We are honored to welcome Edwards Global Services to the MAPLE Business Council. On May 21, 2015, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Edwards Global Services, Inc. (EGS) with the President's "E" Star Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, DC. The President's "E" Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. Founded in 2001, EGS helps US-based franchisors successfully expand into international markets. EGS uses a proven, stepped process that assesses the global potential for the specific franchise, develops a business plan to go global, and then implements the plan using their experienced U.S.-based executive team and in-country associate network in 32 countries. For more information, please visit www.edwardsglobal.com.