4 Things You May Not Know About Our Trade Compliance Education Program

With the start of a new year and a new season, we thought we would highlight some of the lesser known facts about our trade compliance education program.

#1 - You Can Earn Maintenance Credits For Your Professional Designations

Taking any of Pacific Customs Brokers' seminars and webinars could earn you maintenance points, credits and hours towards your professional designations. Whether you are a Canadian or U.S. Certified Customs Specialist (CCS), a Certified Trade Compliance Specialist (CTCS), a Certified Export Specialist (CES), a designate with the Law Society of British Columbia or accounting professional, you can get a jump start on your maintenance requirements for the year with us.

If your industry association or governing body is not listed above, enquire with our team at education@pcb.ca or toll free at 888.538.1566 to learn if attending a course could count towards your professional development credits.

#2 - We Travel In And Around The Greater Vancouver Area

After heading west in previous seasons to Downtown Vancouver and Burnaby, this spring Pacific Customs Brokers is taking its seminars east to Abbotsford and Kelowna, British Columbia. Keep your eyes peeled for event dates and details in the coming weeks by visiting our learning center.

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#3 - We Can Tailor Any Course To Your Individual Needs

There is no one-size-fits-all solution for today's importer and exporter. For this reason we often find ourselves developing courses tailored to the individual needs of our extremely diverse clientele. Our experts break down complex trade topics into simple and applicable concepts.

For details on the successful tailored seminars and webinars we have delivered, visit the Customized Training Sessions section of our website.

#4 - You Can Invite Our Trade Compliance Experts To Speak At Your Next Event

Pacific Customs Brokers' Trade Advisors enjoy sharing their expertise at live presentations. Each expert, with over 30 years of knowledge in international trade, can speak from real-life experiences on a variety of trade issues. From keynote presentations to breakout sessions, our Trade Advisors are frequently approached to speak at locations throughout Canada and the United States. 

To see a complete list of seminars and webinars this spring, visit our learning center.

We hope you'll join us for a session this season and encourage you to share this with colleagues and business partners who might find it useful.

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Adriana Petty

Her career in the international trade industry began almost 8 years ago while she simultaneously worked her way to earning a Marketing Management Certificate from Kwantlen Polytechnic University's (KPU) School of Business and most recently an Associate Certificate in Graphic Design With Distinction from British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Having reached her goal of amalgamating her fields of study to become a Marketing & Graphic Design powerhouse, Adriana spearheads the organization’s education program, external speaking engagements and internal staff events while providing support to the Graphic Design team. The education program and industry events at which we speak focus on teaching importers, exporters, carriers, and the like, the importance of customs compliance while moving commercial goods across international borders. Our messaging boasts efficiency, accuracy and compliance above all else with the least amount of exposure to delays. In 2015, she joined the Marketing and Events Committee for The American Chamber of Commerce – Pacific Chapter where she volunteers her time at events from inception to take-down. A creative at heart, she loves challenging herself, and thus is consistently known for growing her multi-disciplined training, responsibilities, and expanding her knowledge.

While we strive for accuracy in all our communications, as the Importer of Record it is incumbent upon your company to ensure that you are aware of the requirements under the new regulations so that you maintain compliance as always.