U.S. Customs and Border Protection Director of Miami/Tampa Field

Press Release for Immediate Distribution

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Director of Miami/Tampa Field Operations, ms.  Diane J Sabatino confirmed as keynote speaker for  “How to Import into the United States conference”

How to Import Into United States Forum

The Chamber 17th Anniversary with Advanced Forum on Import Compliance & Enforcement with U.S Custom and other Senior Officials from USDA, FDA and TTB(Tobacco & Alcohol)

Mrs. Diane J. Sabatino, U.S Custom & Border Protection Director.

Miami, Florida. August 30, 2017. The Minority Chamber of Commerce today announced that more speakers are joining the “How to Import into the United States”. The Chamber announces that Ms. Diane J. Sabatino, U.S Custom & Border Protection Director, has been announced as the keynote speaker for the import conferences.  International entrepreneurs interested in meeting U.S. customs law requirements, time-consuming, and effectiveness in the import process, do not miss this exclusive conferences. Highly recommend it to minority small businesses who want to get started working to start an importer company or understand updates. The event starts at 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon.

The conference is set for Thursday September 7 at the World Class Facility Hotel Double Tree Miami Airport located at 711 NW 72 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33126. It will feature  four renowned speakers from a diverse range of the Federal Government which represent and promote new opportunity for global Minority-Small Businesses.

“At the Minority Chamber of Commerce we are very excite to present Ms. Sabatino in our Import Conferences. We encourage local businesses to attend due the latest information on specific laws, regulations or procedures that may affect import transactions”, Said Doug Mayorga, President of MCC, “Importing Into the United States provides wide-ranging information about the importing process, responsibilities and import requirements”.

About Mrs. Diane J. Sabatino: She was appointed Director, Field Operations for the Miami and Tampa Field Offices, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) in August 2015.  In this capacity, she has oversight of 17 distinct ports of entry (POE) in Florida to include the following 8 major POEs:  Miami International Airport; Miami Seaport; Port Everglades/Fort Lauderdale International Airport; West Palm Beach; Key West; Orlando; Jacksonville; and Tampa.  Mrs. Sabatino currently manages a combined workforce of over 2,600 employees protecting and serving the entire Florida peninsula.

About the Import Conference: Is a sophisticated and practical conference that will guide our members and partners through the challenges of import compliance and how to interact with and respond to U.S. Customs and Border Protection and other government agencies.

About MCC: Founded in Miami Dade in 2000, the Minority Chamber of Commerce is the largest minority business organization in the United States.  MCC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to business development, education, networking, which facilitates trade, procurement, and relations investment. It services and supports participating U.S minority businesses, and focuses on the myriad challenges and concerns facing minority businesses every day inside international opportunities.


For more information:

Maria Loaisiga /Public Affair MCC


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