Welcome to the Central Midwest program
EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® program is now in its 31st year and seeking those leaders who shape today’s ideas and turn them into tomorrow’s exceptional companies.
The future is not granted. It is born from the imagination of entrepreneurs. If you are a successful entrepreneur or have been inspired by an enterprising trailblazer, we invite you to submit a nomination to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 program.
Deadline for entries: March 10, 2017.
Click here to learn how EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® award winners outperform and outlast the competition.
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Key program dates
March 10, 2017
April 20, 2017
May 16, 2017 | Kansas City, MO
May 17, 2017 | St. Louis, MO
Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Kansas City, MO
Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
Strategic Growth Forum and National awards gala
November 15-19, 2017
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
A better working world develops talent in all its forms and encourages collaboration.
A strong and well-written nomination is powerful and compelling to the judges. Consider these important points when completing a nomination form.
Benefits to participating in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program
Recognized as one of the most prestigious business award programs in the country, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrate the country's most innovative business leaders.
Frequently asked questions
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Meet the winners
Congratulations to the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Central Midwest award recipients. click here for a full listing and profiles on this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.