Author Archives: Mary Olinger

Top 10 Reasons You Should Offer a Business Award Program

.recoCompanies of all sizes can benefit from creating and maintaining a business award program for its employees. When it comes down to it, there’s a lot more than meets the eye. Sometimes the actual award isn’t the most valuable part of the program. In general, people love to be rewarded for their work. Recognition creates […]

Award Ideas for Corporate Recognition

Every successful company has a designated time for recognizing accomplishments, milestones, and goals. Presenting corporate awards offers benefits for the company.  Corporate recognition is effective and well worth it to acknowledge those hardworking individuals who go above and beyond in order to transform the vision of the company into a reality. Here are a few […]

Choosing the Right Ribbon and Medal Award Colors for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place

During the summer there is often more awareness about sports. But there are also a lot of winter sports held indoors. Whether you are coaching a team, hosting a tournament, organizing a 5K or any other sporting event, you want to get the ribbon and medal awards colors right. These three awards are designed to […]

The Great Debate: Trophies or Awards

When you are the recipient for any token for an achievement or accomplishment it is memorable. Most of the time, these are memorable events that are the result of your own sacrifice, hard work, and dedication. Whether you are presented trophies or awards for your accomplishment, they mean something to you. While both are worthwhile, […]

Most Popular Summer Sports Trophies

Summer is probably the most popular season for playing all sorts of sports both indoors and out. Maybe everyone tends to be a bit more active once the weather warms up, the days are longer, and school is out. Some of the most popular sports around include football, baseball, tennis, basketball, swimming, and soccer. You […]

Volunteer Recognition & Award Ideas

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For many organizations, volunteers are the backbone. You can make volunteer recognition special by being creative in ways that highlight their hardworking efforts. Recognizing them is important if you want to retain them and make new recruits. After all, these are people who selflessly give their time, energy and efforts to benefit others. Here are […]

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Tips for Planning an End-of Season Sports Award Banquet

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As the various sports seasons wind to a stop and school terms end, spring becomes the time of year for the sports award banquet. Whether you’ve never planned one before or done it annually for years, here are some tips to help. Sports award banquets are special events and it’s important to cover all the […]

Choosing Golf Trophies and Hosting a Tournament

As the weather warms more people are getting outdoors to enjoy sports and activities. This can be a good time of year to host a fundraiser. If you are a golf fan, you might consider hosting your own golf tournament. It could be just so participants have a lot of fun, or it can be […]