Sonoma Promotional Solutions
Sonoma Promotional Solutions announced the hiring of Nickolai Mathison to the position of general manager/senior vice president of sales. A 20-year sales and marketing veteran, Nickolai brings a wealth of broad experience to the SPS team, including leadership positions with On Board Experiential Marketing, Omnicom's Radiate Group, and Olympic Games marketer SportsMark Management Group.
Sonoma, California-based Sonoma Promotional Products hired Jeff Newberry as a sales manager. Newberry brings many years of experience in the consumer goods industry to his new position, helping build nationally recognized brands.
Nonprofits may not be the first market that comes to mind when prospecting. Sure, everyone would like to get in with a major charity such as Susan G. Komen for the Cure, but that isn't always realistic. While it's nice to daydream about making a fortune on pink T-shirts and promoting a meaningful cause besides, big nonprofits like Susan G. Komen for the Cure only need so many vendors, and you can bet those spots are going to be competitive.
SOME SAY IT was sheer coincidence when presidential candidate Mike Huckabee’s poll numbers soared in Iowa and New Hampshire a mere few weeks after Chuck Norris-endorsed, “Huck and Chuck” campaign gear was released on his Web site. Others will say it was inevitable and simply demonstrates the power of a quality promotional product. What can’t be argued, though, is the fact that promotional products go with politics like peas go with carrots. Fittingly, the first political product actually coincided with the first President of the United States, George Washington, who wore a political button during his inauguration on April 30, 1789 in Manhattan. His
Sonoma Promotional Solutions, Sonoma, Calif., has purchased Hong Kong-based sourcing and inspection company Golden Fortune Enterprises. Both companies will continue to operate seperately with their own industry identities. “Since we have been doing business in China for over 20 years, it just made sense for us to acquire our own offices so we can have even greater control over sourcing and product inspections,” noted Bernie Friedman, president and founder of Sonoma. “Working with socially compliant factories is important to us and our customers and we hope this acquisition gives our customers additional peace of mind.” Golden Fortune maintains staff inspectors in Hong Kong, Shanghai,