Tuesday, December 5, 2017

LA Port Wins Globalization Award

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Los Angeles’ Trade Connect Program was recently honored with the Responding to Globalization award at the seventh annual Orange County Business School’s Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Awards.

The awards took place Nov. 16 and were sponsored by JP Morgan Chase & Co. and spotlights those that have enacted policies and programs that foster job creation and remove barriers that hinder economic growth.

The port’s Trade Connect Program was created to help educate firms, create jobs and nurture more trade flow in Southern California through seminars. The program has garnered various awards, including a pair of Presidential "E Awards,” considered the county’s highest export trade honor.