2019 CSCB National Annual Conference

NOTE: Registration for the National Conference is now closed.

Canada’s Import Environment: Readying your Business for the Changes Ahead

We are pleased to invite you to the 2019 CSCB National Conference in amazing Whistler, BC! The conference will focus on the future of Canadian import requirements as well as current compliance and operational challenges, featuring interactive sessions designed specifically for customs brokers and other Customs compliance professionals, led by a variety of expert speakers including representatives of the Canada Border Services Agency.

Conference Program - Updated on October 24

 
Dates: Sunday, October 27 - Tuesday, October 29, 2019
 
Location:
4090 Whistler Way
Whistler, BC  V8E 1J3

 

Points/Credits:
20 CCS points and 20 CTCS credits will be awarded for attending this conference.

 

Registration Fees

  • Delegate registration fee includes: welcome reception, conference sessions, breakfast, lunch and 2 breaks on Monday and Tuesday, Whistler Dining Tour on Monday night (we're sorry this event is full)
  • Companion registration fee includes: welcome reception, breakfast on Monday and Tuesday, Companion Tour on Monday, Whistler Dining Tour on Monday night (we're sorry this event is full)
DELEGATE TYPE DELEGATE FEE (Excludes Social Event) COMPANION FEE (Excludes Social Event)
Principals and Employees of CSCB Member Firms and 
CSCB Preferred Business Clients
$ 895.00  $760.00
(discount* and taxes applied at checkout)
$ 435.00  $300.00
(discount and taxes applied at checkout)
CCS, CTCS Designates not employed by CSCB Member Firms or 
CSCB Preferred Business Clients
$ 1,006.88 $855.00
(discount and taxes applied at checkout)
$ 543.75  $375.00
(taxes applied at checkout)
All others $ 1,118.75 $950.00
(taxes applied at checkout)
$ 543.75  $375.00
(taxes applied at checkout)
GST/HST# 13183 1323 RT  | Fees are listed in CDN $
* for employees of member and client firms, in order for the discount to be applied please ensure to select your employer in the Current Employer field.
 

Accommodations

To book your room, please call 1-866-412-2864 or email reservations@westinwhistler.com referencing CSCB National Annual Conference October 2019. Reservations Office is open Monday-Saturday, 8am – 5pm PST.

The rates for single or double occupancy are as follows: 
$209 – Deluxe studio
$239 – Deluxe studio with mountain view
$289 – 1 bdrm suite
$309 – 1 bdrm suite with mountain view
$409 – 2 bdrm suite
$609 – 2 bdrm suite with mountain view
$709 – Mountain suite
 
Room rates are available 3 days pre- and post-conference dates. Room rates do not include taxes. The room block deadline is September 26, 2019.

Transportation

There are a number of options for getting to and from Whistler. Skylynx (between Vancouver airport or Vancouver downtown and Whistler) and Epic Rides (between downtown Vancouver and Whistler only) offer daily, frequent shuttle transportation from Vancouver to Whistler. Comfortable coach rides provide spectacular city, ocean and mountain views as well as free WiFi so you can stay in touch on the go. Door-to-door services to your Whistler hotel as well as a meet and greet service from the airport are also available through Whistler Shuttle. Book your shuttle directly with these companies.

CTCS Seminar

We have a great professional development seminar for CTCS designates attending the conference. The seminar will take place on Sunday, October 27 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm. It is free of change but requires registration. Please refer to 2019 CSCB BC Region CTCS Seminar for more details.

Social Event - This event is now full

We're excited to invite you to a Tasting Tour of Whistler on the evening of Monday, October 28th. You may select one of four groups with whom you will wander throughout Whistler and dine at a series of five unique venues. All groups will be crossing paths during the event and arriving at the same venue at evening’s end, albeit at different times. Obviously an event like this requires some advance coordination, so please make your selections for groupmain coursedietary restrictions, and whether you would like to pair wine/beer (predetermined at each venue) with your meal.

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Companion Tour

We'd like to invite all of our delegates' companions for a tour of the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre on Monday, October 28 from 10 am to 2 pm. The tour will guided by Cultural Ambassadors who share their own stories and first-hand cultural experiences. Attendees will view artifacts and hear stories that give an overview of the past and present way of life of the Squamish and Lil’wat peoples. Also included are an indigenous tea offering, an interactive craft workshop and a unique onsite lunch.

Refund Policy

Conference registration will be cancelled and a refund issued only when written instruction is received at least 7 days prior to the event by the CSCB National Office. Substitution is available; please contact us for information on the substitution policy for this event.