If you own your own business or know of a private sector company that has made significant contributions to improve Portland’s standing as a leader in international trade, we encourage you to apply for this year’s International Business Awards. Nominations are due Thursday, February 28, so there’s still time to apply.
Last year, ICTSI Oregon, Inc., a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. received the Foreign Direct Investment Business Award for its strategic efforts in international trade and containership operations. ICTSI Oregon, Inc. is responsible for container and breakbulk operations at the Port’s marine Terminal 6. Its parent company is considered one of the top five global independent terminal operators in the world.
Other 2012 honorees included: Intel Corporation – Global Leader Award, Columbia Steel Casting Co., Inc. – Export Leader, Chris King Precision Components – Small Business Exporter and DECK monitoring – Small Business Exporter.
Please submit nominations using the online Awards Nomination Form. A designated steering committee has been selected to choose a winner for each of the four categories. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony and scholarship dinner hosted by the Oregon Consular Corps and the City of Portland in May.
Annual International Business Awards and Scholarship Dinner
Tuesday, May 14
6 p.m. – Social hour/Registration
7 p.m. – Dinner
7:30-9 p.m. – Program
Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
For questions please contact Noah Siegel at 503.823.4125 or via email.
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