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Queen's Award Tie

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0766
Category: Personal/Personnel
Object Type: Promotional Item
Object Name: Queen's Award Tie
Part No: None
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: Interlogo
Division: Not Applicable
Year of Manufacture: Unknown
Dimensions: Width (mm): 79
Height (mm): 1,440
Depth (mm): 2
Weight (g): 36
Location: Cupboard CB (Awards 1) [Main Store]

Made in England
100% Polyester


This is a navy blue tie with the Queen's Award for Technology motif in gold. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of:
• Innovation - for commercial success as a result of innovation
• International Trade - for growth and commercial success in international trade
• Sustainable Development - for commercially successful products, services and
• Management that benefit the environment, society and the economy.
The Company has won sixteen Queen’s Awards since 1967: eight have been for Export, seven for Technology, and the most recent in 2002 for the category of Innovation.

The Company in common with most organisations has a wide range of items promoting the Company name as a form of advertising. The range extends from  'cheap and cheeful'; the sort of thing that would be on the Stand at an Exhibition like the SBAC Farnborough Show. The young visitors love collecting these items along with pictures and Brochures. Such items would include the following:

Stickers, Carrier Bags, Furry Bugs, simple aircraft assembly kits, Cardboard Head Up Display, Drinks Mats. Sometimes a collection of items is put together in something like a Pouch or presentation bag.

A more up-market offering, of better quality, might include:

Mugs, Pens, Key Fobs, Tape Dispensers, Magnifying Glasses, Model cars or the Hybrid Bus, Penknife and Pens.

The top range gifts are usually presented to important visitors or taken on visits to customers and these might include:

Executive Toys, Paperweights, Business Card Holders, Wallets, Clocks, Calculators, Engraved glasses and Glass blocks with a contained model and legend (BAE Systems liked to produce glass Globes to illustrate the global reach of the company). A rather special gift has been a Hologram of a coin.

Ties have been a regular gift in the days when they were regularly worn and were presented as recognition of achievement or membership of a group or ‘club as well as being a promotional gift. Employees for example will be encouraged to wear a T-Shirt with a Corporate Logo which gives a corporate identity. 

The RAA includes items of this type acquired from Suppliers and visits to Customers.


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