September 19th, 2013
Recognizing Excellence in International Trade
The Globe Awards is the largest annual trade gathering in Washington State. Come and join roughly 400 of “Who’s Who in the Washington Trade Community” for the 20th Anniversary of the Globe Awards.
Special guests will include Eric Dahl, CEO of the 330 city World Trade Center Association and Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, who will be on hand to deliver the keynote address.
2013 Globe Award Winners:
Exporter of the Year: Torklift International
Importer of the Year: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.
Service Provider of the Year: Yusen Logistics (Americas), Inc.
Emerging Business of the Year: Northwest Door, Inc.
The World Trade Center Tacoma would like to thank the following sponsors:
Prior Globe Award Winners
Exporter of the Year: The Boeing Company
Importer of the Year: Grakon, LLC
Service Provider of the Year: Access the USA, LLC
Emerging Business of the Year: Johnny’s Fine Foods
2011 New Format:
Exporter of the Year, Large Business: Brown & Haley
Exporter of the Year, Small Business: CID Bio-Science, Inc.
Importer of the Year, Large Business: Costco Wholesale
Importer of the Year, Small Business: Smith-Western, Co.
Service Provider of the Year: Bryant Christie Inc.
Emerging Business of the Year: Sygnet Rail Technologies, LLC.
2010 Williamson & Associates
2009 General Plastics Manufacturing Co.
2006 United Coatings
2005 Fatigue technology, Inc.
2004 Flex-a-lite Consolidated
2003 Port of Tacoma
2002 Globe Machine Manufacturing Co.
2001 Northwest Etch Technology, Inc.
2000 Chenco Marine, Inc.
1999 Supervalu International
1998 Anderson Hay & Grain
1997 Jesse Engineering Company
1996 Dale Chihuly Studio
1995 Joseph Simon & Sons
1994 The Johnson Group
In addition to the Globe Awards, three other awards have been awarded during the ceremony in past years: The Marco Polo Award, The G.F. Train International Business Commemorative Award and the Community Vitality Partner Award. Please see below for prior winners of these awards.
The Community Vitality Partner Award
2010 Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc.
2009 Transportation Club of Tacoma
2008 Russell Investments
2007 Simpson Tacoma
The G.F. Train International Business Commemorative Award
2011 The Boeing Fabrication Division Frederickson
2010 Lt. Governor Brad Owen
2009 Emerald Home Furnishings
2008 Jack Fabulich, Port of Tacoma
2007 Kirk Company
2006 Burlington Northern Santa Fe
2005 Toray Composites
2004 Roman Meal
2003 Auto Warehousing Company
2002 Sagem Morpho, Inc.
2001 Art Morrison Enterprises, Inc.
2000 L.T. Murray, Murray Pacific Co.
1999 Kyle Smith, Smith-Western Co.
1998 Phil Lelli, I.L.W.U., Local #23
1997 Greg Schellberg, Evergreen Partnership
1995 George Russell, Frank Russell Company
1994 Hun & Chun Choe, J.C. Auto Part Group
1993 Darrell W. Jesse, Jesse Engineering Co.
1992 Fred Haley, Brown & Haley
1991 Chuck Doan, Port of Tacoma
1990 Ted Kennard, B.A. McKenzie & Co.
1989 Kathy Cobb, Puget Sound National Bank
Marco Polo Award
2010 Silverbow Honey Co.
2009 Tahoma Imports
2007 Sharper Mixers
2006 Newton research Labs, Inc.
2005 A/D Electronics – Global One
2004 PC Professionals, Inc.
2003 Tacoma Guitar
2002 IDMICRO, Inc.
2001 Gerbing’s Heated Clothing, Inc
2000 Walker Bay Boats
1999 A Day at the Races
1998 Les Boulangers Associes, Inc.