OCTOBER 21st 2011: World leader
in combat entertainment has gained State recognition for its success aboard.
Battlefield Sports was named as the winner in the Arts and Entertainment
Category of the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards last night.
Sports as grown its live gaming company from a niche business to an
Their patent-pending real-time hit-feedback
technology, called SATR, is offering gamers worldwide a new way to live
out their Hollywood hero fantasies.
The awards were presented by the Hon. Acting-Premier Andrew Fraser in
front of a crowd more than 700 of Queensland’s brightest business people
gathered to celebrate the annual Premier of Queensland Export Awards.
Acting-Premier Fraser said the stories of exporting success highlight
the strong contribution exporters continue to make to the State’s
communities and economy.
"The Awards congratulate our best exporters
for their efforts overseas and establishing Queensland as a reliable
supplier of quality export products and services globally," Mr Fraser
Nicole Lander, Chief Fun Officer at Battlefield Sports, said:
"We are absolutely thrilled to have won. Not only does it reflect the
success our team has achieved, but it also highlights the burgeoning
global live gaming industry."
“As home-grown success story, we are
also proud to be representing our region as a world leading innovator in
our niche,” she said.
Nicole Lander says Battlefield Sports will continue to grow its
export business through a combination of new product development and enhancement and expansion of existing and potential markets.
Battlefield Sports has exported its equipment to more than 35
far and wide from the UK, USA, Spain, and Belgium to Canada
"Since commencing exporting in 2002, Battlefield Sports has gained
international success for its work in combat entertainment," Ms Lander
"Through on-going reinvestment in our technology, facilities and staff
Battlefield Sports has grown into a world leader in live gaming,
and operates the largest battlefield in Australia," Ms Lander said.
* 2011 - Winner Arts/Entertainment Exporter
* 2010 - Top 3 Arts/Entertainment Exporter
* 2009 - Top 3 Arts/ Entertainment Exporter
* 2007 - Winner (Australian Technology Showcase)
* 2005 - Regional Winner
* 2004 - Top 3 Arts/Entertainment Exporter
About Battlefield Sports
Battlefield Sports is the world leader in the development and
production of infrared phasers for combat entertainment. Battlefield
Sports™ makes patent‐pending SATRŪ phasers and writes unique battle
missions. With millions of games played in more than 35 countries, it is
headquartered in Australia and has agencies in the UK, Spain, and in the
USA. It has won numerous awards for excellence, including being named
one of the Top 3 Art/Entertainment Exporters in Qld (2004, 2009 and
2010). With more than a decade of experience, the group is the
pacesetter in the development combat entertainment systems.
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About Trade Qld Export Awards
Trade Queensland (http://www.export.qld.gov.au) is proud to manage
the Premier of Queensland's Export Awards. Recognizing and publicly
acknowledging the success, innovation and sheer hard work of
Queensland's exporters is important.
Trade Queensland is the Queensland Government's lead agency for
driving export growth in our State. Committed to building
recognition of Queensland's export capabilities in key markets and
broadening our export base to generate employment and economic
development, Trade Queensland aims to help Queensland companies earn
more export dollars through an individualized and targeted service.