Plaques in the world of recognition could accurately
as the "workhorse" of awards.
Available in a wide variety of material combinations and
sizes, a plaque can be used to recognize just about any situation
you can think of.
What Is A Plaque?
If you wanted to define what a plaque is, your best bet would
be to think of something flat that you have engraved, because
outside of that, it could be just about anything.
At 123-Awards.com plaques are available in a variety of different materials and sizes. Economy plaques are made of press board with a simulated finish wrap. We also have real wood plaques in walnut and red and black piano finishes. Acrylic plaques are very popular as well. Outdoor plaques are made from steel, brass, bronze and copper. Our perpetual plaques can accomodate up to 144 plates.
The History of Plaques?
At 123-Awards.com we like to believe that some of the worlds earliest forms
of written communication was a kind of plaque.
When those cavemen were painting on walls with berry
juices, they were often commemorating an event of some kind.
example, they might be saying "Ugh and his tribe killed
the mastodon on this day". Maybe it's a stretch,
but we like it anyway. And until I can dig up some hard
about the history of plaques, this is going to have to
Why Buy Plaques?
are an excellent addition or supplement to almost any recognition
program. They are generally small enough
to hand out at an awards ceremony, where they can give
the recipient a real sense of immediate appreciation
for their accomplishment (while also leaving them with
that will constantly remind them of the event).
are particularly good for recognition of sales. Salespeople
are goal orientated by nature. Achieving a goal
such as exceeding their sales quota or attaining the highest
sales for a quarter is a significant event that should
be recognized as such. Presenting them with an award is
way of showing them that the company appreciates their
hard work. And they are a testament to their accomplishment
also looks good on the wall.
are another excellent potential recipient. Awarding a client
or all of their staff involved with a particular
project is a great way to show them just how valuable they
are to you. With a physical award that either hangs in their
lobby or sits on their desk or office wall they are perpetually
reminded of your company – you can look at this from
a branding standpoint too – there remains a piece of
your brand at their office for everyone to see.
employee recognition using awards is a traditional and
effective way of showing an employee just how much you
appreciate their loyalty and hard work. Everyone likes to
be told they do a good job – this puts into their hands
tangible proof. And every time they see it they are reminded
of not only their own value, but your company’s appreciation
For retiring employees it is always great to take away something
that reinforces the value of the years they spent with your
company. The right award serves as positive emotional reinforcement
of their life within the company.