Neenah, Wisconsin-based Adventures in Advertising announced its 14th sales convention was held July 22 to 24 at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Under the event’s “Elements For Success” theme, the two-and-a-half day program featured education workshops, a supplier trade show, business updates, systems training, a fashion show, an awards dinner and entertainment.
Universal Strap, Jackson, Wis., has hired Jeff Mann and Brett Long as its newest key account managers. Mann and Long each bring a wealth of outside sales experience to the company. Visit www.wov-in.com for more information.
In the “Badges, Buttons and Lanyards” product section in the July 2006 issue, two of the products featured were misidentified. The following are the correct product descriptions: Stick Your Neck Out End-users can stick their necks out and gain valuable advertising exposure with Banaka’s Convention Neck Wallet. The wallet is made from 300D ripstop polyester with PVC backing for durability. The adjustable nylon cord and lock make it comfortable to wear. The product features a main compartment with Velcro closure, an open pocket on the flap, a front clear-PVC window and a rear open pocket with a pen loop. Available in black, gray,
Retraction: In “Recognize the Potential of Badges, Buttons and Lanyards” in the April 2006 issue, a quote by Karen Slabotsky of Martini Promotions—“By far, our most popular item is our silkscreened lanyard. A higher-end, top-selling item is our four-color process, Digi-dye lanyard, which features superior printing technology”—was mistakenly attributed to Kimberly Damp of Universal Strap, which does not silkscreen any of its lanyards. Also, Universal Strap’s woven buttons are not available in only eight colors, but can be woven with up to eight colors.