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President’s “E” Awards Celebrate U.S. Companies’ Export Achievements

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On Monday, May 21, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 43 American companies, representing 18 U.S. states and Guam, with the 2018 President’s “E” Award to kick off World Trade Week . The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any person, firm, and organization can receive for making a significant contribution to increasing U.S. exports. This year, 25 companies and...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Kicks Off World Trade Week by Honoring U.S. Firms with Presidential Export Award

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Today, at the 2018 President’s “E” Awards ceremony, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 43 U.S. companies and organizations that export U.S. goods and services. Companies representing 18 states were recognized as part of the 56th anniversary of the award. This year’s honorees include 33 small and medium-sized businesses as well as 17 manufacturers. “Since his inauguration, job creation has...

Spotlight on Commerce: Laura Shin, Deputy Chief, Federal Assistance Law Division, Office of General Counsel

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Guest blog post by Laura Shin, Deputy Chief, Federal Assistance Law Division, Office of General Counsel During this Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we recognize the...

Prominent Business and Government Leaders to Address 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit Participants

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The U.S. Department of Commerce and SelectUSA today announced the lineup of global executives and business leaders that will address participants at the SelectUSA Investment Summit , June 20-22, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Speakers include U.S. governors, Cabinet secretaries, and executives from U.S. and global companies including Foxconn, Lanxess,...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the National Press Club Headliners Luncheon

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Thank you, Andrea, for that kind introduction. It is an honor to be addressing the National Press Club. When I was a student at Yale, my dream was to be a writer, so I joined a course called Daily Themes which required 1,000 words of fiction by 10 a.m. each morning. By the second week, I was out of material and dropped out of the course. As a result, I admire people like you who write...

Spotlight on Commerce: Dawn Bailey and Christine Schaefer, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

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Ed. note: This post is part of a series for Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) May 6-12, showcasing the vast and diverse work of Commerce employees collectively working together to deliver important services that are helping the American economy grow. Guest blog post by Dawn Bailey and Christine Schaefer, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Spotlight on Commerce: Van Gilbert, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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Ed. note: This post is part of a series for Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) May 6-12, showcasing the vast and diverse work of Commerce employees collectively working together to deliver important services that are helping the American economy grow. Guest blog post by Van Gilbert, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office As a patent examiner in the Pro Se Assistance Pilot Program at the United...

Spotlight on Commerce: Dr. Joanna Chan, Data Scientist, National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

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Ed. note: This post is part of a series for Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) May 6-12, showcasing the vast and diverse work of Commerce employees collectively working together to deliver important services that are helping the American economy grow. Guest blog post by Dr. Joanna Chan, Data Scientist, National Technical Information Service (NTIS) I am a data scientist with Commerce’s National...