WCO HS Conference, 2-3 May 2019

The winner of the CTCS HS Challenge draw will attend the first-ever World Customs Organization HS conference, titled Revitalizing the HS: What is needed for a 21st Century Harmonized System? which will be held on May 2-3, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium! (view preliminary program)

Here are the detailed Terms and Conditions:

The CSCB will be drawing from a pool of CTCS designates who successfully completed the HS challenge and registered for the draw.

The random draw will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The CSCB will draw a winner and a runner up, in the event the winner cannot participate. The winner will be notified right away. Results will be announced.

The winner must:
  • Have successfully completed the HS Challenge,
  • Confirm the possibility of time off with their employer,
  • Have a current Canadian passport, or the ability to obtain one by February 25 (or a foreign passport and a visa, if applicable),
  • Agree to hold a post-conference interview with the CSCB about your experience (audio, video, article).
The CSCB will:
  • Register the winner for the conference,
  • Cover the cost of a 4-night stay at a pre-selected hotel (includes breakfast & wifi),
  • Cover the cost of economy airfare (not to exceed CDN $1,500 in total),
  • Manage hotel and airfare arrangements with the winner.
The winner will:
  • Select own arrival and departure dates (prior to and after the conference dates),
  • Cover any costs in addition to those which the CSCB offers, above.
Other terms:
  • In the event the winner is not able to attend, the runner up will be notified of the opportunity.
  • CSCB Board members and staff are not eligible for the draw.