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Welcome to the Central Midwest program

Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Upper Midwest Region Award winners. They now join nearly 10,000 business leaders celebrated for their abilities to see past the present to create the future. Good luck at the national awards!

Click here to see the 2017 award winners; read about their companies and watch their interviews.


Key program dates

Nominations deadline
March 10, 2017

Finalists announced
April 20, 2017

Finalist receptions
May 16, 2017 | Kansas City, MO
May 17, 2017 | St. Louis, MO

Awards gala
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

Meet the winners

Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Central Midwest award recipients. click here for a full listing and profiles on this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

Central Midwest 2017 Award Winners

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Contact us

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


Jim Kowitz
Program Manager
+1 612 371 8301

Central Midwest Partner host Scott McVicker

Scott McVicker
Kansas City, Missouri
Partner host

Central Midwest Partner host Tim Fagan

Tim Fagan
St. Louis, Missouri
Partner host