The Survey Says…

The verdict is in.  Consumers of all ages love promotional products!  According to a recent study, which I highly recommend you checking out, “promotional products allow brands to directly affect consumer lifestyles and maximize recall by organically integrating into everyday routines at work, home or play.” As seen in the chart to your left, there are a variety…

Promotional Products Work!

Numbers don’t lie: U.S. consumers love promotional products! Whether you’re in a meeting, attending a trade show, or checking out your favorite band, promotional products are everywhere. They’re the gadgets you can’t live without (think power banks!), the grocery totes you store in your trunk, and the coffee mug you drink out of every morning.…

Fashion Friday: Give Your Brand a Boost

The branded merchandise you select is a reflection of your brand.  We all know that.  If you choose something that is poorly made, there’s a chance the recipient will have a negative opinion of your company and the quality of your work. But, if you distribute an item that people want or can use (and it’s…

Branded Merchandise Can Save Lives

What do you do when you receive a text while driving, or want to send one yourself? Do you wait until you’ve arrived safely to your destination or do you convince yourself that a quick glance is okay?  You’re an experienced driver, so texting with one hand while keeping the other on the steering wheel is fine,…

Fashion Friday: Cool Down! We Have What You Need.

In case you missed last month’s Fashion Friday, I reviewed S&S Activewear’s Killer Caboose Hi-Rise Capris which are still my favorite workout pants! Our rep there, Meg Erber, also sent me their Eco Jersey Cool Down Hoodie by Alternative (perks of the job!), and I am happy to report that I am just as pleased with this…

Fashion Friday: Killer Pants for a Killer Brand

While in Las Vegas this past January for the PPAI Expo (our industry’s largest and most-attended trade show), I had the opportunity to finally meet our sales representative Megan Erber from S&S Activewear.  A few of us ladies from Summit Group met up with Meg for lunch, with one of our biggest topics revolving around fitness and…

Summit’s Race Against the Clock

On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, post-election, Fran Kensky made a call to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The reason for making this call was because WMATA contacted Fran to place an order for card sleeves in 2012 for President Obama’s second Inauguration. Fast forward 4 years, she was asking what the plan was…

Great Ideas are Within Arm’s Reach

It’s the big game! Or maybe you’re planning a pep rally for school. Whatever the occassion, there are a few essential items you should consider so the crowd can show their spirit! Sunglasses and rally towels are classic items, and of course anything that makes a lot of noise is a must in my opinion. I tend to…

Join Us at this Year’s Innovation Expo!

Let your marketing ideas take root and discover the next big promotional item at this year’s Innovation Expo! Our suppliers provide an endless variety of products that will help you get a head start on next year’s event ideas. Be the first to see our industry’s newest trends and brainstorm with experts about their products…

Fashion Friday: Screen Printing with a Twist

I recently came across this article which I couldn’t keep to myself! It discusses some alternatives to your standard Screen Print, which can be incredibly useful if you are looking for a unique way to show off your brand. As always, if you have questions or like what you see, please contact your Account Executive…