We hope everyone who participated enjoyed the 2022 Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards, and we look forward to seeing you again in 2023.

We would like to thank all nominees, finalists and winners for sharing your stories of success with us, and for being an inspiration to all of us here at Business News Australia.

We are incredibly honoured to have been able to find and recognise so much talent.

Read about the winners and finalists here:

Covax Australia founders win top Gold Coast entrepreneurship accolade

Gold Coast business community gears up for high-calibre Young Entrepreneur Awards


2023 Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards
open 1 July, 2023.

To be eligible to enter the 2023 awards, you must be the founder of a business based on the Gold Coast and born in 1984 or later. Category award winners will automatically become finalists for the Australian Young Entrepreneur Awards. 

Finalists will be vying to win one of 19 core category awards, and all will be considered for the Trailblazer and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards. The categories are:

Arts & Culture

Digital Disruptor

Fashion Design



Food & Beverage

Health & Medicine

Hospitality & Tourism


Manufacturing, Wholesale & Distribution


PR, Media & Events

Professional Services

Property & Construction

Retail & Services

Specialist Services


Sustainability & Social Responsibility




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 [email protected]



Quite simply our mission is to find and recognise young business talent in Australia.
Contact us on on 07 5575 7400 or email [email protected] to discuss how you can be part of this amazing initiative.