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Motivate Your Team with Recognition Programs!

April 16, 2013


There are many ways to use Brown's appreciation awards to initiate programs that motivate your team!

Years of Service programs are a great way to give recognition to each person. Give Years of Service Awards as part of a special presentation to show your staff they are valued for their work and dedication. 

You can also create your own recognition programs, as many of our customers have! Cheryl K. recently shared her story with us. At her home health care company, pins are given to honor employees that show themselves to be real heroes. She customized our Classic Pin to create different hero pins for RN, LPN, HHA, and caregivers. When a member of the staff does something truly honorable, they are awarded a pin to commemorate their achievement! 

Another customer told us about how the hotel housekeeping staff strive to earn pins that represent the quality of their work. Their work is evaluated by a manager based on a scoring system, and they receive the Brilliant Star Pin with different stones based upon the level they achieve. Since the hotel began this program, they were happy to report that every member of the housekeeping staff has moved up at least one level!

Do you have a story to share with us? Write us on our Comments Page!


Give Years of Service Recognition!

March 12, 2013

Years of Service awards are a great way to recognize each person on your team.

Colleen W. wrote, "Our employees were excited to be acknowledged for excellence & for years tenured!"


Brown offers a variety of Years of Service award options. One of our most popular is the Years of Service Pin, which is available customized or ready-to-ship. This classic design can be made with your wording and choice of stone color, or, you can choose in-stock pins that are available in years 1 through 50.

Another great Years of Service award is our Color Waves Design Pin. This vibrant design comes in six different colors, and is also available as a Years of Service Plaque. They make for a stunning combination!

See these along with all our other Years of Service products at!

Customization makes the difference!

February 19, 2013

Customization makes Brown's recognition awards unique and effective! Recognition that is customized for your team is meaningful and leaves a lasting impression. And when your team feels appreciated, they will be motivated, inspired, and engaged!

Our pins, key holders, badge holders, plaques, pens, greeting cards and more can all be customized to fit your organization and your event. Choose a style, add your wording, and then a stone color, design, or your logo!

Design pins are one great customizable option - they have an area to feature Your Logo or any design you provide. Design pins are available in a variety of shapes and styles, in black and gold, or in full-color. 

Take a look at a few examples of pins our customers have designed in the past here!