On Tuesday, March 16th, 2010, Governor Christine Gregoire will be presenting two prestigious World Trade Club awards to Washington State companies that have significantly contributed to the expansion of the state’s international trade. This is an annual event organized by the World Trade Club and co-sponsored by the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle. The two awards are the Governor’s Trader of the Year Award and the Governor’s Emerging Trader of the Year Award. Past recipients of the awards have been: Expeditors International, PACCAR Inc., Microsoft Corp., Attachmate Corporation, and Eddie Bauer.
The Governor’s Trader of the Year Award recognizes a Washington State business that has demonstrated success and industry leadership through its innovation in products or services, its contribution to the local economy, and its service to the community.
The Governor’s Emerging Trader of the Year Award recognizes a small- to mid-sized Washington State business that has demonstrated recent innovation and success in international activities.
This event will include a speech from Governor Gregoire on the topic of our state’s international trade activities. The reception will also allow attendees to network with World Trade Club members and representatives from the region’s international businesses, financial institutions, and government trade offices.
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