30 years of ingenuity
Welcome to the San Diego program
Congratulations to this year’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists in San Diego! 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. Winners will be announced at a formal Awards Gala on Monday, June 20, with over 500 Founders, CEOs and other business leaders in attendance at The Fairmont Grand Del Mar.
Key program dates
December 8, 2015–March 11, 2016
Semifinalists Interviews with EY
April 11-22, 2016
Semifinalists Interviews with Judges
May 11, 2016
Finalists video interviews
May 25-27, 2016
June 20, 2016 – The Fairmont Grand Del Mar
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
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Benefits to participating in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program
Recognized as one of the most prestigious business award programs in the coutry, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrate the country's most innovative business leaders.
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Meet the winners
Congratulations to the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 San Diego award recipients. Click here for a full list of this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.