Thursday, December 23, 2010
We are pleased to announce that what was formerly Gerharts Engraving in Lansdale has been acquired by Bux-Mont Awards and Engraving Services of Sellersville. With the previous owner ready to retire, we were approached about a purchase of the business almost two years ago. After a long arduous process, the sale was completed last Wednesday, December 15, and we have been here since.
There are some immediate improvements to the showroom and signage taking place in the coming weeks as well as back end infrastructure improvements that are being put in place in order to make the store in Lansdale more efficient and to better serve you.
This strategic move was made because, as Bux-Mont Awards we felt it was in the best interest to have storefronts in both the Bucks and Montgomery Counties.
We look forward to serving the Lansdale and surrounding counties with quality signage and recognition services and to educate everyone on the benefits of properly recognizing achievements.
Have you used Gerharts engraving services before? Please leave your thoughts in the comments.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
We will be offering the same great service, as the business already had two great employees that we are retaining and upgrading the showroom to include the additional products you have come to expect from Bux-Mont Awards.
Your needs are our priority, and we are looking forward to meeting them!
Saturday, November 20, 2010
First, we are once again proud to be a part of the annual Pennridge Chamber of Commerce Toy Drive. This Toy Drive benefits the Pennridge FISH food bank organization. They actually set up a toy store for the holidays and allow parents in need to come in and choose toys and gifts so their kids can have a great holiday. It is truly a wonderful thing to be a part of, and Bux-Mont Awards is offering coupons to whomever brings a toy in.
The other isn't a charity as much as a great non profit whose purpose is to honor those Marines who served in Vietnam and also those who gave their lives for our freedom.
We are involved in the production of a Marines Monument that is being erected in Quantico Virginia. They are continuing to raise funds and you can stop by Bux-Mont Awards to support that great cause as well. We will be supporting you at the same time you choose to help someone and every donation made at Bux-Mont Awards will receive a little something from us!
Heres to the giving this holiday season. Remember to shop local!
What is special to you? What are you doing to recognize the efforts of those helping you help others? What motivates you to help? Please share your thoughts and stories in the comments.
Contact us at Bux-Mont Awards if you want to learn more about how properly recognizing achievements can help your non profit or charity to succeed!
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
The festivities start at 6:30 and include not only Bux-Mont Awards but also the Sellersville museum and tree lighting across from the fire house. Santa will also be seeing kids at the fire house as well as local businesses staying open late with different offerings.
A personal favorite was the jazz music and the fire at the new Modern Male Barbershop in the odd fellows building pictured above in addition to the free showing of It's a Wonderful Life at the Sellersville Theater.
With a couple new businesses in town it should be a good year!
Thursday, November 4, 2010
|Notice how this one trophy is bigger than three boxes worth of trophies to the right of it!|
While we have had to adjust to the unfortunate loss of one of the part time people here, who took a job in her field of study. We are happy to say she found employment at a bakery in Doylestown and seems to be doing quite well. This has led to a shortage of production labor which isn't being felt one bit thanks to the hard work and additional hours put in by Brian, our other part time employee. Brian, Debbie, and Dan along with the owner Greg Bencsik comprise the entire Bux-Mont Awards team. We work together to ensure that the area has access to a number of quality recognition products in one location.
That said we are also getting ready for the holidays, with a recent shipment of glassware coming in that we will be highlighting in future holiday posts. Stay tuned!
Thursday, October 28, 2010
If you are looking to do a 5K visit their website @ http://www.whyy.org/y12k/ and sign up to run through our great city.
What: WHYY Y12K race
Where: Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
When: Saturday, November 13 @ 9:00 AM
WHYY Y12K sponsor page
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Though its sometimes hard to get the color everyone wants, my supplier offers alternatives so that we can satisfy your demand.
Free Virtual proof:
Sunday, September 26, 2010
However you decide to do it, please be aware that these ribbon resins make great recognition pieces for a variety of uses listed below.
Uses for Breast Cancer Ribbon Resins:
- Donor Recognition
- Event Winners
- Raise awareness of events
- Recognize fundraising efforts
- Recognize event participants / organizers
Saturday, September 25, 2010
So next time you are trying to remember that place to get a watch engraved or are looking for a personalized gift for the recent grad keep in mind Bux-Mont Awards.
Skip the Mall, We Engrave It All!
