The pitch from Team Bumble at the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) 2019 Finals and Awards night was far from confused or indistinct. Clear, vibrant and full of energy the team from Otumoetai College demonstrated the early success of their plan to rid the world of soft plastic food wrap. Bumble is the YES Regional Winner 2019 and will go on to represent the region at the gala finale on December 4 in Wellington.
Winning team spreads the joy
Teamwork and pride stood out alongside shimmering drops of colourful fabric during this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme regional finals. The event, held October 23rd at the Tauranga Art Gallery, included six teams from two local colleges seeking a spot in the national competition.
I literally never used to post on social media... I couldn’t be bothered planning out what to post, I hated #hashtags, didn’t understand how to use emojis, and thought it was only for attention seekers… it seemed marketing just wasn’t my forte. It was only until I was asked to do the social media for projects and events at my current job that I realized how easy and how fun it can be. I only wish that I had figured that out before I completed I took part in the Young Enterprise Scheme. But here are some tips so you can get posting on your #YES journey!
Last weekend, YES student Abbey, took part in the Entrepreneurs in Action in Wellington. After hearing the awesome news (her team took out the top prize and are heading to Sao Paul, Brazil in early December!), we asked her a few questions…
Over 120 students from six Western Bay of Plenty high schools took part in the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme EDay on Friday in Tauranga.