Receiving a military award is a serious and honorable affair. Often done to recognize acts of bravery or going beyond the call of duty, these military awards and decorations are treasured keepsakes for both the recipients and their families. So whether you are trying to figure out how to take care of your award, or do better with ones inherited from ancestors, here are some basic strategies you can apply in preservation. Invest in A Shadow Box Shadow box display cases are simply glass front frames used to hold items for display. They are deeper than standard frames, providing enough room to safely place awards and decorations. They can often …

Whenever you have a competition or award-giving event organized, you need to be prepared ahead of time with a selection of custom medals and trophies for each category. Medals and trophies are physical symbols of accomplishment and are always welcomed by the recipients. They become a souvenir they can show off to family, friends, and colleagues. Fond memories are often attached to receiving them so it is mandatory to ensure their presence for the event. There are medal shops where one can get them prepared, but an increasing number of buyers are opting to go the online route. Here is why this is a worthy consideration. Affordability Numerous vendors offer …

  Trophies and awards are sometimes seen, in a cynical modern world, as being useless. This is not true. Recognition trophies have a positive role in many ways. Increase Productivity If there is a clear goal, such as meeting a tight deadline, or certain sales targets, the promise of recognition tends to motivate employees to meet these goals. Knowing that their work will be recognized, and that the extra effort will be marked, will motivate workers to increase their productivity. Recognition trophies, as a means of marking their activities, can act as a strong motivator. Increased productivity can, thus, be recognized and encouraged. Increase Loyalty Loyalty to the company, and …

As an organization seeks ways to boost the morale of workers, recognition and identification are becoming a trending approach to keep the management connected with the subordinate staff. There are many ways companies can recognize and award employees and the most popular is the use of acrylic awards or acrylic plaques. Acrylic comes in different colors, it is formed into interesting shapes, has beautiful accents, and looks like glass or crystal. While recognition award designers are keeping pace with the increasing demand for these products, especially as the corporate world falls in love with acrylic awards, there is every reason to ensure that the designers create value for the plaques …

Presenting football players with plaques and awards can be a dazzling way of marking the achievements they have made. It helps inspire them to do their best and put in great performances always. Whether you run a local club, school football team, a league, or a once-in-a-lifetime tournament, there is a need to have trophies to present to the teams, individual players, and even the coaches. That being said, here are the top reasons you need to give a football trophy to players:  Builds Confidence  When you reward players with a trophy it helps give positive reinforcement to their dedication and commitment in competing with others. It helps build confidence …

When shopping for awards for your sports event, you need to decide the number of awards you will be giving out. You also want to think of the reason or purpose for the award. You will find various awards – whether for women, men, children, club managers, or teams. If you aren’t sure of what you want or you’re worried you could leave someone out, these tips can help you pick the right sports awards for your event.   Team Awards   Every sports, tournament, or league organizer needs to have a good-looking trophy to present to the team captain of the winning team. A gleaming nickel-plated cup can make a good …

Trophies have long been used as both awards for achievement and symbols of completion, and they have significantly more aesthetic value than diplomas or other pieces of paper proving one’s credentials. While it can be easy to decide to give someone a personalized trophy, the decision about what to engrave on that trophy is another matter entirely. When it comes to expertise in trophy engraving, San Diego residents can trust Gold Medallion Awards and take advantage of our years of experience to craft their messages. Here, we address the question of what to leave out and provide a handful of suggestions for what works well. Inside Jokes This approach should …

Trophies and plaques have been around for centuries. It’s recorded that the first trophies to ever be awarded for an accomplishment were wreaths given to athletes during the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece. Plaques have a similar history. First discovered as existing in the thirteenth to fifteenth century in Nigeria, they were also used to celebrate an accomplishment. Since both are given to commemorate achievements, it’s understandable why it could be difficult to decide on the appropriate award. The Case for Trophies When choosing between giving trophies or custom plaques, San Diego residents need to know the first rule of thumb is determining whether the occasion is celebrating athletics, arts, …

When organizing sports leagues, it can be difficult to keep everyone interested and motivated throughout the season, and it’s important to learn skills that keep athletes excited to come back. In bowling, recognition for great skills is a way to keep bowlers excited, and one of the ways you can do this is by giving away glass awards, acrylic awards, plaques, or trophies. Here are some reasons you may want to give out a bowling trophy.  Encourage People to Come Back to a Bowling League  It can be easy to get distracted with all of the things you have to do in life. A bowling league can be easily cast …

For centuries trophies and medals have been a popular way to have a tangible reminder of a victory. The English word “trophy” was coined in 1550 from its French predecessor, trophée. Today, trophies are a visible way of showing a specific achievement, a way of honoring someone special. Here are 6 examples of great opportunities to consider offering trophies and plaques.  1. Dancing In the world of dance there are several ways trophies and plaques can be used. In dance competitions, the solos, duets, and groups typically have four placements for each category: overall, first, second, and third. End of the year dance recitals are another way awards can be used. …