Festival of Youth

Festival of Youth Enterprise

Young Enterprise Scotland has been working to inspire and equip young people to learn and succeed through enterprise in Scotland since 1992.

On 5th & 6th June 2017, at Hampden Park in Glasgow, we will host Scotland’s first and foremost Festival of Youth Enterprise. This will feature our broad range of enterprise activities, our supporters, the enterprise network and young people from across Scotland.

In conjunction with our Media Partner BQ a leading national brand recognised for celebrating and inspiring entrepreneurship to help businesses succeed and grow. With a substantial digital offering, first-class printed publications and a range of targeted events taking place nationwide, BQ reaches a diverse audience of entrepreneurs, MDs and CEOs of high growth businesses.


DAY ONE: MONDAY 5TH JUNE THE MARKET PLACE: The chance for young people to meet with over 25 potential employers, Further & Higher education establishments and partner organisations.

GUEST SPEAKERS: Be inspired by some of Scotland’s brightest young people from the business world. Hear from some of Scotland’s top young entrepreneurs who started their journey at an early age, including Jamie Hutcheon. Find the inspiration to follow in his footsteps when he fulfilled his dream of becoming a professional Chocolatier when he opened Cocoa Oooze at the age of just 17!

ENTERPRISE PASSPORT: Every young person attending on the day will be issued with an enterprise passport and will have the chance of taking home an Ipad or one of our other top prizes

YOUR HOST: The day will be hosted by a well known Televison Presenter and an entrepreneur in her own right – Rachel McTavish