Therefore, Industry Appreciation Week and the awards program celebrate their exemplary efforts and the attributes that brought them about: innovation, entrepreneurship, corporate leadership and volunteerism.
Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2009
MyUS.com, an international mail and package forwarding business located in Manatee County, received the Florida Governor's Business Diversification Award for Export Excellence at a ceremony on Sept. 15 in Tallahassee. "The Economic Development Council, Manatee Chamber of Commerce (EDC) congratulates MyUS.com for exceptional performance recognized by this prestigious award," said Eric Basinger, EDC executive director.
"We are excited and proud to have won the Governor's Business Diversification award," said Eric Baird, president and founder of MyUS.com. "This award means so much to us. MyUS.com is committed to supporting the Florida economy and helping retailers across the country increase their sales with international consumers easily, safely and at virtually no cost to them."
MyUS.com is the market leader in international package forwarding. The company provides a U.S. mailing address to international customers purchasing products from U.S.-based retailers. The company moves approximately 50,000 boxes each month through its facilities to consumers in more than 200 countries and territories. Earlier this year, MyUS.com announced its affiliation with two Bradenton-based companies -- Beall's department store chain and the Johnson Smith Company, one of the oldest catalog companies in the United States - to provide international shipping services to their online customers.
Winners of the annual Governor Business Diversification Awards are chosen for demonstrating a commitment to creating jobs for Floridians, increasing capital investment and promoting corporate citizenship. Enterprise Florida, the state's economic development arm, sponsors and coordinates the awards program as part of Industry Appreciation Week, Sept. 14-18.
"These awards acknowledge the successes of a wide range of business leaders whose accomplishments have benefited our economy," said John Adams Jr., Enterprise Florida president and CEO. "Therefore, Industry Appreciation Week and the awards program celebrate their exemplary efforts and the attributes that brought them about: innovation, entrepreneurship, corporate leadership and volunteerism."
MyUS.com is the market leader in international package forwarding. Empowering consumers worldwide and solving merchants' global logistics challenges for more than a decade, MyUS.com moves approximately 50,000 boxes each month through its facilities in Bradenton, Florida, destined for any of more than 200 countries and territories. For more information or to learn about MyUS.com's affiliate program, please visit http://www.MyUS.com.
About the EDC
The Economic Development Council, a division of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce, is the sole organization responsible for developing and implementing programs designed to attract new value-added businesses and to assist in the retention and growth of targeted existing businesses in Manatee County. Information: http://www.ManateeEDC.com.