Monthly Archives: October 2017

    • Chili Awards & Prizes

      Looking for a fun event?  Consider hosting a chili cook-off! Whether big or small, cook offs are fun to participate in, whether as a contestant, a judge, or an eater.  With all of the popularity of cooking competitions, why not put your skills to the test and enter your favorite chili recipe!

      When hosting a cookoff at your home, church or office, check out my past post ‘Top 8 tips for a Chili Cook-Off”.  Tips include using crock pots for serving, taster cups for trying each chili entry and judging strategies. Perpetual Trophy

      Today’s blog is about the fun stuff, Awards and Prizes, our specialty.  Add hype to your competition with hardware for your judges, participants, AND winners!


      Many hosts give each participant a momento of the event. Popular inexpensive gifts include Participation Ribbons, Chili Cookoff Medal, and our best-selling lapel pins, Chili Pot or Chili Pepper.


      Acknowledge your judges with a ribbon.  We offer two different styles of judge ribbons, the Chili Judge Rosette Pin or the Chili Cook Off Judge ribbon.  When pinned on the judge, it gives them the authority to make the ultimate decision on the cook off winner!


      Trophies2Go offers a huge range of trophies and awards for your winners, from a one-time award, to a trophy that can be passed around from year to year.  For a more traditional award, it doesn’t get any better than a blue ribbon. The popular Chili Cookoff Ribbon comes in Blue for 1st place, Red for 2nd place, White for 3rd place, and Purple for any special awards categories you may have.


      We offer a wide range of chili trophy styles in all price ranges.

      - One time trophies: Our new Red Chili Pepper Trophy is a bright and fun trophy; it's gotten great feedback from customers.  Our Flaming Hot Chili Pot Trophy is over the top, 80's style, but is sure to be talked about! Resin chili trophies are extremely popular with my favorite being the Hefty Black Cauldron Trophy.

      - Perpetual (Ongoing) Trophies: If you have an annual cookoff like we do, you may want to award a perpetual trophy for your cookoff. This is great for bragging rights, as the winner's name can be engraved on the side and the trophy is passed around from year to year.

      - Unusual awards:  Consider our new Chili Cookoff Championship Award Belt.  This impressive belt with make a huge impact on your participants and winner!

      Other Gifts:

      If trophies, ribbons and medals aren’t really your style, maybe you’d like a more functional gift for your winners.  Great items include our engraved cutting boards, engraved ladles, chili pepper aprons.  One cute hostess gift idea is a hot sauce and engraved wooden spoon inside.   We offer many personalized kitchen accessories that will impress your winner or hostess.

      We love chili cookoffs, as they are the perfect fall and winter activity to connect with friends and family.  I hope your cook off is a huge success!

      Cheers, Jessica


    • Announcing our new Promotional Products Website!

      Our new promotional products website, check it out!

      We had a big summer, closing our Issaquah showroom and consolidating in our Renton production facility.  Now that we are all settled in our space, it's time to focus on growing our business!

      Tom and I decided to launch a new website for promotional products, full of great personalized items for businesses, schools, and organizations.  To get to our new site, just click the top box on our navigation banner that says "Promo Products" and you'll be directed there!

      leather journal book We recently completed an order of these beautiful journals for EO Seattle.

      There are so many fun items on the site, all from the best vendors in the country.  Reusable bags for shopping, drawstring sports bags for schools or teams, every kind of personalized pen imaginable for your staff or customers, team spirit stuff for schools such as rally towels and pompoms, office supplies from notepads to mouse pads, lanyards for trade shows, and drink ware such as coffee mugs to BPA free water bottles are all on the site, plus so much more!

      If you already order awards from us and need personalized products, please think of us. our same outstanding customer service team of Janice, Mika and Mike can help you choose the perfect product for your need, all within your budget.  We would love the opportunity to work with you.  Browse our new promo products site, there's so many fun things to see!








    • Breast Cancer Awareness Gifts and Awards

      Award the hero in your life this awesome bad-ass trophy!

      October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is awesome because not only is it giving awareness to a great cause, but also my favorite color is everywhere – PINK! It’s fun to see the pro players in pink and our local athletes, both boys and girls, with pink socks and jerseys. Even my daughter Audrey’s cheer squad has pink pom poms and bows to participate.

      Even though getting in the spirit of awareness is fun, it’s also a life or death cause that deserves serious attention. Cancer has touched my life with my mother, mother-in-law, aunt and grandmother-in-law. Luckily my MIL was able to catch her breast cancer early for a full recovery, we are very lucky and blessed!

      If your organization is hosting a fundraiser, an event, or some other occasion for Breast Cancer Awareness, consider one of our personalized PINK products as a prize or participation give-away. We just added a new Cancer Awareness Gifts category which includes many pink personalized gifts, such as pink clipboards and pink tumblers, pink custom glitter medals, and even a Cancer Superhero Trophy for celebrating a survivor or top fundraiser!  Award someone special who is kicking Cancer's butt!

      There’s no other way to say it - cancer totally sucks, so let’s find a cure!

      Cheers! Jessica






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