UVEF_logo Provo, Utah – December 13, 2012 The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) today announced winners for its 2012 Annual UVEF Awards. The annual event recognizes Utah companies and leaders for innovation, business growth and contributions to the entrepreneurial community. Award recipients were honored today at ceremonies held at the Vivint Campus (Bldg. 4907) in the Provo Riverwoods.

“Utah entrepreneurs continue to put the state at the top of the economic heap nationally,” said UVEF chairman Ken Kaufman. “UVEF Award winners inspire others to work hard, work smart, and persevere through rough waters.”

Award recipients were named in the following categories:

  • Most Innovative Product: Power Pot by Power Practical
  • Ron King Social Entrepreneur of the Year: Robert Workman
  • Greatest Contribution to Entrepreneurs: Shauna Theobald
  • Utah Valley’s Best Kept Entrepreneurial Secret: SpotterRF
  • Entrepreneur of the Year: Todd Pedersen, Vivint

Biographies on winners may be viewed at www.uvef.net .

UVEF is a volunteer non-profit support group linking entrepreneurs to Money, Markets, and Mentors. Celebrating more than 20 years of new business success, UVEF empowers current and future business leaders to thrive in today’s competitive market. We provide real-world, practical education and valuable resources on how to access needed capital, attract new customers and tap into industry experts. For information on upcoming meetings, speakers and exclusive membership benefits visit www.uvef.net.