Utah Business celebrates the accomplishments of entrepreneurs and executives who stand out in our community. Check below for the current status of nominations, and join us in honoring the best in Utah by nominating someone you believe deserves the spotlight.

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HR Achievement Awards

  • Deadline: February 28

Honoring individuals who are changing the way we hire, develop, nurture, and retain our state’s best talent.

30 Women To Watch

  • Deadline: March 1

Celebrating women who are on their way to truly amazing things. These are our state’s next senators, CEOs, entrepreneurs, authors, and arrivistes.

Legal Elite (previously Corporate Counsel)

  • Deadline: April 1

Recognizing exceptional legal professionals who serve our state’s businesses, nonprofits and other private sector organizations.

Executive Excellence (previously CXO of the Year)

  • Deadline: April 5

Recognizing executive-level professionals who are changing the way we do business for the better.

Honors In Education Gala

  • Deadline: May 31

Honoring teachers who have made it their mission to improve mental and emotional well-being in the state of Utah.

Fast 50

Fast 50 companies are established companies selected based on a combination of revenue growth and total revenue and are vetted by Squire and Co. for financial accuracy. In addition to the Fast 50, Utah Business also recognizes emerging companies—those companies who have not been in business the required five years, but who have shown exponential growth.


Living Color Gala

Honoring individuals who have made it their mission to attract and foster diversity and inclusion initiatives throughout the state of Utah.


Women of the Year

Honoring women whose contributions to the state of Utah have made them pillars of the community.


Green Business Awards

Honoring companies, communities, and individuals who are improving our air quality, reducing our emissions, and making strides toward our state’s environmental sustainability.


Healthcare Heroes

Honoring those who have made it their mission to improve the state of health in Utah.


The Innovation Awards

Recognizing the state’s vibrant community of innovators — from startups to established companies — and their breakthrough creations.


20 in Their 20s

Recognizing the state’s up-and-coming talent who are starting their own businesses, rising through the ranks of existing ones, and recreating the world in their own image.


Best Companies To Work For

Recognizing organizations deemed “best place to work” by their own employees.


The SAMY Awards

Recognizing sales and marketing professionals who have had a measurable impact on their company’s bottom line.


40 Under 40

Honoring Utah’s most established professionals, those who have founded companies, led nonprofits, and chaired influential organizations.


CEO of the Year

Honoring CEOs who have led their organizations with strength, courage, and endurance and have made it their mission to change the way we do business in Utah.


Outstanding Directors

Honoring directors and board members who advise private, public and nonprofit organizations and help them reach their end goals.