For She’s a Jolly Good (PPAI) Fellow!

Earlier this year our Director of Purchasing, Amy Rabideau, was inducted into the inaugural Promotional Product Association International’s (PPAI) Fellows Program, along with 14 other individuals within the industry (Click here for the full list). As PPAI’s website states, the Fellows Program, which was introduced in Summer 2016, is a way to “thank and recognize influential individuals…

Summit Group Wins at the 2017 PPAI Expo in Las Vegas!

Did you hear?!  Summit Group won an award at the PPAI Expo!  Account Manager Susan Hysen attended the PPAI Pyramid Awards Ceremony, where distributor members are recognized for their outstanding, creative use of promotional products in a variety of client programs and campaigns. Susan was nominated within the Not-For-Profit category for her collaboration with Goodwill Industries International…

Soaring to New Heights with Goodyear

Since the roaring 20s, Goodyear and aerial advertising has made a happy pairing, and has become a time-honored American icon for the tire and rubber company. Over the past 90 years various versions have proudly served as the “Goodyear Blimp” and this past April they have debuted their newest airship at the Akron hangar. Assembly…

Fashion Friday: Tanks & Tees, Please!

I don’t know about you, but when I think of promotional apparel, the classic t-shirt is the first to come to mind. They are inexpensive, comfortable and the recipients will have an extra piece of clothing added to their wardrobe.  What’s more, your business will be advertised each and every time they wear that article…

Summit Group Heads to Capitol Hill

When you believe in something, you fight for it, which is precisely what over 75 promotional products professionals, including our very own Director of Purchasing, Amy Rabideau, traveled to Washington, DC for this past May. They fought for our industry and we couldn’t be more proud or grateful for Amy representing Summit Group at the seventh annual Legislative…

What Motivates You?

While researching for Motivational Quotes to include in my daily email to our Summit Associates, I came across a quote that read, “No one can motivate you.  You must motivate yourself.”   That single quote has been stuck in my head and I repeat it almost without being conscious that I am doing so! Because of recent…

The Link to an Award Winning Promotion

We are proud to announce that the United Team, and Senior Account Manager, Marti Tarmichael, won a Silver Pyramid Award at the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) show in Las Vegas in January. The PPAI Pyramid Award recognizes the outstanding, creative use of promotional products by distributor members in a variety of client programs and campaigns. With critical…

Summit Group Celebrates Wins at 9th Annual CPPA Ceremony

The Chesapeake Promotional Products Association (CPPA) recently held their 9th annual Peake Awards ceremony at the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Throughout the evening, the top promotional consultants and suppliers in the Chesapeake region were recognized by highlighting distributor-specific and supplier-specific accomplishments along with overall awards for campaign excellence and commitment to the association. Of the awards presented…