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Inspiring Excellence in the Workplace

Take your employee recognition program to the next level! We help you create truly customized awards and recognition items tailored to reflect an employee’s personality, achievements, and your company's values.

Unique Employee Recognition Items

In the bustling world of corporate identity, every detail counts. At FiveStar Awards and Engraving, we understand the importance of leaving a lasting impression. 

Nestled in Cary, NC, our showroom and production space are dedicated to bringing your brand vision to life with precision and excellence.

Making Waves in the Corporate World

Custom awards offer companies the flexibility to design unique and meaningful recognition items that align with your mission and values. We can make something customized with your logo, branding elements, or personalized messages to create a lasting impression.

FiveStar Awards and Engraving specializes in Art Glass, Crystal Awards, Acrylic and Glass trophies, Laser Engraving, UV Printing, Embroidery, Corporate Gifting, and more.

Types of Awards

Years of Service Awards

Celebrate big milestones! These awards recognize employees’ dedication and loyalty based on their tenure with the company. They are often given at significant milestones such as 5, 10, or 20 years of service. Years of Service Awards can include personalized plaques, engraved trophies, or symbolic gifts that commemorate the employee’s journey within the organization.

Employee of the Month/Quarter/Year

This type of award recognizes outstanding performance and is given on a regular basis so employees know when the next opportunity is around the bend. It acknowledges employees who consistently demonstrate exceptional work, go above and beyond their responsibilities, and contribute significantly to the organization’s success. Employee of the Month awards can include certificates or trophies. Many companies create a Perpetual Plaque that is prominently displayed somewhere in the workplace for everyone to see. 

Peer-to-Peer Recognition

Peer-to-peer recognition programs encourage employees to appreciate and acknowledge their colleagues’ achievements. This type of award allows employees to nominate and recognize their peers for their hard work, collaboration, and support. SHRM research shows that a peer recognition model is 35.7% more likely to benefit your financial results—even more than manager recognition. 

Team-Based Awards

These awards recognize outstanding teamwork, collaboration, Core Values, and successful project completion. They celebrate the collective efforts and achievements of a group or department. Team-based awards can include trophies, plaques, or certificates presented to the team as a whole. 

Innovation Awards

Innovation awards recognize employees who have contributed innovative ideas, processes, or solutions that have made a significant impact on the organization. These awards encourage creativity and problem-solving skills. They can include certificates, trophies, or special recognition events to highlight the employee’s innovative contributions. 

Leadership Awards

Leadership awards honor employees who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities and inspire their colleagues. These awards recognize individuals who lead by example, motivate others, and contribute to the development and growth of their teams. 

Special Achievement Awards

These awards celebrate employees’ special achievements outside of their regular job responsibilities. It could be recognition for completing a significant project, winning an industry award, or making a noteworthy contribution to the organization. Special Achievement Awards can be customized based on the employee’s accomplishment and can include plaques, trophies of any kind.

Corporate Gifting

During the holiday season or any time at all — it is never a bad time to show your appreciation to clients, employees, and partners. While generic gifts can be thoughtful, there’s something truly special about personalized corporate gifts. See our roundup of best corporate gifts here, or watch this video featuring one of our FAVORITE items to gift:

FiveStars ALL THE WAY!

FiveStar did a fantastic job in helping our company choose awards within our budget and delivered some gorgeous looking awards. We were so proud to show them off during our award ceremony this year and got some great compliments on how shiny and fancy the crystal awards looked. Your name certainly fits with the quality and customer experience…FiveStar ALL THE WAY!

— Dana Ben Halim, Realtor

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