Henry W. Bloch School of Management

The Awards

The EOY Awards traditionally fall into four categories:

International Entrepreneur of the Year

This award honors an innovator whose organization has reached a national or global level. Past organizations represented include Home Depot, Kate Spade New York, eBay, USA Today and Best Buy.

Regional Entrepreneur of the Year

This award honors a successful innovator whose organization was founded, or is headquartered in, the Kansas City region. Past organizations represented include Boulevard Brewing Company, Cerner Corporation, AMC Entertainment, Applebee’s and KC Masterpiece.

Marion and John Kreamer Award for Social Entrepreneurship

This award honors individuals or foundations that has been active in giving back to the community and making a difference for the city or region. Honorees have included the Regnier Family Foundation, Julia Irene Kauffman, Beth Smith, Barnett and Shirley Helzberg, and the Hall family.

Student Entrepreneur of the Year

This award honors an entrepreneurship student who has successfully developed and launched a business, product or venture.

Click here to view all past honorees

2013 Event Information

RSVP and info e-mail: eoy@umkc.edu

Event Format

Honorary Dinner Chairs:
Jan and Tom Kreamer

Date: Monday, October 21, 2013

Time: 5:30 pm Bloch Executive Hall Experience - Building Exploration, Student Venture Showcase, Dinner and Networking

7:30 pm Awards Program

Location: Be among the first to experience the new Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship & Innovation! 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO.

Attire: Dress is Business Attire

Parking: Please park in the Cherry Street parking garage located on 51st Street between Cherry and Oak. For mobility concerns, please contact UMKC Special Events at (816) 235-5748. See parking map here. Shuttle service available.

Private Kickoff Reception for Sponsors & Award Recipients:
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
5:30-7 P.M.
EPR Properties Offices


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