Van Andel Global Trade Center

GVSU's VAGTC Seminar on ITAR and Export Control Reforms

Date: January 21, 2014

For Immediate Release
January 17, 2014

Contact: Dottie Barnes, GVSU News and Information Services, (616) 331-2221

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Valley State University’s Van Andel Global Trade Center is hosting an educational seminar about International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and changes with export control lists and regulations.
The seminar will cover 11 categories of the United States Munitions List, as well as the new “600 Series” Export Control Classification Numbers. Attendees will receive an easy to navigate guidebook which pulls each of the revised USML categories and new ECCN numbers.

The seminar will be beneficial for those entering into defense contracting and service support. Participants will gain a foundational understanding of ITAR regulations and receive an overview of the essential elements of defense export controls and reforms.
ITAR and Export Control Reforms
Friday, January 24
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn Downtown
310 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids

The Van Andel Global Trade Center (VAGTC) has been helping local small to medium-sized businesses navigate the ever-changing global business landscape since 1999. By providing world-class training and consulting, Van Andel Global Trade Center contributes to the success of hundreds of local Michigan businesses expanding globally.
The registration fee for members is $175; non-members is $300. To register visit For more information, contact the Van Andel Global Trade Center at (616) 331-6811 or

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