BAFT 2019 Trade Finance Workshop Series

Be a part of this popular series of trade finance workshops, offered in four cities in North America. These workshops offer a chance to go deeper into letters of credit, compliance, artificial intelligence, and more! Each are smaller in size, offering attendees a more interactive experience with expert speakers.

All workshops are approved for 12 continuing development units (CDUs) for CDCS recertification.

  • Toronto, Canada
  • January 24-25, 2019
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  • Tampa, Florida
  • February 14-15, 2019
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  • New York, New York
  • June 26-27, 2019
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  • Los Angeles, California
  • July 18-19, 2019
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  • Who Should Attend

    Bankers, importers, exporters, brokers, providers/suppliers and others involved in trade operations and LC document preparations who want a deeper dive discussion on trade operations related topics and other current trade industry issues. Those with CDCS certification should attend to receive continuing development units (CPDs) for recertification.

    "As a corporate professional with 20 years experience in international trade, it brought a lot of tangible & intangible values. It was one of the most practical collaboration and brainstorming learning experience critical to a sound business decision making. I commend the program committee for choosing the right topics and wonderful speakers that resonate with my experiences. I enjoyed, learned, raised questions and gained network with the attendees and speakers."
    "It was a great learning experience to hear from the great speakers and banking community Beyond the practicality of the workshop lies the opportunity to go much deeper and learn more."
    "It provided a real learning value for managers, and documents checkers as you learn different topics from subject matter expert."
    Registration Rates for 2019 Trade Finance Workshops
    Canada, Southeast, and West Coast Workshops
    Registration Type *Early Bird Registration Fee Regular Registration Fee
    Member $800 $900
    Non-Member $1000 $1100
    Government $600 $600
    Corporate (Freight Forwarder, Treasury) $600 $600
    New York, June 26 – 27, 2019
    Registration Type Early Bird Registration Fee
    (Ends May 24, 2019)
    Regular Registration Fee
    (after May 24, 2019)
    Member $950 $1,050
    Non-Member $1,150 $1,250
    Government $750 $750
    Corporate (Freight Forwarder, Treasury) $750 $750
  • *Early Bird Dates
  • Canada Workshop, December 14, 2018
  • Southeast Workshop, January 11, 2019
  • West Coast Workshop, TBD
  • Group Rate Special: BAFT members receive USD$100 discount off each member registration of 5 or more registrations received from the same institution at the same time. Please contact to receive your special group rate form. Non-members and Government registrations do not qualify for group rate.