Exporting Events The Kansas Department of Commerce hosts numerous export-themed events throughout the year. Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award The award program brings statewide recognition to Kansas companies committed to expanding sales in international markets and showcases those exporters as role models to other Kansas companies seeking similar success. The Exporter of the Year Award is dedicated to thanking employers for helping to put Kansas on the world map. Kansas International Trade Day Conference Kansas International Trade Day Conference offers a wide variety of speakers, exhibitors, and programs to assist Kansas businesses with its exporting ability. Kansas International Trade Day conference is an educational event that features speakers and sessions designed to help Kansas businesses start exporting or grow existing exports. The event also features success stories from the Governor’s Exporter of the Year.