1. 2018 Winners

Dathlu 2018

Best Business Skills:

Sixth Form: Arfordir (Ysgol David Hughes)

Further Education:Make Your Own Tea (Coleg Cambria)

Higher Education: Sneaker Finder  (Swansea University)

Outside of Education: Cardiff Meditation

Environmental Impact Award: Echo (Cardiff Metropolitan University)

Social Impact Award x2: Lalo (Coleg Cambria)
                                          Tree Sparks (Bangor University)

Creativity and Innovation Award: Sneaker Finder (Swansea University)

Future Entrepreneur: Tree Sparks (Bangor University )

10% Entrepreneur: The Local Artisan Pop Up

Team Spirit Award: Brew (Cardiff Metropolitan University)

2. What is Big Ideas Wales Celebrated

Wales’ National Competition and Showcase of Entrepreneurial Talent for 16-25 year olds

*Applications have now closed*

The search is on to find the best business, business idea and enterprise activity amongst young people in Wales.

This could involve teams or individuals raising money for a charity, taking part in the Welsh Baccalaureate Enterprise and Employability Challenge or being passionate about their own business or business idea

3. Why Enter?

No matter which career you choose, being creative, positive and enterprising will help you as an employee or to take the next step towards starting a business.

Big Ideas Celebrated is your chance to test yourself against the best in Wales, developing skills in a practical way and to show others exactly what you can achieve.

So what are you waiting for – let us know what you are doing and enter for the chance to be part of the National Showcase event for Wales in March 2018.

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4. Further Information

Please follow the links below for more detailed information about the Competition and Showcase:

Competition Categories

Competition Suggested Themes

Judging Process & Prizes

Scoring / Judging Criteria

Competition Eligibility Criteria

Competition Timeline

Competition FAQs

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