Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards

This is the city's most prestigious business initiative that celebrates the success of founders under 40 who have built thriving companies, delivered innovation and taken ideas to great heights.

These entrepreneurs are among peers who share the same strain of passion, eye for innovation and desire to leave a legacy. This stellar group is the one you will want to keep your eyes on.

At Business News Australia, we have been at the forefront of unearthing inspiring and influential entrepreneurs for over a decade.

Our goal is to support emerging entrepreneurs and business leaders with official recognition for their efforts, to provide them with ongoing support and business connections. Quite simply, our mission is to shine a light on Australia's best and brightest.

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The 2019 Awards turned out some of the most impressive entrants to date, click below to read some of their success stories:

Elevator entrepreneur Jon Dwayre lifts top prize at Gold Coast awards

From Zambrero stores to TV comedy: SS Group enters the media kitchen

Business News Australia wishes to congratulate last years finalists who collectively turn over $373 million a year and have created almost 3,500 jobs nationally.
Read about last year's winners here

Current and past winners of Gold Coast's Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

2019 - Jonathan Dwayre, Orbitz Elevators
2018 - Tomas Steenackers, National Veterinary Care
2017 - Megan Ziems, Grace Loves Lace
2016 - Dwayne Martens, Amazonia Group Pty Ltd
2015 - Jason Ganis, SmartPrint Fleet Management, iFish Finance and Print Security
2014 - Luke McNally, Mass Nutrition
2013 - Ron Bakir, HomeCorp Group
2012 - Randall Deer, Ignite Travel
2011 - Randall Deer, Ignite Travel
2010 - Paul and Ian Everest, Unit Clothing
2009 - Michael Kljaic, MKM Construction
2008 - Kenton Campbell, Zarraffa's Coffee

Want to align your brand with an emerging generation of trailblazers?

Contact the Business News Australia team to find out about the wealth of sponsorship and involvement options that are available.

There's no better way to put your brand before a national audience of the country's best and brightest.

For further information please call Business News Australia on 07 3608 2068 or email



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