• Strategies

    No two companies are alike. No two recognition programs are either. But here are a few key things we’ve noticed most truly effective programs share.

  • Expertise

    From retention and engagement to lifecycle-specific challenges, our recognition specialists offer insight into real-world business challenges.

  • Rewards Programs

    Not only has O.C. Tanner created an unparalleled range of rewards experiences, we help clients determine which is most meaningful when.

What We Do

  • Employee Recognition

    A recognition program can drive behavior, unify teams and cultures, improve engagement and retention, and significantly impact your bottom line.

  • Social Appreciation™

    O.C. Tanner makes it easy for people to notice great work around them with tools that help employees to communicate and congratulate globally.

  • Rewards Strategy

    O.C. Tanner rewards programs turn moments in the spotlight into a sense of greater value, personal growth, and commitment.

  • Leadership Coaching

    Our experience shows that when leadership is empowered to support recognition objectives, program performance improves dramatically.

  • Communications Strategies

    O.C. Tanner’s teams immerse themselves into learning your corporate culture to create solutions that reflect your unique culture and brand.

  • Manager Tools

    O.C. Tanner’s iappreciate™ suite of tools is designed to make each recognition experience meaningful, memorable and effective.

  • Global Capabilities

    This year O.C. Tanner will create 1.6 million custom corporate awards for 8,500 clients in 129 countries and 36 native languages.


  • Global Research

    In 2008 O.C. Tanner and Towers Perrin conducted a huge global engagement study, focusing on drivers of engagement, and the role of employee recognition.

  • Client Stories

    O.C. Tanner serves 34 Fortune 100 companies and 25 of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Be inspired by the success of clients we’ve helped.

  • White Papers

    Looking to motivate employees, increase team building, and sharpen your leaders’ skills? Take a page from some of the industry’s savviest organizations.

  • Books

    We’ve put the practice of appreciation into action through our bestselling business books that help exemplify why recognition matters every day.

News & Events

  • Recognition Certification Workshops

    Learn to Present A Carrot A Day workshops in your organization, or become certified in your recognition program.

  • Speaking Engagements

    These critically acclaimed presenters know how to deliver proven appreciation strategies, research and how-tos in engaging, memorable ways.

  • Executive Summit

    Check out some of the highlights of O.C. Tanner’s annual Executive Recognition Summit, now six years in the running.

  • Calendar of Events

    O.C. Tanner offers a variety of workshops, trainings and free webinars throughout the year. Or stop by our trade show booth and say hello.

  • News

    Follow what we’ve been up to via the press releases posted here. Or join our Appreciate Great Work community on Facebook for posts in real-time.

  • Accolades

    We are proud to have been an industry innovator since, well, before there was an industry. See some of the prestigious recognitions we’ve received.

About Us

  • Fast Facts

    Get a quick view of how O.C. Tanner develops employee recognition strategies and rewards programs that help companies appreciate people.

  • Leadership

    The “a” team. Our chief appreciate-ologists.

  • Green

    We have a feisty environmental management program to help us minimize air and water pollution, reduce hazardous waste, and increase recycling.

  • Philanthropy

    O.C. Tanner earmarks at least 10% of profits for charitable giving.

  • Team USA

    O.C. Tanner has been proud to design the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Team rings for years—recognizing achievement on an Olympic scale.

  • Clients

    Over the years, O.C. Tanner’s client list has included just about every major company you can think of (and very successful smaller companies as well).

  • Jobs

    To us, it’s the best job in the world, helping companies appreciate people who do great work. If appreciation is in your DNA too, we invite you to join us.

  • Contact Us

    Need a question answered? Ready to put appreciation to work for your organization? Either way, we’d love to hear from you.


  • Appreciating Great Work

    A recognition company’s musings on work we love, cultures we admire, people who achieve, teams that click, moments of brilliance, and tips, truths, and insights on celebrating human awesomeness.

Customer Service

  • Welcome

    Current customers can track, change, cancel, return and repair awards as well as access the administrator portal.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Answers to common questions regarding your award.

  • Warranty

    We offer one of the most accommodating and comprehensive warranties in the industry.

  • Contact Customer Service

    Email or give us a call for issues relating to your award.


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