Welcome to the Greater Los Angeles program
Applications have officially closed! We will be announcing the semifinalists on Wednesday, March 29th, so please check back at that time.
Click here to view the panel of independent judges who will be making the selections.
To purchase tables or tickets for the Awards Gala on June 15th, please contact Jackie Salama.
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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.
Key program dates
March 10, 2017
Semifinalists announced in press release
March 29, 2017
On-site Interviews with semifinalists
April 3-14, 2017
Judges Interviews & Reception with semifinalists
May 2, 2017
Finalists announced in press release
May 8, 2017
May 16, 17, and 23, 2017
June 15, 2017
Strategic Growth Forum and National awards gala
November 15-19, 2017
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
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 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.
Frequently asked questions
Costs to participate? Timing? Award categories? You have questions, we have answers.
These entrepreneurs now join the more than 10,000 entrepreneurs who EY has honored globally over the last 30 years. Click here to find out more about these outstanding business leaders.
Now celebrating its 30th year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities in 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Click here for a full list of this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.