Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Mar 31

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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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Mar 02

An event promoter was compiling a gift box for top-tier ticket holders for a large-scale national summer concert tour. The Koozie® Adventure Dry Sack 10L was a natural fit for the outdoor lifestyl...

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Case Study: Staying Safe for Back-to-School

Feb 24

A private school held an online meeting to outline plans for returning to school safely during the Coronavirus pandemic. As a follow-up, the school sent information packets to students’ parents....

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Feb 09

A computer repair store attended a local home show and wanted something useful but unique to attract attendees to their booth. They also wanted something that would keep their name top of mind when th...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Jan 25

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient would...

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Case Study: Shine Bright

Dec 26, 2023

Description: Sunglasses and Sunglass Case Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Summer is a big opportunity for coffee chains to sell frozen drinks. Part of an employee reward during ...

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Case Study: Snack Pack It!

Dec 04, 2023

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Gift with Enrollment Promotion: An ocean excursion company chose the Igloo® Marine Backpack Cooler as a gift with enrollment for customers participating...

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Case Study: Jamming Out

Nov 04, 2023

A shopping mall was holding a summer promotion to increase traffic during typically slower months. Visitors to the complex were given a “passport” to take to different stores within the ma...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Sep 14, 2023

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: A Comforting Friend

Aug 23, 2023

This ambulance service is very active in its local community. They use this plush Saint Bernard for children faced with the trauma of when an ambulance is needed. They consider their Saint Bernard plu...

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Case Study: Roaming Free with the YUMA Clear Freedom Bottle

Aug 15, 2023

What do outdoor gear brands like Marmot® and Teva® have in common? Their target customers, high-value brand partners, and pretty much all of their employees are thirsty for adventure in the ...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Aug 08, 2023

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 budg...

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Case Study: The Write Way

Jul 31, 2023

Item: WideBody® Message Pen Purpose: Inform people about range of services Audience: Clients and general public A chiropractic office wanted to inform clients and others about their range of...

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Case Study: Hay, Where'd You Get That Tote?

Jul 09, 2023

Description: Large Boat Tote Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: Horse show giveaways How it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A VIP...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Jul 02, 2023

Product: Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry: Bookstore What it was purchased for: A large college bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag for students. The goal was to get the students ...

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

May 19, 2023

Product: Phone Stand Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A local financial institution needed a giveaway item for current and potential clients. It had to be useful to keep their name in ...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

May 11, 2023

Description: Foldable Chair Industry: Education/Sports What it was purchased for: A high school wanted to purchase an item they could resell to the parents in the spirit shop for fundraising dollars...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

May 04, 2023

Objective A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales and highlight their weekly specials while encouraging enrollment for their ta...

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Case Study: YUKON 17 oz. Double Wall Party Cup for the Sustainability Win

Apr 12, 2023

Surf-inspired activewear brands like ROXY® are stoked with our YUKON design—fondly known as The Party Cup™. It’s double-wall insulated, so it keeps refreshments cool on the bea...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Mar 29, 2023

The organizer of a charity fundraiser wanted to add an element of fun and excitement to their door prize giveaways. As each guest arrived, they were given a Mardi Gras Jubilee pen and instructions to ...

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Mar 07, 2023

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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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Jan 31, 2023

Item: 8GB Custom USB 2.0 Flash Drive Purpose: Provide information about the school and programs Audience: Students and prospective students A community college was looking for a unique way to di...

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Case Study: A Golfer Giveaway

Dec 25, 2022

Objective An event organizer wanted consistent branding for everything from their tournament save the dates to golfer giveaways. Products Custom Tri-Fold Calendar, A2 (4-1/4" x 5-1/2") Folded Print...

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Dec 03, 2022

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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Case Study: Work it Out!

Nov 25, 2022

A nationwide insurance company shifted their employees out of their field offices to at-home workspaces due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Their HR team was tasked with providing a team appreciation gif...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Nov 18, 2022

Industry: Hospitality Personalization: A small sandwich shop wanted to increase their business during lunch hour. Their target market was people who worked near their restaurant. Method of Distribut...

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Nov 10, 2022

Description: Rubberized Sunglasses Industry: Broadcast Media / Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A vampire-based television show hosted blood drives at outdoor events. These were given ou...

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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Oct 27, 2022

The marketing department for a regional credit union was considering a custom writing instrument from overseas as part of a re-branding campaign. However, supply chain disruptions due to Coronavirus...

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Case Study: Practice Putting

Sep 20, 2022

2 Ball Pillow Pack – Titleist® TruFeel for Non-Profit Event When a non-profit had to cancel their annual fundraising dinner due to Coronavirus, a golf course donated their clubhouse patio a...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Sep 05, 2022

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. Ho...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Jul 23, 2022

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: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jul 15, 2022

Products Javalina Splash® Pen Industry Technology Application Contest An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has your pen been?” ...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Jun 01, 2022

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived value...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

May 24, 2022

Description: Coupon Photo Folder Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat b...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

May 09, 2022

Market: Automotive Objective: A motorcycle dealership wanted professional, branded document pouches to hold important paperwork for new customers to take home after their motorcycle purchase. They ...

