Moment of truth for entrants
THIS WEEK:THEY’RE DUBBED to be the only ones that will get us out of the current economic crisis, and this Thursday they will be descending on the Citywest hotel in Dublin.
Their stories and achievements will be acclaimed before a glittering array of 1,300 guests.
Entrepreneurs that is, not the Government and the troika.
Now in its 15th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year competition aims to recognise and celebrate Ireland’s entrepreneurs.
Eight finalists have been chosen in each of the three categories: International, Industry and Emerging, and the winner will announced at a televised awards ceremony on Thursday.
The overall winner will represent Ireland at the World Entrepreneur of the Year finals in 2013, competing with more than 55 national winners for the prestigious global title.