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Nominations are in for the Coolest Thing Made in Idaho. Voting Runs Oct 11-18

In our continuing efforts to promote manufacturing, TechHelp is pleased to join the Idaho Manufacturing  Alliance in promoting the 2021 “Coolest Thing Made in Idaho” contest that will run through the end of October. The event will help us celebrate National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) on October 1 and Idaho Manufacturing Month.
The 2020 event showed us how powerful this campaign was in showcasing Idaho’s manufacturers and the innovative talent that flourishes in our state. TechHelp works with a lot of cool companies and inventors who make some really cool stuff. Take this opportunity to shine a little light on your products & company. 



  • September 20 – October 4: Nominate an Idaho product – Yours or other products you think are REALLY COOL!  Spread the word to your social channels with our pre-built templates. If you are too busy, reply to this email, and TechHelp will complete the nomination process on your behalf!
  • October 11 – 18: First round of public voting on nominees within different categories. The top contenders in each category will advance to a final round of voting.
  • October 21 – 28: Final round of voting; all are eligible to vote!

 On October 29, IMA will announce the winner. The 2021 winner will get bragging rights, a free annual IMA membership (or $500 membership credit), a free booth at our next Made Here Expo, a custom trophy, a feature article, and LOTS of social media promotion!

To review the rules or timeline, nominate a product, and learn more about the Coolest Thing Made in Idaho contest – visit the website by clicking on the contest link above or below.

Don’t wait to get involved; nominate a product manufactured in Idaho that you think has the potential to be named the coolest thing!
Thanks for your help promoting the makers in our great state of Idaho! Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions to

“As an organization committed to supporting and promoting Idaho manufacturing, we are so excited to showcase the range of great products that Idahoans create! Our makers don’t get nearly enough recognition for the important role their products play in our everyday lives,”

Sheri Johnson, Executive Director of The Idaho Manufacturing Alliance

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