Van Andel Global Trade Center's Basics of Importing - Virtual Training

Thursday, January 27, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students

This live virtual training takes place over two (2) days to provide you with six (6) hours of valuable content that attendees would receive from one of our full-day, in-person sessions. Join us during these live virtual sessions on January 26 & 27 from 9-noon each day to learn the Basics of Importing.

This informational seminar will provide you with a detailed understanding of how to import goods efficiently and effectively. Learn about the regulatory framework of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and other import agencies that oversee imported goods, as well as, best practices that may prevent additional costs to your global supply chain while avoiding fines and penalties.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding Import Transaction Structures
  • History of Customs & Mod Act
  • Entry of Merchandise
  • Important Import Data
    • Value of goods and assists
    • HS Classification
    • Country of Origin
  • Post Entry Procedures
  • Import Compliance Best Practices
  • Record-Keeping Requirements
  • Duty Drawback & Foreign-Trade Zone

The sessions deliver six hours of virtual Basics of Import training over two days as follows and will include digital resources to assist in learning the material and as a future reference for your business:

  • Session One: Wednesday, January 26  |  9:00 to 12:00 PM EST
  • Session Two: Thursday, January 27  |  9:00 to 12:00 PM EST

A link to the virtual training will be sent to registrants 24 hours before the first session.

Non-Member Price

Member Price

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Location Information

Live Virtual Training via Zoom

Contact Information

Van Andel Global Trade Center


Hosting Department, Organization, or Business

Van Andel Global Trade Center


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This event was added to the calendar by Angie Ecklund ( on Monday, December 6, 2021 and was last updated on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 8:56 a.m.