Monthly Archives: December 2015

    • 2015 Product of the Year - Waterford Cut Acrylic Award

      Stunning, impressive, durable and consistent.  That's what sets this award apart from all the others.

      Waterford Cut Acrylic Award Our Waterford Award sparkles with beveled edges.

      The Waterford Cut Acrylic Award by RB Fabrication wins the Trophies2Go 2015 Product of the Year. Nominated by our Production Manager Tom, he chose this award because of the high quality and elegant design.

      Our engraver Lori likes how this award is consistent from piece to piece and is easy to engrave.  It always looks great for our customers.

      This stunning award features sparking bevels in the Waterford style with an an elegant pointed oval shape on a sturdy acrylic base.  Made of clear acrylic, it has the drama of a crystal award with the durability of Lucite.

      Here's what past customers had to say:

      "We used this product for our Employee of the Year awards and it really made an impact.  Award is large, attractive, and really makes a statement."

      "This Award is quality.  It truly looks like Waterford Cut Crystal.  The work on the personalization is great too."

      Thank you to our vendor RB Fabrications, who supplies us with many of our top selling, highest quality acrylic awards.  Based in California, all of their awards are made in the USA.

      We are proud to carry RB's awards in our online catalog and especially proud to feature one as our 2015 Product of the Year!

      For past Product of the Year winners, check out our 2012 Monster Trophies, 2013 Honey Badger Trophy and 2014 the Swirl Egg Art Glass award!

      Cheers! Jessica

    • 2015 Vendor of the Year - Western Trophy

      Western_2015 vendor of the year Margene and I model two of the trophies we carry from Western along with their wholesale catalog.

      Dependability, Speed and Teamwork.

      That's what sets apart our 2015 "Vendor of the Year", Western Trophy & Sign Supply. With locations in OR, CA, AZ, and CO,  this wholesale awards distributor provides many trophy components to awards companies across the western US.

      Western Trophy was nominated for "Vendor of the Year" by both our President, Jeff and our Production Manager, Tom.

      Jeff said: "Western has great products and amazing customer service".

      Tom said: "I nominated Western because of their great customer service team.  Dan, Kathy, Chris, Brenda, Rod, John, and Megan are always very helpful, knowledgeable, personable, and dependable.  When there are problems, such as product shortages, they always work with me to figure out alternatives. They also patiently accommodate me when my order needs additions or changes."

      Western is a main distributor of Plastic Dress Up (PDU) products, which are the main components of most of our sports trophies.  We also purchase many resin awards and medals from Western.

      We work mostly with the staff in the Portland, OR warehouse, as that is the location closest to our production facility in Renton, WA.  Just one shipping day away, Western helps us fulfill customer orders quickly and efficiently.

      Congratulations to Western Trophy for being our supplier of the year!  Thank you for supplying us with quality products and for the great customer service you give to Trophies2Go every day.

      Cheers, Jessica

    • Excellence in Youth Sports

      NAYS winners 2015 Congratulations to the winners of the Excellence in Youth Sports Award!

      Trophies2Go is proud to sponsor the nonprofit organization National Alliance for Youth Sports (or NAYS).  Since 1981, NAYS has been improving youth sports programs by providing education and resources to volunteer coaches, youth sports administrators, officials and parents.  NAYS provides these programs at the local level to over 3000 community-based organizations across the country and on U.S. military bases worldwide.

      During November 18-21, NAYS hosted their Youth Sports Congress in New Orleans, LA and presented the Excellence in Youth Sports Awards to outstanding youth sports programs.  These winners were chosen from more than 100 youth sports programs that applied from recreation departments, independent sports leagues and military bases around the world.  Not only are these communities providing safe sporting experiences to their players, their focus on providing quality training to their volunteer coaches helped them stand out among the other submissions.

      The Winning Communities:

      Beale AFB Youth Programs Beale AFB, California

      Camp Pendleton Youth Sports Camp Pendleton, California

      Cherokee Recreation & Parks Agency Woodstock, Georgia

      Fort Leonard Wood Youth Sports & Fitness Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

      Mountain Home AFB Youth Sports Program Mountain Home AFB, Idaho

      NSA Bahrain Child and Youth Programs Juffair, Bahrain

      Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department Watkinsville, Georgia

      US Army Garrison Hawaii, Youth Sports & Fitness Program Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

      Additional awards were given to the Coach of the Year, Kenneth Banks II from Suffolk Parks & Recreation, Virginia and Parent of the Year, Jenny Howell from Child & Youth Programs, Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida.  These individuals have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to youth sports in their communities.

      Congratulations to all of the winners!  To find out more about the National Alliance for Youth Sports, visit their website at nays.org.

      Cheers! Jessica

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