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  • Food for Thought - Customs 101

    October 1st, 2019
    Presented by Bruno Biondi and Erica Fritz

    Come and join us for breakfast and learn all about Customs 101. New to or experienced in importing and/or exporting goods? We cover it all.

    Event Description

    Session Topic: Customs 101


    Come and join us for a delicious breakfast and learn all about Customs 101. Whether you are new to or experienced in importing and/or exporting goods, we cover off a bit of everything inclusing both basic and advanced elements/topics such as:

    • Intro to CBP and CBSA
    • Entry Process
    • Tariff Classification and Duty
    • Free Trade Agreements
    • U.S. Good Returned & Marking
    • Valuation Methodologies
    • Amendments and Recoveries

    Please note: This will be a first come, first serve registration process as space is limited to 20 attendess. Please ensure that only 1 representative from your company register to attend. 

    Time: 7:30am - 8:45am

    Location: Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry – 1842 Pembina Highway, Ambassador D Room.


    • Registration: 7:30am -7:45am
    • Presentation: 7:45am - 8:45am
    • Breakfast Available: 7:30am - 8:45am


    Breakfast Complimentary and Includes:

    Ambassador Breakfast (Buffet) - 

    • Chilled Juice Selection;
    • Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Golden Breakfast Potatoes;
    • Ambassador Pastries with a selection of preserves & butter, Coffee, Decaf & Tea;
    • Vegan and gluten free options available and labeled as so.


    Cost to attend: $35.00 per person - registration link below and here.

    Bruno Biondi and Erica Fritz

    Bruno Biondi is the VP of Canadian Operations for GHY international. He started in this industry as a student in Sir Sanford Fleming College customs administration program back in 1996. Since that time he has obtained the Certified Customs Specialist designations for both Canada and the United States, the Certified Trade Compliance Specialist designation in Canada and holds his Professional designation with Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).

    Erica Fritz is the Compliance Manager for GHY USA, Inc. Erica has been working in the Customs Brokerage industry since 2005. She is a licensed US Customs Broker and holds a US Certified Customs Specialist designation.