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Welcome to the Greater Los Angeles program
Greater Los Angeles area | Las Vegas | Hawaii

EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® celebrates the mold breakers of the world.

For the 32nd year, EY is seeking entrepreneurs whose boldness drives them to do things differently and change our world in the most unexpected ways. If you are a successful entrepreneur or have been inspired by an enterprising leader, we invite you to submit a nomination to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 program.

Link to promotional video 

Key program dates

December 1
Applications open

Friday, March 9
Application Deadline

Thursday, March 29
Nominee Reception

Friday, March 30
Semifinalists Announced

Monday, April 2 – Friday, April 13
On-site Interviews

Tuesday, May 8
Judges Interviews & Reception

Monday, May 14
Finalists Announced

Monday, May 21, Tuesday, May 22, or Tuesday, May 29
Finalist Filming

Thursday, June 14
Awards Gala

Wednesday, November 7 – Sunday, November 11
Strategic Growth Forum® and National awards gala
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

Related content

We engage with the world. We use our global reach and our relationships with clients, governments and not-for-profits to create positive change.

Watch the Entrepreneur Of The Year® US overall winners' acceptance speech

Video highlights of the US Strategic Growth Forum® 2017

US Strategic Growth Forum® 2017 highlights brochure

Contact us

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

LA Program Director Scott Porter

Scott A. Porter
Greater Los Angeles
Program Director
+1 213 977 3636

April Spencer
Greater Los Angeles
Program Director
+1 213 977 3219

Ashley M. Evans
Greater Los Angeles
Program Manager
+1 213 240 7096

Karen Nickelson photo

Karen Nickelson
Greater Los Angeles
Program Coordinator
+1 213 240 7016