Friday, September 24, 2010
These are the people that deserve to be rewarded, and so often it is the other way around. These people, these hardworking people filled with a spirit that few of us can imagine, are rewarding the few that are moved enough to make a monetary contribution. It is inspirational indeed to see these people work. To meet them when they come in wanting to recognize a big donor, or a big fundraiser when in fact without the efforts of these very people that recognition wouldn't be possible.
It is inspirational to see people willing to recognize the work put in by others even though it's a fraction of the work they put in themselves without thinking of taking anything, even a simple thank you. And yet these are the people that change lives. They instill hope and belief in a better world while at the same time touching the lives of countless others.
These people are an inspiration and we are lucky to be able to call many of them our customers. Because they understand the power of positive recognition and what it does to people and to movements and to causes, we are able to be here helping them help others. Its great to be a part of, and we look forward to seeing more of you!
Thursday, September 23, 2010
With that said, we will be highlighting ideas on this blog that you can then find through our websites search function if you think its right for you. Please follow our link and try out our promotional products search engine at www.promopros.com to see how quickly you can find things to put your name on that will promote your business this holiday season!
Keep checking back here for great promotional product and personalized gift ideas for the holidays! Great winter promotional product ideas here
Monday, September 20, 2010
ZOHF web design services helped us from planning to implementation and has done a great job with every aspect of our web design. We would recommend them to anyone and they do great work. If you end up contacting him be sure to tell him you found him through us to get you that added service! ;)
Let us know your thoughts on the website in the comments!
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Monday, September 13, 2010
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
This woman has been doing these quilts for her grandchildren for years now, and each time has used our services to get the custom quilt squares done.
Surprisingly to us, there is quite a market for these custom quilt squares and they really addto the finished product. Some people have tried the transfers you buy at Walmart, but they wear out. These direct - to - garment imprints will last for as long as you need, and we have done photographs on these quilt squares to make a one of a kind instant heirloom!
We will post more pictures as we get them, if you are a quilter and this is something you would be interested in, let us know!
Saturday, July 3, 2010
We are working on getting a products page up that will have links to our supplier catalogs for you to peruse. After we get this rolled out, part two will be getting our product up on the website for you to look at right on our site, without having to go through the process of downloading the catalogs. Eventually you will be able to purchase right online as well.
Thanks to google for providing an easy way to put a shopping cart and take orders on our website. Our goal with our site is to provide you, our customers, with additional resources for your recogniton needs! Please visit our site and tell us what you think and what you would like to see!
Happy Independence day everyone!
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Monday, June 28, 2010
Check out the photo of the map and look forward to great things coming out of this chamber of other of our local chambers in the near future!
Upper Perk Valley Strategic Planning Exercise: Designing an ad for the chamber in 2013.
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Please tell us what you think about our page in the comments!
Friday, June 25, 2010
Suggestions, questions, comments and ideas are always welcome, as a matter of fact, we would love to hear them! Leave them in the comments.
Bux-Mont Awards new website!
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Saturday, June 19, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
Employee motivation is a major factor that plays a vital role in the success and downfall of any organization.
The key to employee motivation lies in appreciation, recognition, satisfaction, inspiration and compensation.
There is an indisputable chain between satisfied, motivated employees, and satisfied customers. If you will focus on satisfaction of employees, it will motivate them and these motivated employees will satisfy your customers.
Many people are hungry for genuine recognition than monetary benefit. Some people are motivated to grab an opportunity to get their name on the wall, receive a trophy, or get a certificate of appreciation by the company. It satisfies them with an "emotional recognition" for their deeds.
Look for plans and schemes to increase employee motivation by recognizing excellence in the workplace. Set some target. Distribute awards for attendance records, best achiever or best performer. It is not inexpensive, still extremely effective to motivate your employees.
Set a mission, i.e., know where you are leading. Be committed and passionate about your mission. If you don't get excited, how your employees could be! Explain the mission, its value and importance to the marketplace.
Ensure that every employee understand how they fit into the paradigm of fulfilling the organization's mission. Make the link between the mission and the individual values and set targets of your employees.
At times, managers inadvertently crush employee motivation by failing to appreciate the positive acts and achievements of their employees.
Senior Managers can improve employee motivation by rewarding employees with personal attention. This can be comprised of a hand-written letter, a pat on the back, or a quick comment in the meeting.
Showing specific appreciation is important. Individual and specific appreciation is more effective than a mass appreciation.
It makes the employer more sincere, and the employee realize their actions are truly being noticed.
Monetary benefit motivates some employees. In fact, a big chunk of employees is motivated by money. It can come in the shape of raises, commissions, profit sharing, bonuses, incentives or any number of "extra perks" like, automobiles, vacations, or other tangible items purchased and given as rewards.
