The New Jersey District Export Council (NJDEC) is proud to recognize excellence among New Jersey’s leading exporters in the four categories of New Exporter, Exporter of the Year, Service Exporter and Minority Owned/Diverse Exporter.
The goal of the NJ International Trade Awards (NJITA) is to honor New Jersey companies that work diligently to increase company exports by entering new and high opportunity existing markets, thereby creating new jobs and business growth in the New Jersey economy.
The winning companies will gain exposure across the state throughout 2023 and will have the opportunity to participate in interviews, be featured on the NJDEC website, and on social media platforms to r promote the company while also promoting the import role of exports in New Jersey.
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 has grown exports, with at least 51% of the business (or at least 51% of the stock) is owned, operated, and controlled by one or more members who are African American/Black, Asian American, Hispanic American, Native American, Veteran & Service-Disabled, Woman, or LGBTQI+.