The Emprendedor Emblema (Emblem Entrepreneurs) 2017 recognition was created under the award given to Extremadura, to give visibility to entrepreneurs in the region that can serve as inspiration for other people inside and outside Extremadura, both for their personal and professional career. On 27 January, announcement will be made of the four candidates to receive this recognition from among the 25 proposals made by the entities that make up the EER17 strategic committee.
Beatriz Fadón – AGUA (Water) Recognition, to the social entrepreneur whose initiative has been channelled socially, managing to respond to social challenges in the region.
José María Fernández de Vega – AIRE (Air) Recognition, to the entrepreneur who has generated the most attractive product that can have a major impact at European level.
Jesús Martín – FUEGO (Fire) Recognition, to the entrepreneur who is a benchmark for his/her motivation, perseverance and devotion, which is essential to start up a business initiative.
Isabel Falcón – TIERRA (Land) Recognition, to the entrepreneur who is unique in the implementation of a company with strong local roots and regional rootedness.