September 25 – 26, 2012 Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership is very pleased to host the 2012 Trade conference which has grown to be a marquee forum for the provincial exporting community to gather, exchange ideas, and network with like-minded enterprises. A strong program is currently being developed to bring together some of the most successful leaders in global business and to provide conference delegates with focused, relevant information pertaining to the trends and obstacles confronting Saskatchewan exporters. For ongoing conference updates please visit the STEP website at

2012 Exporter of the Year Award

sponsored by The Exporter of the Year Award was introduced in 1999 to recognize the export achievements of STEP Regular Members. The Award recognizes such achievements based on a variety of criteria including:

  • the introduction of new products/services into new markets
  • a significant increase in export sales
  • a high ratio of export sales to total sales
  • a positive impact on the community through job creation

The 2012 award recipient will receive public recognition, affirmation of business excellence from peers as well as province-wide and international acknowledgment. Applications are reviewed by a Selection Committee of Saskatchewan business leaders involved in providing assistance to exporters. Eligible companies must be Regular Members of STEP who are actively exporting.

The submission deadline is August 10, 2012. The recipient will receive the award at the STEP Trade Conference in Saskatoon to be held on September 26, 2012. Information regarding the award/application process can be obtained at
The 2012 Exporter of the Year Award is sponsored by Export Development Canada, a long-standing sponsor of the STEP award.

 For more information or to relay a member referral, please contact: Heather Swan, Manager – Corporate Services Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP)
 Telephone: 306-787-7942 Regina Office: #320 – 1801 Hamilton Street Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3C6 Fax: 306-787-6666  


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