Gill Studios Honored with Printing Excellence Awards
May 25, 2010

The Printing & Imaging Association of Mid America recently presented Gill Studios, Lenexa, Kan., with four “Best of Category” awards at the PIA 2010 Graphex Graphic Excellence Awards Gala. Entries were judged first on technical complexity and the quality of printing, then on design features and overall appearance.

National Small-Business Week 2010 Kicks Off Sunday in Washington, D.C.
May 20, 2010

Top entrepreneurs from around the country will come together to be recognized for their accomplishments during the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week celebration, May 23 to 25 in Washington. The National Small Business Person of the Year will be named on Tuesday, May 25.

Proforma Promographix Service Awards and Promotional Recognition Items Distributor Partners with Major Health Care System
April 27, 2010

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Proforma Promographix, a full-service promotional products distributor, was awarded an agreement for service awards and related promotional items by Premier Purchasing Partners LP, the group purchasing unit of Premier Inc. Premier serves more than 2,300 U.S. hospitals and 64,000 health care sites by pulling together knowledge and resources to improve health care.

HALO/Lee Wayne Wins Calendar Awards
April 20, 2010

Sterling, Illinois-based HALO/Lee Wayne, the country’s largest exclusive distributor of promotional products, received a series of awards from the Calendar Marketing Association’s National Calendar Awards.

Crystal D Launches D TV Web Page
April 1, 2010

St. Paul, Minnesota-based Crystal D, a leading supplier of corporate awards and plaques, announced the launch of its D TV Web page on March 31. The new Web page features a variety of videos that educate distributors about Crystal D awards and give creative award ideas, as well as prove the impact of recognition on an organization.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Staples Foundation for Learning Announce Finalists of National Service Project
March 29, 2010

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), Atlanta, and Staples Foundation for Learning, Framingham, Mass., a private foundation created by Staples Inc., announced the five finalists of the Staples Foundation for Learning National Service Project Awards. The annual initiative invites Boys & Girls Club Torch Club members to take action in addressing environmental issues within their communities.

R.S. Owens & Co. Wins Best Supplier Retail Catalog at 2010 ARA Show
March 22, 2010

Chicago-based R.S. Owens' "Elegance in Awards and Gifts" catalog received an award for Best Supplier Retail Catalog at this year's Awards and Recognition Association (ARA Show). The Best Supplier Retail Catalog is determined by a panel of trophy retailers who evaluate supplier catalogs for how well they present the supplier's line and enable dealers to merchandise product and ultimately close sales to customers.