Virtual Learning Series Announced!
AAFA will present one of our heritage programs, the Footwear Workshop, normally hosted at New Balance, as a virtual e-learning series in 2020!
Join us for our new Fall Footwear E-Learning Series where we will cover sustainability, product safety & compliance, the changing retail environment, and trade policy. These four episodes will be released over four weeks this fall!
EPISODE 4: TRADE POLICY AND WHAT’S NEXT
What is your biggest trade challenge right now? AAFA leadership staff will walk through what AGOA means for footwear, impacts of the miscellaneous tariff bill, making CAFTA-DR work. Not to forget – China tariffs, PPE transformations, and the state of tariffs, could Vietnam be next?
AAFA leadership will cover:
• Where do we go from here – what will help us, what could hurt us?
• Sourcing patterns and the current state of play
• Sourcing stats by country
• Trade policy impacting footwear
Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Policy, AAFA
Beth Hughes, Vice President, Trade Policy, AAFA
Moderator: PaulMarchand, Director of Business Development, Modern Testing Services, LLC
Episode 1: September 29, 2020 - Sustainability - Now available for viewing!
Episode 2: October 5, 2020 - Product Safety & Compliance - Now available for viewing!
Episode 3: October 12, 2020 - The Changing Retail Environment - Now available for viewing!
Episode 4: October 19, 2020 - Trade Policy - Now available for viewing!
Free Member Registration:
This series will be free for AAFA members who register in advance, through November 30, 2020.
Register prior to each episode to save!
Non-members have a registration fee of $25 per episode. By registering in advance for the series, you will receive first access to view the episodes.
A separate registration is required for access to each episode.
After November 30, the episodes will be available to purchase for download from AAFA's Learning Center at $25 per episode for members and $50 per episode for non-members.
Thank you to our sponsors!
For sponsorship opportunities, email Megan Balkovic or call (202) 573-3011.
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