Awards & Gifts

SnugZ USA Named 2018 Manufacturer of the Year by Utah Manufacturers Association
November 19, 2018 at 11:33 am

The 113th annual awards banquet for the Utah Manufacturers Association was held on Nov. 3, 2018, where West Jordan, Utah-based SnugZ USA was recognized alongside nine other manufacturing companies. Manufacturer of the Year is awarded to companies that show outstanding execution in…

Promotional Advent Calendars Are a Huge Business Opportunity
November 14, 2018 at 12:56 pm

Tons of brands are getting in on the Advent calendar action. It's a chance for companies to showcase some of their favorite products, and it turns out consumers are loving them. Here are a few of my favorites this year...

Partners For Incentives Unveils New Web Platform
October 23, 2018 at 1:56 pm

Partners For Incentives, Cleveland, announced the arrival of its new web platform, which has been updated to be mobile responsive. Responsive web design (RWD) has become more important as the amount of mobile traffic now accounts for more than half of total internet traffic. "Our commitment to RWD allows us to create beautiful websites that…

National Awards Inc.'s Lisa Greer Discusses a Client's Anniversary Promos
October 22, 2018 at 2:33 pm

Celebrating a business’ anniversary is certainly a time for celebration. Especially when a business has been around for four decades. Lisa Greer, director of sales for National Awards Inc., Jackson, Miss., remembers one particular instance where her company helped a customer kick its birthday…

Your Guide to Seasonal and Holiday Promotions
October 10, 2018 at 3:15 pm

With the holiday season heading our way, it's time to shift focus to holiday and seasonal promotions. After all, nobody wants to be a Grinch. To keep on top of the holiday schedule and to help your clients stay on the Nice List, we spoke to two experts about everything you need to know for 2018 holiday promotions...

HALO's Melanie Levans Talks Creativity, Employee Recognition Programs
September 26, 2018 at 2:58 pm

Employee recognition programs are great ways to show that their work is valued, and can be a strong incentive for them to keep up the good work. Melanie Levans, MAS, national account executive for HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., remembers one recent promotional campaign…

Prime Line Releases Gift Collection Catalog
August 30, 2018 at 1:25 pm

Prime Line, Bridgeport, Conn., the hard goods division of alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., has released its 2018 Gift Collection catalog in both print and digital formats. The 136-page Gift Collection catalog features 74 new items from Prime Line and Jetline, Prime’s value line. Product information for the new items is available now on www.primeline.com. “This is…

How to Make Your Clients Look Like Stars With Gifts and Incentives
August 20, 2018 at 2:39 pm

A lot of people pride themselves on being excellent gift-givers. They believe their creativity and thoughtfulness puts them a step above the competition when it comes to finding the perfect present for friends or family. In the corporate gifting world, creativity and thoughtfulness are just as important when you’re giving for customer acquisition, employee recognition…

Crystal D Hires Three in Business Development and Sales Solutions
August 17, 2018 at 11:43 am

Crystal D, St. Paul, Minn., has hired two new professionals in business development and a manager for the sales solutions department, effective August 17. Joe Howse is the vice president of sales for the Central and West territories. He will be responsible for developing business relationships in these areas,…

Did You Buy a Royal Wedding Gift Bag on Ebay for $30K? Someone Did!
June 7, 2018 at 1:34 pm

There was this one time in college where I felt like a major entrepreneur for selling an old purse I had on eBay at a $50 profit. I was ready to switch my English major to Business right then and there, but seeing as a British woman sold her royal wedding gift bag on eBay…