Welcome to the Mountain Desert program
Arizona | Colorado | New Mexico
The nominations are in!
Nominations for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 season are now closed. Finalists in our region will be announced soon.
Congratulations to the 2018 national winners!
The Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 US winners have been announced. Click here to learn more about all of the national winners. We’re honored to celebrate the ingenuity, vision and tenacity of this outstanding group of individuals.
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Key program dates
March 25 - April 9
Interview team will come to individual candidate's office
Arizona & New Mexico Entrepreneurs and Hall of Fame reception
April 2 | 6:00-8:00 pm
Home of Hall of Fame Member | Phoenix, AZ
Colorado Entrepreneurs and Hall of Fame reception
Tuesday, April 9 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Colorado Governor's Mansion
Arizona & New Mexico Judge's Day Interviews
Tuesday, April 23
Colorado Judge's Day Interviews
Thursday, April 25
Colorado Finalist Video Shoots
May 16-17, May 23, May 29
Arizona and New Mexico Finalist video shoots
Mountain Desert region awards gala
Thursday, June 20 | 6:00-10:00 pm
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Strategic Growth Forum and National Awards Gala
November 13-17 | Palm Desert, CA
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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.
Meet the winners
Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Mountain Desert award recipients. Click here for a full listing of this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.