4-7 June 2024, Monaco

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™

The journey to EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year begins with one of the 58 programs around the world.
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EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year convenes visionary founders, transformative CEOs and business leaders from around the world in the ultimate global competition for entrepreneurs. This annual event celebrates the accomplishments of intrepid leaders whose vision and innovation create long-term value and build a better working world. ​

From 4-7 June 2024 in Monaco, the world’s leading entrepreneurs will make valuable connections across industries, geographies and passions; attend workshops hosted by the most sought-after thought leaders; and celebrate the positive impact of entrepreneurship.​

The invitation-only guest list includes the Class of 2024 finalists, esteemed judges, luminary speakers, our ecosystem of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ alumni, and EY executive leadership.

An event of global significance​

Entrepreneurs around the world are answering the call to address sustainability; rapidly evolving technology; diversity, equity and inclusion; and economic volatility. EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year is a prestigious moment in time that recognizes, connects, and engages innovators who think differently and risk boldly to create new solutions.

​The ultimate global competition for entrepreneurs​

Class of 2024 finalists will represent 47 countries and territories from EY Entrepreneur Of The Year — the only global program for entrepreneurs of its kind — and compete for the world title in Monaco. A diverse panel of independent judges will assess the achievements of these program winners against four criteria: entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact. The EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2024 will be announced and celebrated during the black-tie gala at the pinnacle of this renowned event.

Stasia Mitchell
EY Global Entrepreneurship Leader

Meet the Class of 2024 finalists


How do entrepreneurs set the world in motion? Watch a short video of each EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program winner share their inspiration, impact and winning moment.

WEOY trophy

Class of 2024 at a glance

entrepreneurs prompting global change
countries and territories represented
industries and sectors disrupted
world winner to be named 7 June 2024

Meet the judges

A diverse panel of independent judges assesses the achievements of each entrepreneur against four criteria of long-term value.

What makes an EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year?

Luminary speakers


Main stage plenaries and interactive wisdom sessions will inspire our entrepreneurs to supercharge their personal well-being, their teams and their businesses.

Hanne Jesca Bax (L) with Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (R)

The road to EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year​

Each year, founders, transformative CEOs and business leaders begin their journey to the most prestigious global award for entrepreneurs with a nomination to their local EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program.​


Do you or a leader you know have the entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact to set the world in motion?

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