Complimentary Webinars On Sep 30: Importing For Beginners

The responsibility of understanding and abiding by trade regulations falls upon all of us playing a part in global trade. This fall we want to help your business import successfully. For this reason, we have planned a series of webinars that will do just that. Equipped with the tools necessary for a strong foundation in the fundamentals of importing into Canada and/or the USA, you will learn how to accurately and easily complete key shipping documentation, comply with trade law and take advantage of the duty-free benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). To give you that extra nudge, on September 30, 2015, we are offering these webinars complimentary. Yes! It’s on us.

Webinar Series: Importing For The Beginner - Canada

  • Part 1 is 6:00 am to 7:00 am PDT
  • Part 2 is 7:15 am to 8:15 am PDT
  • Complimentary on September 30, 2015 only. Valued at $110

Get a step-by-step description of the importing process into Canada. Each part in the series is 60 minutes in length and will provide a comprehensive understanding of: the supply chain parties involved, compliance considerations, documents and forms, free trade agreements, and more. 

We will guide you through important considerations prior to importing. Additionally, we will cover several international shipping must-knows such as: classification, PST/GST/HST and excise tax, non-resident importing, methods of valuation, ACI eManifest requirements and customs audit preparation and examinations. The information provided will give you the tools to navigate your shipment from the seller, through Canada Customs and other government departments to the place of delivery.

How to register for your complimentary webinar?

Use promo code FREE-CA-093015 for the complete series or FREE-CA-PART-093015 to attend part 1 or 2. Learn more about this series »

Register now!

Webinar Series: Importing for the Beginner - U.S.

  • Part 1 is 9:00 am to 10:00 am PDT
  • Part 2 is 10:15 am to 11:15 am PDT
  • Complimentary on September 30, 2015 only. Valued at $110

Similar to its Canadian counterpart, each part in the series is 60 minutes in length and will provide a comprehensive understanding of: the parties involved in the supply chain, compliance considerations, free trade agreement eligibility, how to accurately complete documentation and more. 

We will walk you through the important considerations to make before you begin importing. Additionally, we will cover several international shipping must-knows such as: classification, duty assessment, importer security filing, ACE eManifest, and possible risks of non-compliance. The information provided will give you the tools to navigate your shipment from the seller, through U.S. Customs and partner government agencies to the place of delivery.

How to register for your complimentary webinar?

Use promo code FREE-US-093015 for the complete series or FREE-US-PART-093015 to attend part 1 or 2. Learn more about this series »

Register Now!

Take a Crash Course in the Fundamentals of Importing

If you are pressed for time, take a convenient crash course in importing in four hours. Sign up for both the Canadian and the U.S. series and get a comprehensive understanding of the import process on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border.

Whether you are looking to improve your trade compliance or simply get some professional development, Pacific Customs Brokers’ beginner webinar series are a great opportunity to see the real value that trade compliance education can bring to your organization.

We expect these webinars to be popular so save your spot by enrolling today!

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Adriana Petty

Her career in the international trade industry began over 7 years ago while she simultaneously worked her way to earning a Marketing Management Certificate from Kwantlen Polytechnic University's (KPU) School of Business in 2018. Adriana spearheads the education program, external speaking engagements and internal staff events all while providing support to the Graphic Design team when necessary. The education program/industry events focus on teaching importers, exporters, carriers, and the like, the importance of customs compliance while getting goods across international borders efficiently, accurately and 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. In 2017, she’d grown such an affinity for Graphic Design that an education in Marketing was just not enough, and enrolled herself in British Columbia Institute of Technology's (BCIT) Graphic Design program with the goal of amalgamating her fields of study to become a little Marketing & Graphic Design powerhouse.

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.