Creative Recognition Award Names

Searching for unique or creative award names for employee recognition awards? Choose from the many examples below to brand your programme, or use to get your own ideas flowing.

Find recognition award title ideas for:

• Top Performer

• Customer Service

• Above and Beyond

• Peer-to-Peer

• Perfect Attendance

• Onboarding

• Sales Incentives

• Safety Awards

• Retirement Awards

• Volunteer Awards

• Team Recognition

Consider names that reflect your organisation’s unique company culture when browsing this list or generating your own award name ideas.

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Top Performer

Commend your top performers with creative award names that imply membership to an elite group. Make your organisation’s stars feel proud of the efforts they’ve made to achieve this award.

Chairman’s Award

Leadership Award

Shining Star Award

Leaderboard Award

Superstar Award

Five-Star Performance

Limelight Award

Spotlight Award

Standing Ovation

Hero Award


Customer Service

Good customer service is crucial to your organisation’s success. Choose creative award ideas to remind your employees that you’ve noticed their hard work and that their ability to keep customer relations smooth is appreciated.

Platinum Service Award

Diamond Service Award

Customer Hero Award

Consider it Done Award

First Class Service

Star Service

Customer Care Award

Star Award



Above and Beyond

When employees perform tasks far beyond their job descriptions, special recognition is deserved. Here are some ideas.

Exceeding Expectations

Taking the Initiative

Going the Extra Mile

High Five Award

Beyond the Call of Duty



Peer to Peer

Recognition from peers is highly valued, especially when it seems that supervisors might not notice the extra effort. Here are some award titles for employees who are highly praised by their coworkers.

Associate Appreciation

You’re The Best!

You’re a Gem

High Five Award

Team Player Award


Hats Off

Round of Applause

Thumbs Up


Perfect Attendance

If attendance is an important focus at your company, use fun award titles for employees who come to work without fail. Make sure they know you’ve noticed.

Immaculate Attendance

All Day Everyday

Most Committed

Great Effort



Starting a new job can be intimidating, but you can make it easier by letting new employees know they’re wanted and appreciated with these creative award names.

Fast Starter

Welcome Aboard!



Good Addition Award

Future is Bright




Sales Incentives

Is your sales team the best of the best? Show them how much their work means to you with award titles for employees who keep on closing deals.

Sales Ninja

Target Smasher

Top of the Leaderboard Award



Safety Awards

Safety on the job is a number one concern. When your employees go beyond the call of duty to maintain a safe workplace, make sure to call them out with appropriate recognition.

Safety Star Award

Safety First

Looking Out for Others Award

Captain Cautious


Retirement Awards

When an employee retires from your company, it’s a show of loyalty on both sides. Make it memorable with creative award names for retirees.

Farewell Friend

Dignified Exit

Start of a New Journey

Next Chapter

Going Out On Top

Leaving a Legacy

Thank You

We Will Miss You




Volunteer Awards

Volunteers are a special breed – not everyone wants to donate their valuable time for a cause. Honour those who do with one of these titles.

All for One, One for all

3 Cheers

You’re The Best




Making a Difference

Helpful Hero

Much Appreciated


Team Recognition

Teams need recognition too! Beyond individuals, if you have groups of employees who do amazing work together, be sure to recognise them.

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

Together We Are Stronger Award

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