MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey recognized eight Alabama companies today for success in selling their goods and services in countries around the globe.
Winners of the 2018 Governor’s Trade Excellence Awards represent a diverse swath of the state’s business landscape, including high-tech manufacturers, innovative software developers and a craft beer brewer. They were honored at a ceremony today at the State Capitol.
“Today we celebrate the ingenuity and dedication of Alabama business leaders who know that commerce doesn’t end at our state’s borders,” Governor Ivey said. “Their vision to be international leaders in their respective fields is most impressive, and we look forward to their continued efforts in overseas markets.”
The governor also acknowledged that all of the winners are small businesses, a pillar of Alabama’s economy.