Award Ideas

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Business awards can be seen implemented across the globe to celebrate the success of the organisations and the individuals that contribute to their overall success.

Achievement awards show that a company appreciate their staff and teams, along with instilling pride into the team and rewarding employees for their dedication and good efforts.

A selection of award ideas

Hold an event

For organisations exploring their options to implement and accomplish a recognition and achievement award program within their teams, Event and marketing leads should Look to complete an annual awards ball, or ceremony to celebrate and show appreciation and acknowledge team successes, encouraging staff to contribute to the company goals, and to work hard to achieve a staff award in front of peers.

An achievement event will also motivate teams throughout the year and engage staff, and departments, alongside providing an incentive to employees to look forward to the event during the calendar year.

Celebrate trading years

For businesses with years of trading milestones such as a 25. 50 or 100 year anniversary, should embrace the opportunity to explore recognition awards for long service individuals within their business.

For a significant milestone such as 50 years of successful trading, businesses can explore an engraved or crystal award to mark the date, and take pride and place within a boardroom or reception area.,

Look to invite industry media to attend an organised company event, along with key suppliers or customers to join in the celebration and feel involved.

Having the company’s achievement covered by PR or industry news, will bring the limelight to your organisation and increase the company’s visibility for your sector and industry.

A positive PR and a marketing communications campaign can be on the key anniversary dates announcing the celebration of the trading years.

Marketers can explore the benefits of celebrating trading successes and use these dates to boast about the achievements and continued success of the organisation, to convey to your competitors that the business is in a strong successful position. Custom awards made from bespoke glass or acrylic will give the anniversary dates an additional layer of prestige when presented to Directors and the chairman of the organisation for photographs.

Using engraved and glass awards

Organisations marking a success in achieving an industry accolade or merit should explore glass awards and custom awards to present to their team once the targets have been reached. Recognition awards are a key way to incentivise and show appreciation to a high achieving team or department.

A company showing appreciation for the dedication and hard work for team member contributing to improving standards, product innovation and exceptional performance.

Including Glass awards in a company-wide corporate awards program will ensure individuals are recognised alongside the team effort.

Employee awards recognise the achievements made towards your business or organisation, is proven to motivate teams and contributions from the rest of your workforce and engage your teams in company improvements and the desire to push forward as an entire business.

Achievement awards

To ensure your employee awards are correctly implemented, request the assistance of your entire organisation for brainstorming and insights into what will motivate the workforce to participate and succeed.

Request team input into what they would like to see recognised, how they could achieve the required standard and allow all staff to nominate team members and become involved with the awards program, selection and criteria.

Things to consider when planning awards

Communication

Human resource teams and internal marketing executives should consider the objectives to improve company efficiency team morale and productivity, and how best to communicate the recognition scheme to the employee and departments.

How are you planning to communicate to all managers and staff, through meetings, and emails with the run up to the scheme, so all staff are on board and ready to contribute and become involved, brainstorm on the best use of incentive awards

Regularity

Your company needs to decide before rolling out the awards ideas how often will the staff awards occur, annually, quarterly, or monthly, how will you mark the achievement award, will you hold a presentation, awards ceremony or evening event. Will you invite only the winners to the ceremony or will your arrange an event and invite the entire corporation and guest to witness the staff recognition awards.

Recognising the achievements

Will your company be using some formal awards such as glass awards and engraved awards, and also include some informal routes to recognise achievements and staff improvements.

Great examples of non-formal incentive awards include deliveries of confectionary to the department and office, gifting shop vouchers, discounted meals and fun days out.

A more traditional award is allowing the winner additional days of leave or annual holiday dates.

For larger companies gift vouchers, high reward goods, dining out vouchers, holiday vouchers, confectionary, certificates and additional holiday days or time off.

 

Employee award ideas

To recognise your exceptional staff contributions to your business, Glass awards and gift clocks are a champion choice to recognition for the work, and to also mark an work anniversary date.

Award medals of service is a proven success for organisations to thank long serving volunteers and contributors to the cause.

Glass award trophies work well for companies looking to commiserate hard working staff and dedicated teams and individuals who have had an exceptional service history with your organisation.

 

Tailoring the recognition award to the individual

Successful businesses understand the need to tailor the staff award to the individual or team receiving it. Taking time to explore your options of an award will ensure the program and scheme is well received with your internal teams.

Younger teams may appreciate shopping vouchers or the opportunity to study outside the workplace for driving lessons or hobbies. Make the award personal and reflect a meaning of appreciation towards to receiver, to create a lasting reminder of your appreciation of their hard work and efforts.

Companies with a more mature set of staff members or departments may appreciate a restaurant meal or a more traditional award such as an engraved glass award or staff trophy.

For general team recognition awards, consider gifting Gift vouchers, high reward electrical goods, dining out vouchers, holiday vouchers, branded confectionery, gift certificates and additional holiday days or time off.

