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  • Everyone is encouraged to nominate their favorite products. There is no limit to the number of product nominations per person.
  • Products nominated can be from any sector of the Manufacturing Industry but must be Made In Utah.
  • The company does not have to be headquartered in Utah.
  • Utah Manufacturers Association will review each nomination to ensure these requirements are met. If for any reason the nomination does not meet these requirements the nominator will be notified.
  • Nominations begin February 11th until February 21st at Midnight MST.
  • Companies with products nominated will be notified by Utah Manufacturers Association.


  • Products nominated will advanced through a series of voting rounds.
  • Products receiving the highest number of votes during each voting period will advance rounds to Top 25, Top 10, Final 3 and finally the winner.
  • The number of votes received will be reset at the beginning of each round.
  • A voter may vote once per day, per valid email address.


  • Product Nominations February 11 - February 21
  • 1st voting period February 28 - March 5
  • Top 25 Announced March 6
  • 2nd Voting Period March 7 - March 12
  • Top 10 Announced March 13
  • 3rd Voting Period March 14 - March 19
  • Final 3 Announced March 20
  • Final Voting Period March 21 - March 27
  • Winner announced at We are Utah Manufacturers Association Expo March 27

(Products advanced based on vote count during each voting period)


The winner of the Final 3 round of voting will be announced at the We Are Utah Manufacturers Association Expo on March 27th, 2019.

The company who manufacturers the winning product will receive:

  • The Coolest Thing Made In Utah Trophy
  • A written article about the company will be featured on www.coolestthingmadeinutah.com
  • A feature article about the company will be published in the Utah Manufacturers Association magazine Manufactured in Utah
  • Company celebration from the Utah Manufacturers Association trailer and filmed interview with UMA President Todd Bingham