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NEC: 2022 NEXT Awards + Entrepreneurs’ Hall of Fame

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

About this event

Celebrate Exceptional

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center is proud to host NEXT Awards & Entrepreneurs’ Hall of Fame – an annual event celebrating Nashville’s unique entrepreneurial past, present, and future. From the city’s pioneers to today’s visionary change-makers, we’re honoring the life of entrepreneurs – for their drive, perseverance, and vision in making our city and our world better.

Dress Code:

Black Tie or “Nashville Black Tie”

Awards & Categories:

Individual Awards:

  • Emerging Entrepreneur of 2022
  • Entrepreneur of 2022

Category Awards (Awarded at three stages per category: Startup, Emerging, Market Mover):

  • Products, Services, & Retail
  • Technology
  • Music, Sports, & Entertainment
  • Real Estate, Construction, & Hospitality
  • Healthcare

Hall of Fame Inductees

Four iconic and local entrepreneurs (to be announced) will be inducted into the Entrepreneurs’ Hall of Fame.

Learn more about NEXT Awards & Entrepreneurs’ Hall of Fame

NEXT Awards


Schermerhorn Symphony Center
1 Symphony Place
Nashville, TN 37203
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