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Great Custom Medal Options When You’re Short on Time

The event you're hosting is in just a few short weeks. You want tons of people to register, and you want to WOW participants, attendees, and sponsors with a unique event and high-quality awards. With your event quickly approaching, you may be wondering if it's already too late to order custom medals. Thankfully, you're in luck! There are still a handful of great options for you.
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Design | 4 min read

5 Great Benefits of Giving Out Custom Medals

As an event director, nothing compares to the satisfaction you feel when participants cross the finish line, reach a goal, or make the podium. Custom medals and awards that acknowledge their accomplishment make your event memorable and will be cherished forever. For example, completing a 5K could be the pinnacle of their 2-year weight loss journey. Perhaps they ran to raise money for a charity or in memory of a loved one. No matter the meaning and inspiration behind each runner, a custom event medal can elevate their experience beyond measure.
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Crafting Triumph: Gymnastics Medals with a Purpose

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Are Your Wrestling Medals and Awards Worthy of a Champion?

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From 5K to Marathon: Running Medals Make Your Event Memorable

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Soccer Award Ideas for Your Tournament

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7 Practical Uses for Your Running Medals

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What You Should Know About the Timeline of Custom Medals

The process of designing, ordering, and receiving custom medals is often streamlined by an experienced medal vendor, but there are a few key details ...
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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Designing Custom Medals

One of the most rewarding parts of completing an event or participating in a competition is getting an impressive award for your efforts. It can be a ...
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Ordering Custom Die Cast Medals? Don’t Miss the Boat!

Are you planning on ordering custom medals? Die Cast Medals are the most common and popular custom medal choice for events of all kinds. No matter ...
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3 Ways To Minimize the Cost of a Custom Medal

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How To Make Sure Your Medals and Awards Arrive On Time

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Why You Should Start Your Medal Order ASAP (And How To Do It)

As an event director, it can be overwhelming to figure out how many custom medals you’ll need when your event date seems so far away. However, the ...
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When Is the Latest I Can Order My Custom Medals?

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Enhance Your Custom Medals with Olympic Caliber Neck Ribbons

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3 Benefits of Having a Budget for Custom Medals

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3 Common Ordering Mistakes Custom Medal Buyers Make (And How To Avoid Them)

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4 Things To Know Before Designing Custom Neck Ribbons

Custom neck ribbons, just like custom medals, can delight your participants and showcase your event for all to see. In fact, some people even say the ...
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Custom Medals vs. Stock Medals

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