Honoring Kentucky's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

About Us

The Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame is a physical and virtual destination that shares and celebrates the stories of Kentucky's most successful entrepreneurs.

Our mission is to raise awareness of the impact that entrepreneurship has made in the Commonwealth and encourage others to pursue similar ambitious endeavors.

Nominations are open for the current year's class. To nominate, fill out this form. Anyone can nominate.

If you have questions or would like to become involved please email us at

Induction Dinner

The Induction Dinner exists to celebrate the new Kentucky Entreprenuer Hall of Fame inductees and their stories. Join us as we induct this year’s class of entrepreneurs.

Date: November 2, 2023

Schedule: 4:30 p.m. Reception | 6 p.m. Dinner

Location: Central Bank Center, Lexington

2022 dinner event


Emerging Entrepreneurs

Note: The companies or organizations listed for each Emerging Entrepreneur are those with which the honoree was most closely associated at the time of recognition.

Gold Sponsors

First Southern National Bank
University of the Cumberlands
Family Wealth Group Investments
Team Kentucky Cabinet For Economic Development