May 2, 2022 @ 9:00 am – May 6, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Various Locations Across North Alabama
Costs Vary | NAITA Member Discount Will Apply

World Trade Week is an annual national celebration recognizing the importance of international trade to the U.S. economy. NAITA World Trade Week draws international business executives and community leaders from across North Alabama and the Tennessee Valley to celebrate international business success and to highlight the impact of trade to our local, regional and national economies.

NAITA promotes economic growth through Trade Education, Advocacy and Connections. As a business-driven organization, NAITA has been committed to increasing knowledge, interest, and activity in international trade for 39 years. Please see below for the week’s itinerary, further information, and links to register.

All events are free with the exception of breakfast on Friday. Limited Seating is available at most of these events, so Register Today!

Registration is Now Open for Monday Kickoff Briefing. Save the Dates! Registration links for the other planned events are being added as they become available.

  • Monday 5/2 – Made in Alabama | Sold Around the World featuring Greg Canfield, Secretary of Commerce, State of Alabama
    • 3:00-4:30 pm at Alabama Robotics Technology Park – includes Alabama RTP Tour
  • Monday 5/2 – Export Alabama Happy Hour Networking
    • 5-6:30 pm at Yellowhammer Brewing (Registration Not Required)
  • Tuesday 5/3 – Trade in Action Tour: Science & Engineering Services (SES)
    • 1:45 – 3:15 pm at SES Huntsville Operations Hangar (U.S. Citizens Only)
  • Tuesday 5/3 – Trade in Action Tour: Port of Huntsville International Intermodal Center & DSV
    • 3:30-5:30 pm – Meet at DSV, Tour DSV Warehouse & Coolers, International Intermodal Center, and Cargo Plane Tour
  • Wednesday 5/4 – Trade in Action Tour: Aviagen
    • 11 am – 1 pm at Aviagen Vet Lab, Elkmont, Alabama – includes Lunch Briefing & Tour
  • Wednesday 5/4 – Trade in Action Tour: Baron Weather
    • 3 pm at Baron Services in Cummings Research Park
  • Thursday 5/5 – Live Webinar: USMCA & Digital Trade with Mexico & Canada – IBT Online
    • 10 am Cinco de Mayo Webinar on Your Computer
  • Friday 5/6 – Grand Finale World Trade Week Breakfast
    • Featuring Matthew Axelrod, Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement, U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry & Security
    • 8:00 am at The Westin Huntsville
  • Ongoing – Through the Month of May- Special Savings on Trade Compliance Series & Free On-Demand U.S. Sanctions Webinar from Content Enablers
    • On-Demand Webinar Recording from 4/21/22 | U.S. Sanctions & Embargoes
    • 20% Discount on Any Trade Compliance Course or Bundle through May 31, 2022, with coupon code: “naitasaves.”

NAITA greatly appreciates our Corporate Sponsors who support our trade activities and help raise awareness of the importance of international business.


NAITA World Trade Week participants will be entered in a drawing for an airline voucher from Breeze Airways when they get their WTW Passport electronically stamped at the events attended. Each attendee will receive one entry per event attended with stamped passport.

Travel voucher provided courtesy of Port of Huntsville & Breeze Airways.

Voucher will be presented at the Grand Finale WTW Breakfast on 5/6.