Awards & Gifts

Multi-Line Representatives for Chocolate Inn / Taylor & Grant Win PPPC Awards
December 2, 2015 at 5:39 pm

Promotional Product Professionals of Canada (PPPC) recognized two multi-line sales representatives from Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant, Freeport, N.Y. Line Chaumont of Promocom was named Multi-line Sales Agency of the Year for Eastern Canada, and Karen Spencer of Creative Solutions and Ideas was honored as the Multi-line Agency of the Year for Central Canada. Distributor customers vote…

4imprint Awards 263 New 'one by one' Promotional Product Grants
December 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Promotional products retailer 4imprint, Oshkosh, Wis., awarded 263 U.S. and Canadian nonprofit organizations, schools and religious organizations with promotional products grants through its one by one program during the third quarter of 2015. Each of the one by one recipient organizations received a $500 in-kind promotional products donation. In awarding the third-quarter grants, 4imprint’s one…

Clever Employee Gift Ideas
December 1, 2015 at 3:22 pm

Your employees are a big part of your business’s success story. So, understandably, you want to make them feel appreciated. A special and memorable gift is a great way to show your thanks for all they do. Why don’t you take advantage of the gift giving season to wow your staff with clever employee gift…

R.S. Owens Completes Phil Simms All Iron Award
November 24, 2015 at 3:36 pm

R.S. Owens, Chicago, announced the completion of the annual Phil Simms All Iron Award. Simms, one of CBS television's lead analysts for NFL coverage, traditionally announced the winners of the “Phil Simms All Iron Team” on Thanksgiving Day since 1999. The award honors top NFL…

R.S. Owens Ships AIS Lumiere Award
November 18, 2015 at 5:01 pm

R.S. Owens, Chicago, announced the shipment of the Advanced Imaging Society’s (AIS) Lumiere awards to the Tokyo chapter, where they will await the announcements of the Japanese technology recipients this December. The AIS organization was created to advance the creative arts and sciences of…

Hub Pen Company Rep Receives SAAGNY Award
November 17, 2015 at 4:39 pm

Colleen Bibby, customer service representative for Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., has received the Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) Customer Service Representative of the Year Award. Bibby has been…

600 Bobbleheads Mysteriously Left on Doorstep
November 13, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Several roommates were miffed when 600 bobbleheads bearing the face of a former San Diego Padres player mysteriously turned up near their doorstep in University City, San Diego. Now they're resorting to handing them out as party favors. The woman who answered the phone at the San Diego Police Department told Philip Jia it was the…

Charles River Apparel Honored by Family Business Assocation
November 6, 2015 at 3:46 pm

The Family Business Association (FBA) honored Charles River Apparel, Boston, at a recent ceremony in Cambridge, Mass. The company was one of 19 businesses selected for this honor among hundreds. The FBA Awards recognize the importance of family businesses in the state and the critical role these companies play in providing significant employment opportunities and revenue generation,…

R.S. Owens Completes the LIA Awards
October 30, 2015 at 2:19 pm

R.S. Owens, Chicago, announced the completion of the 2015 London International Advertising (LIA) awards. The winged silhouette of the LIA award has appeared prominently in films and TV shows, including the late Robin Williams’ television show, "The Crazy Ones." The LIA award honors…

In Season: Holiday Gift Ideas
September 1, 2015

Each year holiday cards fill up our mailboxes and we worry about how many pounds we’re going to (or already have) gained as a result of eating too many goodies. But are we really complaining? Receiving a sweet note or a sweet treat from a business associate is a nice gesture and we still enjoy it no matter how often (or how many) we receive.