Northampton, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014
ThinkGlobal Inc., publisher of Export USA and the ThinkGlobal.com trade leads platform for importers and exporters, will present awards to the winners of the 2014 ThinkGlobal Exporter of the Year Awards at a special online event on May 1, 2014 in conjunction with World Trade Week.
ThinkGlobal is leveraging advanced web technologies to give businesses the tools necessary to generate leads and profit from SEO, analytics, social media and mobile infrastructure.
The Exporter of the Year awards recognize the export success of small- and medium-sized American businesses from across the country. “We are delighted to be holding this year’s awards program as part of a special, online World Trade Day forum,” said Greg Sandler, president of ThinkGlobal. “This year’s winners are indicative of the American export community, 97 percent of which consists of small- and medium-sized businesses.”
The World Trade Day program will feature opening remarks by Sandler, an introduction of the award winners, and interviews with current and past award winners. Attendees of the virtual event will have the opportunity to interact with both award winners and presenters. The event also will feature virtual booths in the USA Export Expo and livecast presentations from some of the award winners.
The 2014 awards were given to one U.S. Company in each of 11 industry categories. This year’s award winners include:
American Commodity Company LLC of Williams, California (Agricultural)
Horton, Inc. of Roseville, Minnesota (Automotive)
Cozy Cocoon of North Bellmore, New York (Consumer Goods)
Atlanta Light Bulbs Inc. of Tucker, Georgia (Electrical/Electronics)
Solatube Global Marketing Inc. of Carlsbac, California (Environmental)
Graminex LLC of Deshler, Ohio (Health & Beauty)
The G.S. Blodgett Corporation of Burlington, Vermont (Hotel & Restaurant Equipment)
TSI Supercool of Lake Worth, Florida (Industrial)
Thomasson Company of Philadelphia, Mississippi (Materials)
ResinTech Inc. of West Berlin, New Jersey (Medical)
Kappler, Inc of Guntersville, Alabama (Safety and Security)
Winning companies outperformed others in their total number of documented export transactions; the total percentage increase in sales; exports as a percentage of total sales; and their commitment to exporting, customer service, innovation and originality in marketing products or services. To be eligible for the award, a company must be a current U.S. exporter.
“This year’s award program leverages Virtual Trade Show and Business-to-Business Trade Lead Matchmaking technology developed by ThinkGlobal over the past two years,” says Sandler. “The ThinkGlobal.com virtual trade show and trade leads matchmaking platform achieves one of the primary goals of the National Export Initiative by giving American companies the ability to leverage technology for lead generation, developing new export markets and fostering foreign direct investment in the United States.”
ThinkGlobal is a B2B Lead Generation and Virtual Trade Show company that manages the USA Export Expo and produces Export USA , the export promotion magazine of the USA. Export USA reaches 250,000 international buyers in print and online. ThinkGlobal also is a corporate marketing partner with the U.S. Commercial Service, part of the International Trade Administration within the Commerce Department. For more information: http://www.thinkglobal.com
About the Exporter of the Year Awards
The Exporter of the Year Awards program was launched by ThinkGlobal in 2005 to recognize the achievements of U.S. exporters. Both ThinkGlobal and Exporter of the Year are registered trademarks of ThinkGlobal Incorporated.
Information about the Exporter of the Year awards, including profiles of all the winning companies, is available online at Exporter of the Year.
MEDIA NOTE: Greg Sandler, president of ThinkGlobal, is available to discuss international trade-related issues. Greg is past chairman of the National District Export Council and a member of the Export University Board of Advisors. Members of the media are welcome to attend the awards program, which will be held during a special online event on May 1, 2014, in conjunction with World Trade Week.