Send Employees off in Style with These Retirement Award Ideas

  The pandemic and current financial climate have lead to an increase in early retirement for many people. Some, of course, were ready to retire or had already been planning to do so it just fell at a time when the Coronavirus had everything shut down. Others have chosen to go ahead and take a […]

Trophies and Awards for Frontline Heroes

  As the world continues to charge through the current pandemic, there are many on the frontlines. Emergency Techs, doctors, nurses, and many other professionals in the healthcare arena are using extraordinary will and strength to fight the coronavirus. Every day many of them risk their own lives to ensure the safety of others and […]

Six Best Practices for Virtual Awards Ceremonies

Working remotely is new for many people but in 2020 many workplaces have made the transition to remote work, even if just temporarily. Staff, supervisors, and corporate leadership have all had to make a big shift. It’s been quite the learning curve on a grand scale. Companies are still learning how to use video conferencing […]

5 Major Mistakes to Avoid with Your Employee Recognition Program

Some estimate that about 80% of today’s employers have some type of employee recognition program in place. An organization or business can realize many benefits when they recognize employees with rewards. Recognition awards help retain your workforce and keep employees engaged and productive. A recognition award program works, as long as you work it right. […]

Engraving Awards for Recipients

 Three Reasons for Engraving Awards It feels good to receive an award, but even better if it is personalized. At Suburban Custom Awards, we make it easy for you to personalize trophies, plaques, and other awards. We make it easy for you to add a personalized message. Here are three good reasons for engraving awards. […]

Six Benefits of Winning Corporate or Industry Awards

The marketplace is getting increasingly crowded and competitive. Just a few years back your main competition came from those in the same industry, companies that looked a whole lot like yours. But with the new surge of an always-online, hyper-connected economy, you are forced to compete with industries quite different from your own. To have […]

How Young Athletes Benefit from Participation Trophies

There has been a lot of argument as to whether young athletes should or should not be presented with participation trophies. One line of thought is that giving them a trophy for participating encourages them to continue in the sport. On the other hand, there are some who argue only “winners” deserve a trophy. It […]

Appreciation, Recognition, and Rewards – How It All Adds Up

When you are talking about corporate awards, these three terms are often used interchangeably: appreciation, recognition, and rewards. It may seem like they are the same, but in reality, there are specific differences between the three. Also, please note, all three types of awards are important and play roles in determining the culture of a […]

Tips for Rewarding Remote Employees

 Working remotely has been gaining in popularity even before the Coronavirus struck. Over the last few years, the number of people working from home has dramatically increased. Just because your workers are remotely based, doesn’t mean you need to skip out on employee awards. When workers feel appreciated, they tend to do better work. It […]

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Planning Appreciation Awards Events

It’s commonly understood that those who feel appreciated will exceed what is expected of them. Verbal praise and kudos go a long way toward showing appreciation for hard work. These efforts can be taken even further by hosting appreciation awards ceremonies. Recognizing employees by presenting plaques, corporate gifts, or personalized trophies offer you a more […]