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Welcome to the
Southeast program

Seeking the unstoppable entrepreneurs transforming our world.

There are a lot of successful people in the world. But to build something truly remarkable, you can’t let anything stand in your way. And only a few leaders are part of this special group: the ones who never give up. Driven by their desire to better the world around them, they stop at nothing to achieve their greatest ambitions. They cut through the noise of this transformative age by breaking away from the pack — and then end up leading it. If you are an unstoppable entrepreneur or have been inspired by an innovative leader, we invite you to submit a nomination to the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 program, now in its 33rd year.

Deadline to apply is March 8, 2019.

Application guidelines

Nomination brochure


Key program dates

Application deadline
March 8, 2019

Finalist announcement
Late April

Finalist interviews
May 15–May 16, 2019
Charlotte, NC

Southeast gala
June 27, 2019
Coca-Cola Roxy
Atlanta, GA

Strategic Growth Forum® and National Awards Gala
November 13–17, 2019
Palm Desert, CA

Meet the winners

Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Southeast award recipients. Click here for a full listing and profiles on this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

Entreprenuer of the Year Southeast 2018 Winners

Related content

We engage with the world. We use our global reach and our relationships with clients, governments and not-for-profits to create positive change.


Watch the Entrepreneur Of The Year® US overall winner's acceptance speech

Video highlights of the US Strategic Growth Forum® 2018

Contact us

Have a question about our program? We'd love to hear from you!

Chevy Arnold

Chevy Arnold
Southeast Program Director
Atlanta, GA

Scott Tedcastle

Scott R. Tedcastle
Program Manager
Atlanta, GA

Erin McNealy

Erin McNealy
Program Coordinator
Atlanta, GA