Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

3 days ago

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 runners. They...

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Jul 30

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner MugIndustry: Advertising / Marketing / PublishingWhat it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers.How it...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Jul 23

Description: Spoon MugIndustry: AdvertisingWhat 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 were fi...

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Case Study: Bear With Us

Jul 16

Description: Plush Big Paw Bear with ShirtIndustry: Financial Services / BankingWhat it was purchased for: A bank chain needed a product for tellers to hand out to new account members.How it was distr...

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

Jul 09

Description: Large Boat ToteIndustry: Sports / FitnessWhat it was purchased for: Horse show giveawaysHow it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A VIP tent ...

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Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Jul 01

Item: Landscape Mesh Tote Purpose: Fundraising Gala gift bag Audience: Kids in Need Foundation supporters The Kids in Need Foundation Gala is one of the organization’s largest fundraising eve...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Jun 24

Description: Hit Sports Pack with Front ZipperIndustry: Broadcast Media/TelecommunicationWhat it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university.How it was d...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Jun 17

Item: goingreen™ Stapled Appointment Calendar Purpose: Promote awareness of recycling programs and provide recycling information to the community Audience: Residents of the company’s ser...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Jun 10

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: Life of the Mardi

May 26

Market: HospitalityObjective: 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 t...

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Case Study: Do the Wave

May 19

Market: SchoolObjective: 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 schoo...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

May 12

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

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Apr 28

Description: Auto Air Vent Magnetic Phone MountIndustry: TechnologyWhat 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: Yes, We Can!

Apr 21

Description: Kan-TasticIndustry: Food & BeverageWhat it was purchased for: Fast-food chain giveaway for college football night.How it was distributed: The vendor handed the Kan-Tastic out at...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Apr 06

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: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Mar 30

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

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Mar 22

 Objective  A general contracting company was looking for a fun way to provide "before and after" photos to their clients after a remodeling project was complete.ProductDouble-Sided Po...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Mar 15

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

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Mar 08

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 consist...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Mar 01

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

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Feb 23

Market: EntertainmentProduct Use: Gift With PurchasePromotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The wais...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Feb 08

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: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Feb 01

Market: Real EstateProduct Use: Incentive GiftPromotion: 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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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Jan 25

 Objective A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat business. ProductCoupon Gatefold Photo FolderPersonalizationRes...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Jan 18

Description: Laundry Bag Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A credit union wanted to target college students and offer them an incentive to open a new account. They chose a stock design,...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Jan 04

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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Case Study: Financial Industry

Dec 27, 2019

  Products Javalina® Classic Pen   Industry Financial   Application Direct Mail   A local bank wanted to increase awareness of its low mortgage rates and decided to d...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Dec 20, 2019

 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 membershi...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Dec 13, 2019

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 us...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Dec 06, 2019

 Objective: The city was celebrating National Public Works Week with a community event. The event provided education for community members, as well as games for entertainment. Event planner...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Nov 21, 2019

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 &...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Nov 07, 2019

 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 somethin...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Oct 31, 2019

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....

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Oct 24, 2019

  Products Javalina Splash® Pen   Industry Technology   Application Contest   An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has yo...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Oct 16, 2019

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: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Oct 09, 2019

    Guess the Flavor Lip Balm   Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve  Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforce...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Sep 25, 2019

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 st...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Sep 17, 2019

Description: Mini Flip Pad Jotter Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: An investment firm wanted to promote their new financial blog to their existing customers with a memorable branded it...

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Sep 10, 2019

  A Flavorful Promotion Boosts This Credit Union’s Popularity   Organization: Credit Union Product Featured: Lip Balm Goal of Promotion: Generate New Loans Description of Case Hi...

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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Sep 03, 2019

Products Javalina Jewel® Pen   Industry Health & Wellness Spas   Application Future Visits   A day spa wanted to ensure that its guests always received the royal treatm...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Aug 27, 2019

  A Prom Ticket Keepsake   Organization High School                                      ...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Aug 12, 2019

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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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Aug 05, 2019

A company with many sales representatives needed an item for their top sales performers. Since their sales staff has both men and women, they needed an item that could be used by either gender. They c...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Jul 08, 2019

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: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Jun 02, 2019

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the fo...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

May 26, 2019

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: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

May 19, 2019

  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 o...

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

May 12, 2019

Description Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry Bookstore What it was purchased for A large Metropolitan Community College Bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag to the students who ...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Apr 20, 2019

Description: Standard Door Hangers Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: A collision center wanted to increase the number of customer satisfaction survey responses and boost online appoint...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Apr 13, 2019

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: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Mar 30, 2019

A five-star resort that frequently hosts corporate events for Fortune 500 companies wanted to reach out to corporate guests to entice them to return for family vacations. The goal was for the guests t...

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Mar 08, 2019

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their need...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Feb 07, 2019

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: Attract New Customers

Jan 24, 2019

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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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Jan 17, 2019

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: Safety First

Jan 10, 2019

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: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Dec 19, 2018

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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Boost Your Sales

Dec 12, 2018

A local winery at their annual fall festival was looking for a way to boost their sales on take-home bottles of wine. So, they gave away the imprinted Winged Corkscrew to anyone who purchased three bo...

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Raise Your Glass

Nov 28, 2018

The NY Yankees wanted to create special commemorative bottles to celebrate Derek Jeter’s accomplishments at Yankee Stadium. They chose 150 magnum-sized (1.5L) bottles with a special logo and Jet...

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Charity Fundraiser

Nov 21, 2018

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: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Nov 13, 2018

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 Hole in One Promotion

Nov 06, 2018

Product: Jumbo Cooler Bag Industry: Agriculture What it was purchased for: These bags were given out to participants in a company golf tournament. How it was distributed: All participants received ...

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Increase Awareness

Oct 16, 2018

A national railroad wanted to promote their new train and how it was the best "green alternative" to air shuttle travel. The Save-A-Bottle was the perfect match! The bottle is made of super durable Ea...

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Appreciation Gift

Oct 09, 2018

A realtor wanted to give a thank-you gift to those who purchased a new home with them. They chose the LED Carbon Fiber Aluminum Flashlight. They printed their logo along with the tagline, "We wil...

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3D is the Key

Oct 02, 2018

A company was looking for unique items to commemorate the celebration of its 45th year in business. They wanted to incorporate a new logo that communicated the anniversary as well as the range of prod...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Sep 25, 2018

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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Celebrate Milestones

Sep 18, 2018

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: Let the Games Begin!

Jul 23, 2018

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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Boost Branding

Feb 22, 2018

A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with her customers and capture new leads with a useful promotional item that would also boost her personal branding and promote her services all year ro...

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Jul 01, 2019

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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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Jun 23, 2019

Description: 3 Section Lunch Container Industry: Healthcare What it was purchased for: A hospital was looking for a unique lunch packet for nurses, doctors, and anyone else employed at any of the ho...

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Case Study: A

Jun 16, 2019

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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