EY Entrepreneur of the Year is an international competition, the main objective of which is to award people who are outstanding entrepreneurs, visionaries and business leaders.

The chairman of the management board of Forte Furniture, Maciej Formanowicz, received a special award during the competition's 13th edition this year. The announcement of results took place on the 26th November during an official final gala.

The chairman of KGHM handed the award to Maciej, stating that he had created a strong, world-recognised Polish brand.

Poland has hosted the EY Entrepreneur of the Year since 2003. The following criteria are considered by independent EY Jury when selecting the laureates – entrepreneurship, strategy, financial results, international activities, new technologies and innovativeness as well as relations with employees and the community.