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

Feb 16

Our team congratulates these students for their outstanding achievements in the CTE Programs. These students are the promise of Gwinnett.

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Feb 13

Objective: A village needed an easy way to let residents know when there were issues with their water meters. They wanted a faster method of communication than mailing letters, and something more di...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Jan 30

Objective: An insurance company wanted to send new customers home with a special gift and a way to keep their new insurance policy documentation organized. Product: Insurance Document Pouch & Full ...

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Jan 15

Description: Roll-Up Blanket Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A reward to employees for good service. How it was distributed: These blankets were mailed to locations aro...

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Jan 01

Market: Finance Product Use: Employee Recognition Promotion: A wealth management firm selected the Samsonite Executive Computer Backpack as an employee recognition gift. At the company’s yea...

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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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Case Study: Safety First

Dec 25, 2020

Product: Auto Safety Kit Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: As a gift to anyone who opened a new bank account for over $1,000.00. How it was distributed: The bank was looking for a brande...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Dec 18, 2020

Description: Keep Warm Buddy Set Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A local school was looking for a fundraiser item to help older kids raise money for an overnight camping trip. The...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Dec 10, 2020

Item: JAFFA® Wave Award Purpose: Welcome gift for incentive winners Audience: Software company sales representatives A software company held a sales incentive contest for reps to win a trip ...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Dec 03, 2020

Guess the Flavor Lip Balm Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforcement with sales reps De...

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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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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Nov 18, 2020

A restaurant supply company was planning its annual company picnic for employees and their families. Every year, the company gives employees a nice gift in the $10 range. This year, the company chose ...

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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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Director James Rayford Shares Report With GCPS BOE

Oct 30, 2020

James Rayford shared his report and forecast of the success health of the male community based mentoring program. In this report, James emphasized the impact and importance of community men volunteer...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Sep 28, 2020

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had come to t...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Sep 14, 2020

Description: Auto Air Vent Magnetic Phone Mount Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A technology business was looking for a giveaway item that was unique but also fit within their budget...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Sep 07, 2020

Objective: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat business. Product: Coupon Gatefold Photo Folder Personalization: Rest...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Aug 23, 2020

Description: 4" Mini Plush Buddies Frog with Shirt Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A community college was looking for a giveaway item to have at their booth for the upcoming college ...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Jul 25, 2020

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health club a...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jul 18, 2020

Market: Hospitality Objective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. They wanted...

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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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Case Study: Pillow Box

Jun 04, 2020

Objective A children's hospital wanted to send a thank you gift package to donors. They wanted patients to be able to add a personalized touch to the gift to connect donors better to the cause. Prod...

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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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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

May 28, 2020

Description: Earbuds With a Wristband Industry: Marathon What it was purchased for: A sponsor was looking for an item or items that runners/walkers could be given at the race that they could use dur...

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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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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

May 21, 2020

Objective: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high-perceived value. Product: Beach Trifold Calendar Personalization: The bank inc...

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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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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Apr 30, 2020

Description: Oasis Recycled Bottle Pen Industry: Chemicals What it was purchased for: Trade Show Giveaways How it was distributed: A chemical company needed something to give away at a tradeshow. T...

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Apr 23, 2020

A bank wanted to promote 110 years of serving individuals and businesses in Pennsylvania through an "Open House" celebration at their branches. Among the many products selected to commemorate this mil...

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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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Case Study: A

Apr 08, 2020

Organization Tanning Salon Product Featured Polyester Lanyard Goal of Promotion To create new clients for salon Description of Case History A tanning salon wanted a creative way to give out a...

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