The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, recently received a unique Bennett recognition award. Trudeau received the CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award in recognition of his commitment to sustainability in energy and the environment. For this award, Trudeau was presented with the unique Bennett sculpture award Etcetera, designed by sculptor Tom Bennett.
Bennett Awards worked closely with Nokia Bell Labs to create a custom award design for one of the recognition awards they present each year. This award is called the Shannon Luminary Award. It is presented as part of the Shannon Luminary Lecture Series and Award, which explores and recognizes all topics of high impact and relevance to the future of human existence. The custom award Bennett Awards created for this new recognition award was designed in the form of an impressionistic sculpture figure representing Claude Shannon. The hand-sculpted figure was surrounded by a variety of sculpted objects that paid homage to Shannon’s interests and passions, including an electronic mouse, a clarinet, and a unicycle.
Bennett Awards designed a set of unique wood and pewter custom awards for the Golden State Warriors. The awards were created for the Warrior’s annual charity poker tournament. Bennett Awards worked with the Warriors organization to design and produce two separate award designs for these awards: 1) a championship sculpture award for the tournament champion; and 2) smaller award plaques for the 2nd and 3rd place finishers.
For the 3rd straight year, Bennett Awards produced unique recognition awards for the NATPE Realty Breakthrough Awards. These recognition awards are designed to honor reality programs and people that broke through the clutter in the proceeding year, as well as becoming part of the cultural conversation and generally altering the expectations of what constitutes a reality program. 2017 recipients of these awards included Blake Shelton, Steve Harvey, The Voice, and Shark Tank among others.
Bennett Awards created a set of unique interactive custom awards for the Levchin Prize. The Levchin Prize honors significant contributions to real-world cryptology. The award design was a “puzzle” that challenged recipients and others to solve it. These aluminum awards were fabricated in the shape of a cylinder, with rotating circular disks that, properly rotated and positioned, spelled out “LEVCHIN PRIZE”. Once the disks were in the correct position, the award also revealed a secret inner chamber in the spindle of the cylinder.
Bennett Awards created new custom recognition awards for the 2016 SURFER Awards. The SURFER Awards, now in their 46th year, honor achievements in both surfing and surfing-related filmmaking. They recognize fan-favorite men and women, top performances, and best videos. For these awards, Bennett Awards created unique, custom bronze sculptures in the shape of a surfboard. They featured a combination blue patina and high-polish finish.
Bennett Awards created a new custom perpetual award for the AKC (American Kennel Club) National Championship, presented by Royal Canin. The 2016 AKC National Championship is the largest dog show North America. For this competition, Bennett Awards created a new custom perpetual award for the Best in Show winner. The award was in the form a custom sculpted bronze cup standing approximately 32” tall. The cup was mounted on a two-tier handcrafted wood base that holds medallions identifying each year’s Best in Show winner.
Bennett Awards, working in conjunction with Skiver Advertising, created a new custom sculpture award for the inaugural Defender of the Nation Award. This new recognition award honors a college football player from one of the nation’s service academies. For this award, Bennett Awards created a new, unique custom sculpture award in the form of a battle shield. The shield and its stand were crafted from a combination of bronze-plated pewter, oak and mahogany.
For the 10th consecutive year, the Bay Area Council presented unique Bennett recognition awards to their annual inductees into the Bay Area Business Hall of Fame. The 2016 recipients of these awards were John Chambers, Executive Chair of Cisco, and Jane Shaw, former Chair of Intel. Both Chambers and Shaw were recognized for their outstanding philanthropic and business achievements.
Music legend Johnny Cash, the “Man in Black”, was recently honored with a unique recognition award created by Bennett Awards. Cash received the honor from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Case Western Reserve University as part of the 21st annual Music Masters series. Each year, the Music Master series honors an artist whose career changed the shape and sound of rock and roll music.