Portland, OR – Cadence Management Corporation, a full-service project management training and consulting firm with a global reach, was recently awarded the U.S. Department of Commerce Export Achievement Award for accomplishments in the global marketplace.

Export AwardThe Export Achievement Award is presented to companies annually in recognition of export excellence and achievement in market penetration and promotion of export (and/or service) sales abroad. Mr. Scott Goddin, Portland U.S. Export Assistance Center Director and Ms. Jennifer Woods, Portland U.S. Export Assistance Center Senior International Trade Specialist, presented the award to Cadence during an awards ceremony at the U.S. Department of Commerce, One World Trade Center location in Portland Oregon.

“Cadence is honored to receive the Export Achievement Award,” said Cadence CEO and President, John Patton, “Most of our clients are worldwide and want to standardize their processes, and we must be responsive to that need. We are proud to contribute to the strength and vitality of the US economy, all the while expanding our presence in worldwide marketplaces. This award is a wonderful recognition for Cadence; especially for its associates and Global Solution Partners whose dedication make the Cadence vision a reality in the US and internationally.”

Cadence currently provides project management training and consulting in Costa Rica, Mexico, Malaysia, Japan and the Netherlands, and is expanding its relationships in several other European countries.


The Portland U.S. Export Assistance Center is part of the global network of the U.S. Commercial Service, a U.S. Department of Commerce agency that helps businesses sell their products and services globally. The agency’s worldwide network includes 105 U.S. Export Assistance Centers throughout the United States and more than 150 international offices.

About Cadence Management Corporation

For over 25 years, Portland, Oregon-based Cadence Management Corporation has delivered project management training, consulting services, and supporting project tools to leading companies and project managers around the world. Today, organizations count on Cadence to provide structure and discipline to projects, to help them deliver more with less. From Locomotives to PCs, financial services to medical equipment, spacecraft to coffee, Cadence is in the products and services that touch the world every day. Cadence Management Corporation: Connecting people worldwide and transforming businesses through project management.

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Photo Caption: Basia S. Petri, Cadence; Jennifer Woods, USEAC Senior International Trade Specialist; John Patton, Cadence CEO and President; Connie Plowman, Cadence COO and VP of Global Accounts; Scott Goddin, USEAC Director