Welcome to the Southwest program
North Texas | Arkansas | Oklahoma | Kansas-Wichita
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 these 2018 national honorees from the Southwest!
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
Friday, March 8, 2019
Finalist reception and Judges Interviews
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
3:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Haynes and Boone LLP
2323 Victory Ave.
7th floor conference room
Southwest Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Gala
Saturday, June 29, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Hilton Anatole Dallas, Chantilly Ballroom
2201 N. Stemmons Fwy.
Strategic Growth Forum® and National awards gala
November 13-17, 2019
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
About the program
The Entrepreneur Of The Year® program, founded by EY, has recognized the endeavors of exceptional men and women who create the products and services that keep our worldwide economy moving forward. Since its inception, Entrepreneur Of The Year has grown dramatically and now includes programs in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries worldwide. The Entrepreneur Of The Year US Awards gala is the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the largest gathering of entreprenuers in America.
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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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Meet the winners
Congratulations to the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Southwest Area North Region award recipients. Click here for a full listing and profiles on this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.