top ideas for youth sports awards
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5 Top Ideas for Youth Sports Awards

Trophies in youth sports have been the topic of debate in recent years, with some wondering if offering trophies, win or lose, is creating a mob of entitled young athletes. It probably comes as no surprise that we here at Premiere Awards fully support the idea of handing out trophies to young competitors, but many […]

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tips for caring packing and shipping your trophy collection
Trophies

Top Tips for Caring for, Packing and Shipping Your Trophy Collection

Trophies are the physical representation of milestone moments in our lives. Many people have a collection of trophies dating back to their childhood, when they played team sports, and moving throughout their professional career. Considering more than 40% of Aussies move homes every 5 years—twice the global average—it’s likely you will have to safely pack […]

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reasons your company should give out customised trophies
Trophies

7 Reasons Your Company Should Give Out Customised Trophies And Awards

Everyone likes to be appreciated for their efforts, but this is especially true in the world of business. Not only is it the right thing to do, but it can also be good for your company’s earnings. Consider this—according to a recent Gallup poll, a whopping 65% of employees said they received no recognition for […]

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reasons why participation trophies are actually a good thing
Participation Trophies
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Participation Trophies – 8 Reasons They’re Actually a Good Thing

For years now there has been a heated debate amongst children’s sport leaders and parents—to give or not to give participation trophies to children, regardless of whether the team wins or loses. Those against participation trophies worry they will instill in young athletes a sense of entitlement and a satisfaction with mediocrity. Others cite participation […]

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selling corporate awards in your business
Corporate Awards

Selling Corporate Awards in your Business

With more than 30 years’ experience Premier Awards has been helping Re-sellers make profits from quality Corporate Awards. We deal with promotional and merchandising companies every day in a partnership that becomes win-win for both the supplier and distributor. We help Promo Businesses tap into their own client base to achieve pivot sales in awards. […]

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custom medals
Sandblasting

Custom Medals

Custom Medals are a great way of providing a special customised Recognition piece that has a unique connection to the organisation. A custom made medallion is a keepsake that has a tangible special value and is usually a coveted keepsake. I have a 2005 City to Surf Medallion that is a prized memento of a […]

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Custom Awards

Making Custom Awards

Recognition is such an important part of our society and the classic iconic memento is the trophy. There are many standard items that become customised/personalised but there is always the option of creative custom design awards that offer a unique and exclusive creation for an awards ceremony. Custom designed trophies, also known as Bespoke Awards, […]

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participation awards during lockdown
Participation Trophies
Trophies

Participation Awards – Coming out of Lockdown

It’s been a strange year, to say the least. Over the past months we’ve all had to adjust to new habits that this time last year we would have found at worst unthinkable, at best laughable. “Lockdown” used to be something that only happened on Big Brother or Survivor, now it’s part of all our […]

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sandblasting is best for glass and crystal engraving
Sandblasting

Sandblasting is Best for Glass and Crystal engraving

Sandblasting is the preferred method of engraving glass for engravers that are quality focused. At Premier Awards we use the sandblast etching method to engrave all crystal trophies, glass trophies, glassware, and glass panels because it is simply the best method to ensure our customers get uncompromised quality work. Many companies use Laser Engraving because […]

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participation awards
Participation Trophies

Participation Awards – so much more than a consolation prize

Recently a colleague drew our attention to an article by Richard Hinds on ABC news about Participation Awards. The gist of the article was this: despite cries from a few retired professional athletes that participation trophies are detrimental as they don’t teach kids how to “deal with failure”, the overwhelming evidence is to the contrary. […]

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