EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is a unique global program that supports entrepreneurs as they unlock their ambitions by recognizing entrepreneurial achievement among individuals and companies that demonstrate vision, leadership and success. They work to improve the quality of life in their communities, countries and around the world.

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Recognizing the best and brightest

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program was established more than 30 years ago and today operates in more than 60 countries and 145 cities around the world.

By participating in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program, entrepreneurs can connect with their peers, access relevant insights to help navigate their growth journey and raise the profile of their companies and teams. Each program culminates in the announcement of an overall winner who then competes for the prestigious EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award.

  • Find out more about your local EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program

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    • Turkey: learn more here
    • United Kingdom: learn more here
    • United States: learn more here 

    Please check back as new regions will be made available soon.

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year is a unique gathering of disruptive entrepreneurs and global business leaders from more than 60 countries.

Through keynote interviews, discussions, debates and interactive crowd-solving sessions, you will learn how the world’s most dynamic entrepreneurs — renowned for their ability to find new opportunities, even in times of unprecedented change — continue to grow and thrive.

The EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year experience provides an opportunity for you to:

  • Gain insights into the economic, political, business and social changes that are creating the “perfect storm” for entrepreneurs to flourish and grow
  • Meet inspiring game-changers who are disrupting industries, hear how they are leading the world through uncertainty, and generate innovative new ideas to grow your business
  • Grow the networks you need to realize your ambitions, faster
  • Stimulate new ideas in a series of peer-to-peer interactive sessions, learn how others are developing plans to face the opportunities generated by uncertainty head on, and join forces to effect meaningful change for business and communities
  • Celebrate the outstanding achievement of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™  Award winners from around the world at the annual black-tie awards gala

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