Press release


ASCon Systems in the final of the “Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020” competition

►   The Entrepreneur Of The Year is awarded to established and emerging companies
►   The business award is honoring entrepreneurship, innovative strength and personal commitment for the 24th time
►   The virtual award ceremony will take place on 22 October and will be hosted by newsreader Judith Rakerss


Outstanding entrepreneurial achievements should also be acknowledged in challenging times. This year, the auditing and consulting firm EY is therefore once again choosing Germany’s best owner-managed companies despite the pandemic. For the first time, the winners will be announced in a virtual award ceremony taking place on 22 October 2020 from 7 p.m. The award ceremony will be hosted by newsreader Judith Rakers.

19 companies have made it to the final of this year’s competition, including ASCon Systems GmbH. The awards are presented in the categories “Established Companies” and “Emerging Companies”. An independent, highly qualified jury selects the winners from the finalists and decides who will represent Germany at the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 in Monaco.

An independent jury of renowned experts selects the award winners according to the following assessment criteria: sustainability of the business model, innovation, transformation, leadership and social responsibility.

About “EY Entrepreneur Of The Year” 

The “Entrepreneur of the Year” program was launched in the US in 1986. The competition has since spread to 60 countries and is among the most renowned entrepreneur awards worldwide.

The German competition is taking place for the 24th time this year and is sponsored by leading companies and media organizations, including LGT, strategic communications consultancy Kekst CNC, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Manager Magazin. Besides honoring successful entrepreneurs, EY also promotes emerging entrepreneurial talent with its “EY NextGen Academy” program.

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