Orem, Utah (PRWEB) July 13, 2006
The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) today announced winners of its 2006 “Top 25 Under Five” Awards, which spotlight outstanding Utah entrepreneurs from across the state. Award recipients were recognized today at ceremonies held at the Novell Provo campus and sponsored by UTFC Financing Solutions and Omniture. XanGo was recognized as the number one performer among the Top 25 for the second consecutive year. Previous award winner, Omniture, was also honored as a Gold Graduate with its recent initial public offering (Nasdaq: OMTR).
This year’s award recipients are Agel Enterprises, AK Designs, Alianza, Allegiance, Aribex, AtTask, Beehive Brick, Best Vinyl, Cymphonix, Doba, Exact Wave, HealthEquity, Herman Street, LignUp, Mindshare Technologies, My Princess Pearls, PilmerPR, Precision Concrete Cutting, Renasis, Seastone Consumer Products, Server Plus, ShopSite, Snapp Norris Group, TopTenReviews, VitalSmarts, and XanGo.
“Utah provides a fertile business climate for the growth of entrepreneurial ventures,” stated Steve Grizzell, chairman of the UVEF board. “The Top 25 Under Five Award winners are among Utah’s best ambassadors for its vibrant small business community.”
UVEF’s Top 25 Under Five Awards have recognized the development of more than 125 entrepreneurs and their companies in the past five years. Competing companies are judged based on profit, growth, equity funding, job creation and job quality.
The UVEF is a non-profit support group working to share knowledge and experience. As a nonprofit organization founded in 1989, the UVEF promotes the development and growth of entrepreneurial ventures by: providing networking opportunities, promoting recognition of business accomplishments and contributions, sharing business experiences, and by encouraging free enterprise. Information on upcoming meetings, speakers, and membership can be found at http://www.uvef.net.