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Nominations Open For EY’s 2022 Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

February 15, 2022

The Entrepreneur Of The Year® program recognizes the most accomplished business leaders who are building and sustaining successful enterprises worldwide while credentialing participants with investors, employees and customers. Award winners join an esteemed community of distinguished visionaries from around the world.

Each year through the Entrepreneur Of The Year® program, EY celebrates unstoppable entrepreneurs whose ingenuity and ambition transform our world.

Click here to apply to the Entrepreneur Of The Year program

Application submission deadline: March 4, 2022

Benefits of participation:

• Gain access to a worldwide community of entrepreneurs and
transformational leaders
• Increase exposure to potential customers and suppliers, M&A opportunities,
and private equity and venture capital investors
• Celebrate and recognize your team and support network
• Elevate your company’s brand within the local business community and
through PR opportunities
• Receive exclusive invitations to local events with other entrepreneurs


The Applicant:

• CEO or president of a private or public company who is primarily responsible for
the recent performance of the company
• Must be in the role for at least two years by the application deadline

The company:

• Companies must be at least three years old to be eligible, or at least two years old
to be considered as Emerging entrepreneurs (companies two to five years old).
• Companies are most competitive when they demonstrate long-term value
and have a strong growth rate and growth plans. There is no revenue threshold
to apply.
• Previous finalists and applicants are encouraged to reapply.
• Former award winners may reapply if they have founded or transitioned to a
new company.

Judging Criteria:

The judges evaluate nominees on a variety of criteria, including, but not limited to:
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Purpose
• Growth
• Impact

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