Nominate top Port of Tacoma customers, tenants for Summit Awards

Help the Port of Tacoma recognize the customers and tenants that made significant contributions to Pierce County’s economy and livability in 2014 by nominating top performers for Summit Awards.

The awards, to be presented at the March 25 annual breakfast, recognize three categories of leadership: 

  • Business Magnet: a Port customer or member of the supply chain (shipper, transportation or logistics service provider, developer) for business development efforts and investments that led to a recognizable increase in business volume or new business opportunities for the Port of Tacoma, and have a positive economic effect for the citizens of Pierce County
  • Livable Community: a Port customer or tenant for a project, program or initiative that demonstrated the business community’s positive contribution to Pierce County through social responsibility. Criteria include philanthropy and charitable giving, community service and employee volunteering, community engagement and outreach, and employee development
  • Environmental Stewardship: a Port customer or tenant for a project, program or initiative that supported Pierce County’s sustainability and honors biodiversity and the interconnected nature of industry, people, wildlife and natural systems 

Self nominations are welcome and encouraged. Find nomination forms and information at

Recipients will be chosen by a panel of community and business leaders, led by a Port commissioner.

Nominations are due by 5 p.m. Feb. 13. Completed forms should be emailed to, faxed to (253) 593-4534 or mailed to Port of Tacoma Summit Awards, P.O. Box 1837, Tacoma, WA 98401-1837.

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About the Port of Tacoma
The Port of Tacoma is an economic engine for South Puget Sound. A major gateway to Asia and Alaska, the Port of Tacoma is among the largest container ports in North America. The Port is also a major center for bulk, breakbulk and project/heavy-lift cargoes, as well as automobiles and trucks.

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