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Aug
23
Wed
Texas Customs Brokers and Forwarders Conference 2017 @ Moody Gardens
Aug 23 – Aug 26 all-day

Save the date for the 3rd annual Texas Customs Brokers and Forwarders Conference from August 23-26! This event will provide a forum for customs brokers and freight forwarders to join together, exchange ideas and navigate through the ever-changing world of international trade. Additionally, NEI certified specialists will be able to obtain 18.5 CCS or 16 CES credits!

Roanoke’s own Sheila SkipperColleen ClarkeLa Donna Logan and Kathleen Dorman will be in attendance this year – be sure to join us on Thursday night for an evening of networking and mingling and don’t forget to mark your calendar for a panel discussion on BKIP, featuring Colleen Clarke, on Friday, August 25th at 9:00am.

For more information on the export and import focused sessions, registration forms and sponsorship opportunities, please click here. We’re excited for the opportunity to be sponsoring this educational conference, and hope to see you in Galveston, TX!

Roanoke and CBFANC Present an ATA Carnet Seminar @ Park Pointe Hotel
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Roanoke and Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of Northern California (CBFANC) invite you to an ATA Carnet seminar that shouldn’t be missed! Roanoke’s Amanda Barlow, Anna-Marie Porter and Terry Cummings will be presenting “Carnets – The Evolving World of the Global Customs Passport for your Goods”. This educational seminar will cover:

  • ATA Carnets – History on the present and potential future of ATA Carnets
  • Why an ATA Carnet may be the easiest and least expensive way for your goods to travel
  • Participating countries and specific ATA Carnet conventions
  • Do’s and don’ts of creating the General List
  • Online ATA Carnet application process
  • Using ATA Carnets for U.S. CBP entries
  • ATA Carnet best practices and compliance overview
  • Understanding ATA Carnet bonds
  • Unique advantages of exhibition cargo coverage
  • … and more!
Sep
20
Wed
Roanoke to Sponsor the Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance 2017 Conference @ JW Marriott Houston
Sep 20 – Sep 22 all-day

Roanoke is pleased to be a Gold Sponsor for the second annual Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance Conference! This event, taking place in Houston, Texas from September 20-22, 2017, brings together experienced import and export professionals, legal counsel, customs brokers and other international trade professionals in a highly productive environment where knowledge, experience and expertise can be shared among peers, and where meaningful relationships can develop and evolve for the mutual benefit of participants. It’s also important to note that this conference has been approved for 13.5CCS/10 CES credits from the NCBFAA Educational Institute (NEI).

Conference speakers, including Roanoke’s own Colleen Clarke, will lead in-depth discussions on imports, exports and other important industry topics. Sessions are structured to allow for interaction and ample time for Q&A. The conference is especially relevant for experienced international trade professionals who want to raise their knowledge and understanding of complex compliance issues to the next level. Colleen’s presentation, “Bond Sufficiency & Importer Risk Assessment Under New Legislation” is one you won’t want to miss!

In addition to Colleen Clarke, Kathleen Dorman and Sheila Skipper of our Houston office will also be in attendance. The conference agenda, along with registration, venue and lodging information can be found here. We invite you to reach out to us with any questions you may have regarding this event, and hope to see you there!

Think Like a Criminal – Tactics Used by Cargo Thieves
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Oct
17
Tue
Roanoke to Exhibit at Breakbulk Americas 2017 @ George R. Brown Convention Center
Oct 17 – Oct 23 all-day

We’re excited to announce that we will once again be exhibiting at the Breakbulk Americas conference in Houston, Texas! Representatives from our Texas and Florida offices will be in attendance, and ready to connect with you! Stop by booth 1205 to discuss your trade and transportation needs, and enter to win our yearly raffle. We hope to see you there!

Oct
22
Sun
Roanoke to Exhibit at NAFTZ 2017 @ Westin San Diego
Oct 22 – Oct 25 all-day

Roanoke is gearing up for the 45th Annual NAFTZ Conference and Exposition at the Westin San Diego! Be sure to stop by booth 19 to talk with Terry Cummings and Patrice Lafayette about Roanoke’s distinctive FTZ insurance products and our preferred NAFTZ member pricing. See you on October 22nd!

Nov
9
Thu
Shippers Contracts and Master Service Agreements – The Devil’s in the Details
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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