The engagement of your employees within your company is directly linked to the satisfaction and loyalty levels of your customers. You want to motivate the influencers within your organization to continue to uphold the company’s goals and ideology. Building a rewards program helps to ensure that your employees feel appreciated, which in turn leads to more happiness and engagement on their end. It’s a win-win situation: your employees get recognized for the hard work they do, and in return your company benefits.
Boston Red Sox
Develop a custom mega size replica ring with a sound chip to generate fan awareness and excitement. Manufacture a complete custom replica awards ring that was produced for each Boston Red Sox player. This Fun Ring replica will also be available for friends, sponsors and fans of the Boston Red Sox.
Designed and developed a custom Championship Fun Ring that replicated the actual awards ring for each athlete that has never been developed before in our industry. A sound chip was also part of the development work. We also protected this design with a patent and copyright protection.
Developed a 5 1/2” x 5 1/2”, silver plated Championship Fun Ring for friends and fans of the Boston Red Sox. The ring was custom made from cast resin and gem stones with cut glass and incorporated a sound chip of the Boston Red Sox actual championship moment.
Daytona 400 Management
Client wanted to capture the essence of the first ever “Nascar” night time race. The client needed an award that combined lighting, and the race track, to achieve maximum impact.
A black matte finish base with custom cut crystal was designed to replicate the stands of the stadium. Lighting was built incorporated into the base in order to light the actual track to capture the theme of “First Ever Nascar Night Race”. The shape of the track was deep etched into to the top surface of the piece. The sponsorship name was provided on the front of the piece utilizing a four color process imprinted plate.
The award has been involved in the program for years and no other design has been able to replace the uniqueness of this piece.
The distributor requested a concept that could capture the essence of ultimate performance and improvement in productivity/safety in the plant. The request was to deliver a solid brand message using Heinz brand itemswhile designing a concept that is on budget utilizing materials that are colorful and appealing.
Visions / Awardcraft delivered the Heinz Man. Colorful and proud, 500 units were produced and dropshipped to 15 plants in North America under budget and ahead of schedule. Special packaging was developed and each box was personalized.
Heinz has established this performance improvement initiative which has supported their productivity and safety in plants nationally.
Memphis in May is the biggest community event in the city each year. KMPG chose to invite 300 key customers to the 2008 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. A customized mailer was requested.
A thin die cut brass invitation in the shape of a barbecue sauce bottle was created and proposed to serve as a “golden ticket” invitation to the big event.
The piece served as a keepsake but most importantly it helped capture the attention of their customers. The first class invitation attributed to a 12% increase in attendance at the event.
Create fifty symbolic awards that would convey quality service and brand message. This program was on a budget and needed to be delivered in 25 business days.
Seven different designs were presented for client to review within 48 hours. Designs incorporated aluminum and crystal elements with sand etched and color filled imprint.
Delivered five days ahead of schedule and under budget. This quality service initiative continues to drive positive results for over 10 years of solid return on investment.
Corporate Communications Director
Design from a photo, a custom replica design of the new corporate headquarters building out of aluminum and crystal. Must be completed within 25 day time frame to deliver for the building opening day.
Design an award that would incorporate all the design elements and characteristics of the new building and use similar materials that would provide the same look and feel of the actual building . Visions / Awardcraft designed and manufactured 25 building awards that captured all the building attributes with client approval of a prototype and delivered in 25 business days under budget.
Visions/Awardcraft is now managing the Monsanto awards program for all events across the United States.
Fast For Ward
Design and develop a single unique award that would be new, exciting and complement the sponsors (Sharpie) brand message.
Within 10 business days new designs were developed and approved by the client. We produced 4 identical unique awards that the sponsor loved and we personally delivered to the track on a Friday evening.
VP of Training and Development
Visions / Awardcraft was requested to design and manufacture an exclusive prestigious Award for the top 350 Nissan Dealerships in North America. These awards would be presented to dealer principals and permanently become a fixture in the dealership as a symbol of quality service and high standards of sales performance and Integrity.
From our standard line Visions / Awardcraft designed a custom award that was packaged with business cards which reflected their new level of certification.
Daimler Chrysler continues this ongoing training and symbolic awards program that has increased higher service ratings and participation by Service Mechanics by 32%.
Employee Recognition Program Adminitstrator
Maintain Retirement Awards Program for NWA after Chapter 11 filing.
Redesigned the award and provided NWA with a lower price point due to the importance and the message this award conveyed to their employees. NWA was proud to be supporting such a significant milestone for these employees, NWA sought to secure a court ordered injunction to pay cash for their awards.
And NWA touts that these awards helped maintain positive moral during a difficult period in the company’s history and experienced 4.5% attrition through their successful restructure.
Customer looking for something to acknowledge the investors in their company. Create a symbolic reminder that solidified that their investment was a wise one and reinforce the message of placing confidence in the managing directors.
Take a 5 year growth chart, incorporate blue and clear crystal into beautiful award to convey the performance of the company over the past 5 years.
The investment group was thanked at a formal dinner reception and presented this commemorative achievement award. Solidifying further confidence and the prospect of diversification into further channels.
Increased safety levels through inter-plant competition.
6% reduction in work related accidents. Maintained Insurance rates and premiums.
Texas Roadhouse Restaurants
Known for it’s fabulous and fun owner/operator meetings each year, Texas Roadhouse often looks for the most creative symbolic recognition pieces. Over thirty categories of awards were being recognized and usually the best idea wins.
The quality and creativity was so outstanding that it made it difficult for the customer to decide which awards they liked best.
The Mozart Development Company
Investment Banking Manager
A desk award was needed to commemorate the sale of an office tower in California. They wanted the building to stand out and provided a full color photo of the building.
This piece utilizes a water jet cut process silk screening with layered acrylic that allows this piece to stand out in a two dimensional fashion. Including the base, there are three different pieces brought together to form one beautiful award.
There was no need to show the customer any other award ideas since we hit the mark on the first design.
Most companies like to display some of their success stories in their lobby. Sysco Food Service asked for a creative design that incorporated their pms color blue and their logo. A budget was provided.
Three designs were submitted using a variety of materials and decorating techniques. Offer to install the wall signage is part of delivering the product.
The opportunity to produce and role these out to the other 62 branches.