The IFFCBA of Savannah, in conjunction with U.S. Customs & Border Protection, invites the entire trade community to participate in a PORT of SAVANNAH TRADE DAY featuring the CBP Lab Facility. This unique open house event will include tours of the new CBP Lab throughout the morning, as well as informational and networking opportunities with several government agencies and industry stakeholders.

DATE:    Tuesday, November 19, 2013

TIME:    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Tours start every 15 min.

PLACE:  CBP Lab Facility – 1425 Chatham Parkway, Savannah, GA 31405

COST:    FREE to ALL! - Light refreshments will be served


Consumer Product Safety Comm.            CBP – Agriculture Specialists         CBP – Import Specialists

CBP – Outbound                                              CBP – Trade Officers                      Food & Drug Administration

GA Ports Authority                                         U.S. Dept. of Agriculture               U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service     

                                                                    CBP - Laboratory & Scientific Services 

This event is an OPEN HOUSE. We encourage ALL trade community stakeholders to send their team members throughout the morning. Everyone will benefit: Brokers, Forwarders, Carriers, Logistics Providers and Importers & Exporters!

Tours will begin every 15 minutes starting at 9:15 AM, and should last approximately 20-30 minutes. Attendees will receive an in-depth view of the laboratories and other tools utilized by CBP and the trade enforcement entities. Additionally, you will learn about other government agencies’ missions and meet their representatives. This opportunity should not be missed!

To expedite the check-in process, and to plan refreshments, we request that you please send a listing of your expected attendees’ names to There is no requirement to RSVP, no commitment to attend if signed up, and no cost to attend. Please bring a photo ID. You do not need to sign up for a specific time, but we do ask that companies please stagger their visits throughout the morning to alleviate congestion.

Directions: From I-16, turn SOUTH on CHATHAM PARKWAY. After 1 Mile, turn RIGHT onto Police Memorial Drive. Please park in the rear of the CBP Lab Facility.

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