By Maria Valdez Haubrich

Here’s an opportunity to be lauded for your entrepreneurial efforts and set an example for small businesses across the nation. International shipping giant, UPS, wants to honor one business (under 500 employees) that “best exemplifies a business that is excelling in the global marketplace and engaging in exporting to their competitive advantage in a world of change.” If you’re already successfully exporting to international markets, you could be profiled in a future issue of World Trade 100 magazine.
The winning company will be the nominee that best exemplifies a business that is excelling in exporting as determined by the following criteria:
• Growth of international sales and/or business operations
• An entrepreneurial spirit and innovative pursuit of international growth opportunities
• Ambitious plans to continue growing the company through exporting
The deadline for submissions is November 12, 2010. For more information and to enter online go to