Sioux Corporation one of 21 companies honored by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on November 5 as recipients of the prestigious 2009 Presidential “E” and “E Star” Awards during a ceremony at the National District Export Council Conference in Washington, D.C.. The “E” Award is the highest U.S. Government recognition any U.S. entity may receive for developing export programs.
The Presidential “E” Award was created by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, to recognize persons, firms, or organizations that contribute significantly to increasing United States exports. The Presidential “E Star” Award recognizes continued superior performance in increasing or promoting exports.
Sioux works with the U.S. Department of Commerce offices around the world through Cinnamon King in the local office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Sioux has installed numerous programs to expand exports into North America, Latin America, Asia/Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and has sponsored export seminars at various trade shows throughout the world.