Gaudio Awards News Blog

Welcome to the news blog of Gaudio Awards, the UK’s specialist in creating beautiful bespoke awards and trophies.

Visit our website at to browse our range of bespoke awards, trophies, plaques and corporate gifts.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

FIFA Street Goes on Tour for the Pro Player Tournament

Following the success of the FIFA 12 Pro Player Tournament in October, EA approached Gaudio to design a new bespoke trophy for the FIFA Street Pro Player Tournament which is currently under way. Top players from the Premierships biggest clubs were itching to get their hands on the joypads again to take home the coveted prize.

Monday, March 26, 2012

2012 Vinspired Awards Celebrate Inspirational Volunteers

The 2012 Vinspired Awards took place on Thursday (22nd March) to celebrate the UK's most inspiration volunteers. The volunteers were treated to performances from Tinchy Stryder and Stooshe before being awarded with the unique "V" Awards.

Inter Milan Lift the NextGen Trophy After Dramatic Penalty Shootout

After 120 gruelling minutes Ajax and Internazionale Milano could not be separated in the NextGen series final held at Leyton Orient on Saturday. 2,500 fans watched as the game progressed to penalties and Inter managed to beat firm favourites Ajax.

Friday, March 23, 2012

The Nextgen Series Trophy – A glimpse of the future

The manufacture of the Nextgen Series Trophy has been a challenge that Gaudio has relished from the point that we were presented with the brief to the final finishing touches.

Designed to celebrate and embody the pursuit of excellence in youth development and the future of football it has been essential for Gaudio to employ the latest in cutting edge technology and manufacturing expertise to fulfil the aspirations of our client.

We are proud to have produced a trophy that truly looks to the future whilst we look forward to future challenges!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Lighting Design Award Winners Announced

Last night (21st March) saw the return of the Lighting Design Awards for the 10th year at the prestigious London Hilton. The ceremony recognises the country's leading lighting designers, manufacturers and architects. Comedian Rob Deering hosted the event with over 700 people gathered in the audience.

Specialist from the Construction Industry Awarded at Glitzy Ceremony

The Specialists Awards 2012 took place on Tuesday 20th March at the London Hilton, celebrating the achievements of the UK's leading specialist contractors in the construction industry. The awards are one of the construction industry's most notable annual events, recognising and rewarding the best specialist contractors in the business. Winners on the night included Cantillon, Bourne Construction Engineering and Crofton Design.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Achievements in retail celebrated at the 2012 Retail Week Awards

Last night saw the return of the Oracle Retail Week Awards, the biggest night in the retail calendar. The event highlights some of the great achievements in the industry throughout the last year, despite tough the tough economic climate.

Top Councils Awarded at the LGC Awards 2012

Over a thousand of the country's top leaders in local authorities attended the LGC Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Wednesday. This was the biggest event in its 16 year history, and Gaudio were very proud to be once again supplying the bespoke awards.

Celebrities turn out to support inspirational women at the Tesco Mum of the Year 2012

A whole host of celebrities (and their mums!) arrived at the Waldorf Hilton in London on Sunday (12th March) to celebrate the 2012 Tesco Mum of the Year Awards.

Monday, March 12, 2012

UK Customer Satisfaction Awards Winners Announced

More than 500 business leaders from the UK's top companies gathered last week for the UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2012. The event, now in its second year, is organised by the Institute of Customer Service.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Did You Know? Gaudio also make Corporate Gifts, Medals and POS items?

Not only do Gaudio manufacture awards, trophies and plaques, we can also use our bespoke methods to produce fantastic corporate gifts, medals and point of sale items. Our versatile design and manufacturing teams can produce a bespoke solution for you whatever your needs.

Take a look at some of the examples below, and if you have a similar requirement, why not contact us for a free design and quote.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Balmoral’s Jeff Bland wins Chef of the Year at the Scottish Restaurant Awards

The award was presented at the Glasgow Science Centre on Wednesday 27th February. Commenting on his achievement, Jeff said, “It’s a great honour to be named Chef of the Year by a panel of judges who are experts on the food industry in Scotland. I take great pride in my role as Executive Chef at The Balmoral – from developing menus and innovative dishes to training new chefs and championing seasonal Scottish produce - it means a great deal to be recognised by my peers for this.”

Scottish FA Cup Player of the Round Awards

William Hill approached Gaudio for some sporting trophies with a difference for the Scottish FA Cup Player of the Round Awards. We came up with high quality profiled aluminium awards mounted on to a tiered aluminium base that reflects the motto of the Scottish Football Association – Passion, Pride, Spirit.

Tesco Mum of the Year Awards – Celebrating Incredible Women!

We are delighted to announce that we have been commissioned to design and manufacture the bespoke trophies for The Tesco Mum of the Year Awards for 2012. This prestigious event will be taking place on 11th March at the Waldorf Hotel in London and winners have been chosen from a celebrity judging panel including Olympic athlete Denise Lewis OBE, choreographer Arlene Phillips OBE, Ultimo boss Michelle Mone OBE, TV and radio presenter Emma Forbes, along with the UK’s No.1 mummy blogger, Tara Cain. Please click on to the link below to find out more about these awards.

Mum of the Year