MADISON, December 4, 2012 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC is accepting nominations for the 2013 Governor’s Export Achievement Award.
The Governor’s Export Achievement Award acknowledges Wisconsin companies and organizations that have achieved extraordinary results in international markets or have contributed to Wisconsin’s ability to compete in the global economy.
“Wisconsin’s exports increased more than 11 percent to $22 billion in 2011, and Wisconsin ranked as the 18th largest exporting state,” said Governor Scott Walker. “This award recognizes the achievements of Wisconsin’s exporters who continue to make our state an international leader.”
Any agricultural, forestry, industrial, high technology or service enterprise successfully engaging in or assisting in exporting Wisconsin-origin products or services is eligible for nomination. Company or organization employees or those with knowledge of a deserving company can submit an award nomination for consideration. The WEDC must receive applications by January 31, 2013.
A panel of international trade professionals will evaluate the nominations for innovation, effectiveness, special effort in growing export sales, enhancing employment, expanding the economy and increasing Wisconsin’s international prestige.
The WEDC will present the award May 7, 2013, at the 49th annual Wisconsin International Trade Conference in Milwaukee.
For more information about the Award, interested parties may contact Stanley Pfrang, WEDC, at 608-210-6777,
, or click here to get application instructions.
More Info also available at the WEDC website