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Educating the International Trade Community on Export and Import Process

2022 Firearms and Ammunition: Addressing the Import and Export Challenges through Compliance

  • 30 Mar 2022
  • 31 Mar 2022
  • 2 sessions
  • 30 Mar 2022, 12:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • 31 Mar 2022, 12:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • Online Webex


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Firearms and Ammunition: Addressing the Import and Export Challenges through Compliance

Join the F.A.I.R. Trade Group and SIA for two half-days dedicated to guiding businesses through the many challenges of importing and exporting firearms and ammunition. After years of maintaining a status quo, the industry is now facing extensive change, from what is a controlled firearm under ATF regulations to a complete overhaul of the rules governing firearms and ammunition exports. Register for this event to hear from distinguished officials from ATF, the Departments of State and Commerce. Keep up to date on ATF controls over permanent imports of defense articles, export controls …. The convenient virtual format with content delivered from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT over two days allows attendees to manage ongoing business demands each day, while staying current with the rules and policies governing firearms and ammunition imports and exports. Sign up today!


Conference Committee:

  • SIA President: Marc Binder, International Trade Compliance Strategies   
  • SIA Board Liaison: Candace Goforth, Goforth Trade Advisors LLC 
  • FAIR President: Charles Fowler  
  • FAIR Board Liaison: Michael Faucette, Executive Director for FAIR 
  • SIA Business Manager: Donna Dietz, SIA  
  • Special Advisor: Johanna Reeves, Reeves & Dola, LLP


SIA/FAIR Member: $250 | Non-Member: $ $350 | Government: $150

Attendees are responsible for making their own event registration. Registration must be guaranteed with a major credit card or check.


Cancellations may be done no later than March 25, all cancellations will incur a $35.00 cancellation fee.

Notice of cancellation must be by email or phone. Please contact the SIA Business Manager, Donna Dietz, or 703-946-5683.


It is the responsibility of the attendee to confirm system requirements and test their computers prior to the start of the event.

If a technical failure at the attendee’s home or workplace prevents access to the live event, refunds will not be made. Please log into the event 30 minutes prior to the start time.


SIA Conferences and Seminars may qualify for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits, depending upon the specific jurisdictional requirements. Please check your local jurisdiction.


Background & Purpose

The Society for International Affairs, Inc. (SIA) is a volunteer, nonprofit, educational organization that was jointly formed in 1967 by US Government and Industry. SIA provides a forum for the exchange of information related to export and import licensing. SIA interests cover the entire spectrum of licensing pertaining to the Departments of Commerce, Defense, State, Treasury, and Homeland Security.


Business luncheon meetings are held regularly and feature guest speakers who address regulatory and policy issues affecting exporting and importing. Conferences and seminars are presented on a regular basis to educate and instruct the export community on all aspects of defense and commercial exports and technology transfers.

THE F.A.I.R. Trade Group

Background & Purpose

The Firearms and Ammunition Import/Export Roundtable (F.A.I.R.) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the interests of the firearms and ammunition import/export community. Our mission is to keep the American firearms and ammunition markets open to the global community of suppliers to ensure consumers the broadest market choices. While maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and integrity, F.A.I.R. works with regulatory agencies in a constructive manner to improve regulations governing firearm/ammunition imports and exports. We operate entirely on the funds derived from contributions and our dues paying membership.

Code of Conduct

The meetings and functions of SIA are designed to facilitate the free exchange of ideas and information. Information from these sessions is not for attribution or publication. Recording devices may not be used. SIA members and attendees are expected to uphold the highest standards of personal conduct at all SIA functions and must abide by the Code of Conduct.


Information about SIA membership is available at Information about F.A.I.R. membership is available at

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