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Looking for Effective Employee Recognition Ideas? American Express® Business Gift Cards Provide the Right Solution

American Express Business Gift Cards are effective employee recognition gifts that engage employees and strengthen loyalty, and they are easier to implement and manage than traditional incentives.

American Express Business Gift Cards: Employee Awards to Reward and Retain

When devising an employee recognition program, choosing the right moments to give gifts is as important as the employee awards themselves. Spontaneous employee awards keep your workforce motivated and productive, help build loyalty, and retain top performers.

American Express Business Gift Cards are a perfect “surprise and delight” employee recognition gifts and can help you: 

Retain valued employees with flexible gifts they can use almost anywhere
One key to retention is offering both a competitive salary and regular encouragement and recognition. American Express Business Gift Cards let you give your top performers the choice and service they deserve. Cards can be used virtually everywhere American Express Cards are accepted in the U.S, allowing recipients to purchase whatever they choose. Plus, Business Gift Cards are backed by the security of American Express and the funds may be replaceable if lost or stolen.1

American Express Business Gift Cards: The Gifts that Stand Out
  • Can be used virtually anywhere in the U.S. where American Express Cards are accepted
  • Safer than cash because the funds can be replaced if lost or stolen*
  • Choose from a variety of designs appropriate for the holidays

Effectively reward performance with the right gifts
Our Business Gift Cards are more flexible than gift cards from specific retailers or actual merchandise. Card amounts range from $25 to $3,000, making them ideal for smaller, on-the-spot employee recognition gifts that can instantaneously show gratitude to your staff or for larger, more formal recognition or incentive programs.

Compliment a job well done with various Card designs or custom messages
Show staffers that their exceptional contributions are appreciated in your company’s own voice and style with an appropriate Gift Card design or a custom message. A variety of messaging and image options make American Express Business Gift Cards appropriate for many kinds of employee awards. 

Are you implementing an employee recognition program where awards are estimated at more than $100,000 per year? When searching for employee recognition ideas for programs of that scale, our experienced concierge team is here to assist.  When you work with our concierge service, you will have access to custom reports that help you track program performance and enable you to adjust incentives and milestones to meet your unique needs.

Motivate your team  — Order Your Business Gift Cards Today 
Ready to get started?  You can purchase up to $100,000 worth of American Express Business Gift Cards through our website. Click here to begin your online order.

For orders of $100,000 or more, Click here to learn how our American Express Business Gift Card concierge team will help you choose the managed Gift Card program that is right for you and facilitate your purchase.


1 Restrictions apply. See American Express Gift Card Cardholder Agreement or American Express Business Gift Card Cardholder Agreement.

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Gift Cards or Business Gift Cards may be used at US merchants that accept American Express® Cards. However, Gift Cards or Business Gift Cards may not be used at ATMs or for Recurring Billing. Additional limitations may apply. See American Express Gift Card Cardholder Agreement or American Express Business Gift Card Cardholder Agreement, as applicable. Gift Cards and Business Gift Cards are not available for sale to VT or HI residents. American Express does not ship Gift Cards or Business Gift Cards to the states of VT or HI.

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For questions about American Express Gift Cards or Business Gift Cards, please use the Search box located in the upper right corner. Alternatively, you may call 1-877-297-4438 for questions about American Express Gift Cards. Or, for questions about American Express Business Gift Cards, please call 1-800-297-7327, seven days per week.

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