The Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 gala season is now underway with more than 13,000 CEOs and executives gathering together in 25 cities around the country to celebrate those with the ingenuity to invent the future. Join us as we honor and recognize the men and women who see past the present to create the future and help our economy and communities grow. We’re excited about the many significant achievements of these incredible entrepreneurs, applauding them for taking the road less traveled to launch new companies, open new markets and fuel job growth. Good luck to all the finalists!
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Entrepreneur Of The Year US Award winners have founded and built some of the world’s most enduring companies — surpassing US market performance in terms of revenue growth, job creation and longevity. By developing innovative solutions to the most vexing challenges of 21st century business, these award-winning entrepreneurs personify what it means to see past the present to define the future.
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Each spring, the business community comes together to celebrate regional semifinalists, finalists and winners. These honorees not only create and build market-leading businesses, but also help take the standard of excellence to new heights, transform the face of the industry, create jobs and contribute to the vibrancy of communities.
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