OTEXA Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Free Webinar: ACE and Textiles
NEW DATE: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

This webinar will be co-hosted by OTEXA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Please join us to learn more about the ongoing transition from CBP's legacy systems and paper import/export filings to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), as well as specific impacts on the textile and apparel industries. OTEXA representatives will also discuss ACE's impact on filings under OTEXA’s Haiti and Dominican Republic Earned Import Allowance Programs (EIAPs).

There is no charge to participate, but advance registration is required.

Should you have any questions, please contact Laurie Mease.


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Previous Webinars

Free Webinar: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement Textile and Apparel Overview
February 2, 2016
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New Textile and Apparel Measures in Mexico
April 8, 2015
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Deepening Your Business Connection with Mexico
November 19, 2014
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Download Adobe Acrobat Presentation - Sylvia Montano
Download Adobe Acrobat Presentation - Richard Stetson and Laurie Mease
Download Adobe Acrobat Presentation - Lorie Gross

Export Opportunities in Mexico for Textiles and Apparel
November 7, 2013
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Download Adobe Acrobat Presentation - Sylvia Montano
Download Adobe Acrobat Presentation - Richard Stetson and Laurie Mease
Download Adobe Acrobat Presentation - Lorie Gross

U.S.-Colombia TPA Interim Commercial Availability Procedures
November 28, 2012
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Export Opportunities for Textiles and Apparel under the U.S.-Colombia TPA
November 15, 2012
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NOTE: There is a short gap in audio due to a technical problem during the webinar. OTEXA apologizes for the inconvenience.
Download Adobe Acrobat Presentation - Cameron Werker
Download Adobe Acrobat Presentation - Rich Stetson and Laurie Mease

Haiti HOPE - Understanding Labor Eligibility Requirements
May 9, 2012
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Mexican Customs Compliance Procedures for U.S. Textile Exporters
November 30, 2011
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How to Get Duty-Free Treatment for Imports of Certain Haitian Textile & Apparel Goods
October 5, 2011
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Exporting Technical Textiles to India
June 22, 2011
Please note that the contact name for Ms. Cheryl Fernandes of Messe Frankfurt India (show organizer for Techtextil India) is misspelled on the contact slide in this webinar. OTEXA apologizes for this error. The correct contact information is cheryl.fernandes@india.messefrankfurt.com.
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Trade Preferences for Certain Haitian Textile and Apparel Goods (update)
May 25, 2011
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Trade Preferences for Certain Haitian Textile and Apparel Goods
November 16, 2010
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OTEXA: Enhancing the Competitiveness of the U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry
(University Webinar)
October 21, 2010
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The Retail Apparel Market: Trends and Opportunities in Canada and Mexico
September 14, 2010
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Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - David Fiscus Slides
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - Laurie Mease and Richard Stetson Slides
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - Canada Slides
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - Trendex Slides
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The Retail Apparel Market in Brazil: Trends and Opportunities
July 29, 2010
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Speaker Bios: Marcelo Cherto
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - Scott Shaw Slides
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - Denise Barbosa Slides
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - Luciano Campeao Slides
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - Marcelo Cherto Slides
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - Walter Thomaz Slides
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation - Rob Carrigg Slides

Retail Markets in Hong Kong and Seoul
January 13, 2010
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Speaker Bios: Swee-keng Cheong Grace Sung
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Download Adobe Acrobat presentation- Slides on South Korea
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India/South Asia: IPR Protection and Enforcement for the Textile, Apparel, Footwear and Travel Goods Industries
November 17, 2009
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Speaker Bio
Download Adobe Acrobat presentation- Dominic Keating Slides
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U.S.-Peru FTA Interim Commercial Availability Procedures
October 6, 2009
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Introduction to the Dominican Republic’s Two-For-One Earned Import Allowance Program
March 11, 2009
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U.S. Textile and Apparel Trade Programs in a Post-Quota World (University Seminar)
February 5, 2009
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Global Opportunities in the Hospitality Industry-China, Singapore and Hong Kong
December 18, 2008
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Revised Procedures for CAFTA-DR Commercial Availability Proceedings
October 28, 2008
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Introduction to Haiti Hope II's Earned Income Allowance Program
September 26, 2008
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Trademark Protection for Textile, Apparel, Footwear and Travel Goods
(China IPR Seminar)
June 25, 2008
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Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA)
U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: (202) 482-5078  |  Fax: (202) 482-2331
OTEXA@trade.gov