Business Navigator Western Downs
Business Navigator Western Downs is a free and independent business support program for local businesses within the Western Downs.
Our team delivers one to one business coaching, training, Pitch Challenge competition and helps businesses with innovative ideas to develop and grow.
The program is funded for three years by Shell QGC and managed by TSBE.
Click here to find out more about the Business Navigator Western Downs program. Find out more about our Pitch Challenge below.
Congratulations to our Semifinalists on making it through to the Finals!
If you would like to purchase tickets to cheer our Finalists on, and attend the Business Navigator 2018 Pitch Challenge Finals Night, please click here for more information
Business Navigator's Pitch Challenge
Where entrepreneurs and innovators pitch their business concepts, product or invention to a panel of judges from the business and investment community.
We know there are very creative and interesting concepts from people in our region – this competition will showcase those ideas and offer what it takes to advance them.
The Business Navigator Pitch Challenge is your chance to prove the potential of your business idea, meet people who can help you succeed maybe even win a cash prize!
Competitors will have just three minutes to Pitch before our panel of judges.
All competitors will receive valuable exposure to business leaders & potential mentors and local exposure. Winners will receive up to $10,000 in cash and business support services!
Click here to find out more about the Business Navigator Pitch Challenge Competition.
Applications for the 2018 Business Navigator Pitch Challenge are now open and business owners and entrepreneurs are urged to submit their ideas.
The challenge is part of the Navigator Western Downs program, funded by Shell QGC.
Participants have an opportunity to showcase their business ideas and gain the support they need to turn them into reality.
All semi-finalists and finalists will have an opportunity to take part in online pitch training and will receive exclusive resources and one-on-one coaching to make their pitches even stronger.
Winners from each category will receive a cash prize up to $10,000.
The categories for the challenge are:
Best New Business Idea – for entrepreneurs with a new business idea or have been operating for less than one year
Best Growth Idea – for an existing business looking to expand through innovation
Best Young Entrepreneur – an innovative business at any stage owned by individual(s) aged 18-24 years.
Applications close on Friday, October 12, at www.navigatorwesterndowns.com.au.