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Apply for the 2015 Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting

Completed applications due April 17, 2015

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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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Apply for Gov's Excellence in Exporting Award

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting. Deadline for application: April 17, 2015