Virtual Employee Recognition: How Can You Make a Difference?

The COVID-19 virus has taken the world by surprise since it became a pandemic earlier this year. Many aspects of social life have been put on hold to prevent the spread of the virus. Social distancing and staying at home have become the norm imposed on society to try to curve the spread of this virus but it’s had alarming effects on the country’s economy. The COVID-19 virus has impacted small businesses and restaurants profoundly, many of which have had to shut down or let...
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Sandblasting vs Laser Etching: Which Is Best For Your Award?

Employee retention is one of the most important employee-employer aspects that companies should focus on. Having high employee retention within your company signifies that there’s a healthy environment for your employees to work in and progress with their careers. There are many things that you, the employer, can do to decrease your company's employee turnover or the replacement of terminated or resigning employees. One of the most effective ways of doing this is by using ...
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Etchings and Engravings: The History of a Relevant Art Form

In a world where inking and printing is the norm, custom engravings have become a luxury, that’s highly sought after. From engraved plaques and furniture to etched wine glasses and bottles, people pay a pretty penny for these specialty items that are not found everywhere. Etched and engraved items are a nod to an old form of craftmanship. But in the field of plaques and awards, this craft is our bread and butter because we strive to bring you the best items on the market. ...
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Employee Recognition and Its Impact on Women in Your Company

Employee recognition is one of the most important aspects of building rapport between employees and employers. This is especially so with women. According to recent studies, women make 46.9% of employees in the workforce; women have now become a considerable influence in the modern workplace. Now, with an increase in gender diversity, employee recognition is more important than ever for the health of a company. Recognition awards and business gifts have a profound impac...
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What’s The Difference Between Crystal & Glass?

Awards are an integral prize an employee can receive on behalf of their employer; it inspires them to keep up the good work and it shows that their contribution is noticed and appreciated. This is one of the most effective methods of employee retention an employer can do. Speaking of the awards; so many of them are made from different materials that it can be hard to know the difference between them or at least which is best, in particular, glass or crystal. In this ca...
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Custom Poker Awards at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open

One of the important aspects of FineAwards.com is forming relationships with our clients. FineAwards.com has been working with the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for a long time creating different custom crystal awards for different events. Back in August, the Seminole Hard Rock hosted one of their many tournaments: their annual Poker Open. Winners of that tournament received custom poker awards courtesy of FineAwards.com! Running from August 1 - August 13, the poke...
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Throwback Thursday: Cheers to 20 years with the MLB

The Hank Arron Award - 1999
It was April 1999 when FineAward’s CEO Seth Fine was invited to the Atlanta Braves Stadium to witness the MLB hand out the first of what would become one of the highest annual honors: The Hank Aaron Award. The Major League Baseball’s Hank Aaron Award was first given out in 1999 to mark the 25-year anniversary of Hank Aaron beating Babe Ruth’s 714 career home run record. Ever since creating the first Hank Aaron award, the MLB has been returning year after year. “Twenty...
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7 Most Common Custom Etching Questions

Our goal at FineAwards.com is to help you find and personalize the perfect award for your event or workplace! To help with this, we've assembled a list of some of the most common questions about custom etching on crystal awards. 1. How much can fit on awards? It depends on the award! Because each award is different, there is no standard character limit or set space for all awards. Each product has a specialized template that details the size and shape of the etchi...
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Celebrating 20 Years of the Hank Aaron Award

FineAwards.com loves our traditions, and one of our favorites is creating Major League Baseball's Hank Aaron Award! This year marks the award's 20th anniversary. To celebrate and also gear up for the 2019 World Series at the end of the month, this week's blog will be all about the Hank Aaron Award! The History The trophy was first awarded in 1999, in honor of the 25th anniversary of when Hank Aaron beat Babe Ruth's home run record of 714 career home-runs. FineAwards.com is ...
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Get Ready for Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Trophies

FineAwards.com loves giving back to our South Florida community. One of our favorite ways to do that is by sponsoring and providing custom acrylic grill-off trophies for John Offerdahl's Gridiron Grill-Off!  With the event just around the corner on November 9, we can't wait! The grill-off promises to be filled with food, fun, family, and fine awards! The Award FineAwards.com has been supplying the custom acrylic grill-off trophies since the event’s inaugural year 2010. ...
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