About Us

The Somerset Celebration of Entrepreneurship is an annual two-day festival held in September that acknowledges the problem solvers, creative thinkers and innovators of the Gold Coast and Queensland. Our Festival aims to bring together entrepreneurs and young people to share stories, collaborate and learn the secrets to success in the increasingly global workplace.

Somerset College is again hosting its highly anticipated Celebration of Entrepreneurship, where innovation and inspiration converge! This dynamic event, taking place September 12 and 13, 2023, is designed to ignite and nurture the entrepreneurial spirit among students.

Students will be immersed in the wisdom of accomplished keynote speakers and globally renowned entrepreneurs who, through firsthand accounts of triumphs and setbacks, will give invaluable insights into the world of business.

Our budding Year 9 entrepreneurs will again take centre stage, showcasing their products and engaging with the wider College community at their business stalls. Meanwhile, Year 6 students will unveil their YearSIXpreneur stalls, proving that age is no barrier to creativity and business acumen.

The Celebration of Entrepreneurship is not just an event; it's a gateway to knowledge, networks, and hands-on experiences that will empower students to shape their own futures.

From the Chairperson

Thank you for taking the time to review our festival. We believe passionately in the concept of the Celebration of Entrepreneurship – a festival celebrating the problem solvers, creative thinkers and innovators of the Gold Coast and Queensland.

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Social Entrepreneurship

Our support of these social entrepreneurs has been birthed out of the relationships that many of our staff, students and families have with these organisations.

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Sponsorship

Somerset College relies on the support of the community to bring the Celebration of Entrepreneurship Festival to South-East Queensland school children.

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Volunteering

The Festival is a very exciting and fun time and volunteers are crucial to the success of the festival. We invite you to share in the spirit of the Festival as a volunteer.

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Past Festivals

Our past festivals have seen a wide range of wonderful entrepreneurs attend.

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