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May 16, 2018

Lights, Camera, Knowledge

6th Annual Panera Bread Knead for Knowledge Scholarship Dinner  
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May 3, 2018

The Custom Awards Process

So, you’ve decided to recognize your employees with a custom award. You’re excited and you can’t wait to see the looks on their faces when you present each staff member with a symbol of their hard work and dedication. But, before you roll out the red carpet and start presenting awards, you first need to design your custom award.
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April 20, 2018

Employee Recognition and Motivation for Sales Teams

It can be difficult for managers to keep their employees motivated. Employees are unique in what drives them to work hard. Finding a universal way to keep everyone on task and moving forward is a challenge. However, one department is usually easy to dissect and determine what keeps them going.
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April 5, 2018

Preparing for Your Company Awards Show

When making an award presentation, it's important to remember that this may be the one opportunity your recipient is publicly recognized by his or her employer. To make the award memorable and effective, plan both the award design and the award ceremony ahead of time. Your careful planning will ensure that the value of the award is clearly [...]
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March 30, 2018

End of the School Year Student Recognition

Students across the country are returning to class after spring break and preparing for the final weeks of the school year. As these students study for exams and make plans for their future success, school administrators, team coaches, and scholarship program directors are making plans for the many end-of-year celebrations they’ll being [...]
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March 28, 2018

Recognizing America’s Top Corporations

Being a certified woman-owned business and diverse supplier is an important part of our corporate identity here at Levy Marketing + Awards. This year, not only were we in attendance at the Women’s Business Enterprise National Counsel’s (WBENC) Summit & Salute, we were also asked to be the official awards designer and manufacture for this [...]
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March 1, 2018

Recognizing Those Who Serve

On February 15th, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce hosted the 20th Annual Military Appreciation Awards at Raymond James Stadium. Tampa Bay has been selected as one of five cities nationwide to receive the 2018 Great American Defense Community designation. Not only would the event honor this achievement, but it would also recognize the [...]
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January 3, 2018

Levy Marketing + Awards: Then and Now

No one thought that a local trophy shop could grow into anything bigger. But, under the guiding principle “Take care in making every piece because it may be the only trophy the person ever receives,” Levy Marketing + Awards has become a prominent part of the Tampa Bay community and beyond.
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November 30, 2017

Recognizing Student Athletes

There are more than 460,000 student-athletes enrolled in universities across the United States. Student athletes are under constant pressure to not just to keep high GPA’s, make progress towards a degree or certificate, and balance a challenging practice schedule each semester, but they are also challenged to excel in their sport. Screaming [...]
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November 9, 2017

Beautiful Awards for Your Employee Recognition Event

It’s that time of year to start planning your end of the year employee awards and recognition event. Forget about halfheartedly presenting each employee with a paper certificate of appreciation your human resources department printed from pre-designed Word templates. It’s time to add some excitement to your event and present your employees [...]
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