Are you caught up on your professional development credits for 2016?

The responsibility of understanding and abiding by trade regulations falls upon all of us playing a part in global trade. We want to help your business import and export successfully. For this reason we offer a series of seminars and webinars that will educate you on just that and contribute to your professional designations' maintenance requirements.

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 (LSBC) or accounting professional, taking any of Pacific Customs Brokers? seminars and webinars will earn you maintenance points, credits and hours towards your professional designations.

Review and plan your maintenance for the second half of 2016 here.

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If you have never attended one of our courses before, the following information might help you decide on attending the next one.

Seminars and Workshops

At these in-person sessions, our experts share their knowledge on cross-border and international shipping. They will keep you current with customs and other government department regulations. You will learn the best practices on being compliant as an importer and/or exporter, helping you expedite shipments rather than trigger costly delays. The benefits of attending an in-person seminar or workshop include:

  • All day access ? Get our experts to answer your questions one-on-one
  • Cost-effectiveness ? More affordable than industry standards
  • Range of topics ? Choose from a wider variety of seminar topics than offered in our webinar format
  • Certificate of Completion ? Receive a certificate for each course you attend
  • Case studies and real-life examples ? Examine other attendees? trade compliance issues
  • Networking ? Connect with other like-minded professionals
  • Handouts ? Take home your own set of course material
  • Industry recognized sessions ? Earn points towards maintenance of your industry designations


Our webinars are designed to meet the demands of the global trade community. These live webinars are a convenient way for trade professionals to stay ahead of new regulations with international trade and gain additional knowledge in key areas. The benefits of attending an online course include:

  • Global accessibility ? Travel is removed from the equation for companies with multiple locations or branches
  • Cost-effectiveness ? Complimentary part 1 and more affordable than industry standards
  • Concise training ? In a fast-paced industry, efficiency becomes just as important as staying compliant
  • Convenience ? Attend from the comfort of your desk
  • Industry recognized sessions ? Earn points towards maintenance of your industry designations

Have a question about any of the seminars or webinars listed above? Use the comment section below or email Ask Your Broker.

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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.