Reading the Employees' Different Motivation Factors
Not every employee is motivated by the same factor. Utilizing all five - satisfaction, recognition, inspiration, appreciation, and compensation guarantees that the organization's success along with the success of employees.
Thursday, June 17, 2010
We want to work hard to implement a website that works for you, the customer to bring you what you need, but in order to do that we need to know.
So take this chance to let Bux-Mont Awards know what you want. We are listening I promise!
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Continuing to highlight the Burst Thru line, we wanted to show you what the baseball burst thru resins look like. They come in two sizes: 7 1/4" and 6"
Case quantities: 12 pcs.
Great to give as team awards, MVP trophies, coaches awards, and Most improved.
The kids will love these and will surely work harder to achieve when they see these being given to recognize their achievements.
Contact Bux-Mont Awards for more information.
Saturday, June 12, 2010
The softball burst thru resins may be my favorite ones in the line. The optic yellow softball with the batter bursting thru is sure to make an impact on the players receiving the recognition. These resins come in two sizes and are brilliantly painted to perfect the piece.
Your girls will work harder to achieve greatness with the hopes of attaining one of these resins.
Friday, June 11, 2010
We have a new line of Burst thru resins out that have gotten a great response so far, and we are looking forward to showing everyone the new line. The colors on them are exceptional and they have proven really popular.
What do you think of the burst thru line? Let us know in the comments!
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Congratulations to Garry Stout of Perkasie, this months winner of our Phillies ticket drawing! To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we are giving away a pair of tickets a month. Garry was luck enough to be this months winner and as a long time customer we were happy to give him the call.
A long time Philadelphia sports fan and avid Phillies follower and was ecstatic to learn he had won!
Make sure you stop in to enter our drawing there is still time left!
Bux-Mont Awards: rewarding achievements in Bucks and Montgomery counties for 20 years.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Bamboo is a great way to do that, and there is a place in Bux-Mont Awards product list for bamboo recognition products. We offer bamboo plaques, custom engraved bamboo pens, and even bamboo coasters.
All these bamboo items can be customized with our engraving services, making for some unique green recognition products.
The more you ask for it, the more it will be around. Bux-Mont Awards need to here from you to know what you want. Leave it in the comments!
Thursday, April 15, 2010
So we are excited, and it's hard not to be. So we watch each inning knowing that we can hit from any spot, and isn't it encouraging to see Victorino improve his batting average almost 100 points in one game.
Let's hope they can keep it up and put together a great season for us all to remember. I think we are all looking forward to it.
If you are trying to see the Phillies in person this year, that might be tough, but you can still take advantage of our free Phillies ticket giveaway we are having in honor of our business being open for 20 years!
Stop into Bux-Mont Awards in Sellersville to take advantage of the great deals in personalized gifts (think things remembered in the mall but better ;) and recognition products and enter you name into our drawing for a chance to win Phillies tickets and other great prizes!
Bux-Mont Awards, since moving into it's new location in September, has a newly renovated showroom which we display an expanded gift line, glass etching, and recognition products for all!
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Thursday, April 8, 2010
I can't tell you how many times I have heard a sales person say, "They implemented a sales recognition program and we get a pin for every x amount of dollars in sales we do, and then after so many pins you get a gift card. The pins just go in my desk drawer. "
Heads up HR person, you are doing it WRONG!
Sales people, lets here what motivates you in the comments, and the best answers will make up a future post!
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
In addition to reusing, we also look to reduce and recycle. We purchase our materials in full sheets and cut them down as we need. We don't just throw our scraps away. We reuse the pieces when we can and recycle what we can't use.
We know it's not much but we try to reduce our carbon footprint and realize that while just us doing it may not make much difference, but if everyone in our industry did it, we know that this is something that can last.
We want to be the change we want to see in this world. And Bux-Mont Awards wants you to help.
In our effort to go green we will highlight here on our blog, some of the things we are doing to leave this planet a better place for our kids.
One of these things is our love of Velcro. We are a big fan of Velcro for many reasons. Not only do they save us from the arduous tasks of shoe tying, but the folks over at Velcro have been busy coming up with new applications for their hook and loop.
One of these ingenious ideas is as a reusable zip tie. Velcro zip ties are great. We never had enough zip ties around when you need them, and I always hated having to waste one every time someone asked for a new monitor or to move their keyboard. The velcro zip ties were the perfect solution.
