Category Archives: Corporate Awards

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tips for Displaying Trophies and Awards in the Workplace

Most companies understand the many benefits of an employee recognition award program. But each business is different and creates a unique award program to match their company’s culture and goals. There are a variety of awards companies can present to their employee and volunteers. Yearly and monthly awards are often displayed on a perpetual plaque, […]

10 Tips for Choosing Recognition and Incentive Awards

For those who have an incentive or recognition program, choosing the right recognition or incentive awards can be difficult. Of course, you want to make sure employees know how much their work contributions are appreciated and valued. Perhaps the most important things to consider are awards that match the goals of the program and also […]

6 Great Ideas for Volunteer Recognition Award Categories

Many organizations are run by volunteers. There are a few that would have a difficult time continuing without helpful volunteers. Volunteer Recognition Day is usually held in April each year. It’s the perfect time to show your appreciation with volunteer recognition awards. There are different ways to acknowledge all their hard work and express your […]

Tips for Choosing Trade Association Awards

For many industries, our customer base is comprised of businesses of all sizes, associations, corporations, public entities, and academic institutions. A trade association is designed to benefit the members and set standards for promoting the industry. Usually, a trade association consists of members, a Board of Directors ( or leadership committee), and a staff which […]

Top Custom Employee Recognition Awards Ideas

There are many benefits to presenting hard-working individuals with custom employee recognition awards. Employees are appreciative and tend to work harder when they feel like their work is noticed as well as valued. This can be beneficial for company-wide motivation and morale. But sometimes, it’s difficult to determine what types of awards are appropriate for […]