New Jersey International Trade Awards

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The New Jersey District Export Council (NJDEC) is proud to recognize excellence among New Jersey’s leading exporters in the four categories of Exporter of the Year, Service Exporter, New Exporter, and Minority Owned/Diverse Exporter.

The goal of the NJ International Trade Awards (NJITA) is to recognize and honor New Jersey companies that have worked diligently to expand their exporting efforts. They may have accomplished this by penetrating new markets or by increasing their presence in existing markets – or by embracing both growth strategies! By doing so they have contributed to the creation of new jobs while subsequently improving and enhancing the New Jersey economic landscape. 

Throughout 2023 the winning companies will gain valuable exposure across the state. Winners will be featured on the NJDEC website, have the opportunity to participate in interviews and be included on social media platforms in order to promote their company, while emphasizing the important role of exports in New Jersey.

Award Categories

  • Exporter of the Year: Awarded to a New Jersey company that has grown its exports and made exporting a cornerstone of its business.
  • Service Exporter of the Year: Awarded to a New Jersey company that is successfully exporting services.
  • New Exporter of the Year: Awarded to a New Jersey company that has begun exporting products or services within the last two years.
  • Minority Owned/Diverse Exporter of the Year: Awarded to a New Jersey company that is successfully exporting, whose owners or senior leaders and managers represent an underserved business community, which is defined as African American/Black, Asian American, Hispanic American, Native American, Veteran and Service-Disabled, Woman, or LGBTQI+. 

Ceremony Details

Date: May 17, 2023

Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Location: Galloping Hill Golf Course, 3 Golf Drive, Kenilworth, NJ 07033

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Please direct any questions to Susan Widmer at Susan.Widmer@trade.gov

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