Workshop Training FAQ

Learn your regulatory responsibilities in a hands-on, interactive learning environment. Public workshops combine expert content and dynamic instructors to ensure you understand your legal responsibilities and meet your training mandates.

With over 45 years of compliance training expertise, Lion is proud to have trained more than 200,000 professionals since 1977 and achieved a 99% student satisfaction rating.

How do I register for a workshop?
Online: Course Catalog
Our user-friendly, secure shopping cart allows you to enroll yourself or your employees. To take advantage of group pricing discounts, you will need to register your team members at the same time.

Phone: 888-546-6511
Call us M—F, 8:30 AM to 5 PM ET. Our registration staff will be happy to help you.

Lion Technology Inc. 
570 Lafayette Rd. 
Sparta, NJ 07871-3447
What are my payment options?

You can pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover through Lion Technology’s secure online shopping cart.

To pay by purchase order, select the "Pay By Invoice" option at checkout.  Then, send a copy of your company’s purchase order by e-mail ( or fax (973-579-6818).

To pay by phone, call 888-546-6511. 

Or mail a check, payable to “Lion Technology Inc.”, to:

Lion Technology Inc. 
570 Lafayette Rd. 
Sparta, NJ 07871-3447

We look forward to seeing you at a workshop soon! 

When will I receive my invoice?
You will receive an invoice and credit card receipt (if applicable) by e-mail when your registration is completed.
Can I still attend the workshop if my payment hasn't been received?
Yes, you can still attend. You can bring a check to the workshop if you wish, or you can call customer service at 888-LION-511 to submit your credit card information. Payment arrangements should be made prior to the workshop. If you have not made arrangements, please contact us as soon as possible.
What does my registration include?
  • Comprehensive compliance materials with regulations (IATA DGR and IMDG Code manuals available at additional cost), workbooks, exercise packets, and other navigational tools. These materials are used throughout the workshop to provide a fully interactive, hands-on learning experience. Additional books may be purchased at the online bookstore.
  • Regulatory updates. You'll learn all the new rules and agency initiatives so you can prepare your facility and your employees. Regulatory book updates are provided for many workshops.
  • one-year membership to Lion's regulatory support services. Membership benefits include access to reference libraries, regulatory FAQ, regulatory updates, and the Lion "Finder Service."  
  • One free online training course is included with most public workshops.
  • Time to ask questions and discuss with the instructor and your colleagues during breaks, in the morning before the training begins, at lunch, or at the end of the day.
  • Coffee and bagels/muffins/danish each day. (Selection subject to hotel availability.)
  • One banquet lunch hosted by Lion.
  • Lion's nationally recognized Certification of Achievement.
  • Convenient access to online training records.
When do the workshops start and end?
One-day Workshops:
Registration, Coffee & Danish 7:30 a.m.–8:00 a.m., Training 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Lunch 12–1 p.m.

Two-day Workshops:
Day One: Registration, Coffee & Danish 7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m., Training 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Day Two: Coffee & Danish 7:30 a.m.–8:00 a.m., Training 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Lunch 12–1 p.m.

There will be breaks with plenty of opportunities to ask questions, stretch your legs, make phone calls, and network with your colleagues.
Do I need to make my own hotel reservations?
Yes, you will need to make your own reservations. Hotel information is available when viewing the "Dates & Locations" tab of any public workshop course description page.  Click "Show More Info" to view the hotel information for that workshop session.
What do I need to bring to the workshop?
Most public workshop registrations include all the necessary materials for your training.  

Note: IATA students will need a copy of the current IATA DGR for the workshop (students can bring their own or purchase a copy when registering for the IATA workshop).

Note: IMDG students will need a copy of the current IMDG Code for the workshop (students can bring their own or purchase a copy when registering for the IMDG workshop).
Do you provide lunch?
For one-day workshops, Lion provides a full banquet lunch that provides ample time for students to network and discuss their management issues with the instructor and their fellow colleagues. For two-day workshops, the banquet lunch is served on the second day.
Is parking included in my registration?
No. There may be parking fees charged by the hotels. Please contact the hotel for rates.
Will training with Lion help me maintain my professional certifications?
Lion offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs), calculated based on training hours, which can be submitted for approval to help you maintain certification from organizations including: AHMP, ABIH, IHMM, NEHA, CCMP, and others.

While these groups typically do not pre-approve training programs that offer certification points, professionals can submit Lion CEUs for approval from their certifying organization.