When you are considering using recognition pins for your special occasion, check the 4W’s and H of ordering the pins. This process would not only make the overall time frame from designing to the delivery of the pins faster but it would also guarantee that you have the perfect pins for your event.
Before you place your order, ask the following questions. Here they are:
W- ho. Who are the recipients of the pins? This question is important because the design of the pins should complement the ones receiving the pins. Are the receivers of the recognition pins the loyal employees who have stayed and remained committed to the ideals of the company for one decade, two or more? Or are they the new members of the corporation who are to be welcomed as part of the family now? It could also be that the recipients are those employees who have contributed so much to the growth of the company because of their exemplary performance. In case there are different types of recipients, make different types of pins suitable for each recipient.
W-hat. What is the theme or motif of the occasion? The recognition pins could complement the overall set up of the event. The designs, material, color and even shape of the pins can match the occasion when done right. Plan ahead and coordinate with other members of the team responsible for the occasion.
W-here. Where is the venue? Is the venue for a big crowd or just for an intimate gathering? Is the venue exudes formality or informality? The venue is also a consideration when designing your pins. When the venue could accommodate hundreds of people, you could opt for a bigger size (not necessarily the biggest size though) of the pins to make it more visible from afar.
W-hen. When is the event? Time element is also very important. If you plan ahead, you would be spared from unnecessary expenses and stresses. Provide a time frame of 6 weeks or the least is 4 weeks. Designing, presenting and having the design approved and submitting to the manufacturers of pins, could take at least a week. Most of the companies making the pins would ask for two weeks from the time of job order form and first down payment to the actual day of delivery. Others can do it for lesser number of days but with additional pay. Provide another week for the checking, packing, and last minute preparations of the pins. The extra two weeks could be used in case an emergency comes up and you need to order again or if there is any delay to the delivery.
H-ow. How to place an order?Now that you have considered the vital details you need for the design of the pins, it’s time to place your order. How? You could do the following:
Ask around. Ask other people who have experienced ordering recognition pins previously. Ask where they got it from and how much it cost them.
Check online. There are so many companies offering different quality and packages of pins. Always check the credibility and reputation of the company. Read the forums online. Look for the positive and negative comments of the consumers.
Visit the shops. If you have the time and you know the place, it would be better to give these stores a visit. You would be able to see and hold actual materials and samples. They could also help you with the designs right then and there.
Ordering recognition pins for your event is easy to do. Have the perfect pins by following these simple tips of 4W’s and H.