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The 2013 certification program is now approved for continuing education credits under the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarder's Association of America (NCBFAA).

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Wednesday May 22, 2013 at 8:00 AM EDT
Friday May 24, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT

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Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce 
300 Buttermilk Pike
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

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Darren Srebnick 
World Trade Center Kentucky 

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2013 International Trade Certification 

The World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY) in partnership with Northern Kentucky International Trade Association will host its 3rd Annual International Trade Certification program in May 2013.   This three day program, which leads to the certification of International Commerce Specialist, will be taught by experts from banking, tax, legal, customs compliance, market intelligence, freight forwarding, customs brokerage and government. The skills and knowledge gained from this certification program will provide the foundation for effective and efficient management of a company's international trade operations.  In addition, the program is designed to develop skilled professionals in international trade that can spearhead the future growth of U.S. trade.


The program is intended for the following roles: international sales, international marketing, international logistics, international trade compliance, U.S. Customs compliance, credit management, accounting, finance, and  economic development.   

Click here for testimonials from past participants.


We encourage participants with at least one year of experience in a role with an international trade component to participate in this program (e.g. logistics analyst who handles international shipments).


The certification program covers the following topics

  • Market Entry Strategies and Global Market Research 
  • International Legal Considerations
  • International Payment and Export Financing
  • Import/Export Compliance and Logistics        

For a list of subtopics, click here.            


Attendance at the entire program and a score of 70% on online test to qualify for the Certification of International Commerce Specialist.


Registration will open the first week of December 2012.