Cinémoi commissioned custom sculpture awards from Bennett Awards for its 4th annual CineFashion Film Awards. These recognition awards honor fashion-oriented films created by innovative filmmakers, actors, musicians and designers. Cinémoi commissioned Bennett Awards to create a new custom sculpture award based on the Cinémoi logo, which is an impressionistic female figure in a flowing dress incorporating a film strip. These hand-sculpted awards were cast in pewter.
Bell Labs presented a custom award it commissioned from Bennett Awards to Stephen Fry, the iconic comedian, actor, author, tech enthusiast and polymath. Fry received Bell Lab’s Shannon Luminary Award for his participation in the Shannon Luminary Lecture Series and Award, which explores and recognizes all topics of high impact and relevance to the future of human existence. For this award, Bennett Awards created a hand-sculpted figure representing Claude Shannon, surrounded by objects meaningful to his life.
Former President George H.W. Bush received a custom Bennett Award as the inaugural recipient of the International Spy Museum’s William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award. This award recognized honorees who have demonstrated extraordinary contributions to the intelligence community at the national or international level. For this custom award, Bennett Awards created a clear acrylic award in the shape of a briefcase. Etched into the briefcase were the Internal Spy Museum logo, along with binary code snippets. The briefcase as mounted on a black base with a silver plate engraved with the recipient and award name.
For the last 11 years, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has selected custom awards created by Bennett Awards for its prestigious ‘Mark of Excellence Awards’. These recognition awards are presented to UL employees (individuals and teams) who exemplify UL’s three core values of Integrity, Competitiveness and Collaboration. In 2007, Bennett Awards worked with UL to create the custom award design that still used for its Mark of Excellence Awards. These custom sculpture awards are produced in pewter, and feature two interlocking curved planes in an impressionistic shape of a “U”. These clean, innovative sculpture awards are mounted on a black marble base. Customized engraved plate is affixed to the bases, and feature the name of the award, year of presentation, recipient name, and the UL logo and tagline.
Bennett Awards created a new custom award design for the inaugural Golden Tier Awards. The Golden Tier Awards recognize achievements of notable dessert professionals from around the world. For these awards, Bennett Awards created a new custom award design based on the Golden Tier Awards logo: a tiered cake on a tall cake stand. The awards were fabricated from aluminum, and then anodized in gold.
Bennett Awards created a new custom award for the inaugural women’s soccer Tournament of Nations, an elite international soccer tournament hosed by U.S. Soccer. The tournament featured the women’s national teams from four countries: the U.S., Australia, Brazil and Japan. The championship trophy Bennett Awards created for this tournament featured a gold-plated pewter sculpture with 4 curving spires – each one representing one of the tournament teams – holding a globe aloft. The sculpture was mounted on a custom hardwood polygon-shaped base.
The International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHOF) commissioned Bennett Awards to create new custom awards for use in a variety of its sponsored events and tournaments. Bennett Awards worked collaboratively with the ITHOF to create a new custom award design for its use in a variety of events and tournaments. The award design was inspired by the ITHOF’s logo, and featured a sculpture in the shape of a tennis racquet with global references, similar to the one appearing in the ITHOF logo. The custom sculpture awards based on this design are cast in pewter and feature a brushed pewter finish.
The National Arena League (NAL), a premier league in arena football, commissioned Bennett Awards to create its first championship trophy. Bennett Awards worked closely with the National Arena League to create a new, cutting edge custom award design for the new National Arena League Championship trophy. The trophy was created in pewter with a sliver-plated finish. The trophy stands 28” tall and weighs approximately 25 lbs. The trophy features a football with NAL logo elements sitting atop a sleek, modern integrated sculpture base.
Legendary actress Rita Moreno recently received a custom lifetime achievement award created by Bennett Awards. Moreno was presented with the Toda Una Vida Lifetime Achievement Award by Ballet Hispanico, America’s premier Latino dance organization. Ballet Hispanico also presented a custom Bennett Award to Ecuadorian-American Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca, who received the Nuestra Inspiración Award. For these awards, Ballet Hispanico presented custom sculpture awards based on a new custom award design it commissioned Bennett Awards to create in 2015.
For the ninth consecutive year, the Principal Charity Classic PGA Tournament presented a custom award created by Bennett Awards to its tournament champion. This PGA Tour Champions golf tournament held at the Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa, raises money for Iowa children’s charities, and has contributed nearly $10 million in the last 10 years. For the 2017 tournament, Bennett Awards created a new custom award design based on a glass sculpture in the shape and color scheme of the Principal logo. Two awards were created based on this design: a perpetual award and an individual award for the tournament champion.