LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Soothe (www.soothe.com) announces that its CEO Merlin Kauffman is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Greater Los Angeles Region Award (www.ey.com/us/eoy/greaterla). Now celebrating its 31st year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities and 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Kauffman was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges.
"I am extremely honored to be a semifinalist for this very prestigious award," says Kauffman, CEO of Soothe, a global on-demand massage company that delivers a licensed massage therapist to one's home, office or hotel, in 51 cities worldwide.
Finalists will be announced Monday, May 8, and winners will be announced at a black-tie Awards Gala on Thursday, June 15, with more than 700 Founders, CEOs and other business leaders in attendance, at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards gala is the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Visit the Greater Los Angeles regional website for more information.
Soothe, the on-demand massage service and app, lets users schedule a same-day massage in the privacy of their home or hotel. Soothe currently serves 51 cities in the US, UK and Canada. Visit soothe.com for more information.
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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