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Welcome to the Michigan and Northwest Ohio program

The 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 Entrepreneur Of The Year® award winners outperform and outlast the competition.


Follow the National program @EY_EOYUS and use #EOYMNO


Key program dates

Nominations deadline
March 10, 2017

Finalist reception
May 9, 2017 | Detroit, MI

Awards gala
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202

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 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Michigan and Northwest Ohio award recipients. Click here for a full listing and profiles on this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

MNWO 2016 Winners

Contact us

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

Angie Kelly

Angie Kelly
Partner, Program Co-Director
+1 313 628 8267

Shannon Crone

Shannon Crone
Executive Director, Program Co-Director
+1 313 628 8223

Janelle Jones

Janelle Jones
Program Manager
+1 313 628 7389