We are happy to do away with throw away zip ties and switch to the velcro brand. When we were going through our big move, we needed a solution for our cable organization that was as green as could be and worked for our organizational needs. Velcro answered the call for our needs in grand fashion!
Check them out if you haven't before and post your energy saving and recycling ideas in the comments. Check back here often to see how Bux-Mont Awards is saving the planet one trophy at a time.
Saturday, April 3, 2010
Friday, April 2, 2010
We can not do this without you, our great customers who realize the positive impact recognition can have on people and the benefits of a properly implemented recognition system.
If you haven't convinced management that a recognition program can benefit your company, give us a ring and we will help you. Recognition works, bottom line!
In the coming days you will be hearing more about our big news and how it helps meet our goals of providing the best recognition services to the Bucks and Montgomery Counties!
Thank you again!
Monday, March 15, 2010
Our goal for this blog is to help you with your recognition needs. So for all of you in the corporate and business world. What does recognition mean to you?
Lets hear some ideas in the comments. What are ways you recognize achievements? What does employee recognition mean to you?
Most business do employee of the month plaques to the point where it dilutes the meaning of the achievement. Without clearly articulating what the employee of the month means it has no meaning. Just putting a picture and a name on a plaque is worthless unless you give it some worth.
Managers need to realize that the hard work is worth more than just a name on the plaque (I am not saying that plaque shouldn’t be there), and celebrate that achievement pointing out to fellow employees, and even customers, the hardwork and diligence that went into earning that recognition.
People work hard and take pride in the work they do. If you recognize their achievement for what it is, they will work harder for you. Make them buy into your companies vision, and they will go to war with you.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
We like to share new and exciting ways to recognize achievements with you, and also to let you know when the good sales are happening and when we are rolling out new products.
The facebook fanpage has enjoyed a nice growth trajectory and we hope to continue that trend into the future.
So if you are on facebook (and who isn't these days right?) please check Bux-Mont Awards out and become a fan. We look forward to communicating with you, and to continue to help you recognize achievements in ways that maximize achievements. If you are already a fan, please share our page with your friends and let them know what we do.
Striving the achieve is what makes people great, and we love being a part of that for the past twenty years.
Friday, March 12, 2010
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
We are getting close to our first drawing date, and we are excited! We have had a great response and as spring training gets into full swing, we are eagerly awaiting the start of the regular season.
Some are calling this infield the best of the modern era, and I can’t wait to see them play! Hopefully you can win a chance to see the Phillies play, and at the same time see how we can help you recognize achievements.
Recognition comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and we are here to help you figure out the hows and the whys. Whether it’s a pat on the back, a thank you at an employee luncheon, or a full scale awards banquet recognizing the hard work and achievements that go into succeeding in rough times, we want to help you, and our experts no how.
Recognition is a constant, like death and taxes, the trophy has been a part of society for thousands of years.
How do you recognize achievements, or how have your achievements been recognized in a way that made you feel good about what you accomplished? Lets here your stories in the comments.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Sunday, February 28, 2010
They put in a lot of hardwork and dedication to serving the people of the communities many of them work and live in and they do a great job at assisting many people in their daily lives. The chambers do a great job of letting everyone know they are there and facilitating the daily transactions of business.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Stop by the store to enter your name in our drawing.
We want everyone to know how appreciative we are for helping us get to where we are, and without your support we wouldn't be here. We genuinely love the community we do business in and with and look forward to being here another 20 years!
No purchase necessary, must be 18 to enter.
This year if you stop into Bux-Mont Awards you can enter a drawing for a free giveaway. There will be a drawing starting March 20th, for a pair of Phillies tickets to a game. (game to be determined)
This gives you the opportunity to stop into our new showroom at the historic Baum House. Drawings will be held on the 20th of every month through August!
We are looking forward to connecting with you and showing you what recognition is.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
This is Bux-Mont Awards’ 20th year in business and we are currently brainstorming different ways to recognize all the great support we have gotten from our current customers. At the same time we want new people to visit our store to see the ways recognition works for them. We are more than a trophy store, we are a trophy store and more. We do recognition and we do it right.
Many think we are just a trophy shop, but we are also engravers, promotional product solutions provider, and recognition and memorial signage specialists. These all fall under the recognition umbrella that really is at the core of our business.
We help people recognize achievements, recognize brands, and recognize organizations. There is much recognition to be had in this world and it is way more than the plaques and trophies that you and I are used to. Recognizing achievements can be for five year of service or for a team getting finished a project early. It takes many forms and shapes and this blog is to help you recognize the achievements around you, both big and small.
