What Makes a Winner? Inspiring initiatives for economic recovery

The 2020 World Trade Promotion Organizations Awards rewarded national trade promotion agencies from around the globe for innovative programmes to support small and medium-sized firms.

These initiatives support economic recovery, focusing on partnerships, digitalization, and sustainability. The nine cases featured in this publication offer insights to trade promotion organizations to strengthen their own support to businesses.

Explore the new e-publication format

Inspiring initiatives for economic recovery are a common feature of the winners of the 2020 World Trade Promotion Organization Awards. See the stories of these national trade promotion initiatives that are sustainable, digital and partnership-based, in a new e-publication format. View the video submissions of all shortlisted countries, read comments from the international jury of peers, and more.

Sweden, Georgia and Costa Rica were the top award winners for the 2020 competition, held every two years since 2004. The awards commend national programmes that support enterprises to be more competitive and sustainable in international markets.