Gildan’s Collaboration With The Foundation For Athletic Excellence Awards $10,000 To Student Athletes

Jul 09

Montréal, Quebec-headquartered supplier Gildan, in partnership with the Foundation for Athletic Excellence (FAEQ), awarded $2,000 leadership grants to five student-athletes who, in addition to ...

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Jeep Tops Ranking Of Most Patriotic Brands

Jun 23

Jeep leads the pack in a survey of the most “patriotic” brands in the U.S. The survey, conducted by brand loyalty consultancy Brand Keys, ranked Jeep in the No.1 spot for the 19th consecut...

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Three Simple Ways To Embrace Wellness-Driven Leadership

Jun 10

Sales jobs have usually carried a fair amount of stress. Between demanding clients, tough quotas and a perpetual expectation to deliver, the pressure comes from many different sources. Throw in the pa...

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Dr. Tommy Welch recognizes a deserving student.

Jun 01

Chief Equity Compliance Officer Dr. Tommy Welch creates a meaningful moment recognizing a Gwinnett County Public School Student at a recent Board of Education meeting. Our team is so appreciative and...

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Building the Perfect Swag Bag

May 07

Everyone loves a party favor, and Oscar’s weekend is the perfect time to consider what makes a swag bag truly memorable. The Oscar swag bag is the ultimate party favor with Forbes estimating the...

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Gwinnett County Public Schools Career and Technical Education Students of the Year

Feb 24

Congratulations to Gwinnett County Public Schools CTE High School Students Of The Year representing Dacula High, Discovery High, Duluth High and Grayson High. Learn more about Career & Technical Educ...

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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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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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Congratulations TOTY Finalist

Nov 10, 2020

Congratulations to the six Gwinnett County Public Schools finalists for the district’s 2021 Teacher of the Year (TOTY) honor! Your typical day in the classroom doesn’t involve balloons...

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CSI supports Brookwood High School FBLA

Nov 07, 2020

We remain committed to supporting student enrichment and community causes. Join our team in a simple donation of a coat to Brookwood High School FBLA today in their efforts of closing the gap of pove...

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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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Congratulations Kerenza Wing 2020 Nations Principal of the Year

Nov 27, 2019

Our team salutes Collins Hill High School Principal Kerensa Wing for her selection as 2020 National Principal of the Year! Each year, the NASSP National Principal Of The Year program recognizes outst...

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Mill Creek Community Breakfast 2019

Nov 19, 2019

Today, Mill Creek High School hosted its annual Partner in Education breakfast honoring retired Gwinnett County Board of Education, District 1 representative Daniel Seckinger for his outstanding servi...

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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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Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher Of The Year Finalist

Oct 10, 2018

Our team salutes all teachers across the county for the great work they do in education, encouragement, enrichment and nurturing of students of primary, secondary and post secondary education.

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Brookwood High Principal Ford Recognizes Teacher Of The Year

Oct 09, 2018

Our team joins principals in celebrating their core asset, their teachers. We are in our 4th year of donating a diamond watch to select Gwinnett County Public Schools for this coveted recognition. Co...

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Berkmar HS vs Meadowcreek HS Classic Football Game

Oct 01, 2018

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Bethesda Elementary PTA Fund Open-Air Pavilion For Student Learning

Sep 24, 2018

Bethesda PTA embarked on a visionary project of building an open-air pavilion for student learning. The vision of this learning space allows educators options of creating temporary classroom settings...

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Shiloh Middle Schools Host Community Support & Impact Meeting

Sep 14, 2018

Shiloh Middle School hosted its monthly Community Support & Impact Lunch Meeting inviting faith-based community, business community, parents and cluster principals to attend. Dr. Tereka Williams, Pri...

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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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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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Elena Lopez of McGuireWoods Law Firm Tours Meadowcreek High School

Sep 07, 2017

What an exciting morning as both Bryan representing CSI and Elena Lopez representing McGuire Woods Law Firm with 22 offices both U.S. and internationally, were hosted by Lynnette Aponte for a tour of ...

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Georgia Department of Education Announces 2017 Scholars

Jun 19, 2017

Through the Georgia Scholarship program, the Department of Education identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life. The program is coordinated by...

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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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Shiloh Middle Closes The Year With Highlights

May 19, 2017

It was my pleasure to serve this year on the Shiloh Middle Community, Success & Impact Committee. I encourage business owners to engage and commit this upcoming school year to schools in Gwinnett Cou...

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Sweetwater Middle Recognizes Community Partners

May 19, 2017

Our team was honored to receive recognition as a business partner supporting teaching and learning by Principal Jay Nebel of Sweetwater Middle School. Sweetwater encourages community, families and bu...

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Louise Radloff Recognized by The Salvaltion Army of Gwinnett

May 13, 2017

Louise Radloff, who serves on the Gwinnett County Public Schools Board of Education representing District 5, was recognized Friday, May 12th by The Salvation Army of Gwinnett at the annual luncheon "D...

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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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Seven Ways To Be A More Effective Leader.

Mar 22, 2017

Culture and Climate Most people typically don't like being on the receiving end of demands but we often have to take it, especially if this person is the boss. While there are some situations in w...

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CSI Salutes Dr. Tommy T. Welch

Mar 21, 2017

Our team salutes Dr. Tommy T. Welch, Principal of Meadowcreek High School for his outstanding commitment to teaching and learning in Gwinnett County Public Schools. It's with great pride that our tea...

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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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