Award Success for Young Enterprises

The first round of national Young Enterprise competition took place at Big Pit National Coal Museum, Blaenavon, Torfaen on 9 th  April 2014.

Entrepreneurs from Torfaen, Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent competed to take home the top prize of  ‘Best Company or Team 2014’ after taking part in a Young Enterprise scheme to set up and run their own businesses for a year with the help of business mentors.

Award Winners

Best Use of IT

Supported by: Torfaen Borough Council - Presented by: Kate Gates - Company: Coffee Shop - School: Crownbridge School

Most Innovative Product or Service

Supported by: Caerphilly CBC - Presented by: Cllr. Michael Gray - Company: Hexaphone - School: Heolddu Comprehensive School

Environmental Awareness Award

Supported by: Sustainable Development Partnership, Caerphilly CBC - Presented by: Cllr. Michael Gray - Company: Accessories Express - School: Cwmcarn High School

Best Trade Stand

Supported by: Solar Windows - Presented by: Lyn Maloney - Company: Valor - School: Blackwood Comprehensive School

Best Company Report

Supported by: Welsh ICE - Presented by: Alison Lavell - Company: Clockwork - School: Cwmcarn High School

Best Presentation

Supported by: Blaenau Gwent Effect - Presented by: Cllr. Mostyn Lewis - Company: Valor - School: Blackwood Comprehensive School

Chairman’s Award

Supported by: CBG&T Board  - Presented by: Lyn Maloney - Comments: For displaying a very positive attitude while continuing to trade after production issues at Christmas time - Winner: Why Why Tie Dye of St. Martin’s Comprehensive School

Overall Winners

Supported by: UK Steel Enterprise Ltd - Presented by: Andrew Morris - Winners: TEAM PROGRAMME Coffee Shop COMPANY PROGRAMME Hexaphone

The winners of the coveted 'Best Company Award' and the 'Best Team Award' will go forward into the Welsh National Finals on 17th June where they will compete for the chance to represent Wales at the Young Enterprise National UK Finals in July.

For further information contact  natasha.davies@y-e.org.uk

NOTES

Young Enterprise is the UK’s leading enterprise education charity. Together, we are building a connected world of young people, business volunteers and educators, inspiring each other to succeed through enterprise.

Wedi ei bostio ar Dydd Gwener 27th Mehefin 2014