The accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP is now taking nominations for its annual Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year award.
The award considers nominations of business people throughout Northern California, including Sacramento, Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose. Entrepreneurs also can nominate themselves.
The deadline for applications is March 8. This years award ceremony is scheduled for June 22 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco.
Past award winners include Dale Carlsen, founder and CEO of Rocklin-based Sleep Train Mattress Centers.
Ernst & Young also hands out annual awards to entrepreneurs nationwide and globally. Regional award winners are eligible for the national Entrepreneur of the Year award, which will be presented in November.
Nominations can be done online at www.ey.com/us/eoy/norcal. More information and nomination forms also can be obtained by calling regional program manager Laura Gordon at (408) 947 5787 or via e-mail at email@example.com.