[9/27/22] Thursday evening, September 22nd, leaders in South Sound business and trade gathered at the Port of Tacoma to celebrate the 28th Annual Globe Awards.
This year's Globe Awards was a lively and highly-attended event where guests ate, drank, connected, and waited in excitement to learn the winner of the 2022 Globe Award.
The night kicked off with a beautiful performance of classical music by the Florence Trio of student violinists. The Tacoma Sea Scouts color guard from the Tacoma Youth Marine Center was also in attendance to post the flag for the event.
Attendees heard from Michael Fowler, executive director of the World Trade Center Tacoma, as well as Andrea Reay, President/CEO of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. Other speakers include WTCTA Chair David Graybill, Port of Tacoma Commission President Don Meyer, Pierce County Economic Development Director Betty Capestany, and Columbia Bank VP and district manager Rob Lewis,
After much anticipation, Griot's Garage was announced as the winner of the 2022 Globe Award. Nick Griot, CEO of Griot's Garage, accepted the award on behalf of the company and shared how his family business in the Pacific Northwest has reached success and maintained excellence through small and medium enterprise (SME) trade.
Following ceremony, tickets for a variety of exciting raffle prizes, including a cruise from Tacoma's Youth Marine Center, were drawn and awarded to guests.
There could not have been a better night to enjoy this celebration of international trade than at sunset overlooking Tacoma's beautiful working waterfront.
Thank you to everyone who attended the 28th Annual Globe Awards and made this event such a stunning success.
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