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Governor's International Trade Award


The Governor's International Trade Award honors Minnesota companies that have show exceptional progress and success in foreign markets. In addition to honoring individual recipients, the award recognizes the tremendous positive effect that exports and trade have on the state's overall economy.

Governor's International Trade Awards Luncheon

The Minnesota Trade Office is delighted to invite you to join Governor Tim Walz and Commissioner Steve Grove, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, at a luncheon event to honor this year’s recipients of the Governor’s International Trade Awards.

Join us on November 7, 2019 from 11:15 a.m to 1:30 p.m. at Windows on Minnesota in Minneapolis. Register Today!

Previous Award Recipients

2016 Recipients

  • Crown Iron Works Co. (Roseville)
  • Digital Content LLC (Edina)
  • DCM Tech Inc. (Winona)
  • Great Plains Processing (Luverne)
  • Ralco Nutrition Inc. (Marshall)
  • Top Tool Co. (Blaine)

2014 Recipients

  • Barrett Ag Services (Brainerd)
  • Dombrovski Craft Meats (Foley)
  • Industrial and Environmental Concepts, Inc. (Lakeville)
  • Tonka Water (Plymouth)
  • Winona State University (Winona)

2013 Recipients

  • Barr Engineering Company (Minneapolis)
  • Fastenal Company (Winona)
  • Horton, Inc. (Roseville)
  • Julia Knight, Inc. (Minneapolis)
  • MGS Machine Corporation (Maple Grove)
  • Midwest Ag Enterprises (Marshall)
  • Minnesota International Medicine (Minneapolis)
  • OSI, Inc. (Medina)
  • Pepin Manufacturing (Lake City)

2012 Recipients

  • Northwest Grains International, LLC (Minneapolis)
  • Delkor Systems, Inc. (Circle Pines)
  • Digi-Key Corporation (Thief River Falls)
  • Jet Edge, Inc. (St. Michael)
  • Mayo Clinic (Rochester)
  • Proto Labs (Maple Plain)
  • ME Global Inc. (Minneapolis/Duluth)
  • Gear Grid LLC (Forest Lake)
  • KwikRink Synthetic Ice (Maple Grove)
  • PaR Systems, Inc. (Shoreview)
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