Trade Seminars

Upcoming International Trade Webinars:

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, See below for webinar details. 


Understanding Valuation

This webinar will provide information on the type of value calculations for merchandise imported into the United States.  You will learn about and be exposed to Transaction and Deductive values for US Customs purposes.  Program will discuss Import and Export Valuations based on Incoterms.  Additionally, you’ll learn about valuation of Samples, US Goods Returned and AES value for Export shipments and much more.  Come prepared with your questions and be ready to interact during a very informative program. Register now to reserve your spot.

Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Time: 09:00am – 10:00am

Venue: Virtual | Webinar

Topic: Valuation



Our Speaker:


Lisa Victoria Waller is Executive Vice President and co-owner of BDG International, Inc. located in Elgin (Chicago) Illinois.   BDG International, Inc. (BDG) was founded in 1983 by Lisa’s family.  BDG is an international freight forwarder, U.S. Customs Broker and Letter of Credit Specialist.  BDG is a proud recipient of the President’s “E” Awards for Excellence in Exporting in 2013. In 2007, Lisa and her partners opened BDG International (India) Pvt Ltd in New Delhi, India.  Mumbai was opened in 2020.   The BDG India office has provided a strong insight and service into the local marketplace. 

Lisa is a Licensed Customs Broker and well versed in the up to date changes with U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) and the many Partner Government Agencies.  Lisa has travelled professionally throughout the world and runs a company in India providing first hand experience not only in trade, but also business management offshore. Practical experience in international trade has provided Lisa insight into how importers & exporters can improve their global processes.   With dedicated international trade experience since 1993, Lisa consults, trains and speaks around the country educating importers & exporters how to streamline their logistics operations, implement corporate compliance processes, understand international documentation, and most importantly how to make export & import easier within a global environment.  


  • BDG International, Inc. Affiliate IATA
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  • BDG International, Inc. Affiliate IGLN
  • BDG International, Inc. Affiliate WCA