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Entrepreneur Of The Year

Entrepreneur Of The Year

Entrepreneurs make a difference: they create jobs and wealth, bring new innovative products and concepts to the market and encourage creativity and competition.

Our 2017 programme is now open for entries.

Now in its 31st year globally and 19th year in the UK, Entrepreneur Of The Year is more than a business award. It’s a global programme that helps and supports entrepreneurs build successful and sustainable businesses in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries.


Any business leader who:

  • Has a significant personal financial stake in the business, either directly or via share options.
  • Has built, or helped build a business that is based, or has its chief operations in the UK and has been incorporated for a minimum of two years as of 1 January 2017.
  • Is primarily responsible for the company’s success and has been in post for a minimum of two years as of 1 January 2017.

In the UK it runs in four regions – London & South, Midlands, North and Scotland – culminating in a national award event in October 2017 to announce the UK Entrepreneur Of The Year winner. The winner will then go on to compete for the prestigious title of World Entrepreneur Of The Year in June 2018.

The search is now on for entrepreneurs who are changing the way the world works. Entrepreneurs who have the courage and passion to make their dreams a reality – to build something of lasting value that brings real benefits to an industry or sector.

For more information and how to enter visit: www.ey.com

Entries close Friday, 24 February 2017.

Entrepreneur Of The Year

Our Entrepreneur Of The Year programme celebrates those men and women who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. We celebrate their success, the contribution they’re making to our economy and the legacy they’re building.

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