Business Action Awards 2020 | North Devon's independent business awards | Young Entrepreneur Award

Enter Young Entrepreneur Award

Business Action Awards 2020 | North Devon's independent business awards | Young Entrepreneur Award

Enter online or by email

To enter yourself for the Young Entrepreneur Award or to nominate another person:

  1. Please complete the online form below
  2. Download and email the Word entry form.

If you experience any problem sending forms, please or call 07971 176044 – we value your time and your entry.

Category rules for entry

Please follow the category rules below, which also include useful suggestions on how to ensure your entry showcases achievements in the best possible light.

  1. You can enter yourself or nominate another person for this award.
  2. Entrants must be aged 30 years or under on 31 March 2020.
  3. Ensure you read the awards terms and conditions.
  4. Read the criteria and the questions on the form below in advance so that you understand what the judges are looking for and tailor your answers to these.
  5. There is no restriction on how much information you can provide in your answers, although please ensure that anything you say is relevant to this award. The questions are deliberately open to enable you to submit the best possible entry and the examples given are purely illustrative. Add any other information you feel is important to highlight success.
  6. Provide as much detail and evidence as possible to back up your claims, including relevant links to web sites or videos.
  7. Write and save your answers in a note-making or word-processing app first and copy them into the form below. This ensures you do not lose anything you have taken a long time to write.
  8. Attach any files, eg customer compliments or images of products, to support your entry.
  9. Entries must be submitted before 11:00 on Tuesday March 2020.


The judges are looking for evidence of one or more of:

  • Launch or acquisition of own business
  • Fast progression through an existing business to director level
  • Evidence of business success and achievements
  • Commitment to acquiring necessary skills or qualifications
  • Ability to learn from setbacks to achieve stronger future performance
  • Long-term vision to establish a thriving business

These criteria are not exhaustive. Remember, the judges don’t know what you have achieved, so please include anything you think relevant to your entry even if it is not listed above.

Good luck!

Entry form

Your entry will be acknowledged immediately on screen and by email after successful completion – if not, please or call 07971 176044.