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Past Events

August 2018

  • International Trade Financial Strategies Symposium

April 2018

  • Steel & Aluminum Tariffs
    Key Compliance and Other Considerations for You!

October 2017

  • Annual Global Trade Awards Gala

September 2017

  • Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and EU - U.S. What You Need to Know to be in Compliance

August 2017

  • NAFTA Modernization How Will It Impact US/Canada/Mexico Trade?

December 2016

  • Annual Holiday Dinner Gala and Charity Event

October 2016

  • Annual Global Trade Awards Gala

July 2016

  • Tour Long Beach Container Terminal Pier E Facility at Middle Harbor

June 2016

  • Changes in Exam Process with ACE

April 2016

  • Boosting Export Profits: Drawback Update

February 2016

  • Annual State of the Port CBP Update and Luncheon

December 2015

  • WITmas

November 2015

  • Webinar: Selecting and Managing a Customs Broker

October 2015

  • Annual Global Trade Awards Gala

July 2015

  • Duty Drawback in Depth

May 2015

  • Leveraging Trade Agreements and Supply Chain Management

March 2015

  • Celebrating International Women’s Day

January 2015

  • 2015 Annual STATE OF THE PORT

December 2014

  • WITmas in Germany

November 2014

  • Special Complimentary Event to Meet the New Consul General of Vietnam Vuong Hai Nam

October 2014

  • Annual Global Trade Awards Gala

August 2014

  • Deep Dive Webinar Series

June 2014

  • Discover Global Markets 2014 Europe - Welcome Reception

May 2014

  • World Trade Week Event
    2014 Mexico Tax Reform and Its Impact on Customs, Trade and Maquiladora Programs

April 2014

  • Cyber Security - Safeguarding your Supply Chain

February 2014

  • How OEE works and what exporters, freight forwarders and others in industry need to know, so they don't end up in "Don't Let This Happen to You!"

January 2014

  • 2014 Annual State of the Port

December 2013

  • WITMas

October 2013

  • Annual Global Trade Awards Gala

August 2013

  • CBP Mid-Year Update and WIT-LA Summer Mixer

July 2013

  • Webinar: Trade Security In-house and Warehouse
  • Tour of the Port of Los Angeles with WIT-LA!

June 2013

  • Webinar: Carnets
  • Focusing on West Coast of Latin America: What are our Opportunities?

May 2013

  • Webinar: Pitfalls in Contract Language
  • ASEAN Economies, Opportunities for U.S. Businesses
  • Webinar: CREATE A CULTURALLY SMART EXPORT PLAN:
    The Software Behind International Relationships

April 2013

  • Customs Valuation and Transfer Pricing Update - Focus on U.S. and Korea.

February 2013

  • Celebrate the Year of the Snake

January 2013

  • Annual State of the Port Address

December 2012

  • WITmas Around the World

October 2012

  • 2nd Annual U.S. Vietnam Trade Symposium: Understanding the Bilateral Business Environment & update of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

September 2012

  • Don't Lose the Deal! Global Business Etiquette + Culture

August 2012

  • Annual Summer Mixer

June 2012

  • Webinar: The role of Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers and selection tips

May 2012

  • Webinar: Trade in Services
  • African Trade Reception
  • 20th Annual Day at the Races

March 2012

  • Webinar: Introduction to the Foreign Trade Regulations

February 2012

  • Webinar: Introduction to the Automated Export System (AES)
  • Annual State of the Port

November 2011

  • U.S. - Vietnam Trade Symposium

October 2011

  • ATA Carnets (Unplugged)
    (A Webinar Event Jointly Produced by WIT-NC and WIT-LA)
  • UPS Women's Leadership Development Group of LA Humanitarian Relief Efforts

September 2011

  • United Nations Association: 4th Annual West Coast Global Forum, California Women - Making a Difference
  • The Foreign Trade Association & Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders 39th Annual Golf Tournament
  • Amy Applebaum’s Totally Fabulous Female (TFF) speed networking event for female entrepreneurs

August 2011

  • "Retirement Planning" Are You Prepared?
  • Trade Roundtable hosted by U.S. Customs & Border Protection and the Foreign Trade Association
  • Join FTA and LACBFFA for a Harbor Cruise Mixer
  • Utilizing Your Online Presence to Maximize International Sales

