2020 Customs Seminar, Import 101 "CANCELLED"

  • 21 Apr 2020
  • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Buffalo Marriott at LECOM HARBORCENTER | 95 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14203
  • 80


"This event has been cancelled"

SIA Customs Seminar

Imports 101

As the Society for International Affairs, (SIA), observes the impact that the COVID-19 has across the nation, our focus is to ensure the safety of our members and attendees participating in our Events. New York has initiated a State of Emergency due to the spread of COVID-19.

Thus, SIA has decided to cancel the April 21st event in Buffalo, New York.  Our Business Manager will begin to provide refunds, or you may request to have the funds transferred to an upcoming Event. Please reach out to ScottGarrison@ssiaed.org with your preference.

Continue to review our website for Events such as the Spring Advanced Conference in New Orleans, May 11-12, 2020.

Thank you for your continued support as we continue our efforts to be prepared for the events ahead.

Please protect yourself and your communities from getting and spreading respiratory illnesses like coronavirus disease 2019.  Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities

Thank you for your continued patience and support as we navigate these challenging times.


SIA Board of Directors

Click here for the Conference Agenda  (Updated: Feb 18, 2020)


A block of rooms has been reserved at $106/ + city & state tax ~13.75%, night until Monday, March 23, 2020 or until sold out, whichever occurs first. You can book your room ONLINE or by calling 1-702-836-5900 and book under the SIA Room-block.

Attendees are responsible for their own Hotel reservations which may be made no later than the cut-off date Monday, March 23, 2020.

Attendees are responsible for their own SIA Event registration which may be made no later than the cut-off date Friday, April 14, 2020.

Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card and first night room deposit may be required. No show and/or cancellation within 72 hours of arrival will be charged for the first night room and tax.

Parking: Valet $18.00 overnight rate.

Attendees not staying overnight will be charged the HARBOR CENTER parking ramp rate of the day.

Buffalo Marriott at LECOM HARBORCENTER

95 Main St.

Buffalo, NY 14203


Cancellations must be received by Tuesday, April 7, 2020 to be eligible for a refund. There is a $35 fee for all cancellations and bank returned checks. Refunds will not be provided for cancellation requests received after Tuesday, April 7, 2020.


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SIA Member & Attendee Code of Conduct

Membership in SIA and attendance at SIA functions is subject to the observance of SIA’s Code of Conduct.  Any member or attendee who violates this Code is subject to expulsion from membership and may be excluded from future SIA events.   The meetings and functions of SIA are designed to facilitate the free exchange of ideas and information.  Information from these sessions is not for attribution or publication. Recording devices may not be used. SIA members and attendees are expected to uphold the highest standards of personal conduct at all SIA functions.  Members and/or attendees shall not solicit business or otherwise seek any private or personal financial gain in attending or participating in any SIA meeting or function; including the distribution of material not approved in advance by the SIA Board.  Membership/event attendee lists shall not be used or sold for any commercial or promotional purpose.

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