Foreign Trade Zone 68 to hold 10th Annual El Paso-Juarez Trade and Industry Summit

The 2019 El Paso-Ciudad Juárez Summit, returns for the 10th year, thanks to the City of El Paso and Foreign-Trade Zone 68

According to city officials, the summit is “a part of the City of El Paso’s strategic goal to cultivate an environment conducive to strong, economic development…[and] will provide local businesses and industry an opportunity to meet together and learn about best practices and trends in international trade.”

The El Paso–Ciudad Juárez Industry Summit will feature speakers including Kathleen Neal, Director of Global Compliance for Regal-Beloit; Jon Barela, CEO of the Borderplex Alliance; and Matt Keats, of Keats Southwest.

The morning will feature two panels who will discuss the opportunities of doing business in the El Paso–Juárez region.

Additionally numerous regional firms, including commercial real estate development companies, logistics providers, manufacturing suppliers, and industry service providers from El Paso and Juárez have signed on as exhibitors and will be on hand to provide key information and resources.

“This event also serves as part of the FTZ 68’s mission to help expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and to support local business and industry in achieving global competitiveness,” officials shared via a news release. “More specifically, FTZ 68 has been eliminating, deferring, and reducing customs duties for worldwide businesses since 1982.”

For those interested in registering for the 2019 El Paso–Ciudad Juárez Industry Summit this event, they can do so online, via this link.

For additional information on the 2019 El Paso–Ciudad Juárez Industry Summit, please call EPIA’s Foreign-Trade Zone office at 212-0480 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or send an email to:

WHO:              The El Paso International Airport and City of El Paso’s Foreign Trade Zone 68

WHEN:            Thursday, May 30, 2019 – 8:30AM -1PM

WHERE:          EPWU Tech2O Center, 10751 Montana Blvd.

WHAT:            The 10th Annual 2019 El Paso- Ciudad Juárez Trade and Industry Summit