ONTHEGO SPORTS takes out ACT Exporter of the year Award 2015 – Exporting to Asia
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Breakthrough sports apparel brand ONTHEGO® Sports has won the ACT Exporter of the Year 2015 Award – Exporting to Asia category, and become a finalist in Online Sales & Manufacturing categories at The ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards. These awards are considered to be the Territory's most prestigious business awards.
ONTHEGO®, a Canberra founded, increasingly international ‘e-retailer’ & technical manufacturer of custom made sportswear & accessories was founded in 2011 with a lofty objective; to revolutionize the customized sports apparel industry and pioneer social impact in sport through its one4one® initiative.
Fast forward over 4 years ONTHEGO® has had increasingly strong growth and over 300,000 products have been sold in over 10 countries for, events, non-profits, health clubs or business. People from elite IRONMAN to Sir Richard Branson use ONTHEGO products to engage in their activities.
“This is a great achievement for the team, we’ve been working hard the past 12 months and the really exciting thing is we feel we’re only just getting started” Founder & Managing Director Mick Spencer says.
“It was a very competitive category, with some other amazing Canberra companies, Inland Trading Co, Wildbear Entertainment and IE Asia Pacific, so we’re so humbled by this award.”
Into the next 12 months ONTHEGO will be aiming to grow it’s exports double with new contracts with Olympic teams into RIO Olympics 2016, health club chains and large enterprises, a base in San Diego, ONTHEGO will be set for a busy 12 months ahead.
About ONTHEGO® SPORTS:
ONTHEGO® is the brainchild of Australian founder and entrepreneur, Mick Spencer, who founded the company at age 20 with $150 to his name. The brand was founded with a rebellious spirit and a lofty objective: to offer high quality custom sportswear at a revolutionary price and service, while leading the way for socially conscious businesses.
ONTHEGO® is an action sports brand that specialises in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of customised sports apparel, uniforms and accessories.
About ACT Exporter of the Year awards:
The ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards honour outstanding businesses in both ACT and national categories. Winners in the national categories will go on to compete at the Australian Export Awards in November.
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