Cariloha was announced yesterday evening as a Best of State winner!
For the fifth consecutive year, Cariloha won the Best of State award over hundreds of other applying businesses.The winners were revealed at a special gala event at The Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Best of State Awards recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, and businesses in Utah. The panel of impartial Best of State judges determine individuals, businesses and organizations that excel in their endeavors, use innovative approaches or methods in their business practices, and contribute to a better quality of life in Utah.
Commenting on the award, Cariloha Founder and CEO, Jeff Pedersen, said, “We’re honored to receive this recognition for a fifth year. Our worldwide fans, stores and bamboo products are what make Cariloha the BEST. Taking a moment to pause and celebrate this achievement is very validating of all our efforts over the past seven years, and we’re looking forward to even more growth in 2015 and beyond.”
Winners from each Best of State category receive a Best of State medal. Best of State winners also receive the right to display the Best of State logo and year of award on business correspondence, their website and other promotional materials.
Medal winners are then resubmitted to the judges and scored again. The highest scoring entry from each of the 10 general categories is selected to receive the BOSS (Best of State Statue). Cariloha’s sister brand, Del Sol, won the coveted Best of State statue this year within its respective category for the second time, while Cariloha won the statue in 2010 and 2013.