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Membership Benefits


Serving the International Trade Industry since 1949


Customs Brokers Benefits

  • Operational resolutions via association committees working together with various governmental agencies
  • Representation on policy and regulation changes proposed by government agencies
  • Receive time-sensitive email notification of current changes
  • Our website includes trade contact information and updates
  • Members only website Literature Archive includes
    • Position papers
    • Workshop presentations
    • U.S. Customs & Border Protection Directives
    • Los Angeles Public Bulletin search function


NVOCC/Freight Forwarders Benefits

  • HAZMAT Training and Testing
  • AMS/ISF procedures training
  • AES Training
  • Advocacy for trade policy with FMC/TSA
  • Educational seminars on NRA/NSA’s
  • New opportunities with industry vendors


Networking Opportunities

  • Advanced information and special member rates for monthly events
  • Meet local, state and federal government officials at the presentations
  • Network with colleagues at social events and meetings
  • Participate in program planning and serve on LACBFFA committees


Market Visibility

  • Monthly membership meetings on topical issues
  • Sponsorship and advertising opportunities
  • Company listing in our annually updated Membership Directory
  • Company listings on our website at



  • Government mandated training – i.e. HAZMAT training and FDA workshops
  • Educational seminars, workshops and conferences.
  • Customs Broker Courses & Licensing Exam Review
  • NCBFAA CCS & CES credits for workshops and training classes



  • Access to entire Southern California Trade Community through joint programs
  • Partnering promotions with LAX, Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and others
  • Liaison with government agencies in policy and rule  making


Executive Director: Deb Johnson

Phone: 714-316-5270



Address:  P.O Box 10, Manhattan Beach, CA 90267