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 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.
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 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.
The winners of the 2017 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards were announced at a gala awards ceremony in Brisbane on Thursday, 19 October 2017.
Typefi was one of a diverse group of finalists in the Small Business category, which included
Clean Oil Services, Noonan Ultimate Race Engineering, and this year’s category winner, Tooletries.