Call for Nominations for the 2017 Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year
By the State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development
The "Made in Alaska" logo, encouraging consumers to buy local Alaskan brands.
Image courtesy of the State of Alaska DCCED
January 2, 2018 JUNEAU – Nominations for the 2017 Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year award are now being accepted. The award recognizes a Made in Alaska business that demonstrates the ability to overcome challenges, grow their business, innovate, be a leader in the community, and collaborate with other businesses.
“Each year since 1991, one Made in Alaska permit holder has been selected to receive this important award,” said Britteny Cioni-Haywood, director of the Division of Economic Development. “The businesses that receive the Manufacturer of the Year award embody the qualities that are building a stronger Alaska.”
Nomination instructions for the Manufacturer of the Year award are available at MadeinAlaska.org. Anyone may nominate an active Made in Alaska permit holder; self-nominations are also welcome. Nominations must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 31, 2018. If you have any questions regarding the Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year award, please contact the Division of Economic Development at (907) 465-5478 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alaska's businesses manufacture high quality products for markets domestically and internationally. The Made in Alaska program identifies and promotes products manufactured and crafted in the state. Products range from small gift items to large industrial modules. Made in Alaska has been promoting products produced in Alaska since 1985. More information about the Made in Alaska program is available at MadeinAlaska.org. The program is overseen by the Division of Economic Development.