Win a Trip to ICPA 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii from Global Data Mining

CiGDM and MK Data Services Team Up to Offer Prize

CUSTOMS Info (Ci), Global Data Mining (GDM) and MK Data Services, providers of trade data management services, are teaming up to offer one lucky ICPA member an all expenses paid trip to the 2013 International Trade Compliance Professionals Association (ICPA) Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.

To enter, ICPA members can submit a jingle, Haiku, poem, paragraph, referral, video or quote that describes why CiGDM/MK Data Services rock their compliance/Global Trade Management (GTM) world. The contest winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip, including first-class airfare (first-class round trip ticket from mainland U.S. to Hawaii), a six night stay at the conference hotel and if conference fees apply, CiGDM/MK Data Services will cover these fees as well.

Email entries to

Deadline for entry: March 9, 2012


Entrants will be judged on two criteria:

  • Creativity – Who explains CiGDM/MK Data Services in the most creative way?
  • Originality – Who has the most original submission?


The award will be presented during the ICPA 2012 Conference in Atlanta, GA. All finalists will be invited to attend the CiGDM/MK Data Services dinner award ceremony during the Atlanta conference – date and venue to be determined.

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About CiGDM

CUSTOMS Info (Ci) and its sister company Global Data Mining (GDM) help businesses optimize global trade management (GTM) systems and streamline global trade automation. Ci provides the world’s most comprehensive trade data repository delivered via web-based subscription, API web services or as data to populate any GTM or Landed Cost application. Ci is the largest provider of duty and tax content for international e-commerce with hundreds of e-commerce sites utilizing our data to provide accurate landed cost information. Our data and services provide faster deliveries and fewer border delays. GDM helps multi-national companies increase the informational value of trade data and the productivity of global trade staff to reduce operating costs, improve customs compliance, accelerate supply chain speed and maximize the return on investment of this corporate function. Areas of expertise include customs classification research, customs auditing and trade data analytics/business intelligence.


Working in conjunction with GTM applications, Global Data Mining and CUSTOMS Info’s strategic partners include SAP, Oracle, MIC, Kewill, Arigo, and others. Please visit,, on YouTube at CiGDM1, Facebook page CiGDM and Twitter @Ci_GDM.


About MK Data Services

Over the past twenty years MK Data Services has become one of the worldwide leaders in trade compliance Services and compliance data solutions. The company provides best-in-class technology-focused solutions, world-class customer service and is dedicated to providing unparalleled quality of service.


For additional information and resources please visit, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @MKdenial.


Thanks for doing this. Some company's management sees this as a boondoggle not an opportunity to attend.

We are excited to be supporting one of the most important organizations in our industry... and hope we have many trade professionals enter our contest.

Business Management and Consulting Services provides invaluable information, without which a company could not make business decisions. It provides logistics information that is part and parcel of the export/import experience and we thank you for it! 

Great source for new information!

Simple, good and reliable data to support business objectives and improve margins and compliance with government regulations.

I agree with you guys. Good Luck !!!

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