Entrepreneur Of The Year Southwest

Through the Entrepreneur Of The Year® program, we celebrate the unstoppable entrepreneurs whose unbounded ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world.


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Have you been inspired by an unstoppable entrepreneur? 

Nominate someone or apply today. 

Application deadline is April 16, 2021. 

Nominate an entrepeneur            Watch replay of the 2020 event  

Here’s to the unstoppable entrepreneurs transforming our world.

Humanity is capable of great things. But to build something of long-term value takes grit, persistence ambition that’s free of doubt or fear. It takes a special kind of leader to ignore the critics and transform a blue-sky dream into a business that contributes value and purpose beyond simple profits. We call these entrepreneurs the unstoppables.

  • Key dates

    Entrepreneur Of The Year US is a year-round program that celebrates unstoppable entrepreneurs. 2021 program dates are below:

    March 1 — April 16   |  Call for nominations

    Week of June 1   |  Announcement of finalists

    July/Aug TBD   |  Virtual awards celebration

    November 10 -14   |  Strategic Growth Forum®

  • In the news

    October  16, 2020   |  EY Announces Winners for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Southwest Region Award Press Release

    July 16, 2020   |  EY Announces finalists of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Southwest Region Press Release

    June 29, 2019   |  EY Announces winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Southwest Region Press Release

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.


2020 National winners

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EY contacts

Debra von Storch
Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Co-Director
+1 214 969 8201

Morgan Watson
Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Co-Director
+1 214 969 8282

Candice Moody
Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Manager
+1 214 754 3289