Port of Tacoma seeks 2015 Summit Awards nominees

The Port of Tacoma is accepting nominations for the 2015 Summit Awards, which honor significant business, economic, and livability contributions made by the Port’s top-performing customers and tenants.

Summit Awards recognize three categories of leadership:

Business Magnet – 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 – 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 – 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.

Nomination forms are available online at portoftacoma.com/about/summit-awards and must be completed by Fri., Feb. 13, 2015, at 5 p.m., and submitted to Port of Tacoma Marketing and International Trade Specialist Larry Kvidera via e-mail at lkvidera@portoftacoma.com, fax (253) 593-4534, or by mail at Port of Tacoma Summit Awards, P.O. Box 1837, Tacoma, WA 98401-1837.

The 2015 Summit Awards recipients will be announced during the Port of Tacoma Annual Breakfast on Weds., Mar. 25, 2015, at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.

More information is available online at portoftacoma.com/about/summit-awards.