Entrepreneur Of The Year® US

Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program celebrates the audacious entrepreneurs who test the limits of the possible and catapult us to what’s next and beyond.

Join us for the virtual award celebrations

July 26 through August 5 we’ll announce the regional award winners at virtual celebrations across the country.


Do you spot opportunity others overlook? 

Recognizing the Unstoppables who view boundaries as polite suggestions. 

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. 2021 program dates:

    March - April 16 | Call for nominations
    June 10 | EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™
    July 26 - August 5 | Virtual awards celebrations for US regional programs
    November 11 - 14 | Strategic Growth Forum®
    November 13 | Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards celebration

Meet the regional finalists 

Independent regional panels of judges have reviewed thousands of applications and named the 2021 regional finalists. Meet them and stay tuned as we announce the regional winners starting July 26.

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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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EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ North America

EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ elevates women founders to show them what’s possible. Applications and nominations for the 2021 program are now closed.

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Entrepreneurs Access Network

Entrepreneurs Access Network teams with Black and Latinx founders to transcend barriers and scale their businesses.

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