Upcoming FTA Events

01/30/2017 • Toyota Corporate Office: 19600 Van Ness Ave. Torrance, CA 90501

FTA Programs & Education

We offer programs, conferences, workshops, webinars and seminars focused on timely international trade topics featuring leaders from the public and private sectors. Our typical events include:

  • Annual Golf Tournament
  • Annual Holiday Gala
  • World Trade Week Luncheon and International Trade Fair
  • Customs Regulations & Procedures
  • U.S. Customs Broker Exam Preparatory Class
  • Two-day Importer Class
  • Two-day Export Class
  • Importer Security Filing
  • Customized in-house training programs for members
  • And more...

Why Join FTA?

The FTA is the oldest organization promoting the growth of international trade in Southern California. It acts as an informative resource and networking center for its members, and monitors and advocates legislative issues on a state and federal level.

The membership is represented by a cross-section of major exporters, importers, manufacturers, customs brokers, freight forwarders, international bankers, attorneys and other prominent service industries.

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Our Members

Reflecting the diversity of our region's business community, FTA membership embraces a wide spectrum of firms and individuals involved directory or indirectly, in international trade. Today, the FTA membership spans the U.S. and our goal is to provide services to members around the world.

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FTA Networking

Don't miss out on the fun!
Longtime FTA members and their guests consistently attend two of our annual functions: the Golf Tournament and the December Holiday Event.  In addition to being great networking venues, these events serve as opportunities to entertain your clients and to market your company by serving as a sponsor. The awarding of door prizes are highlights at these programs with past winners walking away with collectible items and cash prizes.

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Who We Are

The FTA was founded in 1919 by individuals who had the dream of establishing a force to represent the international trade community in Southern California for years to come. FTA has honored their foresight by remaining one of the regions most respected trade associations.

Our Mission

To promote, foster, and encourage international commerce and economic growth in Southern California and worldwide.Read More...

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Foreign Trade Association
6216 E. Pacific Coast Hwy, #407, Long Beach, CA 90803
P: 888-223-6459   F: 310-220-4474   E: info@foreigntradeassociation.com