April 29, 2024 to May 01, 2024

2024 International Trade & Customs Conference

API Headquarters, Washington, DC


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The 2024 International Trade & Customs Conference is coming to Washington, DC! With ongoing changes both domestically and internationally, the petroleum industry and its affiliates face new challenges and remarkable opportunities. Energy policy proves increasingly paramount with direct regard to economic development and trade vitality. Please join us as we welcome speakers from relevant backgrounds to the 2024 conference, in the heart of the Nations’ Capitol.  This year’s conference seeks to tackle subjects that include industry updates, foreign trade agreements, sanctions, and much more! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn and connect with industry members.

We look forward to seeing you in Washington, DC!


Program Details

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The conference presentations will qualify for 17.0 CPE credit hours through NASBA. 

Who Should Attend

Industry professionals including:

  • Analysts
  • Attorneys
  • Compliance Officers
  • Customs & Entry Officers
  • Import Managers
  • Presidents
  • Tax Advisors
  • Trade Officers

Sponsorship Information

Register as a Sponsor


Thank you for your support of the 2024 International Trade & Customs Conference. We are pleased to offer a variety of opportunities for your company to showcase valuable products and services.

Secure your Sponsorship by completing the Sponsor Terms and Conditions agreement terms here. If you have questions during this process, please contact the Registrar at [email protected] or 202-682-8258.

Sponsors receive:

  • Listed as “Sponsor” on the Conference Website and Signage
  • Recognition from the Session Chair Before Each Presentation
  • Company Name and Link to Your Company site placed on the Forum website
  • 1 Complimentary Registration
Sponsorship Opportunity Price Sponsor
Lanyards $3,000 Amalie Trade Compliance Consulting
Monday Continental Breakfast $3,000 CLOSED
Monday Luncheon $5,500 Millar Kreklewetz LLP
Monday Networking Reception $8,000 CLOSED
Tuesday Continental Breakfast $3,000 CLOSED
Tuesday Luncheon $5,500 CLOSED
Tuesday Networking Reception $8,000 Charter Brokerage, LLC

Deadline for Sponsor Cancellations and Refunds:

Payment is due in full at the time of registration. If you require an invoice, your payment is due thirty (30) days from the receipt of your invoice. Full payment must be received to API no later than Friday, March 1, 2024.

Sponsors and Exhibitors may cancel their obligation up to Friday, March 1, 2024. However, 50% of the fee for sponsors and for exhibitors is nonrefundable. Notice of cancellation must be submitted in writing to [email protected].  Refunds will not be given on cancellations received after Friday, March 1, 2024.


Sponsors, if your application is for the sponsorship of items that need to be designed and produced, such lanyards, app. etc., please submit your online applications by Friday, February 23, 2024, so that we have time to have those items produced and shipped to Washington, DC in time for the start of the meeting.

Marketing Requirements:

Upon receipt of our application, you will be contacted by the  API Registrar (Veronica White) to confirm your application, method of payment, and let you know how the collection process for the following items:

  • Marketing contact’s full name and email address
  • Company logo in EPS or Adobe Illustrator (ai) format
  • Company URL

Please follow the links below for more detailed information and to register.



Amalie Trade Compliance Consulting
Millar Kreklewetz LLP


Royal Sonesta Washington DC Capitol Hill
20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Main Hotel Phone number: 202-888-1850
Online Reservations

Room rate: $299

Reservations Cutoff Date:  Monday, April 22, 2024 or until room block is sold out.
After this date and time, reservations will be accepted on a space and room type availability basis and at the hotel’s best rate available.

Reservations questions: If you need additional assistance, please call 202-888-1850.

Room Guarantee and Reservation Cancellation: A credit card guarantee is required to confirm and hold everyone’s reservation. Cancellations must be received by the hotel at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number must be obtained or the card will be charged for the first night’s room rate. The hotel is responsible for informing guests of this requirement. API assumes no responsibility. Any payments received by the hotel as a result of late cancellations or no-shows will be credited to API’s room block for attrition purposes.

Avoid Housing Scams

Note: API has not contracted with any third party for hotel arrangements and will not call or email you directly to make housing arrangements on your behalf.

Should you receive a call or email from a third-party provider, please collect as much information as you can and let us know immediately. “Room Poachers” have been known to act as representatives of API, or authorized providers of API, to offer room discounts or alternative accommodations to our attendees – often to the attendee’s detriment. These companies are not affiliated with API, and reservations made through these companies for our meeting cannot be guaranteed.

Please contact [email protected]  with any questions.

Registration Fees & Details

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Registration Fees (in US dollars)

Register by
Friday, March 8
Register After
Friday, March 8
API Member $850 $950
Non-Member $900 $1,000
Government $450 $500

Early Registration Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2024

Refund Cutoff Date: Friday, March 29, 2024 (No refunds will be granted after this date.)

Cancellations, Refunds, and Substitutions:

Cancellations and request for refunds must be made in writing and sent to [email protected] by Friday, March 29, 2024. Cancellation shall be effective, final, and binding upon receipt by API. Cancellation requests received by Friday, March 29, 2024, will receive a refund of the registration fee less a $100 cancellation fee and will be processed in the original form of payment. Refunds are not provided for cancellation requests received after Friday, March 29, 2024. Substitutions are welcome.

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