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5 Great Benefits of Giving Out Custom Medals at Your Event

As an event director, the satisfaction you feel when your participants receive their medals and awards is inspiring. It's possible that completing a 5K was the pinnacle of their 2-year weight loss journey. Or, perhaps they ran to raise money for a charity or in memory of a loved one. Finisher medals are a prized possession and physical reminder of achievement. A great custom medal can also be an effective marketing tool that helps promote your event.
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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 | 2 min read

5 Great Benefits of Giving Out Custom Medals at Your Event

As an event director, the satisfaction you feel when your participants receive their medals and awards is inspiring. It's possible that completing a ...
What You Should Know About the Timeline of a Custom Medal Order
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What You Should Know About the Timeline of a Custom Medal Order

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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Custom Medals | 2 min read

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 ...
5 Mistakes Event Directors Make When Designing Custom Medals (and How To Avoid Them)
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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 ...
Ordering Custom Die Cast Medals? Don't Miss the Boat! Featured Image
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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 ...
Custom Medals | 3 min read

7 Factors That Determine the Cost of a Custom Medal

Custom medals are a great way to promote your event and reward participants for their hard work, but how much of your budget should you plan to set ...
Design | 2 min read

How Custom Medals Can Attract More Sponsors

Sponsors are often a massive part of what makes an event possible. But, before you start thinking about which sponsor(s) you want to partner with or ...
3 Ways To Minimize the Cost of a Custom Medal
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3 Ways To Minimize the Cost of a Custom Medal

Event planning: love it or hate it, you want the big day to be the best possible while staying within your budget. If you need incredible custom ...
Medals | 2 min read

How To Make Sure Your Medals and Awards Arrive On Time

What keeps event directors awake at night? One thing is wondering if their medals and awards will arrive on time for the big day. They know ...
why you should start your custom medal order ASAP (and how to go about it)
Custom Medals | 4 min read

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 ...
When is the latest I can order my custom medals?
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When Is the Latest I Can Order My Custom Medals?

Creating a custom medal is a pretty big deal, no matter the occasion. Whether it's for a social gathering, a sporting event, or a special act of ...
3 benefits of having a budget for custom medals
Custom Medals | 2 min read

3 Benefits of Having a Budget for Custom Medals

Event planning is a challenging and rewarding process with many moving parts. An essential responsibility of event planning is budgeting for each ...
3 common ordering mistakes custom medal buyers make (and how to avoid them)
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3 Common Ordering Mistakes Custom Medal Buyers Make (And How To Avoid Them)

When designing and ordering custom medals, a great deal of excitement and energy lead up to that special time when you watch your participants wear ...
Custom Medals | 2 min read

4 Ways To Get Your Running Medals on Time

Whether you’ve been organizing running events for years or taking on a new role, you're probably not surprised to hear that event directors should ...
Awards | 2 min read

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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7 Practical Uses for Your Running Medals

As an event director, you want participants to admire and share the custom medals, ribbons, trophies, and other awards with as many people as ...
How Custom Medals Can Make Your 5K More Successful
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How To Make Your 5K Event Successful With Custom Finisher Medals

Have you ever won or earned an award? Whether it’s a plaque for being named employee of the year, getting a gift card for winning trivia night at ...
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Can Medals Be Recycled or Repurposed?

Regardless of how well you planned your event, for various reasons you might have medals leftover. You may be wondering what to do with these extras, ...
Awards | 1 min read

7 Ways Custom Promotional Items Help Advertise Your Event

When it comes to planning an event that really stands out, in addition to custom medals, you might also want to consider other promotional items to ...
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Die Cast vs. Spin Cast Medals—What's the Difference?

When it comes to custom medals, you have several types to choose from. Two common custom medal types are Die Cast and Spin Cast, both of which are ...
Custom Medals vs. Stock Medals tips on how to choose
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Custom Medals vs. Stock Medals

Tens of millions of athletes participate in sporting events each year. In fact, 2.7 million Americans participate in 5K races alone each year. They ...
Awards | 3 min read

How to Choose the Best Promotional Items for Your Event

As an event director, you’ve probably already thought about the type of medals and awards you want to give to all of the people participating in your ...
Medals | 2 min read

3 Tips to Help You Choose Medals and Awards for Your Next Event

When ordering custom medals and awards for your event, your hope is that they will be long remembered and appreciated by your participants. Sadly, ...
Awards | 2 min read

Enhance Your Custom Medals with Olympic Caliber Neck Ribbons

Looking to build recognition for your event and attract more sponsors and participants? A beautifully designed custom medal with an equally great ...