We are committed to working with trade organizations, non-profits and associations in the import and regulatory sector. Below are some of the associations and groups that we belong to. Our senior team members routinely speak and present at conferences and seminars with our associations; much of that content available on our blog.

World Trade Center Institute

The World Trade Center Institute serves as Maryland’s premier international business network. With a mission to drive international collaboration and business growth, WTCI helps educate and connect local and global leaders in the private, public and academic sectors.

International Compliance Professionals Association

ICPA is a non-profit, global trade compliance community whose mission is to provide networking opportunities and resources to individuals involved in international trade compliance.

National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc

The NCBFAA represents more than 1,000 member companies with 110,000 employees in international trade – the nation’s leading freight forwarders, customs brokers, ocean transportation intermediaries (OTIs), NVOCCs and air cargo agents, serving more than 250,000 importers and exporters.

Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association

The Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association is the premier organization in Southern California for International Trade, representing common business interests of Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders as professionals in dealing with government, carriers, industry and one another.

Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, Inc.

FCBF acts as a forum for the interchange of ideas, promotion of greater knowledge and understanding of its members to encourage unity of purpose, and ideals and ethics for Customs Brokers, Forwarders, and the Trade Community as a whole.

Chicago Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association

CCBFA is a non-profit, professional organization of international trade practitioners. Over forty nine years firms have actively engaged in Customs brokerage, frieght forwarding, and related import/ export trade business.

Food and Drug Law Institute

The Food and Drug Law Institute is a non-profit organization that provides a marketplace for discussing food and drug law issues through conferences, publications and member interaction.

Women in International Trade

WIIT works to promote the professional development of women in international trade and business and to raise public awareness of the importance of international trade to economic development.

Federal Transit Administration

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems, including buses, subways, light rail, commuter rail, trolleys and ferries.



NEXCO is a nonprofit association founded in 1963 that provides monthly educational events for the international trade professional.

American Association of Exporters and Importers

AAEI seeks to achieve tangible benefits for members by promoting efficiency, economy and professionalism in global trade through advocacy, education and communication.

Maryland China Business Council

Promoting opportunities for business understanding and activity between the US and China throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Journal of Commerce

The Journal of Commerce provides authoritative editorial content to manage day-to-day international logistics and shipping needs.