July 2011

  • WIT Summer Mixer

June 2011

  • Doing Business in Korea: Understanding the US/Korea Free Trade Agreement

May 2011

  • The 85th Annual World Trade Week & International Trade Delegates Luncheon
    and Trade Fair
  • World Trade Week Day at the Races Hollywood Park, Inglewood
  • LA Chamber - 85th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast

April 2011

  • UCLA Anderson - 2011 Africa Growth Conference
  • Routed Export Transactions Webinar
  • Customs Professional Network Brown Bag Lunch Series

March 2011

  • IVCLA 2011 Citizen Diplomacy Summit
  • Connecting Women to Power Business Conference
  • Clean Energy Opportunities In East Asia and India:
    How the U.S. Government Can Help Your Company Increase Exports

February 2011

  • Getting Past Ni Hao! Basics of Chinese Language for Business Professionals

January 2011

  • "State of the Port Address"

December 2010

  • "WITmas in MEXICO"
    Annual Holiday Celebration and Charity Benefit

October 2010

  • Customs Bonds: ISF
    Where are we and how far have we come?

September 2010

  • Customs Professional Network Brown Bag Lunch Series
    FREE Benchmarking and Users' Group

August 2010

  • Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Getting Past Ni Hao!
    Basics of Chinese Language & Culture for Business Professionals

July 2010

  • Thursday, July 29, 2010 "WITmas in July" Membership Mixer and Charity Benefit

June 2010

  • Wednesday, June 9, 2010  Customs Professional Network Brown Bag Lunch Series  Featured Topic: IMPORT SECURITY FILING (ISF)

May 2010

  • Thursday, May 20, 2010  World Trade Week & International Trade Delegates Luncheon and Trade Fair Presentation of the Marjorie M. Shostak Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Wednesday, May 12, 2010  International Trade Outlook Event Organized by the LAEDC and World Trade Center Association Los Angeles – Long Beach "L.A. County’s Economic Ties with China"
  • Monday, May 3, 2010 "84th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast"
  • Saturday, May 1, 2010  18th Annual "Day at the Races", celebrating World Trade Week & the Kentucky Derby

April 2010

  • Thursday, April 29, 2010 Small Business Development Day
  • Wednesday, April 21, 2010 "Using Social Media for your Global Business Seminar & Networking Reception"
  • Thursday, April 8, 2010 "How to Enhance Your Bottom Line Through Customs Duty Drawback Refunds"
  • Thursday, April 1, 2010 "Customs Classification Seminar with Bruce Leeds and Customs & Border Protection"

March 2010

  • Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Customs Professional Network Brown Bag Lunch Series,
    FREE Benchmarking and Users' Group "Featured Topic: C-TPAT Validations"

January 2010

  • Thursday, January 28, 2010 "Duty Drawback Seminar" Updates for Drawback Filers and Program Participants

December 2009

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2009 "WIT-MAS in the Driver's Seat - Annual Holiday Celebration and Charity Benefit"
  • Wednesday, December 2, 2009 "The Impact of Climate Control on Business and Trade"

December 2009

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2009 "WIT-MAS in the Driver's Seat - Annual Holiday Celebration and Charity Benefit"
  • Wednesday, December 2, 2009 "The Impact of Climate Control on Business and Trade"

August 2009

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2009 "Fashionable Networking Mixer"

July 2009

  • Wednesday, July 29, 2009 "Christmas in July"

June 2009

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2009 "Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Import Process? In Today's Economy, Can You Afford Not To?"
  • Thursday, June 25th, 2009 Room to Read Fundraiser

May 2009

  • Tuesday May 19th, 2009 "The 83rd Annual World Trade Week Luncheon & Trade Fair"
  • Saturday May 2nd, 2009 "17th Annual Day at the Races"

February 2009

  • Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 "Get Fit with WIT Mixer"

January 2009

  • Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 "Annual State of the Port Address"

December 2008

  • Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 "Annual WITmas Holiday Celebration and Charity Fundraiser"
  • Wednesday, December 17th, 2008 "U.S.–Japan & Asia Trade and Investment: Outlook for 2009"

October 2008

  • Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 "Managing your Risk in International Trade"

August 2008

  • Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 "HTSUS Classification Seminar"

July 2008

  • Wednesday, July 16th, 2008 "Christmas in July - Membership Mixer and Charity Benefit"

June 2008

  • Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 "Certificates of Origin 101 - The Basics"

