U.S. Port Mission-Georgia Ports Authority - 2019

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Name: U.S. Port Mission-Georgia Ports Authority - 2019
Date: September 25, 2019 - September 27, 2019
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

ABOUT

Join the World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY) and other trade practitioners that are seeking a hands-on, boots-on-the-ground visit to the Port of Savannah U.S. ocean port. During this unique trip, meet with professionals in the industry who will provide insight into the inner workings of a major U.S. port.

Participants will learn best practices for managing ocean cargo through intermediaries and establishing a distribution network.  As an added bonus, the WTC-KY will provide a customized trade statistics report covering your company's product(s). 


WHY ATTEND

  • Understand how your cargo moves in and out of a U.S. port 
  • Ensure your ocean freight moves smoothly to domestic or overseas locations 
  • Understand the mechanics of ocean freight movement
  • See the inner workings of a major port for Kentucky businesses
  • Learn best practices for managing ocean cargo
  • Hands on, boots-on-the ground cargo movement

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Private briefing and tour of the port operations (including rail)
  • Private briefing and tour of the Customs and Border Protection Lab
  • Private meeting with Lynn Brennan, Assistant Port Director, US Customs & Border Protection
  • Visits to local distributions centers and Georgia based companies utilizing the port
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Ground transportation
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(Agenda subject to change)

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE
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Location:
Port of Savannah
Georgia Ports Authority | Savannah, GA
Date/Time Information:

September 25-27, 2019
Contact Information:
Sherry Mulkins
Fees/Admission:

Cost: $899 Per Person 

**Does not include flight to and from Savannah. Pricing is based on 15 participants.  (Note: pricing is subject to change based upon number of companies attending. 
Companies may be eligible for reimbursement through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) contingent upon approval from Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. For more information, visit www.kyexports.com. http://kyexports.com/STEP-grants.aspx

Registration and deposit deadline is  September 10, 2019.
$500 non-refundable deposit due at registration. 


Delegation Hotel:
The DeSoto-Hilton | 15 East Libery St.
Savannah, GA 31401 | 844-257-3520
Cost per night: $240

(Must be reserved no later than August 19, 2019.  Book your hotel as soon as possible as there is a convention in town and the hotel is filling up quickly).
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