Businesswoman holding trophy award for success in business. gold background

Why You Should Give Your Employees Custom Awards

Awarding your employees can be a great way to motivate them. Keep reading to learn why you should give your employees custom awards.Did you know that 85% of workers feel more motivated to do their best when an incentive is offered? That's right. But despite the evidence, many companies still fall short when it comes to recognizing employee achievement. If you're looking to increase morale, improve work quality, and boost employee retention, then offering custom rewards is a smart move. Unlike generic bonuses [...]

business team winning a trophy

Tips On Choosing Corporate Trophies

Taking time to pick the best trophies and awards for your employees is important. Read here to get some tips on choosing corporate trophies. At a roadblock with choosing the perfect corporate award?Corporate awards can be a fantastic way to acknowledge members of your team or company.They help create a healthy work environment that supports quality work ethic and collaboration.With some time and careful planning, it's possible to choose corporate trophies that are professional and memorable, whatever the occasion.Read on [...]

Businessman holding golden cup trophy

7 Reasons Plaques and Awards Will Motivate Employees

7 Reasons Plaques and Awards Will Motivate EmployeesAre you looking for ways to motivate your employees and encourage their excellent work? Plaques and awards can be a great way to do that and here's why.For a solo entrepreneur, success and monetary profits are reason enough to keep working hard.  But when it comes to a big corporation, it can be difficult for an employee to feel valued by their paycheck alone.  In fact, a lack of appreciation by management is the number [...]

Collection of isolated vector illustration of modern glass trophies, prizes

Adding a Classy Touch to any Ceremony with Glass Awards

Adding a Classy Touch to any Ceremony with Glass Awards Want to give someone an award, but just don't know how to do it?Good for you! Rewards can be hugely motivating to recipients, and can make employees feel valued.If you're worried about choosing the right award, don't panic! We're here to look at how glass awards give a classy touch to any reward ceremony. Why Offer a Trophy? There's something about a trophy that says more than words ever could.A trophy offers a [...]

Glass vs Crystal Awards Infographic Blog Image

Glass Awards vs Crystal Awards [Infographic]

Read what is different between Glass vs Crystal In this small infographic we will explain and list the most notable differences in Glass awards vs Crystal awards. We also would suggest you discover unique kinds of Glass awards on this page; and unique Crystal awards on this page. Glass vs Crystal Awards Infographic Click the image to enlarge This infographic is free to share! If you have found this infographic useful, feel free to share it [...]

Veteran’s Day 2016

Veteran’s Day 2016

Veteran’s Day origin June 4, 1926, US Congress adopted a resolution, requesting President Calvin Coolidge to observe November 11 as “a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as ‘Armistice Day’”.  A Congressional Act (52 Stat. 351; 5 U.S. Code, Sec. 87a) was approved on May 13, 1938, making it a legal holiday. It was later suggested in 1945 to expand to include all veterans from all conflicts. Many presidents [...]

Corporate awards - choosing the right award

Corporate awards – choosing the right award

Corporate awards or recognition programs have been part of the business world for decades.  Employee recognition programs motivate staff. Studies have shown that motivated staff is more likely to provide positive input during projects and employee satisfaction, increase teamwork resulting in increased corporate performance.Awarding excellence: Now in modern times, corporate awards and ceremonies related to rewarding the best of the best in the business, whether it is sport, music, art, or just the employee of the month is still a [...]

Motivate your employees with corporate awards

Motivate your employees with Corporate Awards

Why use Corporate Awards to motivate your employees Before we get into 'how to use Corporate awards', let's first investigate the reason you should use them. Keeping your employees at the highest reproductive rate can be a hard thing to do. When customers look for a business, they have to consider the customer service they will receive. It can really harm your company and your company's image if your customer service and employees aren't of the highest quality. Think about it [...]

Trophy Shop

Your one-stop Trophy Shop

All around trophy shop Trophy shops are a great source for buying items when recognizing achievements in sports. But there's so much more in a trophy shop. Trophies aren't just for sports anymore. Martin Awards offers trophies for all sorts of events.Sports - such as football, baseball, soccer, basketball, tennis, billiards, hockey, darts, track, cheerleading, volleyball, golf, karate, bowling, wrestling, swimming, Fishing, gymnastics, dance, music, archery, shooting and so much more. Car/motorcycle events - racing, car show trophies, pinewood [...]

The hidden beauty of trophy cups

Trophy Cups – The beauty within a trophy

Trophy Cups, How powerful or important are they? Does it leave a huge impact on the winner of a race? of a sports game? or perhaps recognizing someone for a great achievement?What's so special about Trophy Cups? When a person receives a trophy cup, they are filled with joy and pride for their achievement. Imagine yourself getting one for writing the best novel of the year. Or perhaps for discovering a better energy alternative. You couldn't honestly say you didn't [...]

Best Plaques and Awards of 2015

Best Plaques and Awards of 2015

We want to give some shoutouts to some of our favorite Plaques and Awards from our 2015 line of products. While we are picking a small section for this post, we love all of our other plaques and awards just as much. We just think these should be mentioned for your pleasure of reading. All of these plaques can come with engraving and personalization. You can click any plaque and you will be taken to the product page to view more [...]

Where to get Trophies & Engraving

Trophies & Engraving, Where to get it?

The question customers ask us about trophies is Can you tell me more about your trophies & engraving?  So we will explain that nowTrophies & Engraving The trophy photos below are taken by Martin Awards, and may not be redistributed without prior permission.First let's start off with this question..What is a trophy with engraving? When you think about a trophy you most likely see this image in your mind.Football Trophy USA Flag Column with One Eagle Mostly everyone else does too. Take notice [...]