 

Types of Awards

For businesses and organisations looking to explore the best type of awards to implement into your business and company culture, explore an award type that reflects your business, will be appreciated and enjoyed by the award receivers and will leave a lasting impression of your appreciation for the team efforts and achievements

Award medals to ensure individuals are recognised alongside the team effort. Recognise the achievements made towards your business or organisation.

Custom made medals in die-struck medallions with engraved details and logos for organisations looking to recognise the many years of help and time given to the company or charity cause,

Business awards to reward departments and internal teams

Internal marketing communication departments should plan a program of business awards to mark department and individual achievements. Consider achievement awards for product innovation, time management, team playing and star performers.

Custom awards are a champion choice for companies and organisations looking to personalise their choice of recognition awards with a custom design or shape.  Innovative designs such as bespoke shapes built as a company trophy can be made to reflect your company or services. For a particular business sector, custom awards are a great choice to represent your product or sector

Crystal awards Can be sourced in multiple sizes and shapes to merit an employee award for achievement tiers. Glass awards are a great choice for awarding service years to staff, after 10, 25, 30 years with your business.  Crystal awards will be received by the individual and cherished as a lasting reminder of the appreciation your business has shown to their contribution over the years.

Trophy awards Work very well for internal company sports teams, or for businesses looking to reward employees for weekly recognition or sports achievements, such as the star of the week, or player of the season.  With the easy removal of the trophies metal plate, winners details can be continually replaced with new engraved names and dates.

Real Wood keyrings with Dome Label

A unique option, real wood keyrings are available in cherry, oak or walnut. Approximately 5mm thick wood.

Keyrings have a metal jump ring to a 24mm nickel split ring. With full colour domed label.

Choice of standard shapes and sizes with dome label

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Heptagonal Award – Full colour

Heptagon shaped acrylic award printed using the world’s latest print technology, enabling full colour logos and designs to be printed directly onto the reverse side of the award and on quantities as low as one piece. Our wide range of awards have been carefully selected to allow this print process to enhance its final appearance, leave the recipient with an award of prestigious value. Individual personalisation also available at extra cost.

Award – Star (Spot Colour Print)

Heptagon shaped acrylic award printed using the world’s latest print technology, enabling full-colour logos and designs to be printed directly onto the reverse side of the award and in quantities as low as one piece. Our wide range of awards has been carefully selected to allow this print process to enhance its final appearance, leave the recipient with an award of prestigious value. Individual personalization also available at extra cost

Award – Teardrop (Full Colour Print)

Heptagon shaped acrylic award printed using the world’s latest print technology, enabling full colour logos and designs to be printed directly onto the reverse side of the award and on quantities as low as one piece. Our wide range of awards have been carefully selected to allow this print process to enhance its final appearance, leave the recipient with an award of prestigious value. Individual personalisation also available at extra cost.

Award – Fin Shaped (Full Colour Print)

Heptagon shaped acrylic award printed using the world’s latest print technology, enabling full colour logos and designs to be printed directly onto the reverse side of the award and on quantities as low as one piece. Our wide range of awards have been carefully selected to allow this print process to enhance its final appearance, leave the recipient with an award of prestigious value. Individual personalisation also available at extra cost.

Award – Pentagonal (Full Colour Print)

Pentagon shaped acrylic award printed using the world’s latest print technology, enabling full colour logos and designs to be printed directly onto the reverse side of the award and on quantities as low as one piece. Our wide range of awards have been carefully selected to allow this print process to enhance its final appearance, leave the recipient with an award of prestigious value. Individual personalisation also available at extra cost.

Jade Glass Facetted Ice Peak Awards

The sleek and stylish facetted ice peak award is crafted out of 15mm thick jade glass and is mounted on a rectangular base. The modern facetted shape of the award looks great when engraved with any crest, logo or wording to create an award that is sure to take pride of place when put on display at home or at work. It is supplied in an individual gift box.

Different Sizes available.

Optical Crystal Facet Iceberg Award

Engrave design at £25.00
Screen Print Design at £25.00 per colour.
Lead time: 10 working days.

Carriage at cost.

The Facet Icebergs are striking and stylish display awards they are hand made out of perfectly clear 60mm thick optical crystal and are available in 3 sizes. They have a large engraving area that can be personalised with any crest logo or wording and are sure to take pride of place when put on display at home or at work. They are ideal recognition achievement or incentive gifts and are supplied in a black foam lined presentation box.

Jade Glass Bevelled Crescent Awards

Design origination at £25.00 per engrave design, or per colour.

Lead time; 11 working days. Carriage at cost.

The jade glass crescent is ideal as an inexpensive recognition award. It has a polished edge bevel on all 4 sides and a large engraving area that can be personalised with any logo crest or wording to mark a sales achievement sporting success or just to acknowledge a job well done.

It is supplied in an individual white gift box.

Stamped Iron Medal

With detailed bespoke designs stamped on one or both sides, our stunning range of medals is ideal for prize giving ceremonies and sports awards. Whether you are organising a football tournament or swimming competition, or looking for a bespoke promotional gift or retail product, our personalised medallions are ideal. The medals are nickel or brass plated as standard and available in a range of sizes and thicknesses. Antique brass, bronze, silver or gold finishes are available on request and an attractive sandblasted finish or colour infill is also an option. All of our medals can be supplied with one-side printed 20mm lanyards or V-stitched satin ribbons attached.

