North American Regional Trade Update

An event you won’t want to miss

On Monday, May 13, 2019, Scarbrough’s Southern Border operations Manager, Samuel Camarillo, will participate as a guest speaker in a North America Regional Trade Update in Kansas City.  The panel speakers will present on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA, previously NAFTA) and new trade policies.   Additionally, there will be an update on the new Mexican government agenda by the local Mexico Head Consul.

North America Trade Update

Agenda Items:

  • Trade agendas in U.S., Mexico and Canada
  • NAFTA changes and how they impact each country
  • Overall trade changes and concerns for companies exporting to Mexico and Canada
  • How trade policies are affecting importers and exporters
  • Industry update in regards to transportation

The event will include an open round table discussion regarding the uncertainty surrounding trade arrangements among Canada, Mexico and the United States, and how many in the Midwest are concerned about the future of trade and commerce in our local and regional economies.

Please join us:

Date:     May 13, 2019

Time:    2:30pm – 4:30pm

Union Station – KC Chamber Board Room
30 W Pershing Rd., KCMO 64108

Fee:       $15 | Light Refreshments and Snack will be included.

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Speakers Include:

  • Alfonso Navarro-Bernachi – Head Consul | Consulate of Mexico – Kansas City, MO
  • Wayne Robson – Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner | Consulate General of Canada
  • Regina De Leonardis Heise – Regional Director, Midwest Network | U.S. Commercial Service U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Samuel Camarillo – Southern Border Operations Manager | Scarbrough International, Ltd
  • Moderator:  Jon Stephens – President & CEO | Port KC


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Meet Scarbrough’s Samuel Camarillo

Samuel is responsible for Scarbrough’s operations and new business development centered around U.S. and Mexico relations.  Samuel is a Certified Customs Specialist for U.S. Customs, as well as Mexico Customs, and has worked in the Southern Border Customs Business Industry for more than 20 years.  Samuel started his career after graduating from North East University of Mexico with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. Samuel worked for the Mexican Federal Government in different Mexican Customs border ports for nearly a decade. Samuel’s experience includes working with Southern Border operations, Customs regulations (IMMEX, Permanent, Special Operations, Special Programs, International Agreements, NAFTA, European and other Agreements with Mexico and Duties Deferral Programs), as well as Customs Compliance and Business Development in both U.S. and Mexico.  In addition to his extensive background with Customs, Samuel has approximately 15 years of Customs brokerage and logistics experience in the private sector with companies located in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.  To sum it up, Samuel has the expertise to help make your job easier.