By Claire West

Produced by ex-professional rugby player, Alix Popham, and Welsh entrepreneur Francesca Russell, The Entrepreneur Wales Awards will be the only awards to acknowledge the hard work and inspiring stories of Welsh entrepreneurs and businesses in Wales.

The Entrepreneur Wales Awards will champion the talent and success of entrepreneurs across the board, from ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ to the ‘Entrepreneurs’ Champion of the Year’ and 14 other categories including food and drink, digital, service industries, fashion and start-up.

Supported by the City of Cardiff Council, Redrow and NatWest, the EWAs will culminate in an awards ceremony taking place on the 12th November 2015 at the impressive National Museum Cardiff, situated in the heart of Wales’ capital.

The judging panel includes Welsh rugby legend, Shane Williams, and a host of Wales’ finest entrepreneurial minds including co-founder of Cardiff Start, Neil Cocker, and The Red Shoe Biz Woman, Rebecca Jones.

The awards are free to enter and provide the unique opportunity for entrepreneurs across Wales to present their work, and celebrate their contribution to entrepreneurship, to a number of industry leaders. The deadline to enter is 5pm on the 31st July 2015.

To enter or find more information please head to the website: http://entrepreneurwalesawards.com/