EY today announced that Founder, Barry South of Dome Technology is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Utah Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Barry South was selected as a finalist from nearly 50 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on May 29, 2014 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah.
“What started as an obscure idea to store potatoes in Idaho USA, has now developed into a proven and accepted method for constructing one of the world’s strongest and most efficient buildings designed for industrial storage purposes on the planet.” said Barry South, Founder & President of Dome Technology. “I’m proud to be recognized for an award, and even prouder knowing my team are always focused on innovation and helping our customers achieve excellence.”
Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America.
In the Utah Region, local sponsors include: Corporate Staging Resources, LLC, Digital Bytes Production & Design, Diversified Insurance Group, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Scherzer International, Strong & Hanni Law Firm, and The Summit Group Communications.
About Dome Technology
Dome Technology is a world leader in thin shell concrete dome engineering and construction based in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Founded in 1975 by Barry South, Dome Technology builds domes that can be used for industrial bulk storage such as wood pellets, gypsum, fly ash, coal, grain, fertilizer, mining ores and other bulk products. Dome Technology also builds domes for practical architectural facilities such as schools, churches or gymnasiums. Dome Technology has assembled the most comprehensive experienced team of dome design, engineering, detailing, fabrication and construction resources in the world. Dome Technology has built some 550 domes in the past 35 plus years throughout the United States and Internationally (Algeria, Argentina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Estonia, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Iraq, Jordan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Poland, Romania, Puerto Rico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, St. Croix, Spain, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom).
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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