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The GINA Award

for Outstanding Export Compliance

GINA Award


Each year beginning in 2009, Evolutions in Business has presented an award to the individual who achieved outstanding export compliance within their company, and to a corporation who demonstrated outstanding commitment and follow through to export compliance.

Current GINA Award Nominees/Winners

Previous GINA Award Winners

Criteria for Individual Export Compliance Achievement

The “GINA Award” is awarded individuals who with or without cooperation from their corporation has managed to implement in their company these “Best Practices” of a compliant exporting organization:
  • Organize and Receive Export Education
  • Classify products for ITAR Category and or EAR, ECCN
  • Establish denied parties screening
  • Establish accuracy in documentation
  • Ensure proper record keeping
  • Draft and Implement EMS or EMCP
  • Demonstrate tenacity to see compliance through
  • Attention to detail
  • Courage to protect national security interests and to prevent unlawful exports
  • Commitment to the law and regulations
Nominations for the “ GINA Award” for Outstanding Export Compliance Individuals and the “GINA Award” for Corporate Export Compliance Commitment will be accepted from companies and individuals from around the country. Nomination papers will be reviewed and screened and a panel of experts including the previous years recipients will select the award winner. Awards will be issued in the fall.

Criteria for Corporate Export Compliance Commitment

The Criteria for Corporate Export Compliance Commitment includes:

  • Regulatory “buy in” from corporate
  • Corporate wide respect and commitment to the letter and spirit of the law
  • Speed at which the whole company is brought into full compliance
  • Proper authority awarded to export compliance individuals
  • Proper resources and funding given export compliance
  • Receipt of Executive Awareness Training in matters of export compliance