Nominations for Young Entrepreneur Awards (YEA) kick off
The nominations process for the inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Awards (YEA) is officially open to Kenyan business owners between ages 18-35 years.
The YEA awards will be hosted by Kenya’s SME portal ‘Bizna Kenya’ and will aim to recognize, highlight and support successful young Kenyan entrepreneurs in a bid to improve the performance of their businesses.
Winners will walk away with marketing and business support services worth over Ksh 1 million.
The awards will as well recognize participating entrepreneurs businesses so as to enhance their efforts to attract opportunities for additional business, networking and funding.
The categories include; Fashion and Beauty, Entertainment, Real Estate, Events and Hospitality, Digital, Artisan, Printing and Design, Auto, Agripreneur, and Manufacturing from across the country.
“We wish to recognize and appreciate the significant role young entrepreneurs’ play in changing the society through business. Young entrepreneurs are revolutionizing how business is done throughout the world and we are humbled to a play a role in making this happen.” Tonnie Mello CEO and Founder of Bizna Kenya.
Nominations will run for a month followed by shortlisting of contestants and finally public voting. Winners are set to be announced in November 2018.
Nominations can done on www.yea.co.ke