The academy encourages individuals under the age of 30, who aim to fast-track their careers through practical learning and coaching from industry professionals, to apply. 

The Young Lions Academies is offering 30 young professionals from around the world the opportunity to learn from professionals within the industry, with the aim to assist young talent in becoming the next generation of industry leaders. 

The academies aim to provide classroom sessions with world-class speakers, along with hands-on learning and coaching. According to the academy, the initiative has been described as "five years learning in five days."

While applications are open until Sunday, 1 March 2020, candidates who submit their applications before Tuesday, 31 December 2019 will receive an early bird discount on their pass, if selected to attend. 

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