Friday, February 12, 2010
I have been trying to pound into your heads that Bux-Mont Awards is more than a trophy store. We are a leading retailer of recognition solutions and we want to make you aware.
Among the things we provide that are included in this recognition umbrella are personalized gift and corporate gift solutions.
We are distributors of carlson craft wedding stationary and have their blue book to loan to those looking for the most unique wedding invitations.
Another thing we offer is personalized engraved wedding favors. These gifts include etched wine glasses and champagne flutes, bridesmaids gifts and gifts for groomsman and the best man too.
We have a unique line of flasks, engravable pens and personalized poker sets that are the perfect thank you for your friends. We will be putting these online in the coming months but in the mean time you can visit our new Sellersville store showroom to see what we have to offer.
Friday, February 5, 2010
This summer marked my daughters first art camp, and she came away with some really neat stuff. She made the coolest picture and forgot it there, luckily the art studio where she was going was right above our old store. The teacher brought the painting down and I couldn’t have been more proud. My wife and I showed the picture to everybody and her grandmom and great grandmom absolutely loved it. Dad was looking for ideas for birthday presents for my daughter this year and decided to put her painting onto one of our imprintable tote bags.
These bags can be made with your childrens artwork on them and would make great valentines day presents. A unique gift better than chocolates or flowers, it will be remembered and cherished always. Stop in or email your orders here.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
A lot of people think that we are only trophies, but the trophy shops today are not your grandparents or event your mom and dads trophy shops. Gone are the days of trophy shops doing only trophies. Today's awards stores are more of a recognition solutions providers.
Bux-Mont Awards is a solutions provider for a number of different recognition areas. Personal recognition with the engraving, corporate recognition with the clocks, plaques and more serving a number of different areas including sales and service achievement awards. We also provide brand recognition services with our promotional products and imprinted apparel lines.
This is in addition to serving our core, the trophy customers who have been kind enough to let us provide them with the right youth sports awards.
So stop in and visit your local trophy shop and see if they are offering everything we do, and if they aren’t be sure to ask them to. Your trophy store should be doing more for you.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010
Saturday, January 23, 2010
Friday, January 22, 2010
- Tournament Chairman- the person with the vision. Expected to lead and provide guidance to the golf tournament.
- Honorary Chairman- Someone well known in the community to help draw golfers.
- Vice Chairman, Sponsors- someone who can focus on getting sponsors for the event.
- Vice Chairman, Event planning-
- Vice Chairman, Awards and Prizes- this person will be in charge of getting awards and giveaways to not only the golfers but to the sponsors as well.
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Bux-Mont Awards is here to help. One of our promotional products suppliers has put together a golf giveaways and awards catalog in print and online to help you with your golf tournament needs.
We will be publishing tips from the Tournament Planner here on this blog to help you with your golf tournament needs. Of course we hope that you will be thankful enough for the planning aid that you will want to try us for your tournaments awards and promotional products needs.
And if you can't wait for these posts you can also read over the full version here.
Monday, January 18, 2010
The featured product shopping gadget!
- Wedding Gifts
- Wedding Invitations
- Engraved Wine & Champagne glasses (also for weddings)
- Best men, grooms, ushers, brides maids gifts, all of the engravable kind
- Custom imprinted shirts
- Custom imprinted tote bags (great mothers day gifts for grandparents, take your child's artwork and put it on a tote that Grandma can take around and show off. She will love it)
- Custom imprinted mugs
- and the list goes on....
Saturday, January 16, 2010
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Monday, January 11, 2010
We have big plans ahead for this year and we are excited to share them all with you in the form of these blog posts.
As January hits full stride, our production people are readying orders for year end soccer banquets. If you have a year end awards and recognition banquet upcoming and have been getting the same drab trophies every year, maybe it's time for a change.
Bux-Mont Awards offers the widest selection of awards out there. Specializing in creating a unique custom award for you at a standard trophy cost.
Saturday, January 9, 2010
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Friday, January 8, 2010
Monday, January 4, 2010
Saturday, January 2, 2010
Friday, January 1, 2010
Alright no flogging but please give us as much time as you can for production. We are looking to help more of you this year, so if you are unsure of how your company can utilize awards for recognizing achievements, we are here to help you.
From service to sales, and beyond recognition opportunities provide you with ways to show people they are appreciated and keep them motivated to get the job done.
Be safe and happy!
Congratulations on your hard work, keep it up, it is something to take pride in!