The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards event has been an iconic Kansas City tradition since 1985. Beyond its philanthropic cause, this event is a valuable forum where Kansas City CEO's,entrepreneurs, business owners, business legends, world-class faculty and students alike are able to mingle, discuss, and network. The event delivered by the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in partnership with Council for Entrepreneur and Innovation (a governing board of volunteer community leaders). The event celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit by honoring continued innovative and creative accomplishments, as well as connecting a generation of successful entrepreneurs.
All proceeds from sponsorship and donations go directly to the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Bloch School is home to nationally and globally ranked programs, connecting students with a comprehensive combination of world-class research, renowned faculty, cutting-edge curriculum, and experimental programs driven to deliver results and nurture the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Proceeds will support the Summer Scholars program.