The Promo Marketing Staff

The Promo Marketing Staff
Roundup: All Our Coverage From PPAI Expo 2019

Whew, what a week. Between circling the show floor, sitting in on education sessions and sneaking off to the In-N-Out Burger, we kept ourselves busy at PPAI Expo 2019. In case you missed any of our event coverage, here's a roundup of all the stories we ran last week recapping the show...

The Top Promo Apparel Trends We Saw at PPAI Expo 2019

It’s hard to keep track of fashion developments. Sometimes it feels like right when you get the hang of what's trending, something else pops up. It’s an endless game of Wack-A-Mole. We're here to help...

The Best of PPAI Expo 2019: Day Two

Somehow, the second day of exhibits has already come to close at PPAI Expo 2019. (Time flies when you're raiding the media lounge snack bar, you know?) Just like yesterday in our day one roundup, we put together a shortlist of the most interesting products, people and booth displays we saw on day two...

The Best of PPAI Expo 2019: Day One

The exhibit hall at PPAI Expo 2019 opened this morning, and there was a lot to see and do. Since it's impossible to get to it all, we figured we'd help out in the best way we could—by highlighting some of the cool products, interesting people and creative booth displays we spied on our travels up and down the show floor...

2018 Wrap-Up: Threads Top 10 Most-Read Stories of the Year

With the year winding down, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at our top 10 most-read stories this year. By page views, these were the top Threads stories our audience couldn't get enough of. From airline uniforms to Pantone predictions, here's your 2018 apparel wrap-up.

2018 Wrap-Up: Our 10 Most-Shared Stories of the Year

We all learned early in life that sharing is caring. The following 10 stories prove that sentiment is especially true within the promo industry, as they generated the most displays of social-media generosity among our readers. We would like to share with you our appreciation for your enthusiasm for the content and encourage you to…

2018 Wrap-Up: Our Top 10 Most-Read Stories of the Year

What was everyone reading in 2018? These stories, apparently! By page views, these were our most-read promo industry (or promo industry-related) stories of the year. If you missed them, don't worry. You have until the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve to get caught up. After that, they all turn back into a pumpkin, or something. Thanks for reading, everyone...

2018 Wrap-Up: Our Top Promo Social Media Stories of the Year

It's hard to believe, but 2018 is pretty much over. And to think, we just stopped writing "2017" for every date! To give it a proper send-off, we're running a series of retrospectives recapping the year that was. Today's subject: promo social media. These were our top stories of the year involving Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and anything else social...

Golf Balls, Fast Food and Promotions Gone Wild: Our Favorite Posts of 2017

It's been a wild ride, but 2017 is somehow already drawing to a close. Maybe it's the whole "time flies when you're having fun" thing—or maybe we've ventured too close to a black hole, distorting the very fabric of time and space—but boy, that went fast, eh? Anyway, as we move toward the year's final…

Top 10 Father’s Day Promotions

FATHER'S DAY. A day for eating steak and watching sports? Definitely*. Is it also a day full of potential for promotional products? We're pretty sure that's a yes**.

Sunny Days Are Here Again?

ACCORDING TO THE U.S. Travel Association, a nonprofit travel industry group based in Washington, the travel industry shed approximately 400,000 jobs in the past two years. This number is significant for a market that accounts for 7.7 million U.S. jobs and indirectly affects 10 million others.

Top 10 Uses for Promotional Products in Vegas

Trade show season can be tough. The constant travel, the bombardment of customers both new and old, and the endless walking can really take its toll. And with the biggest, walking-est and customer-iest trade show, the 2010 PPAI Expo Las Vegas, currently underway, we here at Promo Marketing thought it might be nice to share a few ways to unwind with promotional products during your downtime at the show.