The Governor's International Trade Award honors Minnesota companies that have shown 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 30th 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:
1) Manufacturing or Services
2) Agricultural Commodities or 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.
Email the completed application along with supporting narrative to email@example.com. Self-nominations or nominations by business colleagues will be accepted.
Deadline is Friday, February 5th, 2016. Award recipients will be recognized at a ceremony in April 2016. All submitted information will remain confidential.
Contact Paul Hansen at 651-259-7486.
See a list of all winners since the award's inception.