Young Entrepreneur aged 18 to 35

The Outstanding Young Entrepreneur award recognises an inspirational young person aged between 18-35 years who, through their own commitment and passion, owns or part owns a successful business. This award recognises young business people who demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic direction and innovative ideas whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of upcoming young business people.

This category aligns with the NSW Business Chamber Awards

Eligibility Requirements

  • Entrant is aged between 18-35 years at the time of entry.
  • Entrant is a current owner or part owner of a business for at least 24 months on/prior at the time of entry.
  • Entrant is not a NSW Business Chamber Staff Member, Regional Advisory Councillor, State Councillor or Board Member.


  1. Entrants first name.
  2. Entrants surname.
  3. Date of birth.
  4. Current Job title.
  5. Name of business organisation you own or part own.
  6. Date in which you established or took ownership of the business organisation.
  7. Number of other owners.
  8. Percentage of ownership held by you.
  9. What problem have you solved, how did you identify it as a market need and what is your target market?
    Maximum word count: 200
  10. Describe your competitors and your business’s competitive advantage.
    Maximum word count: 300
  11. Describe how you funded your business.
    Maximum word count: 300
  12. Provide an overview of your five year strategies for future growth and key milestones detailing how you are currently working towards achieving these.
    Maximum word count: 450
  13. Detail the measurable growth and key achievements in your business over the past 24 months.
    Maximum word count: 450
  14. Describe the key challenges you have faced as a young entrepreneur and how you deal with these challenges.
    Maximum word count:  300

Thank you to our BEATS 2018 sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Smile Street Tweed Daily NewsWoolworthsSeagulls Club

Gold Sponsors

Southern Cross University Tweed Shire Council IC SIgns SafeWork NSW NSW Government The Business Bloke Gold Coast Airport NSW Business Chamber

Silver Sponsors

 Husk Distillers Jade Airconditioning & Refrigeration Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School Telstra Business Centre Tweed Tursa Mantra on Salt Beach Stone & Wood Brewery Ecomist  Tropical Fruit World Mayberry Meldrum Anderson Solo Resource Recovery

Bronze Sponsors

National Seniors Lawyers ● Hon. Geoff Provest MP ● Hon. Thomas George MP ● Hon. Justine Elliot MP ● Madura Tea Estates


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