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Professional Partnerships

Industry Partners

NCBFAA has partnered with other organizations to provide solutions to operational challenges, while offering substantial savings to our members.

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Monex USA

NCBFAA’s partnership with Monex USA (formerly Tempus) helps our members navigate volatile currency markets.  Monex USA provides members more efficient management of their global payments and foreign currency risk.

NCBFAA members get exclusive access to:
  • Free user-friendly account on Monex USA Online
  • 24/7 access to live exchange rates
  • NCBFAA 50% member discount on international wire fees
  • Foreign currency wires in over 130 countries
  • Free multicurrency accounts in 34 countries
  • Dedicated service desk
  • Market insight from top ranked Bloomberg currency forecaster
  • User-friendly online system to handle all foreign currency requirements


NCBFAA now has a national partnership with Paychex to help simplify the challenges of HR, Payroll, Insurance, and benefits administration so you can enhance efficiency and productivity.  

With 50 years of industry experience, and the seamlessly integrated Paychex Flex® platform, we deliver human resource solutions – powered by state-of-the-art technology and world-class, 24/7 service – that make it easy for businesses to thrive.

Paychex offers flexible and scalable solutions that support your employees from hire to retire, including:
  • Recruiting and applicant tracking
  • Hiring and onboarding
  • Health insurance
  • Benefits administration
  • Time clocks
  • Payroll administration
  • Retirement services
  • Workers Comp and other business insurances
ITA's Mission

Our mission is to create prosperity by strengthening the international competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements.

Our People: 

Our trade experts and professional staff - approximately 2,200 employees - are positioned in more than 100 U.S. cities and 80 international markets.

ITA's Focus 
  • Promote U.S. exports
  • Attract inbound investment
  • Provide actionable data and information
  • Defend against unfair trade

Higher Education Partners

In addition to providing in-house training, the NCBFAA Educational Institute approves the training from other organizations, in order to expand the catalog of events, webinars, etc. available for those certified in our programs to meet their continuing education requirement.

NCBFAA Educational Partners include other trade associations such as ICPA and AAEI, law firms, and companies such as Gistnet whose sole focus is to provide training and education to the international trade industry.

To become an educational partner with NCBFAA, you need to submit your event/course/training for review and credit approval. We will then post it on our website/web calendar accordingly. To get the process started, please email for more information.

Economic Development Center

Laredo Community College offers a variety of services for students, parents, businesses, and community members. Laredo's Economic Development Center focuses on economic development in the Laredo community and beyond.

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Texas A&M International University (TAMIU)

Located on the US-México border, Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is a Member of The Texas  A&M University System, serving over 7,500 students from around the world.  It's A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business is an AACSB-International accredited, and fully engaged with business communities at local, state, national, and international levels.

University of Houston - College of Technology | Supply Chain and Logistics Technology

Established in 1927, the University of Houston empowers students in their pursuit of learning, discovery, leadership and engagement. Located in a sprawling metropolis, our premier Tier One campus provides students with cutting-edge programs including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, distance and continuing education studies. Ranked among the best colleges in America, UH is home to award-winning faculty, innovative research centers, alumni who become international leaders and one of the most diverse student populations in the nation. At the University of Houston, we prepare students to envision their future, emerge as leaders and launch careers that transform the world.

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