2014 STEP Exporter of the Year – Finalists Announced

REGINA – Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 STEP Exporter of the Year Award. The winner of the STEP Award will be announced at the STEP Trade Conference to be held on September 24, 2014 in Saskatoon.

The STEP Exporter of the Year Award, sponsored by Export Development Canada (EDC), acknowledges STEP members for their achievements and success in tackling world markets. EDC is Canada’s export credit agency offering innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business.

The finalists for the 2014 STEP Exporter of the Year Award are:
Agrocorp International – Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
POS Bio-Sciences – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

“The quality of the finalists for this award is a true testament to the strength of our members’ exporting capacity,” said Chad Fleck, President & CEO of STEP. “These members have been very successful in driving the provincial economy and the calibre of finalists is a strong reflection of the innovative, dynamic, and forward thinking companies that conduct international business from Saskatchewan. STEP is privileged to showcase these members and celebrate in their success on the international stage.”

Applications for the STEP Exporter of the Year Award were reviewed by a Selection Committee comprised of business leaders involved in providing assistance to exporters. Eligible companies for the Exporter of the Year Award must be Regular Members of STEP and actively exporting. The Selection Committee considers the member’s performance in introducing new products and services into world markets, increasing export sales, achieving a high export to total sales ratio, job creation, and the impact of their business on the community.

STEP is a non-profit, membership driven, government/industry partnership, designed to promote the growth of Saskatchewan’s export capacity. For more information regarding the Exporter of the Year Award finalists, their products, services, and capabilities as well as STEP as an organization, please visit www.sasktrade.sk.ca

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