Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade

October 5, 2022


The Arkansas District Export Council is delighted to announce the upcoming Twelfth Annual Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Global Trade, which recognizes excellence among exporters and serves to inspire the exporting community. The awards will be presented during our annual evening banquet at the Governor’s Mansion.

The applications are open until August 5. Please contact Max Avery for more information.

Download Award Application

As a respected member of the Arkansas exporting community, ARDEC invites you to partner with us by sponsoring this event. Recognition by the state and your community as well as other exporters is a key benefit of sponsorship.  Other benefits include logo branding during the event, recognition on ARDEC website, and tickets to the event, as well as media coverage.

Download Sponsorship Brochure

Quarterly Meetings

We are currently holding our regular quarterly meetings in a hybrid format, both virtually and in-person, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All Members and Associates are invited to come as well as potential Members and Associates.

For details, please email Heidi Whitman,


Q1 Meeting, January 28

Q2 Meeting, April 22

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