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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 March 1, 2020.
  • Companies with products nominated will be notified by Utah Manufacturers Association.


  • A Voter may Vote Once Per Day.
  • 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 75, Top 20, Final 5 and finally the winner.
  • The number of votes received will be reset at the beginning of each round.


The 2020 Coolest Thing Made In Utah Contest will begin March 1, 2020.

  • Nominations March 1st - 7th, 2020
  • Round 1 Voting March 10th - March 12th
  • Top 75 Announced March 13th
  • Round 2 Voting March 14th - March 16th
  • Top 20 Announced March 17th
  • Round 3 Voting March 18th - March 20th
  • Final 5 Announced March 21st
  • Final Round Voting March 22nd - March 25
  • Winner Announced on March 25th

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


The winner of the Final 5 round of voting will be announced at the We Are Utah Manufacturers Expo on March 25 2020.

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 MFG UTAH
  • Filmed interview with UMA President Todd Bingham
  • Company celebration from the Utah Manufacturers Association trailer