Our Process

Thank you for choosing Timely Awards. We look forward to working with you to create and complete beautiful commemorative awards for your business or organization. What makes us different is our personal attention to your project every step of the way. After submitting your request via the contact form, a representative will contact you within 1-2 business days. A digital proof will be sent to you in 2-3 days to review the exact look of your award. Awards will ship approximately 1 week from payment and design approval.

Time crunch? Ask a representative about products in stock that are available on a shorter timeline. Rush fees may apply.

Artwork Submission Guidelines

Acceptable File Types:

Printed Plaques and Awards:

PDF, EPS, JPEG or TIFF accepted. Full color photos are acceptable for printed plaques and awards.

Laser Engraved Plaques and Awards:

PDF or EPS files in vector format are preferred. JPEG and TIFF accepted as high resolution (300dpi). Only black and white artwork accepted for laser engraved plaques and awards.

Note: If your artwork is unsuitable for engraving, our design department can edit your file to a usable format. Design fee to be based on complexity of artwork.


What are your printed plaques and awards printed on?

Our printed awards feature silver or gold glass etch film that lends the appearance of etched glass while allowing for detailed color reproduction. See our artwork requirements for acceptable file formats.

What is laser engraving?

Awards and plaques that are laser engraved use a CO2 laser to etch the text or design into the surface of the acrylic, glass, or engraving plate. See our artwork requirements for acceptable file formats.

What is the $45 order setup charge for?

The $45 order setup charge is a one-time charge for your entire order. It covers designing your awards, typesetting, and creating .pdf proofs for your approval.

Anatomy of an Award

Use this guide to get started writing the text for your custom award.

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