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30 years of ingenuity
in America

Welcome to the New Jersey program

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Program is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016, and as we kick off our search for the country's most innovative entrepreneurs, we invite you to nominate someone in your community, or even yourself, to be named among the next generation of legacy builders. Since 1986, EY has honored the entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have benefited us all.

Entrepreneurs are not easily defined. They are men and women, old and young, educated in the Ivy League and at the School of Hard Knocks. This much about them is consistent, however: They are visionaries. They are people of passion. And they have the ambition, drive and talent to take an idea and create a market where none existed before.

If you've been inspired by a successful entrepreneur in your community — or are one yourself — submit a nomination for our Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Program. Applications will be accepted until March 11, 2016. Click here to access the online application site or download the nomination materials.


Key program dates

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

Nominations accepted
December 7, 2015 – March 11, 2016

Meet the Candidates Reception
May 9, 2016

Finalists Announced
May 24, 2016

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Gala
June 23, 2016

Meet the winners

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

NJ 2015 Winners

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Contact us

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

Danielle Duchamp
New Jersey Program Manager
+1 215 841 0691

Jen Koniuk
Program Coordinator
+1 212 773 3000

Brent Ashton
New Jersey Program Directors
+1 732 516 4566

Anthony Sgammato
+1 732 516 4898