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Entrepreneur Of The Year® celebrates mold-breakers.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Awards season is now over, and we want to congratulate all of the regional winners, the most dynamic entrepreneurs forging a better future. We are excited to honor the 2017 class and their many significant achievements, featured here, because these are the men and women who create the products, services and jobs that help our economy and communities grow — and encourage others to follow their lead.
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We take a closer look at many of our Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 regional award winners, sharing stories that explore these winners’ varied paths to the future and show what it takes to build and sustain a thriving enterprise. As we recognize these great talents, we hope to inspire others to leap into the unknown and create what is next.
Key program dates
December 4, 2017
March 9, 2018
May 1, 2018
May 10, 2018 | Minneapolis, MN
June 14, 2018 | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Strategic Growth Forum® and National awards gala
November 7-11, 2018
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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Benefits to participating in the Entrepreneur Of The Year program
Recognized as one of the most prestigious business award programs in the country, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards celebrate the country's most innovative business leaders.
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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.
Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Upper Midwest award recipients. Click here for a full listing and profiles on this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.