For the 12th straight year, the Bay Area Council honored inductees into the Bay Area Business Hall of Fame with the unique Bennett recognition award “Boundless”. The 2018 recipients of these awards included Joseph S. Lacob, Owner & CEO of the Golden State Warriors; Peter Gruber, Owner of the Golden State Warriors; Peter A. Magowan, President & Managing General Partner Emeritus of the San Francisco Giants; and the Magnin Family. These award recipients were recognized for their business achievements, which have made an enduring impact on countless lives and communities across the Bay Area, as well as their long-standing philanthropic leadership.
Bennett Awards created new, unique custom awards for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens. The tournament is the largest stand-alone rugby sevens competition in the world outside of the Olympic Games. Bennett Awards created new custom trophies for both the men’s and women’s most valuable players. The trophy design featured a unique abstract geometric sculpture inspired by the event logo.
Bennett Awards created a unique custom award that was presented to Siegfried Fischbacher of the entertainment duo known as Siegfried & Roy. He received the custom award as the recipient of the Keep Memory Alive Caregiver Award. This award recognizes individuals who have gone above and beyond to care for those who are unable to care for themselves. Fischbacher received the award in recognition for his commitment of caring for his longtime partner and Friend, Roy Horn, the other half of the Siegfried & Roy duo.
Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, one of the one of the premier concours in the country and the largest in the Northeast., commissioned a set of unique Bennett custom awards for their 2018 event. The awards are a unique custom sculpture design based on a stylish, unique silhouette of a stylized classic car. Two sizes of this sculpture award were created: a smaller 8” sculpture recognizing winning entries across a broad variety of categories, and a larger 10” sculpture for winners of the largest, most prestigious competitions. The car sculptures were cast in pewter, and featured a brushed pewter finish.
Robert Siegel, the recently retired senior host of NPR’s All Things Considered, received a Bennett custom award as the 2018 recipient of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communications Lifetime Achievement Award. The Edward R. Murrow Award honors recipients who have a demonstrated commitment to excellence that exemplifies the career of Edward R. Murrow. The men and women who are named as Murrow Award winners are those who will be remembered as the pillars of the communication industry.
Former Vice President Al Gore was honored with a unique recognition award from Bennett Awards as the 2018 recipient of the Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award. This award honors outstanding achievements in the preservation, restoration, or improvement of the natural world. Gore received the unique Bennett Awards sculpture award “In Our Hands”, designed by sculptor Terrie Bennett. The bronze award features two hands uplifting a globe.
For the 8th consecutive year, Bennett Awards created custom awards for the 2017 Nike International Friendlies soccer tournament. The Nike International Friendlies is a competition between youth National Teams from different countries. For these tournaments, Bennett Awards created custom bronze cups with stylized curves sculpted directly on to the cups’ surface. The names of the competing teams were engraved directly on the free-standing cups.
The Academy of United States Veterans commissioned Bennett Awards to create new custom awards for its annual VETTY Awards. The VETTY Awards are given each year to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated relentless dedication and selfless service to the veteran community and their families. For these awards, AUSV worked with Bennett Awards to create new gold-plated pewter sculpture awards in the form of military boots. These boots represent the 'boots on the ground' work of the Veterans Service Organizations.
For the seventh consecutive year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation presented custom sculpture awards created by Bennett Awards to the 2017 winners of the 7th Annual ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ awards. The Hiring Our Heroes awards recognize companies and individuals that have developed and applied best practices for addressing the employment challenges faced by America’s veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses. In 2011, U.S. Chamber of Commerce commissioned Bennett Awards to create a new, unique custom award design for these recognition awards. This design is a figurative bronze sculpture in the form of a combat serviceman on patrol.
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) used recognition awards from Bennett Awards for its 2017 Awards Dinner Celebration. GSA's annual Awards Dinner Celebration is the premier industry event honoring the achievements of semiconductor companies that have demonstrated excellence through their success, vision, strategy and future opportunities in the industry. For these awards, GSA selected a set of black crystal recognition awards with deep surface engraving and gold color-fill.