Events » Basics of Importing - In Person Training

This will be a full-day training will be held in-person on GVSU’s Downtown Campus. Complimentary parking, a boxed lunch, beverages, and snacks will be provided.
Currently, masks are required in all GVSU campus buildings, regardless of vaccination status. 

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
  • CTPAT
  • Duty Drawback & Foreign-Trade Zones

Limited seating is available for this in-person training, register today!

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Currently, per CDC Guidelines and Grand Valley State University On-Campus COVID-19 Policies, regardless of if an individual is vaccinated or not, this training will require masks to be worn at all times, by all attendees covering both the nose and mouth, except for when seated and socially distanced during meal times. GVSU requires that all guests fill out a self-assessment on the day they are planning to come to campus before they enter campus, please find the visitor self-assessment here. Social distancing and mask practices will be in effect and enforced throughout the training. If guidelines change and no longer allow us to meet in person during this scheduled time, all attendees will be notified and given the option to attend the online training given the following week or offered a refund. Our cancellation/refund policy for in-person events will be effective for this event, Read the full policy here.

Register

Date/Time
Saturday, January 22, 2022
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location
GVSU Bicycle Building
201 Front Ave SW
Grand rapids, MI 49504

Non-Member Price
$430.00

Member Price
$270.00