Caribbean Exporter of the Year Awards

The aim of the Caribbean Exporter of the Year Awards is to create an export culture across the region by encouraging CARIFORUM firms to begin exporting or to expand their exports through a programme that acknowledges and rewards exporters.

Description of Awards

Emerging Exporter of the Year 
The Emerging Exporter of the Year Award recognises a company that has entered the export market within the last 3 years and has already experienced success.

2015 Winner – Gopex International N.V (Suriname)  – read about Gopex in the Caribbean Export OUTLOOK

Young Exporter of the Year 
The Young Exporter of the Year Award recognises a company whose principle shareholder is 35 years or younger and is a successful exporter.

2015 Winner – Advance Foam (Trinidad)

Female Exporter of the Year 
The Female Exporter of the Year Award recognises a company whose principle shareholder is female and is a successful exporter.

2015 Winner – Denese Palmer of Southside Distributors (Jamaica) – learn more about Southside in this short video

Green Exporter of the Year
The Green Exporter of the Year Award recognizes an exporter that has invested in green technologies and integrated alternative/renewable energy solutions into its operations that has allowed it to experience exporting success.

2015 Winner – Nand Persaud and Company Ltd (Guyana) – read about Nand Persaud in the Caribbean Export OUTLOOK

Caribbean Exporter of the Year
The Caribbean Exporter of the Year Award recognizes a Caribbean firm that has achieved significant exporting success and whose brand epitomizes Caribbean Export’s guiding philosophy of “Taking Caribbean Excellence to the World.”

2015 Winner – Sacha Cosmetics (Trinidad and Tobago) – learn more about Sacha Cosmetics in this short video

Special Award – Excellence in Services Exports
The Special Award recognizes an outstanding Caribbean firm that has successfully exported its services.

2015 Winner – SMAKS Luxury Goods (Trinidad and Tobago) – learn more about SMAKS in this short video