HUNDREDS OF APPLICATIONS. 6 SMALL BUSINESS FINALISTS.
What began with an online submission by a locally owned small business, resulted in a comprehensive NFL sponsorship with the Jacksonville Jaguars and a full online makeover from Web.com. Within a few weeks, US Military Maintenance was re-branded with a new name, logo, website and a halftime interview displayed across the largest jumbotrons in the country!
MEET THE 2016 JUDGES
SHAD KHAN, OWNER [+]
SHAD KHAN, OWNER
DAVID BROWN, CEO [+]
DAVID BROWN, CEO
MARK LAMPING, PRESIDENT [+]
MARK LAMPING, PRESIDENT
JAIME WESTON, SENIOR VP OF NFL CREATIVE DEPARTMENT [+]
JAIME WESTON, SENIOR VP OF NFL CREATIVE DEPARTMENT
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LAST YEAR'S BIG WINNER...
GIL DROR, MODASTEN
ABOUT MODASTEN RECYCLED SKATEBOARD SUNGLASSES
The winner of the 2015 Small Business Breakthrough powered by Web.com, Modasten, is a surf and skate apparel company that specializes in sunglasses manufactured from recycled skateboards. Modasten was created to bring a unique style to the action sport world by offering high quality sunglasses and apparel that are symbolic of the spirit and power of the red hawk. By infusing their “green” method into the sunglass and apparel industry, Modasten is adding a fresh approach to the way individuals express themselves with their style and apparel of choice. This blend of unique style and earth conscious production methods has them poised to be a driver of new trends.
After The Win
With the help of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Web.com, Modasten has seen a significant positive impact on their business. The exposure of their products to thousands of NFL fans in person on Sundays and throughout the season on other Jaguars media channels has led to increased exposure and created thousands of new Modasten fans across the Southeast. Coupled with a new Web.com custom website and online marketing strategy, Modasten is now connecting with more customers than ever before and seeing a dramatic increase in Sunglass sales. Stayed tuned for more details...