• Meet with Officers of the FDA to discuss one-on-one the various aspects of entry filing. see more

    6.5 CCS Credits will be accredited

    Entry Review/ACE -- Food, Dietary Supplements/Labeling -- Detention/Refusal (FDA & CBP) -- Devices/Drug -- Sampling/Import Process -- Devices/Cosmetics -- Entry/ACE


    Each of the groups designated above will address information requirements and regulatory guidelines for importations of devices, food, dietary supplements and pharmaceuticals. Get the latest information on possible changes in FDA entry review and refusals. Officers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be available for questions.



    Workshop Schedule

    November 7, 2019 - Holiday Inn Torrance

    19800 South Vermont Avenue | Torrance, CA  90502



    Registration: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.



    LACBFFA Welcome & FDA Overview

    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.



    • FDA Reorganization: Program Alignment
    • Introduction of PGA Representative and FDA Guests



    Breakout Session I

    9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.


    • Entry Review/ACE
    • Food – Dietary Supplements/Labeling
    • Detention/refusal
    • FSVP



    Coffee Break: 10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.



    Breakout Session II

    11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.


    • Devices/Drug
    • Sampling/Import Process
    • Detention/refusal
    • FSVP



    Lunch & Plenary Session

    12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    • FDA FEI Portal
    • FDA Data Dashboard



    Breakout Session III

    1:40 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


    • Devices/Cosmetics
    • Food – Dietary Supplements/Labeling
    • Entry/ACE



    Closing Plenary & Q&A

    3:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.



    • FDA & LACBFFA Representatives
  • You are invited to the LACBFFA Holiday Casino Night Decemeber 12, 2019!
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    Join us in celebrating the holiday season! Bring your family, staff, and business associates to a fun-filled evening of blackjack, craps and roulette tables, great food, great prizes, and great camaraderie.

    Don’t forget about our traditional charitable raffle drawings! You can be one of five winners for a chance to have LACBFFA donate a check for $500 in your name to a charity of your choice.

    50/50 Raffle: This raffle will benefit the International Seafarers Center.

    Toys for Tots: Bring an unwrapped toy for our “Toys for Tots” Drive and receive one raffle ticket! 

    How to Receive Raffle Tickets: Register and receive $200 in scrip upon arrival to use in the casino. Additional $100 in scrip is available for purchase for $10. At the end of the evening, we will calculate your earnings and for every $100 of scrip you have remaining, you will receive two raffle tickets. Unlucky at the tables? You can purchase raffle tickets for $5 each for a chance at the great raffle prizes.

    Gifts over $25 in value will receive one raffle ticket!


    December 12, 2019

    Casino: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

    Dinner: 7:00 PM

    Raffle: 9:15 PM



  • Purchase a link to the recording of the 3/11/19 ACE Portal Reports Webinar see more

    ACE Portal Reports for Brokers


    This webinar will provide an overview of ACE Portal Reports on how to Run, Modify and Schedule ACE reports.  In addition, available ACE Support, ACE Portal and ACE Reports Resource will be provided.  


                                    ACE Reports overview of the following Report Types:

    • ACH Statement
    • Entry Summary
    • Liquidation Reports
    • Reconciliation
    • Protest Filer
    • Cargo Release
    • Harmonized Tariff Schedule - PGA



    Sandra Langford-Coty, Director of Operational Development at A.N. Deringer, Inc. 

  • Reach hundreds of brokers, forwarders, and other trade industry professionals! see more

    Affiliate Member Advertising Program

    Advertising is a great way to gain additional exposure with customs brokers and freight forwarders. Members and nonmembers alike will see your ad when searching for a broker, forwarder or service provider. 


    Advertising Location Run Time Member Price Specs
    Website Banner Homepage Slideshow or any available custom page

    1 month

    12 months



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