Young Enterprise National Awards 2021

Celebrate the amazing achievements of young entrepreneurs from across New Zealand. Hear from the next generation of business stars, and find out which teams will take home a share of $23,000 in prize money.

The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme National Awards evening is a showcase and celebration of the entrepreneurial successes of our students, bringing together the top YES companies from across New Zealand.


Join us at the awards dinner as we hear from the next generation of business leaders, changemakers and disruptors, where we’ll find out who will take home a share of more than $23,000 in prize money and who will be named YES Company of the Year.


Pre-dinner drinks and product display from 6:30pm with the evening events commencing at 7:30pm.


The evening will include a 3-course menu and complimentary mocktail on arrival. A cash bar will be available throughout the night.


Dresscode: Business/cocktail


 Tickets to go on sale from September 2021


 If you have any questions please contact


Congratulations to all the Regional Champions: (Announced throughout October)

  • Auckland Central  - 

  • Auckland East -

  • Auckland West

  • Auckland South - 

  • Auckland North - 

  • Western Bay of Plenty - 

  • Canterbury South 


  • Canterbury North -

  • Hawkes Bay & Gisborne

  • Manawatu/Whanganui 

  • Nelson/Marlborough -

  • Northland

  • Otago

  • Rotorua/Taupo

  • South Canterbury  - 

  • Southland -

  • Taranaki

  • Waikato/King Country -

  • Wellington & Hutt Valley -

Young Enterprise National Awards 2021