May 2008

  • Saturday, May 3rd, 2008 "15th Annual 'Day at the Races' "
  • Wednesday, May 7th, 2008 "The 82nd Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast"

April, 2008

  • Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008 "INCOTERMS – The Key to Your International Trade"

March, 2008

  • Wednesday, March 19th, 2008 "How to keep your cash flow – flowing"

February, 2008

  • Thursday, February 21st, 2008 "10+2 - Advance Data Elements Rule"

January, 2008

  • Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 "State of the Port Address"

December, 2007

  • Wednesday, December 12th, 2007 "WITmas in Italy"

November, 2007

  • August, September, November, 2007 "Women in International Trade- Los Angeles partnering with NYK Logistics as they host trade specific workshops."

October, 2007

  • Wednesday, October 24th, 2007 "Ten Plus Two Security Requirements"

September, 2007

  • Wednesday, September 26th, 2007 "Afternoon Tea"

July, 2007

  • Friday, July 20th, 2007 "Women Leading the Way"

June, 2007

  • Wednesday, June 20th, 2007 "International Trade & Investment Committee"

March, 2007

  • Tuesday March 27th, 2007 "Pulse of the Ports"
  • Thursday March 22nd, 2007 "21st Century Women Leaders: Building Bridges Across the Pacific"

February, 2007

  • Wednesday, February 21st, 2006 "Customs Entry Record Storage and IT Solution Discussion"

January, 2007

  • Wednesday, January 24th, 2006 "Annual State of the Port"

December, 2006

November, 2006

  • Wednesday, November 29th, 2006 "Customs Professional Network"

October, 2006

  • Tuesday October 24, 2006 "Customs Professional Network"

August, 2006

  • Wednesday August 30, 2006 "Customs Professional Network"

June, 2006

  • Thursday, June 29, 2006 "Customs Classification Seminar"

July, 2006

  • Friday, July 14, 2006 Hollywood Bowl "From Fado to Fireworks"

May, 2006

  • Saturday, May 6, 2006 "DAY AT THE RACES"
  • Thursday, May 25th, 2006 "World Trade Week Luncheon and International Trade Fair"

February, 2006

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2006 "Current Trends in Port Logistics"

January, 2006

  • January 18, 2006 "ANNUAL STATE OF THE PORT ADDRESS”

December, 2005

  • December 14,2005 "WITmas in Spain”

October, 2005

  • October 19,2005 "Customs Assessment”

September, 2005

  • September 22, 2005 "WIT-LA, 20th Anniversary”
    Join us in celebrating our 20th Anniversary

JULY, 2005

  • July 29'th, 2005 "“Great American Women”
    - Concert with Fireworks A Night Under the Stars at the Hollywood Bowl "

JUNE, 2005

  • June 22'nd, 2005 "Customs Classification Seminar"

MAY, 2005

  • May 7'th, 2005 "Day at the Races"
  • May 26'th, 2005 "World Trade Week Luncheon & Trade Fair"

APRIL, 2005

  • Apr 20'th, 2005 "Exporter Seminar Flyer"

MARCH, 2005

  • Mar 23'rd, 2005 "ACE: Monthly Duty Payment Update!"

FEBRUARY, 2005

  • Feb 24'th, 2005 "Tour of the Price Transfer Facilities"

JANUARY, 2005

  • Jan 19'th, 2005 "ANNUAL STATE OF THE PORT ADDRESS"

DECEMBER, 2004

  • Dec 15'th, 2004 "WITmas in Greece"

NOVEMBER 2004

  • Nov 4'th, 2004 " Customs Professional Network: What Does Customs Entry Team Do? "

OCTOBER, 2004

  • Oct 7, 2004 " Customs Professional Network: "Duty Savings Opportunity Using Headings 9801/9802, HTSUS "

SEPTEMBER, 2004

  • Sept 15, 2004 " C-TPAT Validation "

AUGUST, 2004

  • Aug 13, 2004 " Hollywood Bowl - Tchaikovsky with Fireworks"

JULY, 2004

  • July 21, 2004 " ACE: Monthly Duty Payment"

JUNE, 2004

  • June 24, 2004 " Customs Classification Seminar"

MAY, 2004

  • May 18, 2004 " World Trade Week Luncheon and Trade Fair"

APRIL, 2004

  • Apr 21, 2004 "Foreign Trade Zones Seminar: An overview of FTZ Basics"