Transatlantic Business Award Program 2019
This fall, the American Chamber of Commerce Estonia (AmCham Estonia), U.S. Embassy Tallinn and the Baltic American Freedom Foundation (BAFF) will be launching the third annual Transatlantic Business Awards program!
The application period will open on September 2, 2019!
Dedicated to strengthening transatlantic economic ties and acknowledging outstanding and innovative achievements by Estonian-based companies and individuals in the U.S. market, this program builds upon the success of the previous awards series – Estonian American Innovation Award (2010-2015). Well-known previous winners include companies as ZeroTurnaround, GrabCad, Planet OS and Transferwise. Last year’s Tranatlantic Company of the Year, Testlio, was announced at the Transatlantic Business Conference 2017 in Tallinn. “The U.S. Embassy in Tallinn is delighted partner with AmCham and BAFF for the second year in a row on the Transatlantic Business Awards partnership,” said U.S. Chargé d’Affaires to Estonia Clifford G. Bond. “Recognizing companies and individuals that strengthen our shared transatlantic economic prosperity helps showcase the best that both Estonia and the U.S. have to offer, and we want to continue to highlight these innovative partnerships.”
To read more about the criteria for the Award, please CLICK HERE!
On November 7, in Tallinn at the 2018 Transatlantic Business Awards, Cleveron was named the Transatlantic Company of the Year for its success of breaking through to the US market and establishing strong business relations with the world’s biggest retailer Walmart. READ MORE….
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THE TRANSATLANTIC COMPANY OF THE YEAR AWARD
This program is aimed at highlighting the importance of transatlantic trade and investment between the United States and Estonia, and recognizing the contributions and positive impact made by Estonian companies investing in the United States. The award will be presented annually in order to highlight the importance of the economic ties between the United States and Estonia and to celebrate business excellence by an Estonian company in arguably the most competitive market in the world. The award will honor signiﬁcant achievement within the United States market, which might include strategic collaborations with U.S.-based organizations, implementation of innovative solutions, or signiﬁcant company growth or investment activities.
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THE TRANSATLANTIC PROMOTER OF THE YEAR AWARD
The award will recognize an individual residing in Estonia or in the United States, who has made significant contributions to promoting entrepreneurship or transatlantic collaboration. The award will honor the individual’s accomplishments in fostering increased entrepreneurial activity, including among diverse groups, and in promoting connections with the U.S. – based entrepreneurship ecosystem.
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THE MELISSA WELLS CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AWARD
This award recognizes companies operating in Estonia, who demonstrate ethical leadership and corporate responsibility and who make a positive difference in their communities.
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