Welcome to the Northern California program
Nominations open December 2017
Congratulations to our 2017 national winners!
The Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 US winners have been announced. Click here to learn more about the winners on the Entrepreneur Of The Year national page, or click here to view the special edition of Exceptional magazine. We’re honored to celebrate the ingenuity, vision and tenacity of this outstanding group of individuals.
Congratulations to these national finalists from Northern California!
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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
December 4, 2017
San Francisco Application Workshop
February 14, 2018
Nomination deadline – no extensions
March 9, 2018
March 30, 2018
Semifinalist onsite interviews*
April 9, 2018 – April 20, 2018
Semifinalist Reception: Interview with the judges*
May 1, 2018
May 9, 2018
June 8, 2018
Strategic Growth Forum and National awards gala
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
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Benefits to participating in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program
Recognized as one of the most prestigious business award programs in the coutry, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrate the country's most innovative business leaders.
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