Welcome to the Pacific Northwest program
Washington | Oregon | Montana | Alaska
Entrepreneur Of The Year® celebrates the mold breakers.
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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
Strategic Growth Forum® and National awards gala
November 7–11, 2018 – JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
A better working world develops talent in all its forms and encourages collaboration.
A strong and well-written nomination is powerful and compelling to the judges. Consider these important points when completing a nomination form.
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
Costs to participate? Timing? Award categories? You have questions, we have answers.
Puget Sound Business Journal (Jun 18, 2018) – Meet the EY Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year winners Link
Portland Business Journal (Jun 18, 2018) – Portland-area manufacturing, senior-living stars capture NW entrepreneurial honors Link
GeekWire (Jun 16, 2018) – CEOs celebrate moms at the big Entrepreneur of the Year awards ceremony Link
Geekwire (May 8, 2018) – Meet the 2018 finalists for EY's Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year competition Link
Portland Business Journal (May 7, 2018) – Nine Oregon and SW Washington entrepreneurs vie for top EY awards Link
Puget Sound Business Journal (May 4, 2018) – Din Tai Fung, Usermind and Outreach leaders are among EY Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year finalists Link
EY announces 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Pacific Northwest Finalists (May 4, 2018) – Press Release
Meet the winners
Congratulations to the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Pacific Northwest winners. Click here for a full list of this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.