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Welcome to the Northern California program

Announcing the finalists!

Congratulations to the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Northern California finalists! These exceptional business leaders demonstrate excellence in innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. They are stand-out innovators, job creators and risk takers, and they inspire us all to build a better future.

Introducing the 2016 Finalists

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Gala

Join us in celebrating the Northern California finalists at the black-tie Awards Gala on Friday, June 24 where winners will be announced.

Friday, June 24, 2016
5:30 p.m. Reception | 6:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards

Fairmont San Jose Hotel
170 S Market Street, San Jose, CA

Black tie

Tables of 10 are $3,000, individual seats are $300.
Contact Marissa Pereira at marissa.pereira@ey.com to purchase gala seats.

Click here to order tickets


Key program dates

Nominations accepted
December 8, 2015–March 11, 2016

Application workshop
February 17, 2016 |San Francisco
February 18, 2016 | Redwood City
Contact Jamie Miller at jamie.miller@ey.com for an invitation to attend.

Application deadline
March 11, 2016

Semifinalists announced
April 4, 2016

Semifinalist interviews
April 7-22, 2016

Semifinalist Reception
April 26, 2016

Finalists announced
May 11, 2016

Finalist Celebration
June 1, 2016

Awards gala
June 24, 2016
San Jose Fairmont

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 Northern California Award Winners. Click here for a full list of this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

Contact us

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

Ernie Cortes photo

Ernie Cortes
Northern California
Program Director
+1 408 947 5462

Photo Chalyce Valgaardson

Chalyce Valgardson
Northern California
Program Manager
+1 801 350 3449

Northern California Program Coordinator Jamie Miller

Jamie Miller
Northern California
Program Coordinator
+1 408 947 4912