Author: Corporate Recognition
Our Mission: It is the mission of Corporate Recognition to be a business ministry to and for our customers. Understanding that all we have belongs to God, we seek to glorify God through our work and lives to impact all with whom we come in contact while achieving a reasonable profit. Corporate Recognition focuses on establishing and developing customer relationships by providing our customers with the best promotional product ideas and customer service possible. We meet customer needs by properly equipping our staff, adhering to budget allowances, and demonstrating efficiency to meet in-hands dates. We simultaneously use business opportunities to minister to our customers as we pray for and with them. Our History: Corporate Recognition™ is a promotional products business that specializes in personalized items for businesses, corporate awards, and uniform programs. Though the business is located in downtown Owatonna, MN they do business at a national level, working with hundreds of vendors and having a knack for getting done what other businesses in the industry say "can't be done" Established in 1997, Corporate Recognition™ was created as a result of $50 in seed money entrusted to Pam & Ryan Kubat through their local church to be sown and harvested as faithful servants as in the Parable of the Talents in Matthew 25. With the desire to use their sales and business backgrounds to operate their own business and with the interest in the creative world of imprinted promotional products, the seed money was used to develop the logo, slogan, and concept. Then 9 months of praying, seeking, and waiting on the Lord passed. On April 1, 1997 the first customer placed an order and since then the company has grown substantially, moving out of being a part-time home-based business to a full-time operation in the center of Owatonna. Our business continues to seek the Lord’s will and to positively impact our community and Christian entities. Both Pam and Ryan have an entrepreneurship history. Pam worked on the supplier side of the business for 5 years prior to starting Corporate Recognition as a distributor. She has a business background including working in payroll, accounts payable, and general accounting, as well as having grown up working in her family’s hardware business for 20 years. Ryan worked in his family’s tree-trimming business when growing up, and subsequently in construction and sales. He enjoys interacting and meeting with the customers. They have lived and raised their family in Owatonna for over 20 years. Corporate Recognition can help you with any of your promotional needs! This includes custom awards, fair and tradeshow handouts, wedding favors, and employee incentives.

#throwbackthursday!

Happy four year anniversary, Kate! (Kate Harthan being awarded by the Owatonna Business Women for the Young Careerist achievement)   You have been doing so much for Corporate Recognition these…
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Product Review Wednesday! 1-25-17

Today I'm going to write about a couple products.  The first is a power bank I found in our showroom.  Recently, My Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has been having poor…
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New Award for 2015!

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A few of my favorite things…

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Spring Cleaning

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The Whole Package – Prepare for Trade Shows!

I recently attended a lunch session on “Addressing the Recruitment & Retention Challenge in Steele County” - one of the most informative and collaborative events I’ve attended.  When discussing recruiting…
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‘Tis the Season…

It's a common phrase: "'Tis the Season,' but shouldn't it always be the season? People and Businesses plan gifts for their family or employees around this time of year (keeping…
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