The chief guest of the night was Pure Fiji's co-director and founder Gaetane Austin who drew on her own experiences to encourage award recipients on the night.
"Anyone can make it, anyone at all here with a little bit of a commitment," Ms Austin
encouraged the entrepreneurs to make sacrifices and learn from other successful businesses that have stood the test of time.
"Learning what others have done can keep your business in business," she
"There were many mixing failures and we had to throw out a lot of stuff but we kept on committing," Ms Austin