Meaning – The term recognition event, refers to a gathering to which employees may be invited as a reward for their achievements. Many recognition events are held off-site.
While an offsite meetingis conducted by the managers to discuss the future course of action for the company, a recognition event is conducted for the pleasure of the employees and in order to keep their morale high and recognize their effort in growing the company and assisting in its progress.
The managers usually arrange for fun activities, parties, sports activities, and an end-of-day felicitation program, capping off a fun day out for the employees as well as themselves.
Example of usage – “Since the employees had worked hard for the past three months, the manager decided to arrange for a recognition event, to reward all the employees for their effort during the project. He employed the HR department to get on the same.”