NESCAFÈ Headstart

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A circus program to help build self-esteem among teenagers in regional towns, teaching mums handyman skills, to uniting the young and old through the power of music, are just some of the entries received in week one of NESCAFÈ HEADSTART 2015.

The NESCAFÈ HEADSTART campaign, launched last month, helpsyoung people bring their bright ideas to life. It could be an idea that could kickstart their career, make a difference in the world or simply be just for fun. Theidea could be an arts project, a social cause, writing a travel blog, thelatest game or business. 

“We launched NESCAFÈ HEADSTART just over a week ago and alreadywe’ve seen some impressive entries,” says Rebecca Dobbins, Head of Marketing,Beverages for Nestlé Australia.

“I’m impressed by the creativity in the ideas and thepassion that lies behind them. We are very excited by some of these ideas andwould hope that the students see them through, whether they win the ultimateprize or not.”

Throughout the competition, entrants will be encouraged togather votes through social media to help them win the People’s Choice Awardand a place in the live Finals Event. A panel of judges will also choose nineother finalists who will pitch their idea to a live audience at the Universityof NSW on September 10.

The winning team will receive $15,000 to help fund theiridea.

Entries close on August 24. For more information visit www.nescafé