Milestone awards

Mark your greatest achievements.

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Capture and Celebrate Your Story

From your company’s grand opening to your 50th business anniversary, there will be many occasions to honor with a milestone award. At Cristaux International, we like to make a big deal out of big accomplishments. We’ll guide you through everything there is to know about milestone celebrations, from categories to the creation process and ideas. You and your team have made history, so now it’s time to celebrate.

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What is a milestone award?

A milestone award may commemorate a variety of major accomplishments. These are used to mark your history-making moments. Examples include employee work anniversaries, company anniversaries, expansions, major deals, partnerships, distinctions, and more.

Categories for milestone awards

At Cristaux, we create milestone awards for many diverse purposes. Continue reading to discover some categories for this type of recognition.

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Milestone award for work safety

Safety awards are crucial in celebrating the practices that keep us healthy at work. You may celebrate completed training, years without an accident, or leadership achievements. At Cristaux, we’ve created crystal product replicas of traffic cones and construction hats for various safety milestones.

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Milestone award for employee loyalty

Loyalty is often taken for granted in the corporate world. However, it is essential for organizations to celebrate employee years of service. This way, you can motivate your team to continue working for you and maintain low turnover rates. A typical years of service award program may celebrate 5-, 10-, 15-, and 20-year employee work anniversaries.

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Milestone award for 50th up to 200th business anniversary

Has your company evolved through decades of hard decisions and changing times? There’s an award for that! Milestone awards serve as excellent mile markers along your company’s journey. Your custom award can easily be personalized for employees, partners, investors, and more. Also, your concept can be elevated to distinguish each occasion.

How to set up a service award program

To develop a service award program, follow the proceeding steps. Also, read this blog post for more information and ideas for your service award program.

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Design and Order Awards

Whether you can choose custom awards or stock pieces depends on your budget, quantity needed, and intended delivery date. Regardless of your choice, you will collaborate with your recognition vendor to personalize and order the awards you need. Read more about Cristaux’s awards creation process.

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Record and Track Employee Start Dates

We recommend you and your team develop a digital system to track employee start dates. Additionally, configure the system to alert you of upcoming anniversaries at least three months in advance. This way, you can order, ship, and present awards in a timely manner.

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Ship and Present Awards

We suggest you order your awards in bulk. At Cristaux, we offer inventory management services to store and safeguard your awards as long as you need. This way, you can quickly personalize and ship awards when needed. Order your pieces at least 2 months before you plan on giving them to recipients. Do you need to ship directly to remote workers? Use our drop shipping solution to ensure safe delivery.

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Milestone award ideas by Cristaux

At Cristaux, we pride ourselves in being storytellers. We are grateful to be a part of each client’s journey. Our team is also eager to design unique creations to capture your milestones. Working with us, you’ll experience excellent customer service. From design to production to shipping, we value your vision first. We use our expert knowledge, machinery, and materials to bring your story to life.

Celebrate great achievements with unique milestone awards

Milestone awards mark your organization’s timeline. To hold these awards in your hands and to be teleported to your team’s past is unbeatable. Now that you know the basics and types of milestone awards, you’re ready to create that feeling for your own team. Celebrate your achievements so that your company’s history can live on.

Contact the Cristaux team to start designing your milestone award today.

Related FAQs

A service anniversary marks the date an employee started working for an organization during a previous year. Common anniversaries to celebrate include 1-, 3-, 5-, 10-, 15-, 20-, 25-, and 30-year milestones. Also, the awards and gifts paired with each occasion typically grow in value as the years increase. 

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