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Lester Heads off with a Measure of his Success

I admit, I always find the latest new piece of kit on the factory a compelling draw and some of the projects we work on for clients are absolutely thrilling… But, the downside of running a family-run business like EFX is that, inevitably, colleagues and employees eventually retire or move on and I always find […]

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Dee’s High-Octane Journey

Dee has worked as an account handler for the EFX sales team since 2009; she knows the business inside out, having project managed over 5,000 orders. She has a track-record for having handled some of the most glittering and creative trophy designs EFX has ever made. She’s also seen some major changes at EFX since […]

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Ace Called for EFX Champions Tennis Trophies

The Champions Tennis event at The Royal Albert Hall, held early December, has become one of those golden events that all the players love. Described as having an electric atmosphere, the tournament is a fitting finale to the ATP Champions Tour, which sees former Grand Slam Champions and World No 1’s proving their continued prowess. […]

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Event Awards 2017
Hit all the Senses

Special EFX is one of the sponsors for the popular Event Awards 2017 and this year Melanie and three of the design team put their best kit on and hit the Apollo, Hammersmith for the occasion. For James, Richard and Tom the evening was a ‘first’. None of them had ever been to an Awards […]

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Go with the Grain of Ready Made Wood Awards

This new range of ready-made wood awards is available in a choice of natural grains and a variety of designs, all of which can be personalised for your particular event or occasion. Enjoy the short lead times and excellent prices of an off-the-shelf range with the enhanced beauty and appeal of a crafted object. Choose […]

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A Heavenly Evening Indulging in Wine
at the IWC Awards

by Sarah Castle – Account Manager at Special EFX An invitation to the International Wine Challenge Awards Dinner! My first thought was ‘wow’, followed swiftly by ‘what to wear’! Special EFX has made the fabulous IWC awards for the event for many years, along with large size, decorative awards for the stage and I’d heard […]

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All that Glitters
is NOT Gold

The old adage ‘all that glitters is not gold’ is worth bearing in mind when it comes to commissioning sparkling awards that need to impress. The EFX design team is adept at creating the dazzle but without the eye-watering price-tag associated with traditional gold. Looking for a glitter award – here are a few ideas… […]

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A Glimpse Through the Works’ Door at EFX

These images have recently been shot at our EFX production site, here at Ettington. They have a certain mood which appeals to me and highlight how EFX is a business of contrasts. On the one hand we nestle in scenic Warwickshire countryside and yet we are a major production site, employing heavy engineering plant and […]

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Ten years on and
my customers are like
old friends

We are lucky at EFX; many of our staff join us …and stay, becoming part of the family. Shelley applied for a job in our awards and trophies sales team just over ten years ago and has grown-up with the company as it has expanded. Currently, she is successfully juggling 51 live orders this month […]

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