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Young Entrepreneur of the Year is announced

Young Entrepreneur Luke Adams has won the 16 – 24 Entrepreneur 2017 sponsored by the Federation of Small Businesses at the Youth and Business Achievement Awards (YABAA's) 2017.

Simon Gotch, Chairman of Skills Training Uk and Judge of YYABAA's 2017, said: "Luke stood out as a very worthy Winner of 16-24 Entrepreneur of the Year Award at this year’s YABBA’s.

"Luke  started his lighting and sound business with a friend it  4 years ago whilst still at school has now evolved into, “Luke Adams Lighting” , employing his Dad to drive to the events with all their gear.

"As his business developed, he has invested his profits in more advanced equipment and now competes toe to toe with bigger, more established players. I was amazed to learn that Luke has also secured himself a prestigious Apprenticeship in lighting and sound at the Theatre  Royal Plymouth, running his growing company in his ‘spare time’.

"These awards are very important to the young entrepreneurs as they give valuable airtime to their businesses in the local community with the support of sponsors such as the Federation of Small Businesses."

Luke has now provided the lighting and sound to a very professional level at all three of the Youth and Business Awards YABAA's. Luke has been working on many productions from charity fashion shows to weddings taking time, effort and resources to make an event special. He takes pride in every event setup. He works closely with the event organiser to cater for the exact needs that the customer wishes for.
 
He achives his aim to make the venue or performance look the best it can using high end lighting technology. He offers many different setups to make each event unique and professional.
 
Runner up in 16 – 24 Entrepreneur 2017 YABAA's Award was Max Styles of Max J Styles Photography. Max has been running his business whilst studing BA Commercial Photography at Plymouth College of Art - PCA .