OnTheGo wins Exporters Award
Date: 14th October 2014
For Immediate Release
OnTheGo® Sports takes out Online Retail Exporter of the Year Award
Canberra-based sportswear company OnTheGo® Sports has been crowned Online Retail - ACT Exporter of the Year at the 2014 Chief Minister’s Export Awards today at the Hyatt Hotel.
OnTheGo® is iconic for developing an online model that allows users all around the world to design their own sportswear and accessories, beyond what they ever thought was possible, and make a difference to a child's life through active living. OnTheGo® employs fabric and customization technology that has been backed by world class sporting groups and athletes, including supply contracts with Anytime Fitness Australia and Asia, IRONMAN® Asia Pacific, International Rugby Board and David Jones, among many more.
The company has products been used in over 10 countries, with over 5,000 organization’s and hundreds of thousands of users of their unique items.
“We are so excited to be recognized as a category winner in the 2014 Exporter of the Year program,” OnTheGo Sports Founder and Managing Director Mick Spencer said.
“Canberra is a great base for us and is a strong place for global business, this award is a testament to the team and partners of OnTheGo who continue to strive for excellence every day.”
OnTheGo’s “Every Day Matters Initiative” is seeking to get 1 Million kids into sport by 2020, and for every purchase made, a child is affected through sport and active living.
Mick states, “This award proves our export strategy is strong, our risk management and policies and procedures around doing business overseas are in a very good position for the future, which is very exciting and bright”
OnTheGo Sports will qualify for entry into the 52nd Australian Export Awards, which will be held in Melbourne in November.
The ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards are an initiative of the ACT Government delivered by Canberra Business Chamber.
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