For 20 years Entrepreneur Of The Year UK has been celebrating, supporting and connecting entrepreneurs. The programme recognises successful entrepreneurs making a positive impact on their society and the economy, and the legacies they’re building. The programme runs in 4 regions - London & South, Midlands, North, and Scotland. Entrants compete in their regional programme based on their business’ main location. The UK programme is more than a business award – it’s part of a global programme which helps entrepreneurial businesses in more than 150 cities in over 60 countries.
Congratulations to our 2017 UK overall winners, Chris Hulatt and Simon Rogerson of Octopus Group, who represented the UK with pride at World Entrepreneur Of The Year in Monaco from 13-17 June 2018. Watch this video to find out about their entrepreneurial journey so far.
“I would encourage others to enter because it is so much more than a mere contest. It’s a forum that brings together like-minded, action-orientated visionaries to celebrate collective achievements.”
Kym Denny, CEO, hVIVO London & South regional winner and UK category winner 2016
“The programme has built a brilliant reputation over the years as a great place not only for entrepreneurs to be recognised for their achievements but also to meet likeminded people running businesses very similar to ours.”
Chris Hulatt & Simon Rogerson, Octopus Group, 2017 UK overall winner
“Learning, acknowledgement for my team and inspiration have been the best elements of this programme for me. I’m honoured to have been part of it.”
Andy Lothian, CEO, Insights Learning and Development, Scotland overall winner 2016
“Being an entrepreneur can at times be a lonely experience, it is good to hear that others have been on the same path.”
Matt Turner, Group CEO, tastecard, North regional winner 2016
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