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As a UK Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist, you receive exclusive membership to our alumni community and will gain access to events and activities to support you throughout your entrepreneurial journey.

  • Events

    Strategic Growth Forum Palm Springs: Taking place on 14-18 November 2012, this is a must attend event for fast growth entrepreneurial companies. Find out more about this event series.

    A masterclass for entrepreneurs:
    Regional masterclasses: May 2013
    UK masterclass: September 2013

    Focused on the burning issue facing CEOs of fast growth entrepreneurial companies across the UK – 'how to fuel growth'. Listen to inspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders' debate and discuss emerging business challenges and opportunities. Discover the most advanced thinking, strategies and tools and have your say at this insightful and highly interactive event. Find out more about the recent 2012 UK masterclass which featured speakers including Lord Browne, Lord Noon, Sophi Tranchell from Divine Chocolate and Stuart Wood from Heatherwick Studios.

    Peer based programmes, UK: Technical breakfast seminars, roundtable dinners with keynote speakers and board room tools.

    IPO Retreat, UK, 13-14 May 2013: Exclusive event for CEO's and CFO's providing you with an insight into the flotation process and helping you decide whether or not an IPO is the right growth option for your business.

    Junior Academy, July / August 2013: Our Junior Academy programmes offers your children, aged between 16 and 25 a chance to discover their entrepreneurial potential. This invitation-only summer programme consists of a week's training combining knowledge from top-ranked international business schools and practical experience from Ernst & Young. To find out more, contact Andrea Baars.

  • Publications / thought leadership 

    Funding the future: Access to finance for entrepreneurs in the G20
    This report assesses key funding challenges and provides recommendations for action that could be taken by entrepreneurs and governments at each of the stages of entrepreneurial development.

    Entrepreneurs make call to action to G20 companies
    A strong entrepreneurial culture is the foundation of a dynamic economy. Our report examines what nations can do to incentivise entrepreneurs and create jobs.

    Igniting innovation: how hot companies fuel growth from within
    Today, more than ever, the entrepreneurial spirit is alive in corporate America. What can your organization do to cultivate this spirit of innovation and retain "intrapreneurial" thinkers?

    Nature or Nurture? Decoding the DNA of the entrepreneur
    Are entrepreneurs born or bred? Through our Entrepreneur Of The Year programme, we've probed in the minds of 685 entrepreneurial leaders to unearth what it is that makes them successful.

    Innovating for the next three billion: The rise of the global middle class – and how to capitalize on it
    Over the next two decades, rising per capita wealth in rapid-growth markets will generate a significant growth opportunity for multinational companies. Understanding this market, and developing products and services that meet its needs, will become a strategic priority that cannot be ignored.

    Exceptional magazine for fast-growth companies focuses on entrepreneurs who have taken their company beyond the traditional model – into new markets, new products, new segments, new investments and new patterns of international trade. In July to December's issue Stephen Catlin, founder of Catlin Group, tells us how he has established a truly international business, and we hear from Alessandro Benetton, who has recently been appointed Chairman of the Italian luxury clothing brand.

  • Global Surveys
    Make your opinions count by participating in regular surveys on hot topics and get access to the insights.

  • Visit our winners page to find out about our current and past winners.

  • To enquire about any of the events and publications listed here please e-mail us.

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Entrepreneur Of The Year

The greats. Without entrepreneurial spirit they would merely be the goods.

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Accelerate programme 2012 launchSupporting the next generation of entrepreneurs. Download our Autumn programme (1.3Mb)

Strategic Growth Forum India

Kenya's James Mwangi wins World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012.

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