies trust us with their brokerage, trade consulting and freight needs. For North American companies doing business globally, our integrated capabilities provide them with one-stop solutions to complex needs.

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MIC Customs SolutionsBooth: 11

MIC Customs Solutions is the worldwide leading provider of global customs solutions. Our customs software is used by more than 700 customers, in 45+ countries, on five continents.

We provide our customers with a high-quality, user-friendly suite of software products, which undergo continuous enhancements and developments. This allows us to ensure that our customers can rely on us to efficiently enable customs processes and to meet compliance requirements, providing a payback for the investment of our customers in our system.

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PwCBooth: 6

PwC's Customs & International Trade Practice ("CITP") is one of the largest global customs consulting groups with a broad network of dedicated customs professionals. We have more than 15 customs partners and in excess of 350 full-time customs specialists in over 60 countries, including a dedicated team of professionals specializing in the automotive industry. Our practice has expertise and experience in many cost-saving and compliance-related areas such as: trade program utilization; valuation planning (including transfer pricing); tariff classification; export jurisdiction and classification determinations; foreign trade zones; global supply chain management (including C-TPAT/AEO); and customs audits. With our mix of professionals, technology-based services, and global network, we are well-positioned to assist automotive companies in identifying and managing opportunities and potential risks with respect to their customs and international trade compliance requirements.

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Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.Booth: 1

The law firm of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. (ST&R) and its related consulting company, Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc. (STTAS), are leading firms specializing in customs and international trade law issues, globalization and consulting services to multinational companies and government agencies across the globe.