Welcome to the Mountain Desert program
Congratulations to the 2017 winners from the Mountain Desert region!
Technology - SendGrid - Sameer Dholakia (Denver, CO)
Hospitality - Travelers Haven & Hotel Engine - Elia Wallen (Denver, CO)
Healthcare - Avella Specialty Pharmacy - Rebecca Shanahan (Phoenix, AZ)
Emerging - ezpz - Lindsey Laurain (Castle Rock, CO)
Media - Sovrn - Walter Knapp (Boulder, CO)
Family Business - RK Mechanical, Inc. - Rick L. Kinning (Denver, CO)
Products & Manufacturing - Circle Graphics - Andrew Cousin (Longmont, CO)
Restaurant - Punch Bowl Social - Robert Thompson (Denver, CO)
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Entrepreneur Of The Year US Award winners have founded and built some of the world’s most enduring companies — surpassing US market performance in terms of revenue growth, job creation and longevity. By developing innovative solutions to the most vexing challenges of 21st century business, these award-winning entrepreneurs personify what it means to see past the present to define the future.
Key program dates
Strategic Growth Forum™ and National Awards Gala
November 15–19, 2017
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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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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