MENA Entrepreneur Of The Year

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Entering The Entrepreneur Of The Year couldn’t be easier

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  • Jordan Entrepreneur of The Year

    To be eligible for consideration for, Entrepreneur Of The Year category candidates must be:

    • Entrepreneurs who have maintained professional success over a sustained period of time
    • Be owners and founders of a business (not a subsidiary or division) that has been in operation for a minimum of five years
    • Be directly responsible for their company’s daily operations and success
    • Have a significant equity shareholding in their business, which should employ at least 30 employees and be making a profit.
    • The business should either be based in Jordan, or have started from Jordan, or have headquarters or operations in the Kingdom.

    Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year category candidates must:

    • Have brought a new innovative idea to the market - Be owners/founders of a business (not a subsidiary or division) that enjoys stable financing (either through revenue or financial backing)
    • Be directly responsible for their company’s daily operations and success
    • Have a significant equity shareholding in their business
    • Run a company that has been in operation for over two years and that employs a minimum of 10 employees.
    • The business should either be based in Jordan, or have started from Jordan, or have headquarters or operations in the Kingdom.

    Nomination

    For both categories, nominees may enter individually or as a management team of up to three persons. Self-nominations are encouraged and free of charge. Nomination forms can be obtained by sending an email to jordan.eoy@jo.ey.com

    The deadline for application submissions is January 15, 2015

  • KSA Entrepreneur of The Year

    To be eligible for consideration for, Entrepreneur Of The Year category candidates (he/she/they) must:

    • be owners/founders of a business (not a subsidiary or division) that is based or has large operations in Saudi Arabia.
    • be a Saudi national and be directly responsible for the company’s daily operations and success.
    • have strong ambitions, long term vision, and an ability to translate his/her/their entrepreneurial vision into actions.
    • have a significant equity shareholding in the business.
    • have financial statements for the company for past three years.
    • own or have founded a company that has a minimum asset value or a turnover of SAR 50M.
    • own or have founded a company that employs a minimum of 30 employees.
    • own or have founded a company that needs to have stable financing and is making profits.

    Nominees may enter individually or as a management team of up to three persons. Self-nominations are encouraged and free of charge. Nomination forms can be obtained by sending an email to Azza Jamjoom.

    EOY is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The 2015 WEOY hosted in Monaco featured world-class keynote speakers and panelists.