Neenah, Wisconsin-based Adventures in Advertising (AIA) announced it added Brownsburg, Indiana-based AIA/Image Pros to its network.
The Irving, Texas, Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) announced the recipients of $100,000 awarded in college scholarships for 2009.
Chicago-based award supplier R.S. Owens & Co. announced the acquisition of Warren, Rhode Island-based PictureFrames.Net, the promotional product industry’s leading frame supplier.
Baltimore-based supplier Towel Specialties announced it received first-place recognition in the annual Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Golden Image/Andre Schellenberg Competition. The awards were recently announced at the SGIA 2008 Convention and Exposition in Atlanta. Towel Specialties received its award in the Screen Printing on Textiles category. The submitted sample was a four-color process beach towel design for Snap-On Tools. This is the fifth time that Towel Specialties has received first-place recognition for this award in the last 10 years. “We’re very proud to be recognized by SGIA as one of the best screen printers in the industry,” commented Shawn Kanak, vice president
Wayland, Massachusetts-based iPROMOTEu announced 15 promotional products distributors have affiliated with the company in March 2008. Each of these new iPROMOTEu affiliates is an experienced industry sales professional working as either an existing independent distributor or a successful salesperson working for another distributor company. Presently, 376 distributors from 42 states (plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia) are affiliated with iPROMOTEu. The following individuals are among the industry distributors and salespeople that affiliated with iPROMOTEu in March: Todd Brown of Impact Image Apparel in Denver; Brian Cole of Georgia Promotions in Suwanee, Ga.; Maureen Gilbert of Print-N-Stitch in Kenner, La.; Sherri Gordon of
The Promotional Specialists (TPS) of Ontario, Canada, proudly accepted the award for Distributor of the Year 2007, Central Region at the Promotional Products Professionals of Canada annual expo trade show and awards ceremony in Toronto yesterday. TPS also received two other prestigious Image Awards for outstanding creativity, strategy, execution and results in the categories of: Best Catalogue Program: Silver – For the Royal LePage “Red Market” Best Self Promotion: Silver – for “Promotions That Pop” “We are honoured and humbled to be recognized by our peers. Each of these awards is a testament to the quality of our people, the relationships we
Alo, Los Angeles, the new apparel performance brand with technical features from Color Image Apparel, has launched www.alosport.com. Alo will make its debut at the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, Jan. 2-6, 2007, booth #1321. Alosport.com will feature separate men’s and women’s sections, as well as a breakdown by activity with information on where and how each garment can be used. The Web site also features a full description of Alo’s 10 performance fabrications and product technology information to help customers understand each style’s specific performance capabilities as it relates to fabric and function. Each style page contains multiple images showing all facets of
Color Image Apparel, Los Angeles, the parent company of Bella brands—Bella, Bella Girl, Bella Baby and a men’s line, Canvas—has announced the launch of Alo, a performance apparel line to address the growing need of high-quality, fashionable, long-lasting apparel for busy lifestyles. The line will debut at the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, Jan. 2-6, 2007. The name Alo stands for “Air, Land, Ocean,” and combines performance-driven fabrications, technical features and sport-inspired designs to create a look and feel that can be worn for almost any occasion. Set to launch with 14 men’s and 15 women’s styles, the garments feature special