WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, presented a set of Bennett recognition awards to the recipients of their 19th annual Wenger Awards. The Wenger Awards are presented each year to honor individuals and organizations for their extraordinary contributions to women’s heart health. For the ninth straighty year, WomenHeart used the Bennett sculpture awards “Hearts of Fire” for these awards. These sculpture awards were cast in pewter with a brushed satin finish.
Bennett Awards created new, unique custom trophies for the 2019 Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament, the biggest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament in California. The custom trophies created for the tournament were based on a pewter sculpture of a basketball sitting on a stylistic net. Custom medallions based on the tournament logo were also created and affixed to the basketball sculptures.
Bennett Awards created custom awards for the Nuclear Energy Institute’s2019 Top Innovative Practice (TIP) Awards. The TIP Awards showcase new and creative ideas developed by nuclear energy industry’s talented workforce. Bennett Awards created two custom award designs: one design for the TIP Award winners (a standing plaque), and one design for the top TIP Award: the Best of the Best Award (a silver-plated bronze sculpture award).
Bennett Awards created a new custom award design for Comic-Con, a multi-genre entertainment and comic book convention held annually in San Diego. These custom awards will be used to honor inductees into the Comic-Con Museum Hall of Fame. The first award produced was used to recognize Batman’s induction in the Hall of Fame – the first fictional character that has been inducted.
The National WWII Museum presented a set of custom medallions created by Bennett Awards to recipients of its 2019 American Spirit Awards. The American Spirit Awards honor individuals and organizations whose work reflects the values and spirit of those who served our country during the World War II years. For these awards, Bennett Awards created unique, custom medallions with a variety of images and finishes.
Acclaimed actress Julia Roberts received a sculpture award from Bennett Awards as the recipient of the latest recipient of the George Eastman Award. Roberts was recognized for her distinguished contribution to the art of cinema. The George Eastman Award was established by the George Eastman Museum in 1955 as the first retrospective film award to honor artistic works of enduring value. For this award, George Eastman House selected the unique Bennett sculpture award “Elite”, designed by Tom Bennett.
The James W. Foley Foundation presented recognition awards from Bennett Awards to the 2019 recipients of its James W. Foley Freedom Awards. The foundation’s mission is to advocate for the safe return of all Americans held hostage abroad, the protection of independent conflict journalists and education regarding these threats to freedom. The James W. Foley Freedom Awards are presented each year to honorees who exemplify the extraordinary moral courage needed in government, journalism and education. The Bennett Awards sculpture award design Eternal Spirit was used for these awards.
For the 5th straight year, NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives) presented the winners of its Annual Unscripted Breakthrough Awards with sculpture awards created by Bennett Awards. These recognition awards honor reality programs that broke away from the pack the preceding year, becoming part of our cultural conversation and generally altering the expectations of what constitutes a reality program. For these awards, NATPE used the unique Bennett Awards sculpture design “Distinction”.
The American Kennel Club (AKC) featured a custom perpetual award created by Bennett Awards at the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. The AKC National Championship is America’s largest dog show. To honor each year’s Best in Show winner, Bennett Awards created a custom perpetual bronze sculpture cup that holds plaques designating each year’s Best in Show champion.
Bennett Awards created a new, unique custom award for the Eisner Foundation’s 2018 Eisner Prize. The Eisner Prize is an annual award that recognizes excellence by an individual or a nonprofit organization in uniting multiple generations, especially seniors and youth, to bring about positive and lasting changes in their community. For this award, Bennett Awards created a unique custom glass sculpture award in the shape of two abstract hands.