Entrepreneur Of The Year Southeast program

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Announcing the 2015 National Awards results!!!

Congratulations to all of our Southeast regional award recipients who competed against companies from across the United States on Saturday, November 14, 2015 for the title of US Entrepreneur Of The Year. A special congratulations goes out to the following individuals!

Click HERE to see the complete list of 11 category winners and the overall US winner!

2015 National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipients
2015 Southeast National Retail and Consumer Products winners

Retail and Consumer Products category

Reade Fahs, CEO
Bruce Steffey, President and COO
National Vision, Inc.

Duluth, GA

2015 National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist

Family Business category

Edward Weisiger, Jr., President and CEO

Charlotte, NC

Key dates

The application period for nominees opens December 7, use this link for nominations.
Applications must be submitted by March 11.

Southeast Program 30th Anniversary awards gala
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum,
222 5th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203

Honoring world-class entrepreneurs for 29 years

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. Recognized globally, the award honors the most outstanding entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.

As the first truly global award program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates entrepreneurs who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards in more than 145 cities and 60 countries.

Participation in the Entrepreneur Of The Year program puts you in touch with other high-growth business builders. Because the program attracts thousands of founders and CEOs of high-growth companies, you will have a powerful opportunity to build relationships with an elite group. This program offers invaluable one-on-one interaction opportunities with an audience of top executives.

There are 25 regional programs. All award recipients are honored  in June and move forward to compete for national EY Entrepreneur Of The Year in November.

Frequently asked questions

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The Southeast program includes Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. We've participated in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Program since 1986. Click here to learn more about the benefits of participation in this exciting program.