PPB Presents: A Look At Race And Diversity In The Promo Industry

Dec 30, 2020

PPAI’s PromoTalks podcast features insightful, engaging conversations relevant to promotional products professionals and their businesses. The podcast series, which debuted in March, has already...

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HOW EMPLOYERS CAN SUPPORT SELF-CARE

Nov 25, 2020

As this crazy year comes to an end, stress unfortunately does not seem to be going anywhere. COVID cases are again surging, and on top of that are the usual holiday planning stresses, shorter days acc...

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Boosting Employee Happiness | 5 Things Employees Value Above Salary

Nov 20, 2020

What’s important to employees? A lot more than just their paychecks. As it turns out, salary has less to do with employee happiness than you may think. “Money isn’t the driver of jo...

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Promotional Products People Want… But Won’t Buy Themselves

Nov 13, 2020

Everyone has stuff lying around the house that they use regularly without even realizing it. Honestly, when was the last time you bought a jar opener? That’s what we thought! There are tons of p...

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Support For Rewards And Recognition Programs On The Rise

Jul 17, 2020

Most manufacturers—about 80 percent, according to a National Association of Manufacturers survey—expect the coronavirus pandemic to have a financial impact on their business, yet data from...

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The Human Connection Remains An Important Part Of Marketing, Despite Technology And Automation

Jun 24, 2020

Customers’ expectations are proving a challenge for marketers seeking a balance between technology’s efficiencies and personal connections through human interaction. The Conference Board s...

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Infuse More Empathy Into Your Communication

Jun 08, 2020

1. Learn to listen well. When you are speaking with a customer or prospect, are you really listening to them—or are you thinking of what you want to say next? It's important to listen to the ...

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Working From Home: How Technology Has Kept Us Connected

Jun 05, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of people to quickly adapt to a slew of lifestyle changes. From no longer going out for leisure activities or shopping to putting a hold on conferences and...

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Pyramid Award Winner’s Campaign Draws Record Numbers To Open House

Jun 03, 2020

PPAI’s Pyramid Award program celebrates the talents and accomplishments of the companies and professionals in the promotional products industry. First introduced in 1958, for more than 60 years ...

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Gwinnett school raises money to help feed hungry

May 27, 2020

In continuing their efforts as responsible community members, Brookwood High School students, staff and area residents raised more than $5,200 for the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia to hel...

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District names 2020 GCPS CTE Student of the Year, winner of Inspirational Journey Award

May 20, 2020

Congratulations to Shreya Kuturu, a North Gwinnett HS senior, for her selection as GCPS Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Year! The district also honors Mario Nieto of Norcro...

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Brookwood High Seniors receive Karsh STEM Scholarships to Howard University

May 19, 2020

Two Brookwood seniors are among only 34 students across the nation to receive of a Karsh STEM Scholarship to Howard University--a 100%, four-year scholarship for students interested in pursuing a PhD ...

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Your Company's Product Safety Aware Status

May 14, 2020

Congratulations on your organization becoming Product Safety Aware! Your organization is taking the lead in promoting PPAI’s larger initiative which focuses on creating awareness and promoting t...

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PPEF On Track To Award 161 Scholarships In May

May 06, 2020

The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) is moving forward with awarding $276,750 in scholarships this year as originally budgeted. On an April conference call, the PPEF Executive Committe...

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BIC Graphic NA Donates $10,000 In Promo Products To Local Teachers

Apr 22, 2020

Our supplier partner BIC Graphic NA has donated $10,000 worth of promotional products to Marjorie’s Hope Back to School program in support of Pasco County, Florida, teachers. This is the second ...

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The Coronavirus may prove to be the reset we needed

Apr 13, 2020

I continue to search for my personal lessons, takeaway or discovery from this pandemic. Well, I have connected with many people in my phone contact list with a message of care. I have discovered how m...

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Gwinnett County media center specialist earns national recognition

Apr 11, 2020

A Meadowcreek High School media specialist was named the nation’s top librarian by a magazine that covers education. Cicely Lewis began the “Read Woke” program at the Norcross...

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Siegel, who was 92, passed away due to complications from the coronavirus.

Apr 09, 2020

Sidney Siegel was proud to have been a pioneer in the promotional products industry. But for the native New Yorker, the roles of father, husband and grandfather were even more important. After Siegel...

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Working From Home: A Starter Kit

Apr 09, 2020

Perhaps you've heard? Lots of people are working from home these days – many for the first time. While nobody minds sleeping in and skipping the morning commute, there are definitely some adjust...

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Shawn Merchant Meadowcreek High TOTY 2017-18

Apr 16, 2019

Great seeing Shawn Merchant at Meadowcreek High Career and College Expo last Friday. Shawn is the 2017-18 Meadowcreek High Teacher Of The Year recipient. Shawn was presented with a diamond dial watc...

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Gwinnett American Values Dinner 2019

Mar 07, 2019

Thank you Mustang Community Foundation, Dr. Welch and Lynette Apointe for your gracious invitation to join you and your guest at the Annual Gwinnett American Values Dinner 2019. Friends of Scouting t...

