Distributor News

AIA Hosts Regional Meetings to Drive Owner Collaboration
December 1, 2022 at 8:00 am

Throughout 2022, AIA Corporation (AIA) hosted a series of regional meetings designed to bring together owners, AIA leadership and suppliers for a day of collaboration, education and exclusive supplier access. “We know our owners relish the opportunity to spend time together as a community – not only to share their unique perspectives, but to have…

Print+Promo Marketing Announces 2023 Power Meeting and Power House Dates
November 29, 2022 at 8:00 am

Where can you talk projects, find new products and solve business challenges? Only at Power Meetings, powered by Print+Promo Marketing. These events remain the gold standard in industry relationship-building events — and they’re back for 2023. Three days of one-on-one meetings provide a networking experience that large trade shows and other events simply can’t match,…

Proforma Continues to Grow its E-Commerce Certification Program
November 28, 2022 at 8:00 am

Proforma, Cleveland, continues to see exponential growth of its in-house e-commerce training program, with almost 5,000 unique enrollments in the training classes it provides. "We are so pleased to see so many getting value out of the unique, in-depth training and certification program that we offer to all members of the Proforma family,” said Brian…

Specialty Mailing's Steve Stancic Explains His Company's New Capabilities and Why Solution-Based Approaches Work
November 22, 2022 at 8:00 am

As part of Print+Promo Marketing’s ongoing feature, Executive Perspectives, we get to know leading professionals in the print and promotional industry. This month, we interviewed Steve Stancic, president of Specialty Mailing, St. Louis. Here, he highlights the issues he’s monitoring, shares his company’s new capabilities and explains why solution-based approaches work...

Order My Gear Acquires BrightStores
November 14, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Order My Gear announced today that it has acquired BrightStores, a provider of online company stores for promotional products distributors. "Kent McKeaigg founded OMG in 2007 with a vision to create a simple way for team dealers to sell to groups online," Leonid Rozkin, CEO of OMG, said in a release on OMG's website. "Dan…

Distributor iPromo Debuts SwagCloud with EcoCloud Program to Limit Waste
November 8, 2022 at 12:46 pm

Chicago-based distributor iPromo announced SwagCloud with EcoCloud – a new program designed to limit leftover promotional products waste by reducing, reusing or recycling items. "Our clients discard 20% to 30% of the branded gifts they receive, either because they didn't give them all away or because the recipients didn't need another T-shirt or notebook. In…

Proforma Renews Family Cooking Show for a Second Season
October 27, 2022 at 4:12 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, announced the renewal of the "Proforma Family Cooking Show" for a second season. This series allows the Proforma family the opportunity to connect with one another by sharing recipes and family stories. With hundreds of creative recipe submissions for season one, this series has proven to be a hit among the Proforma Network.…

AIA Focuses on Company Growth with Expansion of Business Development Team
October 25, 2022 at 1:22 pm

AIA Corporation (AIA) recently welcomed two new members to its business development team as part of its continued focus on strategic growth. Wendy Smith, CPIM, MASI, joins as vice president of business development; and Paula Klingman has been hired as a business development manager.

How One Distributor Met the Challenge of 'Wowing' the Customer
October 18, 2022 at 2:22 pm

What does it mean to “wow” a customer? Is it the first impression? Is it creating a promotion that they think about or use long after the event? Is it going above and beyond to make sure you reach the goal? It can be all of the above, actually. Brad Dalton, vice president of sales…

Legacy Buying Group Adds OrderMyGear as Preferred Service Provider
October 17, 2022 at 1:54 pm

The Legacy Buying Group, West River, MD, announced the addition of OrderMyGear as a preferred service provider of online stores for the group. OrderMyGear's cloud-based technology helps promotional product distributors sell branded merchandise to groups online through custom branded online stores. "The Legacy Group is pleased to have OrderMyGear join our Legacy vendor network," Jolie…