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What Is Awardco?

Awardco boosts productivity, reduces spend, and builds culture through value-driven recognition and rewards. It’s the only employee recognition and total rewards platform to be a featured partner with Amazon Business. Awardco provides the largest reward network on the planet — all with zero markups. Coupled with the flexibility to build any number of recognition, incentive, milestone, or behaviorally driven programs, Awardco’s platform drives employee loyalty.

Who Uses Awardco?

For organizations that want to run multiple recognition programs from one place and use Amazon (among other vendors) for rewards.

Where can Awardco be deployed?

Cloud-based
On-premise

About the vendor

  • Awardco
  • Founded in 2011

Awardco support

  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Countries available

Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil and 36 others

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch and 21 others

Awardco pricing

Starting Price:

US$3,000.00/year
  • No free version

Awardco does not have a free version. Awardco paid version starts at US$3,000.00/year.

About the vendor

  • Awardco
  • Founded in 2011

Awardco support

  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Countries available

Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil and 36 others

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch and 21 others

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Features of Awardco

  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Benchmarking
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Recognition Software
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Feedback Management
  • Gamification Software
  • Goal Management
  • Incentive Management
  • Manager-to-Employee Recognition
  • Mobile Access
  • Nominations
  • Peer-to-Peer Recognition
  • Performance Management
  • Program Management
  • Pulse Surveys
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Rewards Management
  • Survey/Poll Management
  • Surveys & Feedback

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Reviews of Awardco

Average score

Overall
4.9
Ease of Use
4.9
Customer Service
4.8
Features
4.8
Value for Money
4.8

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Richard
Richard
Senior Business Analyst in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Utilities, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Awardco provides incentives that my employees love

5.0 5 years ago

Comments: Overall it's been very positive. I've worked places with no awards program, and at places with similar programs, but nothing as smooth and nice as Awardco.

Pros:

I love that it's simple and easy to use, but most of all I love that it gives my employees a way to recognize others, and be recognized for great work. And the incentives are actually valuable to them. My employees love receiving points and being able to exchange them for products and gift cards that they want. Our previous awards provider offered a similar incentive program, but the only catch was that it was a bunch of stuff that no one really wanted, and the rewards portal was clunky and difficult to use. This is much easier and way better.

Cons:

The things I don't like are set by my organization, not by Awardco. For example, we don't have enough points to spread out to everyone, or recognize everyone that deserves recognition. And we have policies that you can't recognize anyone in management, which is too bad. But from a system perspective, there really isn't anything that is undesirable. The other thing I don't like is that it can breed a back-scratching environment, where friends and co-workers award each other points just to get points. It's not born out of excellence in the workplace.

Aaron
Manager in US
Utilities, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

User review

4.0 2 months ago New

Comments: Positive experience, the customer service concern I had was resolved seamlessly.

Pros:

Ease of use. Integration with Amazon is a great feature.

Cons:

Amazon pricing is higher through Awardco than direct.

Andrea
Software Developer in US
Hospital & Health Care, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

Terrible product

2.0 4 years ago

Comments: Because the search functionality was non-existant, I decided the easiest way to use Awardco would be to search for the thing I wanted on Amazon, then copy and paste that exact title into Awardco. Of course, the majority of the items that are available on Amazon aren't in the Awardco catalog even though it uses the Amazon engine. I did finally find an outdoor umbrella, but I wasn't able to select which color I wanted, so that was out. Be prepared to buy basic items, not things that you actually want. I added a huge Lego set to my cart, but it disappeared before I could complete the purchase. I finally decided to search for gift cards. Thankfully, there is a large assortment. So, I ordered three Amazon gift cards that totaled up to the number of points I have available. I have yet to receiv an email to say that my order has been processed, shipped, received, nothing. That was May 11th. The order shows processed, but it is now June 9th and I still haven't heard anything from Awardco. This is $150 in gift cards that has just vanished. It was my 10 year anniversary present from my company. Next time I'll just take the Visa gift card and company pin. This entire experience has been a complete nightmare, and I have given this feedback to everyone. A waste of time. Horrible experience.

Pros:

I didn't like anything at all about this product. This product was completely horrible as a customer.

Cons:

The search functionality was horrible. At most, there was a browse feature. For example, you can type in "Nalgene Water Bottle", and you will be provided with a list of things that match that search description. There is no way to narrow down the choices, select colors, or search for specific items. If an item comes in multiple colors, you can't pick which color you want. You just order and hope for the best. There has been absolutely zero contact from Awardco even after placing my order. The order is in limbo. You aren't able to add points, or buy something outside of your points range by purchasing more points. If you have 99 points, and the item is 100 points, you can't have it.

Trisha
VP Engagement and Comms
Banking, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Rewards from Awardco!

5.0 4 months ago

Comments: Excellent experience! I really appreciate that the system is available for use and encourage people to use it regularly.

Pros:

Options to select an item after receiving an award. Options to reward others. Options to purchase up on items of interest if the $ award given doesn't meet the purchase price of something of interest. Options to create your own gift card amount Options for egift cards because there is a lot of fraud with actual gift cards in stores now.

Cons:

not used enough by the team. The more everyone on the team and supervisors use this system, the more positive the culture will be.

Alex
Stock Plan Administrator in US
Accounting Software, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

New to me, and I love it!

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: I think my company failed to introduce and educate me on Awardco, or I somehow totally missed it with onboarding. I suddenly started receiving recognitions, looked into it, stumbled upon the Awardco site/tool, and it seemed clear enough. I felt uncomfortable for a while about how exactly the points and ultimately $ were funded. I still don't know, but I've just been going with it. At some point, I finally became curious about how to redeem. It seemed intuitive enough, and almost "too good to be true" that 1 point = 1$. That's very generous of BPM! I didn't spend much time looking at the options to redeem, because the items in the catalog didn't catch my attention or interest me much. I was super happy to see that I could redeem into a credit card! So, I became an even bigger fan! I love the interaction with coworkers, feeling appreciated, validated, and the fun friendly element of it.

Pros:

Awardco's interface and feature suite is very nice. It's complex enough to be useful but not too cluttered etc. I really appreciate that email notifications are sent out to clue you in about being recognized or prompting you to recognize points before they expire.

Cons:

I really can't think of anything negative about Awardco, and I'm kind of a critical user who is frustrated by many apps, websites, interfaces etc. Awardco has been awesome.