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56th Australian Export Awards

The 56th Australian Export Awards were held at the National Arboretum in Canberra on 27 November 2018, celebrating Australian companies engaged in international business who have achieved sustainable growth through innovation and commitment.


Chandi Perera, Shanna Bignell and Jacques Janse at the 2018 Australian Export Awards.
Typefi CEO Chandi Perera and Marketing Manager Shanna Bignell with Jacques Janse, CEO of Queensland’s Blast Movement Technologies, at the 56th Australian Export Awards.

Typefi proudly represented Queensland in the Small Business category amongst a very diverse group of finalists. Congratulations to Victoria’s photoSentinel on their well-deserved win!

Typefi enters the Hall of Fame!

Typefi was inducted into the Sunshine Coast Business Awards Hall of Fame at the 2018 awards gala on 17 November, alongside Australia Zoo and The Compass Institute.


The Typefi team holding up their 2018 Hall of Fame trophy in front of a Sunshine Coast Business Awards backdrop.
Ben Vale, Shanna Bignell, Michael Cousins, Sue Hudson and Ben Hauser celebrate Typefi’s induction into the 2018 Hall of Fame.

Typefi has previously won Sunshine Coast Business Awards in 2015 (Technology and Excellence in Innovation), 2016 (Excellence in Export), and 2017 (Technology).

Winners! Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2018

Typefi has once again been recognised for its contribution to Queensland’s economy, winning the 2018 Premier of Queensland’s Export Award for Small Business and being named as a finalist in the Digital Technologies category.


Shanna Bignell, Ben Hauser and Michael Cousins holding up Typefi's 2018 Premier of Queensland's Export Awards trophy, an engraved glass shard.
Shanna Bignell, Ben Hauser and Michael Cousins with Typefi’s trophy for the 2018 Premier of Queensland’s Export Award for Small Business.

Typefi has been exporting since 2007, and 90% of its customers are based overseas, with exports accounting for 92% of revenue in the 2017–18 financial year.

Logo for the Premier of Queensland's Export Awards 2018

Typefi in the running for two Queensland Export Awards

Finalists in the 2018 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards were announced on 13 September 2018, with Typefi in contention for two categories this year—Digital Technologies and Small Business.

“We’re very honoured to have been named as finalists in the Queensland Export Awards for the third year running,” said Chandi Perera, Typefi CEO.

“It’s validating to know that the judging panel is looking at what Typefi is doing and seeing that it’s effective, and that we are making a positive difference in Australia and around the world.”

Typefi's Ben Hauser and Shanna Bignell with Jason Garland from Award sponsor Secure Access IT.

Sunshine Coast Business Awards 2017

Typefi was awarded the 2017 Sunshine Coast Business Award for Technology at a gala dinner at Novotel Twin Waters Resort on 18 November.

The awards program recognises the achievements of businesses in the Sunshine Coast region of Queensland, Australia, where Typefi’s head office has been based since the company’s founding in 2001.

With competition in the Technology category becoming increasingly tough over the last few years, the team was thrilled to be honoured with the win!

Big rewards for Sunshine Coast businesses through export

Typefi features in a new range of resources developed by Sunshine Coast Council to encourage local businesses to consider exporting products and services internationally.

The resources include a short video encouraging businesses to apply for the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards, and two e-books—Sunshine Coast Export Showcase 2017–2018, and Sunshine Coast Export Intelligence Guide 2017–2018.

Typefi Senior Engineer Dinesh Amarasekara and Marketing Associate Shanna Bignell give the thumbs-up in front of a 2017 Premier of Queensland's Export Awards banner.

Typefi named as a finalist in the 2017 Queensland Export Awards

Typefi has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Small Business category of the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards for the second year running.

The annual Export Awards program celebrates business excellence in international trade. Typefi was successful in winning both the Premier of Queensland’s Export Award for Small Business and the 54th Australian Export Award for Small Business in 2016.

Typefi VP Engineering Ben Hauser, Marketing Associate Shanna Bignell, and CEO Chandi Perera, hold up their trophy after winning the Small Business Award at the 54th Australian Export Awards in Brisbane.

Winners! 54th Australian Export Awards

Typefi has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading exporters, winning the Small Business category at the 54th Australian Export Awards on Thursday, 24 November 2016.

“It is such an honour to be recognised with this award,” said CEO Chandi Perera. “It speaks volumes about the quality of our products and services, and the expertise and professionalism of our team members around the world.”

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