Awareness

Promo Products Pros Advocate for the Industry in Washington, D.C.
May 16, 2024 at 10:12 am

Promo went to Washington this week. Dozens of industry professionals visited with Congresspeople and their staffers on Monday and Tuesday in Washington, D.C. as part of Promotional Products Association International’s Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.). The initiative sees merch pros traveling to the capital to educate Congress about the size, composition, positive impact and…

Facilisgroup Initiative Exceeds $25,000 Goal, Raises Over $30,000 for Ukraine
May 9, 2022 at 9:27 am

Facilisgroup, St. Louis, banded together with Cap America, alphabroder and Next Level Apparel to raise over $30,000 for Ukraine. All funds raised go to World Central Kitchen, which works to feed Ukrainians in need, and the National Bank of Ukraine, which is organizing assistance for a variety of relief efforts for citizens...

PromoCares Launches Limited-Edition T-shirt to Help Raise $50K for Ukrainian Children
March 30, 2022 at 9:45 am

PromoCares has launched a T-shirt fundraiser aimed at raising $50,000 for Ukrainian aid through Save the Children. Produced in partnership with several industry suppliers as part of PromoCares' #Ukraine4Good initiative, the limited-edition T-shirt is designed to "leverage the use of promotional products to create a ripple effect for good."...

Using Social Media to Stay Connected and Keep Customers Informed
March 23, 2020 at 12:41 pm

Suppliers and distributors able to continue operations are looking for ways to stay in contact with their partners and customers and do the best they can during this time. One of the ways were seeing everyone stay connected is through social media. Here's how a few suppliers are doing that, along with their advice for using social media during this time...

Grossman Marketing Group's Ben Grossman on SwagCycle, Promo's Coolest New Service for Brands
September 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

Ben Grossman of Grossman Marketing Group joined the show to talk about SwagCycle, a new sustainability program we're honestly pretty excited about. Ben told us how it went from idea to reality and gave us some real-life examples of big-name brands that have already participated. Plus, Sean and Brendan discuss a new merch-selling feature from Facebook and issue an important alien-related correction...

Why a Texas Teen Has Collected More Than 200 Animal Shelter Promotional T-shirts
August 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm

We often hear that everything is bigger in Texas, and 13-year-old Jayson Kimberly is helping to prove that the sentiment applies to the knack for being selfless, too. Hoping to draw attention to the issue of animal welfare, the adolescent is donning promotional T-shirts for different animal shelters throughout the school year...

The Best International Women's Day Merch: Our 10 Picks
March 8, 2019 at 12:49 pm

Happy International Women's Day, everyone! To celebrate this special day, many brands are releasing International Women's Day merch that benefits a good cause, and we are fully on board. We've rounded up our 10 favorites that we're adding to our shopping wishlist ASAP. Now if a brand would just push out an International Women's Day…