Get known! Compete in enterprise competitions

Have a great business idea and want to prove it? A number of UK and international organisations offer business awards and competitions which enable you to compete for financial prizes and support. Competitions are a great way to get involved with enterprise and to test your skills. They provide you with a platform to demonstrate your business idea, an opportunity for invaluable feedback from industry experts and a chance to gain a better understanding of what it will take to make your idea a successful one.

You will be required to demonstrate a wide range of employability skills such as:

  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Research and Development
  • Financial Awareness
  • Presentation Skills

Don’t miss out!

‘Test the market’ and take advantage of the large number of national business competitions which run throughout the year. Also consider dedicated sources such as The Entrepreneur Handbook and Student Competitions.