MELBOURNE, Australia (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Frontier Touring's Michael Gudinski has been awarded Southern Region Champion of Entrepreneurship 2006. The awards were held at the Sofitel in Melbourne by professional service & accounting firm Ernst & Young and span 40 countries. This year 107 entrepreneurs took part across Australia.
Commenting on the recognition awards Ernst & Young Managing Partner Mary Waldron said: "Michael Gudinski has put Australian music on the world map. His focus, drive and discipline have built a diversified music empire, practically from nothing, which in turn has helped build the careers of many aspiring and established artists. Michael’s receipt of the Champion Of Entrepreneurship award in recognition of his long-term record of outstanding entrepreneurial achievement is truly deserved."
The winners of the competitive categories will progress to the national awards in Sydney on 30th November where the Australian Entrepreneur Of The Year will be announced. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers