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2019 API International Trade and Customs Conference

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When: March 24, 2019 - March 26, 2019

Where: Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin, Texas

Open for Registration Details

Preliminary Program

With so many dramatic changes domestically and internationally, the petroleum industry and its affiliates face new challenges and remarkable opportunities. Energy policy proves increasingly paramount with direct regard to economic development and trade vitality. Join API in March 2019 for the annual Customs Conference. With a wide range of speakers from relevant backgrounds, the 2019 conference seeks to tackle subjects that include foreign trade agreements, industry updates, sanctions, and much more. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn and connect with industry members. We’ll see you in Austin.


Sponsor Application and Agreement 

Fax to 202-682-8222 

Application Deadline: March 19, 2019

Artwork Deadline: March 19, 2019

Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78704
Online Reservations
Call: 512-477-1234
Room Rate: $219 Single or Double Occupancy; Mention API Group Rate
Reservation Deadline: March 1, 2019 or until room block is sold out


Avoid Housing Scams

Note: API has not contracted with any third party for hotel arrangements and will not call or email you directly to make housing arrangements on your behalf.

Should you receive a call or email from a third-party provider, please collect as much information as you can and let us know immediately. “Room Poachers” have been known to act as representatives of API, or authorized providers of API, to offer room discounts or alternative accommodations to our attendees – often to the attendee’s detriment. These companies are not affiliated with API, and reservations made through these companies for our meeting cannot be guaranteed.

How It Works

This deceptive practice (called “room poaching”) is carried out by third‐party companies that act as travel agencies, wholesalers, or even API to solicit registrants for room reservations. The poacher might inform registrants that the hotel room block is “sold out,” and that if you do not book with them immediately, you may not get a room. Room poachers make it more difficult for us to meet our room block commitments, and expose us to penalties and increased room rates for our events. Room poachers often don’t deliver on promises to customers. When customers arrive, reservations are non‐existent or the hotels are not conveniently located. Sometimes the rooms have been cancelled and hefty cancellation fees have been placed on the customer’s credit card.

Don’t Be Deceived

If you are contacted by anyone asking if you need a room for the API Conference, please get as much information as you can (their name, company name, phone number, etc.) and pass it along to registrar@api.org. Always make your room reservation directly with the information provided by API or a trusted source.

API will use all legal means possible to prevent these groups from operating.

Please contact registrar@api.org with any questions.