State looking to honor companies for export growth

Friday, July 8, 2011, Vol. 35, No. 27

NASHVILLE (AP) — The state is looking to recognize Tennessee companies that have shown strong export growth.

Gov. Bill Haslam says such companies help produce high-quality jobs in the state.

To honor them, the state is accepting applications for the 2011 Governor's Award for Trade Excellence. The awards will be presented in Nashville Sept. 22-23.

Information is at Nicole.gagliano(at) The deadline for applications is Aug. 26.