Sports & Leisure

How to Stand Out in the Promotional Golf Product Game
April 15, 2019 at 1:36 pm

When we’re trying to impress someone in conversation, we often list “The Legend of Bagger Vance” as our favorite film of all time. But, candidly, we’d have to give that accolade to “Happy Gilmore.” The point is that either way, golf’s influence over our lives cannot be denied, and we can see why. It’s a…

Pro Towels Increases Rally Towel Capacity for Playoff Season
April 11, 2019 at 10:36 am

The Pittsburgh-based Pro Towels family of companies, including Pro Towels, Kanata Blanket Company, Superior and Neet Feet, announced that it has increased its overall rally towel capacity by 20 percent. The expansion and investment were coordinated in preparation for the upcoming need for rally towels that are frequently used during playoff season in NBA, MLB…

NHL Playoff Teams Gear Up for Postseason With Sweet Swag Giveaways
April 9, 2019 at 1:49 pm

After six months of riveting regular season action, the NHL is preparing for the best time of the year—namely, the two-month quest to lift Lord Stanley’s Cup. It's time for the playoffs, folks! Sixteen teams are vying for the coveted proof of undeniable determination and might, and many clubs are heightening their fan bases’ fascination…

We Finally Have Some Hard Data on How Ballpark Promotions Affect Attendance
March 29, 2019 at 12:31 pm

Ah, baseball season is upon us, and we find ourselves enthralled with the prospects of studying stats deep into the night and discussing with our peers. America’s pastime, after all, abounds in data, particularly thanks to the ubiquity of sabermetrics. The infatuation with numbers, however, does not need to end up limited to how players…

WWE Taps ’80s Nostalgia With Garbage Pail Kids Promotional T-shirts
March 12, 2019 at 1:47 pm

Like everyone who walks this earth, we here at Promo Marketing wrestle with many topics but never with our affinity for wrestling, especially since the sport recently gave us another chance to champion the merits of Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers’ hijinks-loving mascot. Thanks to World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (WWE), the party responsible for that hockey-centric…

Summer Collegiate Baseball Team Wants to Put a Fan’s Dad Bod on T-shirt Giveaway
March 8, 2019 at 2:12 pm

The Madison Mallards, a summer collegiate baseball team, are having a dad bod contest, through which the winner will have his physique added to a T-shirt giveaway that all fans will receive for a promotional night. Through March 15, the Wisconsin-based team is accepting front and back images of fathers who are proud of their dad bod prowess...

Unstoppable Merch Machine Gritty Shows Up on WrestleMania T-shirts
March 5, 2019 at 1:53 pm

As the hunt for playoff spots in the NHL intensifies, we here at Promo Marketing are hoping that our Philadelphia Flyers qualify for the postseason—not only for more on-ice entertainment, but also for more chances to see Gritty in action. Yes, almost six months after his debut, we still find ourselves fascinated with the mascot,…

Oven Mitts, Embroidered Hats and More: Our Favorite 2019 MLB Giveaways
March 4, 2019 at 2:02 pm

Baseball season is just about here, everyone. If you like watching Spring Training ball, then it already is here. But we're talking about meaningful games that actually matter. Gearing up for Opening Day, MLB.com took a look around the league at each team's promotional schedule and highlighted the best giveaway from each team. Some were…

Fashion Brand Suing Nets, Nike, NBA Over Uniform Pattern Design
March 1, 2019 at 1:58 pm

When the Brooklyn Nets debuted their "Brooklyn Camo" uniforms for this season, featuring a trim design pattern inspired by the Notorious B.I.G.'s love of Coogi sweaters, it seemed like a perfect partnership. The Nets, who relatively recently moved to Brooklyn, would celebrate one of the borough's most famous artists of all time, and the design…

These ‘Game of Thrones’ MLB Team Bobbleheads Are Pretty Rad
February 28, 2019 at 1:18 pm

We here at Promo Marketing are absolutely giddy over the looming MLB season, especially since it will mark the 150th anniversary of the pro game (and the return of warm weather). The commencement of the historic campaign, though, will not be the only awe-inspiring event this spring, as “Game of Thrones” is set to start…