The Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards recognize and build entrepreneurship in Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, Lake County, McHenry County and Will County. Honorees demonstrate the best traits of entrepreneurship, including willingness to take risk, drive, perseverance and business creativity.
In order to qualify, a nominee’s company or organization must be based in, have been founded in, or have a significant presence in the suburban Chicago areas noted above.
Honorees are chosen for seven categories:
NOTE: Nominations are currently closed
- Early stage
- Outstanding Service to Entrepreneurs
- Young Entrepreneur (under age 40)
- Regional Spirit
- Lifetime Achievement
Click here for coverage of the 2011 EEA event
Click here for coverage of the 2012 EEA event
Click here for coverage of the 2013 EEA event
For more information or questions, contact Jim Elsener, manager of business development, at (630) 955-3593 or firstname.lastname@example.org