Ben Shipley Managing Director of Comscentre

Ben Shipley, Managing Director of thriving business telecommunications company Comscentre has been named as a finalist in Brisbane Business News’ Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2010.

Mr Shipley founded the now Brisbane based telco from his garage in Sydney in 2002 and has grown it into one of Australia’s leading business communications specialists over the past 8 years.

Comscentre ranked 10th on the BRW Fast 100 list of the fastest growing organisations in Australia in 2009 and was also a finalist for the Australia Trade Coast Award for Business Growth at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

“I’m very proud of where Comscentre has come,” Mr Shipley said. “Particularly across the previous two financial years which has seen significant growth, not only in terms of revenue and tangible assets, but also in terms of staff employment, particularly through our Brisbane head office.”

From its humble beginnings, Comscentre now has over 60 full-time employees throughout its Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Manila offices.