Welcome to the Midwest program
Illinois | Indiana | Wisconsin
The nominations are in!
Nominations for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 season are now closed. Visit this page frequently for updates and the announcement of our 2018 finalists in the Midwest region.
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We take a closer look at many of our Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 regional award winners, sharing stories that explore these winners’ varied paths to the future and show what it takes to build and sustain a thriving enterprise. As we recognize these great talents, we hope to inspire others to leap into the unknown and create what is next.
Key program dates
March 9, 2018
April 25, 2018
May 21, 2018 | Chicago, IL
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Navy Pier Grand Ballroom
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Strategic Growth Forum® and National awards gala
November 7-11, 2018
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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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.
Frequently asked questions
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