The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Call for Nominations-- Deadline March 22
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Passion, vision, achievement. Sound like
someone you know?
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
call for nominations
Now in its 27th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards
have honored and recognized the men and women who build the businesses and
create the products, services and jobs that drive our economy forward.
Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists and award recipients receive great publicity
for their companies and teams in and beyond their communities. Participation in
the awards process provides an excellent opportunity for diverse entrepreneurs
to build networks that include new clients, suppliers, investors and mentors.
in the awards process will give you access to a network of other leading
entrepreneurs and high-growth company executives. You will also have the
opportunity to meet sponsors, judges, corporate development officers and
others, who may be seeking customers, alliances, joint ventures and M&A
are given to entrepreneurs who create and build market-leading businesses, take
the standard of excellence to new heights, transform the face of their
industry, create jobs and contribute to the vibrancy of their communities. All
regional Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipients are also eligible for
consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards presented in
Palm Springs, CA in November 2013 as the culminating event of the Strategic
. Regional and national award winners are selected by an
independent panel of judges comprised of past award winners, business
executives and industry leaders.
Application forms can be accessed
deadline for nominations is March 22, 2013. You can also read more about
the program and learn about the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
National award winners and finalists, including overall US Winner Hamdi
Ulukaya, Founder, President, CEO of Chobani, Inc., For more information contact
Wendy Fox, National Program Manager at +1 612 371 6703 or at +1 617 585 0499.
Recognizing family-owned businesses
Part of the Ernst &
Young Strategic Growth Forum
For the second year, Ernst & Young is also recognizing family
business entrepreneurs — leaders of outstanding entrepreneurial families with a
culture and tradition of successfully balancing business and family issues
through the Family Business Award of Excellence. The deadline for submission
for this award is also March 8, 2013. More information on this program may also
be found at
The National Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards will be held in Palm Springs
November 16, 2013 as part of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum on
November 13–17 — save the date to attend! It is the largest gathering of
entrepreneurs in America. The Forum convenes nearly 2,000 CEOs, entrepreneurs,
advisors and influencers, and provides an unparalleled opportunity to meet
potential customers, acquisition targets/buyers and network with your peers.
to learn more.