UK 7 Day Metal Medals

Full-colour print with dome
Nickel plating
Red/White/Blue Ribbon
50mm diameter
2mm thick with polished edges

Optical Crystal Golf Ball Award

Perfect for the golfing enthusiast, this item makes a great recognition award or incentive. A crystal golf ball sits on top of a perfectly clear optical crystal base which provides the space to convey your message, club crest or corporate logo. The compact size of these awards means they look just as good when used as a desktop gift as they would sitting on the shelf in a trophy cabinet. With three sizes available you can reward first, second and third places. Each award is supplied in an individual foam lined presentation box. Size 4.5cm

Waterman Mechanical Pencil

Hémisphère mechanical pencil. A pure, simple, timeless line. Hemisphere both highly practical and discreet, slides unnoticed, into a pocket, bag or diary.

A design that combines natural, seductive elegance with true magnetism. Supplied in Waterman gift box.

Supplied with pencil refill. Exclusive design. Stainless steel.

Engrave area: side of clip: 35 x 5mm

Box Print 120 x 15mm

Wrap Print: 35 x 22mm

Barrel Print: 45 x 5 mm

*Samples will be charged at cost along with carriage for this item*

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Watermen Graduate Ballpoint Pen

Graduate ballpoint pen. Based on a classic design, Graduate is resolutely functional and modern. Graduate is ideal for everyday use or as a gift. Incl. Waterman gift box.

Supplied with one ballpoint refill. Exclusive design. Stainless steel.

Item can be printed or engraved to Side of Clip or Barrel.

Box can be printed at additional cost.

Crown cap of pen can also be engraved, contact us for pricing.

 

 

 

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Vince Stylus Ballpoint Pen Set in Gift Box

Exclusive design pen set including a stylus ballpoint pen and roller ball pen. Both pens feature a graphite bottom barrel complemented with a polished chrome upper barrel. Incl. new style Balmain clip and Balmain detailing on middle ring. Premium black ink refill and rubberized stylus tip ideal for touchscreens such as tablets and smartphones.

Incl. Balmain gift box

Engrave to both items, size: 45mm x 5mm

 

From £3.51

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Elegant Round Glass Trophy with Half Globe

Elegant round trophy made in glass, featuring a relief half globe pattern on top. Presented in a classic gift box.

Size: 12 x 11.5 x 3.7cm

 

 

From £8.99

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Number One Shaped Trophy – Glass

Number one shaped trophy made in glass. Presented in a classic gift box.

Size: 11 x 6 x 1.9 cm

 

From £7.,83

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Crystal Globe design Paperweight on Stand

Crystal globe design paperweight on stand. Presented in a classic gift box.

Size: 5.5 cm Dia

Engrave Area: 25 mm x 25 mm

 

From £11.42

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Executive Metal 3D puzzle – Desk Accessory

3D puzzle composed of magnetic, metallic pieces. Can also be used as paper weight.

Size: 8 x 4cm

Engrave Area: 28 x 28 mm

 

From £9.60

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Metal Relief Pin Badge – Choice Of Platings

The Metal Relief pin badge has a highly polished, jewellery finish giving it both stunning looks and a high perceived value. An excellent choice where colour is not required.
Full 3D available.

Choice of platings.
Optional sandblasted or satin finish.

Size withing 25 x 25mm

 

 

Optical Crystal Book With Black Satin Lined Box

Optical crystal book supplied in a black Satin lined box. Ideal for christenings, graduations or anniversaries.

Engrave to the front or the back, Branding area 50 x 80 mm

 

 

 

 

 

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Optical Crystal Arched Clock with Satin Lined Box

Optical crystal arched clock supplied in a Satin lined box. Fantastic desktop item.

Engrave or Print Area: 60 x 55mm

 

 

From £20.33

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Optical Crystal Square Paperweight with Gift Box

Optical Crystal Square paperweight with bevelled edges, 60mm, supplied in a Satin lined box. Ideal gift for schools/ offices

Engrave Area: 42 x 42mm

 

From £6.39

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Optical Crystal Star Paperweight in Giftbox

Optical crystal star paperweight, 100mm, supplied in a Satin lined box. Ideal gift for rewarding success.

Engrave or Print Area: 30 x 30mm

 

From £10.03

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Pair of Crystal Square Tumblers Giftboxed

Pair of crystal square tumblers, 10oz, supplied in a Satin lined box. Perfect executive gift.

Engrave Area: 45 x 45mm

 

 

From £10.55

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Black Treat Tin – Butter Shortbread Biscuits

This Christmas our Winter Collection Treat tin is fully branded with and dome label on the lid.
Filled with Mini Shortbread.

Can also be supplied with Quality Street.

Size: 102.24 diameter x 43.76 mm

Filling: 150g of shortbread

Shelf Life: 3 Months

 

From £2.76

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