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February 14, 2008

Import Essentials: What Every Importer Should Know

When: Wednesday, April 9, 2008, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Where: Holiday Inn, Eau Claire
Price: $59, includes participant handout, refreshments and CEUs ($15 student fee)

Success with importing requires up-to-date information and a clear understanding of how to avoid potential pitfalls. Import Essentials will provide you with the latest import knowledge, as well as an opportunity to ask questions of import expert, Bonnie Anderson.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Global economy challenges
  • New and more complex regulatory hurdles
  • “Due Diligence” and “reasonable care” issues
  • Restrictions - quotas, anti-dumping and countervailing duties
  • Financing/payment concerns
  • Security controls
  • The import entry process
  • Tips for utilizing an import broker

About Anderson. Anderson is the former director of the Midwest Global Trade Association and a member of the Twin Cities Import/Export Council. A graduate of Metropolitan State University, she has worked in international contracts management, international traffic/logistics, offshore procurement, international program management and import/export trade compliance.

Sponsored by Northern Wisconsin International Trade Association (NWITA), UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education, the Wisconsin Department of Commerce International Division, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation Inc., and The Geo Group.