Help tomorrow’s young entrepreneurs.

Get involved with the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES), a programme that encourages innovation and provides foundation business skills for the next generation of business leaders.

Auckland Business Chamber is proud to be the delivery partner for YES across the Auckland region on behalf of the Young Enterprise Trust.


Photo gallery

Here you can view photos from the year of YES 2020.


YES online

YES Online is an interactive tool for students and teachers to guide you through participation in YES. Click here to access YES online, including iQualify, with resources to support you through your YES year, including information about the challenges, marking schemes and exemplars from previous YES businesses.


The role of a mentor is to act as a point of contact to offer advice, coach, teach, help and advise you and your business throughout your Young Enterprise year and facilitate genuine connections to the Auckland Business community. Click here if you would like to connect with our mentors or to sign up to mentor a Young Enterprise team.

EY Speaker Series

EY is a multinational professional services firm and is one of the primary sponsors of YES in the Auckland region. EY are passionate about providing our students with access to experts in Leadership, Finance and Communications, through the annual workshops delivered exclusively to YES students. This page has videos and key points from these workshops. WATCH EY SPEAKERS



The Young Enterprise programme provides numerous opportunities for you to meet with other YES students, the Auckland Business Community and celebrate business success. Young Enterprise events include markets where businesses showcase their products and build relationships with other businesses. Other events include the Regional finals and workshops with various experts.


ONLINE Markets

The businesses are closed for the year and will no longer be selling, but find out here some of the businesses that these YES students created.



YES Alumni are an important part of the YES community. This page allows you to engage and connect with other past participants in the Young Enterprise Scheme, read about previous winners and their businesses, and what YES students have gone on to achieve.

auckland regions

Here you can find out which Auckland Region your school is part of.


Here is a space that allows you to connect with other current YES students in the Auckland region and complement the sense of community created by participating in the Young Enterprise Scheme. Students can create or join smaller groups to discuss important topics to them and their business. Students can ask each other or the Regional Co-ordinator for advice.