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Network with specialists at the American border

Demystify the process of moving your goods across the border Trade Missions The speech will be delivered mainly in English

Why take part in this trade mission?

  • To understand the way U.S. Customs work, and to find concrete solutions to the challenges that moving your goods across the border can present.
  • To establish valuable contacts with import sector specialists, such as customs brokers, and immigration, law, finance, and marketing experts from the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce
  • To meet experts from the U.S. Customs Service and the Food and Drug Administration.
  • To stay up to date on the development of security programs in effect at the border (C-TPAT, Nexus, etc.).
  • To learn about the requirements for expanding your business into the U.S.

Day's schedule

  • Tour of the Port of Champlain
  • Introduction to legal importers, country of origin markings, what qualifies under NAFTA, and to certificates and rules of origin
  • Presentation of the Customs – Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and the Bioterrorism Act
  • Introduction to the particularities of marketing, trade fairs, and samples
  • Explanation of the types of work visas and labor laws
  • Explanation of rules for incorporating your company in the United States
  • Overview of tax rates and regulations, required types of insurance, and U.S. financing practices

You want to take part in this mission, but the date does not suit you? Sign up for one of our other iterations!

Wednesday, April 19, 2018    

Tuesday, June 5, 2018    


Members Non members
General $195 * $285 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

By Form:


For more information:

Jean-Christophe Lambert
Advisor, International Market Developmentt
514 871-4002 #6218

Cancellations received before the mission registration deadline will be subject to 10% administration fees (plus taxes). Cancellations received after that date will not be reimbursed. Please note that only cancellation notices sent via email to the contact will be accepted.

Who should take part in this trade mission?

  • Entrepreneurs and business leaders
  • Business Development and Export Directors
  • Logistics and expedition specialists
  • Importers, transporters, and drivers

In short, anyone who wants to keep up to date on changes taking place at the border, or who is interested in developing a more concrete vision of customs procedures and the export process.

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Acclr, through its international trade department, receives financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Association


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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