The Launceston Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Business Excellence Awards will focus on the rise of Northern Tasmanian entrepreneurs.
The annual award ceremony will be launched next month at an evening hosted by the chamber.
Launceston Chamber of Commerce executive officer Neil Grose said in 2018 the awards are called the Year of the Entrepreneur.
“The awards are the premier business awards for the North of the state and are very hotly contested,” he said.
“The theme is the in recognition of the entrepreneurial spirit in Launceston.
“An entrepreneur can be someone in their first business to someone who has been doing it for 40 years, and we want to celebrate the way our entrepreneurs have shaped this city into the wonderful place it is.”
The launch is on Wednesday, June 6 at the Peppers Silo Hotel.
To register for the event, go to cc.asn.au/business-excellence-awards.