Asia Pacific’s Largest Youth Entrepreneurship Summit is coming to the Redlands Coast in Queensland, Australia. We’ve gathered the most influential minds to talk about the future of technology, innovation, creativity, business and education.

Friday, 13 September 2019
9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
FREE Tickets for Schools
Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC)


YES 2019

On the 13th September 2019, Fiftysix Creations and Business Camp will host the Young Entrepreneur Summit – YES. YES will be held in the beautiful Redlands Coast – the gateway to a combined lifestyle of tech, innovation and leisure. YES is specially designed for 12 – 25 year old students aiming to become future scientists, innovators, engineers, and technologists and entrepreneurs. Students will learn from change makers about the importance of hard skills like STEM and the necessity of soft skills such as people management which are essential to becoming a future leader. Attendees will meet world leading innovators, entrepreneurs and educators. 




Young people really can change the world. We’re bringing together hundreds of young change makers under one roof.




YES will feature amazing entrepreneurs, Gold Medal Winning Olympians, Academics and Government Officials.




The exhibition will be packed full of innovative products and services helping our youth become future leaders.


The Program

The YES program will be fun, interactive and insightful. Specially invited guest speakers will provide a rounded and balanced perspective on what it takes to become an entrepreneur and how to get there.


Session A: Summit Introduction & Welcome to Country

Session B: Keynote Presentation and Q&A with Stephanie Rice

Morning Tea

Session C: Panel Discussion ‘Next Generation Investment’

Session D: Keynote Presentation


Session E: Keynote Presentation

Session F: Panel Discussion ‘Teenage Entrepreneurs’

Lunch Time

Session G: Student Pitch Competition

Session H: Summit Conclusion

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YES will provide a platform of supportive and experienced entrepreneurs to help budding young innovators achieve their goals!

Taj Pabari, Founder of Fiftysix Creations - AU & NZ



Our Speakers

Our incredible speaker lineup begins with 3 x Gold Medal Winning Olympian and Winner of Celebrity Apprentice, Stephanie Rice.

Speaker List:

  • Mayor Karen Williams - Mayor of Redland City Council

  • Garry White - Chairman, Bendigo Community Bank

  • Vanessa Garrard - Entrepreneur and Founder of SourceHub Group

  • Leeanne Bond - Board Member at Snowy Hydro Limited & Clean Energy Finance Corporation

  • Mark Gustowski - Chief Executive Officer of QUT Creative Enterprise Australia

  • Kim Richards MP - Member for Redlands

  • Jack Bloomfield - Teenage E-Commerce Millionare

  • Charlie Johnstone - Teenage Founder of Environmental Impact Solutions

  • Winson Lam - Owner of Cali Studio and Australian Ninja Warrior Contestant

  • Taj Pabari - 2017 Queensland Young Australian of the Year & Founder of Fiftysix Creations

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Get Involved

YES is designed to be COLLABORATIVE so it easy to get involved. If you wish to attend, partner, exhibit or speak, simply contact us with all of your creative ideas. We cannot wait to hear from you.



YES 2019 will feature ‘The Marketplace’ - a custom designed exhibition space for brands and companies. The Marketplace is the ideal location to showcase your products and services directly to young people, teachers, parents and industry professionals.


If you are looking to build awareness of your brand in the youth or education space, it doesn’t get bigger than YES 2019. YES partnership opportunities provide your organisation with substantial international exposure and brand visibility.


YES 2019 will feature some of the world’s most innovative, influential and inspirational speakers. If you know someone who belongs on the YES Stage, or if you belong there yourself, we want to hear from you. It’s going to be a life changing Summit.