Celebrating the Champions of Business

Young Hero Awards

Program & Award Dinner

May 2022
Medallion Club, Marvel Stadium, Docklands, Melbourne

SmallBiz
Young Hero Awards

SmallBiz Young Hero Awards acknowledge and showcase entrepreneurs and business leaders under 35 who demonstrate the core values of business innovation, technological achievement, communication and engagement.

SmallBiz Young Hero Awards also acknowledges entrepreneurs, young business leaders, industry influencers and startups that implement world-class business initiatives, projects, products and services across ten key categories.


Young leaders achieving business success under 35 years old
Seeking nominations from young entrepreneurs and business leaders who are contributing to the business landscape and leaving their mark

SME BUSINESS AWARDS

INDIVIDUAL / ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS

Startup of the Year

Business Innovation Award

Best Marketing Award

Blockchain Award

Entrepreneur of the Year

Innovator of the Year

Fintech Founder Award

Tech Star

Following nominations and selection of finalists, the SmallBiz Young Hero Awards will culminate with Awards Dinner on Tuesday May 17th 2022 at Marvel Stadium’s Medallion Club. The evening will be attended by finalists, VIP guests, media and sponsors.

Celebrating Our Heroes
with 10 Major Awards

TIMELINE

Nominations Open
March 21

Nominations Close
May 5

Winners Awarded
May 17

Judging Panel

Clare Morgan
Executive General Manager Small Business Banking

Grant Petty
Founder & CEO

Maree Davidson 
Head of Digital

Alyssa Herr
Editor, TV Co-Host

Sara Sutton
General Manager Small Business Sales Service VIC/TAS

Karen Cohen
Founder

Cheri Davies
Head of Business Marketing, Optus Business

Vivienne Ryan
Director & Co-Host of ABF Vision TV

SmallBiz Young Hero Awards Dinner

SmallBiz Young Hero Awards will commence in a prestigious event hosted at the Medallion Club at Marvel Stadium in Docklands, Melbourne March 17 at 6:30pm.

Following nominations and selection of finalists, the SmallBiz Young Hero Awards will culminate with awards and dinner. The evening will be attended by finalists, VIP guests, media and sponsors. 

Finalists from each category will be invited to attend the awards show. The awards show includes a gala dinner, keynote presentations, TV interviews for all award finalists and grand prizes for award winners.

2022 Young Hero Award Winners
Snapshot

Benjemen Elengovan – Founder & CEO, My Gigsters
Winner Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2022)

Emily Bobis – Founder, Compass IoT
Winner of StartUp of the Year (2022)

Principal Sponsors
Naming Sponsor
Event Partners

Event Sponsors & Supporters

Nominations Close
May 2, 2022

Award Nomination

    *Apply for up to 2 awards across both categories
    *Apply for up to 2 awards across both categories
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