The Tech Valley Global Business Network, an effort organized by a partnership of Albany-area chambers of commerce and the Center for Economic Growth, named four winners of its annual “Globie” awards. Winners of the Globies, also known as the Excellence in International Trade Awards, are:
- Leslie K. L. Thiele, a partner in the international practice group of downtown Albany law firm Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP. She received the Global Vision Award.
- TransTech Systems of Schenectady won the Manufacturer Award presented to a company with at least four years of progressive international trading.
- Utility Systems Technologies of Latham won the New to Exporting Award.
- AWS Truepower LLC of Albany won the Trade Partner Award. This award is presented to an entity that has had three years of active participation in global business by supporting or providing services to companies involved in international trade.
The Globies were presented at a dinner on Nov. 3 at Wolferts Roost Country Club in Albany. For more details, visit the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce at acchamber.org.