Washington, DC -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/11/2010 -- For more than 80 years, the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) has been one the preeminent voices of the international trade community.
This year, transportation software provider IES, Ltd. (http://www.iesltd.com) will join J.P. Morgan, UPS and others in strategic sponsorship of the organization. AAEI has proven to be a major sounding board in the industry and has been one of the key forums for major industry announcements and critical analysis.
The 89th Annual Conference and Expo is titled "Forging the Path through Advocacy, Education and Trade Facilitation" and is scheduled to be held at the Hilton New York on Sunday, June 6th to Tuesday, June 8th.
Scheduled to speak at the event will be moderators Sandra Fallgatter of J.C. Penney, Randi Heuser of BP America, Inc., along with Aaron Gothelf of TYCO and more. Also anticipated to speak are keynote speakers Dan Brutto, President of UPS International and Bill Owens (D) from the US House of Representatives. Mr. Owens represents the 23rd Congressional District of New York and serves on the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response– a subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee. He is scheduled to speak on Monday, June 7th from 12:30pm - 2:30pm during the keynote luncheon sponsored by J.P. Morgan.
Headquartered in Washington, DC, the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) is one the preeminent voices of the international trade community. The organization’s broad economic base includes manufacturers, distributors, retailers and service providers. AAEI promotes fair and open trade policy while also advocating, educating and informing the industry on issues covering the expanse of legal, technical and policy-driven trade concerns. For more information or to inquire on how to become an AAEI member, visit http://www.aaei.org or contact +1.202.857.8009.
About IES, Ltd.
With offices in the US and in Hong Kong, IES, Ltd. is one of the largest software transportation companies in North America. In operation for over 20 years, the IES suite of import and export solutions serve Freight Forwarders, NVOCC's, Customs Brokers and other transportation intermediaries. IES’s product offerings adjust to the changes and complexities inherent when doing business in the global arena. The company’s software products are operated in over 70 countries with thousands of users and millions of daily transactions. Please visit http://www.iesltd.com or contact IES at +1-201-639-5000 for more information.