BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS RECOGNISED

Written on the 6 November 2014 by Jenna Rathbone

BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS RECOGNISED

BRISBANE’S young talent will be unveiled and celebrated at the city’s 2014 Young Entrepreneur Awards on Friday November 21.

Generating more than $260 million in combined annual revenue, all finalists have made a significant mark on the Brisbane economy and showcase determination and enthusiasm in their respective fields.

An initiative of Business News Australia, the night recognises home-grown talent and provides inspiration for other young Brisbane business owners.

“Brisbane has a voluminous talent pool of innovative business leaders and it is great to recognise young, up and coming talent,” says managing director of Business News Australia, Camilla Jansen.

“There is no other event dedicated to recognising young entrepreneurs however we believe it is essential to celebrate the success of those turning their bright ideas into a reality.

“If you have entrepreneurial spirit and want to rub shoulders with the brightest business minds in the city then I encourage you to attend the evening and be inspired by some of the achievements of these young professionals.”

The night will highlight Brisbane’s most influential under 40-year-olds and it is expected more than 200 business-minded men and women will converge at Customs House to witness who will take out the top title – the 2014 Brisbane Young Entrepreneur of the Year – as well category winners that are excelling across diverse industries. 

Among the list of finalists is Phillip Di Bella (Di Bella Coffee), Ben Shipley (Comscentre), Nic Blair (Search Factory and Brus Media), Sarah Timmerman (Beginning Boutique), Clarissa Rayward (Brisbane Family Law Centre), Alice and Justin Hagen (Calibre Real Estate) and Llew Jury (Reload Media).

Last year’s winners were Good Price Pharmacy founders Anthony Yap and Hahn Lu.

To book your ticket to the 2014 Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards, call 07 3608 2069.

The event starts at 6:30pm and features live music from Gas Grooves.

 


Author: Jenna Rathbone
About: Jenna Rathbone is a Queensland-based journalist who writes on a range of issues including business and property affairs and social issues.
Connect via: Twitter

Latest News

SLATER & GORDON AND MAURICE BLACKBURN SHOWDOWN IN BELLAMY'S CLASS ACTION

FIERCE rivals Slater & Gordon (ASX: SGH) and Maurice Blackburn have secured funding for class actions against Bel...

WHY VIDEO IS A "GIVEN" FOR BUSINESS

IN TODAY's digital-driven world, video is king and if used right, it can push a company's brand and brand ...

BRAMBLES TUMBLES AFTER REDUCING GUIDANCE

BRAMBLES (ASX: BXB) will miss its first-half guidance due to cost pressures at its North America business.

The com...

VILLAGE ROADSHOW PARKS HURT BY DREAMWORLD TRAGEDY

QUEENSLAND visitors to Village Roadshow (ASX: VRL) theme parks have declined 12 per cent in the wake of four deaths a...

Related News

CARSALES CEO RETIRES AS NEW COMPETITOR COX FINALISES MERGER

CARSALES will have a new CEO as it takes on a fresh challenger to its crown as the dominant online car sales portal i...

BUSINESS CONFIDENCE AT A SIX-YEAR HIGH

SMALL and medium businesses have entered 2017 with their confidence at a six-year high, building on strong gains m...

CONSUMERS PESSIMISTIC ENTERING 2017

CONSUMER confidence remains at its weakest point since April 2016, according to the latest Westpac Melbourne Institut...

RISE OF STARTUP SUPPORT PROGRAMS NOT AS ROSY AT IT SEEMS

ENTREPRENEURIAL cultivation companies in Australia are appearing quickly, but questions have been raised about whe...

Contact us

Email News Update Sign Up Contact Details
Subscriptions

PO Box 2087
Brisbane QLD 4001

LoginTell a FriendSign Up to Newsletter