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The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Australia 2021 program will launch soon

EY is here to help entrepreneurs navigate through these unprecedented times and it’s been wonderful to see so many of our EY Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni pivot to provide supplies to the COVID-19 effort.

We appreciate that it is a busy and challenging time and celebrating entrepreneurial achievements may not be at the forefront of your thoughts. For this reason we have made the decision to pause the 2020 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards. The team at EY look forward to launching our 2021 Australian program soon and celebrating with you next year. Australia’s 2019 country winner, Lex Greensill from Greensill Capital deferred his participation at EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™  and will be competing for the 2021 global title in Monaco.

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Australia

We will be launching the program soon and are still accepting nominations in the meantime. So if you've been inspired by an entrepreneur, or are one yourself, please share more by submitting a nomination form online.

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The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) program recognises and celebrates the spirit and contribution of exceptional entrepreneurs. It ensures national and international recognition for successful finalists and alumni while also providing invaluable networking and business opportunities.

Here's to the unstoppables transforming our world

Launched in Australia in 2001, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognised over 1,500 Australian entrepreneurs for their vision and achievement. By participating in the program, entrepreneurs can connect with peers, access cutting edge technology and insights to help navigate their growth journey, while also raising the profile of their companies and teams. Our program culminates in the announcement of an overall winner who then competes for the prestigious EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award.

Meet the 2019 Regional Finalists to find out more.

  • EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Calendar

    May Nominations close
    May Independent selection subcommittee reviews candidates
    June Finalists confirmed and announced in media
    July Alumni to welcome and induct 2021 finalists into program
    October - November National judging with independent panel
    October - November National awards gala celebration

Entrepreneur Of The Year past Australian winners

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EY Contacts


Justin Howse
Oceania Growth Markets Leader
Tel: +61 2 9248  4459
Suzanne Shepherd
Entrepreneur Of The Year, Country Manager
Tel: +61 2 8295 6310
Adelaide Cochrane
Entrepreneur Of The Year, Marketing Manager
Tel: +61 3 9288 8503
Charmaine Katsamatsas
Entrepreneur Of The Year, Senior Marketing Coordinator
Tel: +61 2 9248 4156