Frequently Asked Questions About NAITA

What is NAITA?

NAITA is a non-profit membership organization committed to increasing knowledge, interest, and activity in international trade in North Alabama. NAITA's mission is to promote economic growth through international trade education, training and networking.

When does NAITA meet?

NAITA holds periodic membership meetings, seminars, and conferences. Each year NAITA hosts an Annual Membership Meeting to start the new year and install board members and officers, World Trade Day in the spring, several Export Controls & Complance Roundtables during the year, and a Holiday Party in December for members and future members. Quarterly International Business Interchange meetings are held at member companies and highlight successful international business strategies.

Where does NAITA meet?

Meeting locations vary. Please check the Upcoming Events section for meeting details or e-mail naita@naita.org.

Who can join NAITA?

Any party actively involved in or interested in international trade is welcome to join NAITA. The current membership is made up of individuals, small businesses, corporations, professional associations, non-profit organizations, state and federal government entities, students, and academia. Please see NAITA Membership Information for membership categories and benefits.

Why should I join NAITA?

NAITA offers valuable networking with other members and speakers, as well as training to help in growth and development of your international business knowledge and opportunities.  Membership also entitles you access to NAITA’s Members Only sections including our online membership directory.  Members receive firsthand announcements of all NAITA events and other important international current events as well as the NAITA e-newsletter, NAITA Trade Connection. Further information is available on the Benefits page.

Where is NAITA located?

NAITA does not have a physical presence. You may contact NAITA at naita@naita.org.