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Case Study: Insuring Happy Employees

Apr 10, 2022

Item: JAFFA® Round Zinc Coaster Purpose: End of year gifts for employees Audience: Insurance firm employees An insurance firm had a particularly prosperous year and wanted to give employees end...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Mar 19, 2022

Clever Meets Subtle: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions Organization: Department Store Product Featured: Lanyard with Vinyl Pouch Goal of Promotion: Promoting Store Sales Description of Case His...

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Case Study: Do the Wave

Mar 04, 2022

Market: School Objective: A school’s athletic program was struggling to pay for recurring expenses. Game attendance had dropped over the previous year, and alumni attendance was weak. The sc...

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Case Study: A Wedded Keepsake

Feb 25, 2022

Item: JAFFA® Scalloped Edge Vase Purpose: Gift vase for use during wedding ceremonies Audience: Engaged couples A church wanted an elegant and useful gift for couples who chose their venue for ...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Feb 03, 2022

Product: Two-Tone Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Sports What it was purchased for: A major sports team was having difficulty keeping attendance up at weeknight games. They came up with the idea of doin...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Jan 27, 2022

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: Safety First

Dec 14, 2021

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: Don't Bottle It Up

Nov 01, 2021

An oil & gas company was building employee gift packages that would appeal to their entire workforce during the COVID-19 public health crisis. With employees working both at home and continuing to wor...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Sep 26, 2021

Description: Running Belt Fanny Pack Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: A nationwide gym chain was looking for an item to give away with the purchase of yearly memberships. Th...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Sep 19, 2021

An insurance company signed up to be the “hydration” sponsor for a fun and colorful 5K run/walk for charity. The race was popular in the community because it was known as a vibrant, fun-fi...

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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Aug 20, 2021

Objective: A university had just completed a major rebrand complete with a new logo and wanted to make sure they had all the necessary branded items for functions throughout the year. They had previou...

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Case Study: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

Aug 06, 2021

Description: Big Paw Bear Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A senior living community was looking for holiday gifts for their residents. How it was distributed: When...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Jul 22, 2021

Description: Spoon Mug Industry: Advertising What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. How it was distributed: The spoon mugs w...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Jun 30, 2021

The “Golden Lanyard” to Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic Organization: Health Care Organization Product Featured: Cotton Water Bottle Strap Goal of Promotion: Driving Traffic ...

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Case Study: Piece of Cake

Jun 01, 2021

Objective: A bakery owner had built solid connections with other service providers within their local event industry, but they were looking to grow their business within the wedding market. Products:...

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Case Study: Snap a Pic!

May 03, 2021

Objective: A large photography studio wanted a better welcome kit for their wedding clients than just a few loose flyers. Product: Mini Horizontal Pocket Folder Personalization: The photography stud...

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Mar 21, 2021

Portability and permanence are among the desirable traits sought in an effective promotional product. A company was looking for a unique self-promotion that incorporated these elements and decided on ...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Mar 07, 2021

Objective: Department managers wanted their new employees to have an easy way to take notes during the onboarding process. They wanted to incorporate company branding to keep their image consistent....

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Feb 28, 2021

Description: Dual Compartment Cooler Bag Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: An annual company picnic for employees and their families. Each year they give their e...

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Case Study: A StuPENdous Promotion

Jan 30, 2021

Description: Dart Pen Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A data storage company wanted an item they could put on their company store website in which branches or divisions could purchas...

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Jan 23, 2021

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: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Jan 09, 2021

Item: Puppies & Kittens Mini Appointment Calendar Client: Pet Food Manufacturer Purpose: Increase pet food sales through goodwill campaign A pet food manufacturer partnered with a nationwide pet...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Dec 11, 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: A Cheese-y Promotion

Oct 28, 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: It Takes a Village

Oct 14, 2020

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: Thank You for Spooning

Sep 22, 2020

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner Mug Industry: Advertising / Marketing / Publishing What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. ...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Jul 19, 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: Keeping it All Together

Jun 27, 2020

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: Fresh Mesh Promotions

May 29, 2020

Market: Real Estate Product Use: Incentive Gift Promotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentations....

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Apr 17, 2020

Description: Custom Wave Table Tent Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales, ...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Apr 02, 2020

A large university needed a useful tool to promote its school app to students and faculty because it wanted to use the app to communicate important college news and upcoming events. Since most student...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Mar 18, 2020

Description: Cow Bell Industry: Trade Show / Convention / Events What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runn...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Mar 11, 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 com...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Mar 04, 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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