About Ansell’s Awards & Specialties

Our Mission: To provide quality, creative products, at fair prices with on-time delivery to recognize achievement, special occasions or to promote our clients’ specific goals.

The storefront of Ansell's awards
Ansell’s Awards at 42 Churchill Cres, St. Thomas, ON, N5R 1N9

Ansell’s Awards and Specialties began operations in October of 1980. What began as merely a trophy shop has grown into a full service recognition company with a client base including individuals, organizations and corporations nation-wide.

Membership in several professional organizations gives us the competitive edge. These organizations provide access to the latest industry trends and technology in our field. Our membership status in Advertising Specialty Institute sets us apart from our competitors with our access to thousands of products to meet each customer’s specific needs.

Our in-house technology and talent provide our clients with the ideal, customized products that perfectly suit their occasions and fit within their budgets. From the bud of an idea to the bloom of a full concept program, our capabilities are boundless…

We’re happy to work with you on-line, by telephone or in-person.

Showroom Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m **.

** After hours appointments available upon request

Our Values:

  • Integrity, fairness & commitment are the fundamental principles in our relationships with clients, suppliers, employees and competitors.
  • Service is key. On time delivery at or beyond client expectations is essential.
  • Quality in our products & services is a priority.
  • Innovation & creativity contribute to our overall market position. We are committed to continuous improvement.
  • Teamwork enhances our performance. We treat our colleagues with honesty and respect.

What are Customers are saying:

MTM Marketing

If you are looking for Award, Engraving or Promotional Products than one excellent person I can recommend is Gillian Martin owner of Ansell’s Awards in St Thomas. I have known Gillian for over 25 years and she provides excellent service, good quality and fair prices. She has always integrated the latest technologies in her business and is always on the leading edge of new products and services.

Mike Clarke

Owner, MTM Marketing

BMO Capital Markets

Ansell’s consistently delivers expert advice and professional, top notch products and service for every sale.

Mandi Roach

Branch Manager at BMO Capital Markets

EC Design

A reliable business that offers quality promotional products at a very reasonable rate and delivered on time! I highly recommend Ansell’s Awards $ Specialties for promotional products.

Erna Coffin

Senior Design/Owner at EC Design

Weekly News and Elgin This Month

Gillian is a creative owner / manager. She and her staff are easy to work with, and they go the extra mile to develop marketing materials that work for companies like ours.

Terry Carroll

General Manager of The Weekly News and Elgin This Month

Ontario Engineering Competition

“Thank you once again for all your hard work. The awards were great, everyone was very pleased.”

Erick Cornfoot

VP Logistics, Ontario Engineering Competition

Service Experts

“Gillian Martin and her staff offer friendly fast service. They always have a smile on their face and offer insightful input to improve our business. They have a genuine concern for their customers and seem to understand their customer’s tastes and needs. They have always provided us with great service, delivery and follow up with each order to make sure it meets our needs.”

Peter Inch

Regional Manager, Service Experts

Sheldon Enterprises

“For years, I’ve worked with merchandise Suppliers across North America with varying results and experiences, but each and every time I’ve hired Ansell’s Awards & Specialties, I’ve been guaranteed first class service and creative talent that have produced products that have absolutely wowed my recipients! As a result, Ansell’s has become my number one, go-to supplier for almost all of my merchandise needs.

“Collaborating with Ansell’s has brought me the results I’ve wanted, when I’ve needed them. Ansell’s gets it! They know how source and deliver within budgets and deadlines – and most of all, they understand that I need to provide my recipients with the quality and uniqueness in awards that guarantees to genuinely reward their participation.”

Barbara Sheldon

President - Sheldon Enterprises (National Tournament Producers)

Former Mayor, City of St.Thomas

“It has not simply been their craftsmanship and expertise that have made them a leader in the marketplace, but they continue to be a reputable business partner within our city and throughout Ontario.”

Peter Ostojic

Former Mayor, City of St.Thomas

Farley-Brodie Associates Inc.

“I have done business with Ansell’s Awards & Specialties since relocating my business to the London / St. Thomas area in 1997. Gillian Martin and her staff are knowledgeable, friendly, detail oriented, customer focused and offer creative solutions and great advice when challenged with a unique request. If you want to really enjoy working with an awards and specialties supplier, choose Ansells.”

Steve Brodie

Farley-Brodie Associates Inc.