Entrepreneur Of The Year® US

Celebrating the audacious entrepreneurs building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all.

Calling unstoppable entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 nominations are open. The deadline to apply is March 4, 2022.


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Calling unstoppable entrepreneurs who take us to the outer limits

Entrepreneur Of The Year® and how entrepreneurs are the backbone of the US economy

Sam Johnson, EY Americas Vice Chair – Accounts, discusses this year's Entrepreneur Of The Year® winner, Sheila Mikhail, founder and CEO of AskBio. Learn more about the winner, as well as the state of entrepreneurship in the US and how entrepreneurs can succeed in the current geopolitical climate.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year

Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes the most ambitious leaders who are building and sustaining successful, dynamic businesses around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners comprise a global network of like-minded visionaries, each on a transformational journey to create, innovate, grow, learn and build a better world.

They become lifetime members of an esteemed multi-industry community of entrepreneurs, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of program alumni and other ecosystem members in nearly 60 countries who are supported by the vast resources of EY.

  • Key dates

    The program celebrates unstoppable entrepreneurs year-round. 2022 program dates:

    March 4, 2022 | Application submission deadline
    June | Awards celebrations for US regional programs
    November 10 - 13, 2022 | Strategic Growth Forum®
    November 12, 2022 | Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards celebration
  • In the news

    November 13, 2021
    Sheila Mikhail of AskBio Named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 National Overall Award Winner as EY Celebrates Program’s 35th Anniversary |  Press Release

Honoring 35 years of unstoppable entrepreneurs

EY has recognized ambitious entrepreneurs worldwide for more than three decades. Their collective economic impact is staggering.

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Strategic Growth Forum® US

Each year, we celebrate the Entrepreneur Of The Year regional award winners at the Strategic Growth Forum, where national award winners are announced.

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