Entrepreneur Of The Year Mid-Atlantic

Through the Entrepreneur Of The Year® program, we recognize and celebrate unstoppable entrepreneurs who redefine the way we live, work and play.

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Entrepreneur Of The Year Mid-Atlantic

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Here's to the unstoppables transforming our world.

There are a lot of successful people in the world. But to build something truly remarkable, you can’t let anything stand in your way. And only a few leaders are part of this special group: the ones who never give up. Driven by their desire to better the world around them, they stop at nothing to achieve their greatest ambitions. They cut through the noise of this transformative age by breaking away from the pack — and then end up leading it.

    • Mid Atlantic Awards gala | June 13, 2019
    • Strategic Growth Forum® | November 13-17, 2019, Palm Desert, CA
    • Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala | November 17, 2019 | Palm Desert, CA

About the program

The Entrepreneur Of The Year program, founded by EY, has recognized the endeavors of exceptional men and women who create the products and services that keep our worldwide economy moving forward. Since its inception, Entrepreneur Of The Year has grown dramatically and now includes programs in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries worldwide. The Entrepreneur Of The Year US Awards gala is the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the largest gathering of entrepreneurs in America.


Meet the winners

Find out more about Brad Keywell of Uptake Technologies, Inc., Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 National Overall Award winner, and the rest of our 2018 national award winners.

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Nomination tips

A strong and well-written nomination is powerful and compelling to the judges. Consider these important points when completing a nomination form.

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Benefits to participating in the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program

Recognized as one of the most prestigious business award programs in the country, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards celebrate the country's most innovative business leaders.

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Frequently asked questions

Costs to participate? Timing? Award categories? You have questions, we have answers.

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EY contacts

Steve Canaras
Program co-director
+1 410 783 3747

Denise Dodson
Program co-director
+1 410 783 3850

Dan Kotter
Program co-director
+1 703 747 1855

Claudia Lay
Program manager
On maternity leave
until fall 2019


Erin Black Dickerson
Interim Program manager
+1 703 747 0227

Harry Talmage
Program coordinator
Richmond, VA