|City of Largo Story of the Week July 10, 2009
|Date of Record: July 10, 2009|
The Governor's Business Diversification Awards
Florida is currently accepting nominations for the 2009 Governor's
Business Diversification awards. The annual recognition is used to
highlight Florida companies that have achieved a variety of
benchmarks over the past year. If you know of a Florida company that
qualifies for one of the awards below nominate them or encourage them
to apply prior to July 24, 2009.
Governor's Business Expansion Award is for a
Florida company that expanded its operations in 2008, investing
capital and creating jobs for Floridians.
Governor's Entrepreneurship Award is for a
Florida start-up company (less than 5 years) that sets the standard
for entrepreneurship and creativity during 2008.
Governor's Export Excellence Award is for a
Florida company that experienced a significant increase in
documented export sales in 2008.
Governor's Green-to-Gold Award is for a
Florida company, organization or institution that, through product,
practice and/or process, best exemplifies "green" leadership.
This award advocates the sustainable management of resources and the
stewardship of the natural environment. Organizations that use
and/or create technologies to build "green" economic
opportunities and benefits are eligible to receive this award.
Governor's Innovation Award is for a Florida
company, organization or institution that, through product or
process, best exemplifies innovative leadership.
Governor's Newcomer Award is for a new-to-Florida company that
began operating here in 2008.
companies receive an exclusive luncheon with Governor Charlie Crist,
recognition in a full-page collage ad In Florida Trend
Magazine and state press releases. Awards will be given in September
during the 2009 Industry Appreciation Week.
more information on the Governor's Business Diversification Awards
and nomination forms click here
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