Supporters - The Best of State® Sponsors

Merit Medical Systems

Founded merit logo in 1987, Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy. Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force totaling approximately 200 individuals. Merit employs approximately 4,100 people worldwide with facilities in South Jordan, Utah; Pearland, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; Malvern, Pennsylvania; Rockland, Massachusetts; San Jose, California; Maastricht and Venlo, The Netherlands; Paris, France; Galway, Ireland; Beijing, China; Tijuana, Mexico; Joinville, Brazil; Markham, Ontario, Canada, and Melbourne, Australia. >>



Yoiung Electric Sign Company designs and builds custom signs, digital LED boards, gaming displays and outdoor billboards throughout the Western United States. YESCO has approximately 1,500 employees, 43 offices and operates four state-of-the-art manufacturing plants. Since 1920 the people of YESCO have set the standard for quality, innovation and customer service in the electric sign and lighting industry. >>


KUTVKUTV is the CBS-affiliated television station serving the greater Salt Lake City metro area with 1080i digital broadcasting available on channel 2. The 2News team is known throughout the state as “Utah's Source for Breaking News, Weather, and Sports.” Its website gives viewers tools to contribute to the news by sharing photos and posting community events, not to mention sections for home, health, and outdoors. >>

USANA Health Sciences

USANA Health Sciences develops and USANAmanufactures high-quality nutritionals, personal care, energy, and weight management products that are sold directly to preferred customers and associates. Most of their products are manufactured in the United States and sold in thirteen international markets. USANA employs approximately 1,000 employees worldwide, and has 176,000 associates and preferred customers in its worldwide distribution network. The company has sponsored and provided products to numerous athletic organizations. >>

Webb Audio Visual

Webb WebbAv is a full service event production company based in Salt Lake City. They seek to create impactful event experiences from design to execution. Webb is comprised of a team of producers, creatives, designers, and engineers. They are leaders in event technology and consider every angle of an event, from entrances to stages, parties and breakout rooms. With over sixty years as a family owned and operated business, Webb has worked with clients in every industry taking them to shows around the country, and around the world. They work to bring together the best in technology, lighting, and staging to create a brand experience unlike any other. >>

Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction

wadsworthRalph L. Wadsworth Construction Company builds multimillion-dollar projects throughout the Intermountain West for both the public and private sectors. Founded in 1975 by its namesake, the company is now run by the sons: Kip, Con, Tod, and Ty Wadsworth. Under their tenor the company has experienced exceptional growth and expanded into projects including design-build, construction management / general contractor, and traditional design-bid-build projects. >>

Gilbert & Stewart CPAs

Gilbert and StewartGilbert & Stewart is a certified public accounting firm established in 1974. With headquarters in Provo, Utah, Gilbert & Stewart has set itself apart from other CPA firms in the region by providing a full range of audit, tax, financial, accounting, and information management services. With a proven track record, Gilbert & Stewart can meet all of your financial management needs. >>

Zions Bank

VisionZions Bank is Utah’s oldest financial institution and is the only local bank with a statewide distribution of branches. In addition to offering a wide range of traditional banking services, Zions Bank is also a leader in small business lending and has ranked as the No. 1 lender of U.S. Small Business Administration 7(a) loans in Utah for the past 18 consecutive years. Founded in 1873, Zions Bank has been serving the communities of Utah for more than 135 years. >>

Alexander's Print Advantage

As In an industry where most jobs are needed “yesterday” we deliver with unrivaled predictability and speed. In fact, rush jobs are our specialty, helping you to meet any emergency deadline. Over the years we have streamlined the print on demand process, taking the stress out of your print project and helping you accomplish your digital printing goals with ease. After all, we’re named Alexander’s Print “Advantage” for a reason. >>

Salt Lake Community College - Miller Business Resource Center/Miller Business Innovation Center

SLCCSalt Lake Community College’s Miller Business Resource Center is home to the Miller Business Innovation Center (MBIC), the largest publicly-funded business incubator in Utah, and is an accelerator program for innovative enterprises seeking high growth. The center houses progressive, small businesses in a commercial work environment where the infrastructure, business, educational and operational support meet the needs of entrepreneurs so they may achieve long-term success. >>

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