Port of Tacoma Annual Breakfast, Summit Awards March 25

The Port of Tacoma will recognize the 2015 Summit Awards recipients during the organization’s annual breakfast in downtown Tacoma.

The awards honor Port of Tacoma customers and tenants for corporate achievement and business excellence in three categories of leadership:

Business Magnet – A Port of Tacoma customer or member of the supply chain (shipper, transportation or logistics service provider, developer) for business development efforts and investments that lead to recognizable increase in business volume or new business opportunities for the Port of Tacoma, and have a positive economic effect for the citizens of Pierce County.

Environmental Stewardship – A Port of Tacoma customer or tenant for a project, program or initiative that supports Pierce County’s sustainability and honors biodiversity and the interconnected nature of industry, people, wildlife and natural systems.

Livable Community – A Port of Tacoma customer or tenant for a project, program or initiative that demonstrates the business community’s positive contribution to Pierce County through social responsibility. Criteria include philanthropy and charitable giving, community service and employee volunteering, community engagement and outreach, and employee development.

Past Summit Awards recipients include Emergency Food Network, Friends of Julia’s Gulch, International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 23, MacMillan-Piper, PCC Logistics, SAFE Boats, Targa Sound Terminal, Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Transportation Club of Tacoma, Trident Seafoods, and Washington United Terminals.

The annual breakfast will also include a State of the Port address by Port of Tacoma CEO John Wolfe, and a keynote address by former NFL player and motivational speaker/author Eric Boles.

The event will be held on Weds., March 25, between 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, located at 1500 Broadway, in downtown Tacoma. Tickets are $50 in advance (price includes breakfast and parking at the convention center). Register online here by Weds., March 18.


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