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CSI Participtates In Tucker High School Career Fair

Feb 28, 2019

A special thanks to Principal Eric Parker for his invitation for our team to share career pathways, enrichment, career relevance and readiness Wednesday at Tucker High School. Students were prepared ...

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CSI Supports Shiloh High College and Career Fair

Feb 22, 2019

Our commitment to supporting public education initiative includes, but not limited to participating in career day enrichment. Students attending Gwinnett County Public Schools are intentionally intro...

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Bethesda Elementary Recognitizes Kelly

Feb 13, 2019

Our team was honored with a meaningful moment recognition from Bethesda Elementary Principal Pam Williams for support of her vision and mission of student academic success. Our team supports teaching...

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Graves Elementary Principal Clayborn Knight Recognizes Bryan

Feb 12, 2019

Our team was honored today by Principal Clayborn Knight in a heartfelt, meaningful moment recognition for our efforts of supporting, advocating and championing teaching and learning at Graves Elementa...

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Graves Elementary Celebrates Student Success

Feb 11, 2019

Principal Clayborn Knight of Graves Elementary School celebrates student academic achievement of these 3 students passing the Georgia Milestone testing. Special thanks to business partners Atlanta's ...

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Shiloh High Host Annual College & Career Fair

Mar 21, 2018

It was pleasure for our team to support teaching and learning in conversations with Shiloh High School Students on the subject of college and career readiness. The young generation offers much promis...

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GCPS Community Based Mentoring

Mar 05, 2018

It was my pleasure to attend the Gwinnett County Public Schools Community Based Mentoring 7th Annual Career Summit Saturday March 3rd at Berkmar High School. Director James Rayford has recruited male...

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Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charity Makes a Difference!

Mar 05, 2018

Our team proudly supports weekly volunteering at Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charity. Meet Skylar a guest at the home. The Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charity is supported by over 30,000 volunte...

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Brookwood Cluster Schools Support Run The Regan!

Mar 01, 2018

Another successful year of the Annual Run The Regan, a non-profit and qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race. Brookwood High Schools students were exhibitors selling school and Bronco Nation products ...

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Roberts Elementary Feedback

Jan 16, 2018

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Feedback from Deepa Goyal on her TOTY Recognition

Jan 16, 2018

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6 important tips for selecting branding solutions!

Dec 09, 2017

6 Things You're Missing Out on by Not Using Promotional Products Promotional products aren’t just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your ...

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We are known by the customers we keep!

Sep 17, 2017

In 2011, our team was commissioned by NBMOA (National Black McDonald's Operator's Association) to solve a problem with a solution to recognize their 18 members who were instrumental in negotiating par...

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CSI preferred consultant to design Meadowcreek Cluster Schools Leadership Jackets

Jun 08, 2017

A picture speaks louder than a thousand words! We are so honored to have been chosen as the preferred vendor for the 2017-2018 Meadowcreek Cluster of Schools Leadership Sport Coats. Looking past the...

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Our team helps McDonald's build a culture of recognition.

Jun 08, 2017

Our team is honored to have been commissioned by Atlanta Region McDonald's working closely with the outstanding leadership team of Sharlene Smith and Valarie Williams deploying organizational performa...

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Gwinnett County Public Schools Summer Leadership Conference 2017

Jun 08, 2017

We are appreciative for the opportunity to provide solutions for the GCPS Annual SLC. We approach opportunities in a unique way: 1. Agree on the objective. 2. Agree on the measure. 3. Agree on the...

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We help clients foster a culture of recognition

May 24, 2017

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Dr. Maya Angelou Our team brings over 23 years of recog...

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How To Find The Right Business Partner

Apr 12, 2017

In today's blog, we share these insights from Elinor Robin, a mediator who's doctorate dissertation focused on the key factors of successful business partner relationships. ...

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Zoom Audio Flask

Apr 05, 2017

There are many applications for these high perceived value tumblers. Today, recognition is strategic and organizations which get recognition right understand recognition must be: 1. Meaningful 2. P...

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How Do Promotional Products Stack Up?

Mar 28, 2017

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Wellness Strategy

Mar 01, 2017

How does your organization measure the cost of wellness or attendance? What is that measure worth to your organization if you can reduce significantly. Consider this cost effective 20 oz. Fruit Bask...

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7 Traits Of An Innovator

Feb 24, 2017

Seven Traits Of An Innovator by James Bertrand Innovation is critical to business. Why? Well, you can't just keep doing the same things over and over again, and expect increasingly better results. Y...

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Desk Accessories Yield Results

Feb 24, 2017

Desk accessories are highly used in the workplace and consumer daily lifestyles. Consider our unique gallery of journals for your next recognition, branding or theme strategy of telling your story. ...

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Luminate Stylus Pen

Feb 23, 2017

What options are available to promote your organizational message, brand, business metric or promotion at a cost under $3? Well, we have a solution using the Luminate Stylus Pen! The coup de grace...

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Stainless Tumblers Continue to Amaze!

Feb 21, 2017

Our team has delivered again earning a new Fortune 500 client. We were given the opportunity to solve a problem of promoting a message of safety to the distribution and logistics organization of the c...

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