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

Completed applications due April 22, 2015

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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