The Governor's International Trade Award honors Minnesota companies that have show exceptional progress and success in foreign markets. In addition to honoring individual recipients, the award recognizes the tremendous positive effect that exports and trade have on the state's overall economy.
The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) is accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Governor’s International Trade Awards, which will honor Minnesota companies that have excelled in the international marketplace.
Awards will be made in two categories:
2) Agricultural Commodities/Processed Food
Any Minnesota-based company that has not previously received the award is eligible to apply.
Complete this application form. The application is a fillable-saveable pdf. If your web browser is Chrome, Firefox or Safari, you must save the application to your computer and then open it with Adobe Acrobat before you will be able to fill it out and save your work.
Submit the completed application along with supporting narrative to the MTO. Self-nominations or nominations by business colleagues will be accepted.
Deadline is Friday, October 17, 2014. Award recipients will be recognized at a ceremony in December 2014. All submitted information will remain confidential.
Contact Tim Odegard, International Trade Representative, at 651-259-7491 or email Tim.Odegard@state.mn.us.