Nominate stellar Port of Tacoma customers, tenants for Summit Awards

Join the Port of Tacoma in recognizing corporate achievement and business excellence by nominating top performers for the Summit Awards.

The awards, to be presented at the April 24 annual customer breakfast, recognize three categories of leadership:

Business Magnet — A Port customer or member of the supply chain (shipper, transportation or logistics service provider, developer) for business development efforts and investments that lead to a 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;

Livable Community — A Port 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;

Environmental Stewardship — A Port 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.

Self nominations are welcome and encouraged. Find nomination forms and information at . Recipients will be chosen by a panel of community and business leaders, led by a Port Commissioner. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 17. Email nominations to , fax them to (253) 593-4534 or mail them to Port of Tacoma Summit Awards, PO Box 1837, Tacoma, WA 98401-1837.