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Welcome to the Ohio Valley program

Announcing finalists!

Congratulations to this year’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists in Ohio Valley! Now celebrating its 30th year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities in 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

These business leaders were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a black tie Awards Gala on Thursday, June 9, with 450 entrepreneurs, CEOs and other business leaders in attendance, at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati.

Learn more about our 2016 Finalists.

For more information and to register for the gala, click here.

Click here for a list of our 2016 independent panel of judges.


Follow the National program @EY_EOYUS and use the hashtag #EOYOV.


Key program dates

Nominations deadline
March 11, 2016

Finalists announced
April 26, 2016

Finalist reception
May 12, 2016 | Cincinnati, OH

Awards gala
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
151 W. 5th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Strategic Growth Forum and National awards gala
November 16-20, 2016
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Meet the winners

Congratulations to the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Ohio Valley award recipients. Click here for a full listing and profiles on this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

Ohio Valley 2015 Winners

Contact us

Have a question about our program? We'd love to hear from you!

Janelle Jones

Janelle Jones
Program Manager
+1 313 628 7389

Richard Mitchell

Rich Mitchell
Program Director
+1 513 612 1887