None, Small Business Award
Evolve Skateboards is a Gold Coast–based designer, manufacturer and retailer of electric skateboards. Since its launch in 2011, Evolve’s business has grown rapidly and its products are now sold in 30 countries through a network of 12 distributors. Export sales account for three-quarters of Evolve’s total annual sales revenue, which totalled $4 million in 2014–15. Evolve Skateboards have featured on television shows such as Top Gear Korea and The Gadget Show in the UK. The company started a brand ambassador program after several high-profile celebrities including US TV presenter Conan O’Brien publicly announced their love for the brand.