Welcome to the Orange County program
Seeking the unstoppable entrepreneurs transforming our world.
The nominations are in! Nominations for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 season are now closed. Finalists in our region will be announced soon.
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Key program dates
December 3, 2018
March 8, 2019
Semifinalists' interviews with EY
April 1 – April 19
Semifinalists' interviews with judges and VIP reception
May 2, 2019
Finalists' video taping
May 20 – May 22
Tuesday, June 18
Monarch Beach Resort
Strategic Growth Forum® and National Awards Gala
November 13–17, 2019
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
Palm Desert, CA
A better working world develops talent in all its forms and encourages collaboration.
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Benefits to participating in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program
Recognized as one of the most prestigious business award programs in the coutry, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrate the country's most innovative business leaders.
Frequently asked questions
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EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award Recipients in Orange County (June 25, 2018) Press Release
EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Recipients in Orange County (June 16, 2017) Press Release
EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Finalists in Orange County (May 15, 2017) Press Release
EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Semifinalists in Orange County (April 10, 2017) Press Release
Orange County applications open for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award (January 16, 2017) Press Release