Mega on-line store Amazon will be the recipient of the coveted Luxembourg-American business award for 2018. The award is given to company’s that are considered to contribute significantly to the European country’s economy.
The award was established in 1999, and every since it has been awarded to manufacturing companies. Amazon is the first service company in the history of the award to be so honored.
Previous winners include Goodyear Rubber & Tire Company, DuPont guardian Industries, Avery Dennison Corporation, and others.
The awards ceremony is scheduled for May 15, 2018 and will take place at the Luxembourg American Chamber of Commerce in New York. Miami University will also be celebrating 50 years of a presence in Luxembourg and will receive an honorary business award for its high standards in its academic, economic and institutional partnerships between Luxembourg and the United States.
It is expected that crown prince Guilaume, crown princess Stéphanie and economy minister Étienne Schneider will be present at the ceremony.