The finalists of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Atlantic program have been announced
HALIFAX, NS, June 4, 2021 / CNW / – Every year, EY recognizes unstoppable entrepreneurs across the country who are transforming our world through innovation, growth and boundless prosperity. Today, judges nominated 13 finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Atlantic program.
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“I’m amazed at the endurance and agility shown by this year’s finalists,” he says Gina Kinsman, Co-Director of the Atlantic Entrepreneur Program of the Year EY. “Even in the midst of today’s challenging business environment, they have seized new opportunities to reduce noise and accelerate growth, while maintaining a commitment to creating long-term value that benefits their employees, stakeholders and wider communities. “.
Consistent with the findings of the EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer, the new vulnerabilities and unforeseen challenges posed by the pandemic do not seem to be holding back these entrepreneurs. Atlantic finalists are a true representation of market dynamics, with some emerging players in new industries, others evolving, and others diversifying current business models to withstand market pressures.
“There is a strong demonstration of the technology sector in this year’s group of finalists,” he says Steve McLaughlin, Co-Director of the Atlantic Entrepreneur Program of the Year EY. “There is no better time to tackle change with transformative innovation. Whether it’s a technology company or one with digital capability, finalists are transforming their businesses to increase efficiency, gain new opportunities and bring new products or services to market. improved “.
Check out the full list of EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 Atlantic finalists
The independent jury will select the regional winners to be announced in July. The winners will advance to compete with the Pacific winners, Prairies, Ontario and the regions of Quebec at the celebration of national awards in Barcelona November 2021, where 10 national winners will be nominated, inclusive From Canada EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner 2021. The Canadian overall winner will compete with national winners from around the world for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year title at June 2022.
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About EY Entrepreneur of the Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program involves entrepreneurs with knowledge and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national award programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. Winners compete for the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year title. ey.com/eoy
The 2021 Atlantic Independent Tribunal is comprised of Andrea Feunekes, CEO and co-founder of Remsoft; Anne Whelan, CEO of Seafair Capital Inc .; Kent stairs, CEO of Scales Group of Companies; Kim Keating, COO of Cahill Group; Laurie MacKeigan, President of Backman Vidcomm; i Robyn Eddy, former chairman of Eddy Group Ltd.
This year’s national sponsor is TSX Inc.
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