Giveaways

14 Tips for Eco-Friendly Trade Shows and Events

Trade shows, events, and conferences can be very hard on the environment ­with all the paper, printing processes, giveaways, shipping materials, fuel usage and booth construction materials. Fortunately, there are many eco-friendly options that will help you reduce your carbon footprint. Partner with vendors who are committed to conducting a green certified business. Green Certified […]

Have a Giveaways Distributor on Your Side

  A well thought out promotional giveaway is one of the most effective ways to keep potential clients thinking of your company long after your event ends. An experienced giveaways distributor can be that “Personal Shopper” you need when your project demands are long and your time is short. They’ll help you narrow down options, […]

3 Ways to Give Back Through Marketing

  The United States has been the world’s leading economy for a long time. It also leads the world in terms of giving, whether that comes in the form of charitable donations, philanthropy, or more recently, the rise of social capitalism and the “buy one, give one” movement as modeled by Toms Shoes (shoes) and Warby […]

Tradeshows and T-shirts – 50 Shades of Gray

Our project managers and production artists field a lot of questions regarding printing and giveaways. Here are some recent questions we’ve received about ordering t-shirts for tradeshows and events and some tips for success: Q: I want my tradeshow booth staff to wear matching T-shirts but there’s too many people and not enough time to […]

Our Favorite Giveaways from the ASI Advantages Roadshow 2012

By Neets – ETMG Blogger A couple times a year, we have an opportunity to attend The ASI Advantages Roadshow, a traveling mini-tradeshow for folks in the giveaways industry. Each time we go, we come back with a few ideas to share. The show travels to over 60 cities across the United States and Canada. […]

Purchase Cost-Effective Promotional Items

  On November 9th of this year, President Obama published an Executive Order titled “Promoting Efficient Spending.” While the order lists many areas where governmental agencies must cut spending, of particular interest is the “Extraneous Promotional Items” section that states, “Agencies should limit the purchase of promotional items (e.g., plaques, clothing, and commemorative items), in […]

Have a Giveaways Distributor on Your Side-Giveaways Part 3

A well thought out promotional giveaway is one of the most effective ways to keep potential clients thinking of your company long after your event ends. An experienced giveaways distributor can be that “Personal Shopper” you need  ̶ helping you weed through the myriad of options, and managing the details of your giveaway project. There’s […]

The Top 5 Qualities of a Good Giveaway Item-Giveaways Part 2

By Lee Matsumoto—ETMG Project Manager & Giveaway Expert Whether it’s a tradeshow giveaway, a brand awareness item, or a thank you gift, your giveaway item is a way to communicate your brand. So it should be perceived as having value. Here are five things to consider when evaluating giveaway items: 1. Usefulness: The whole point […]

The Giveaway Maze-Giveaways Part 1

  On May 19th I headed to San Diego for the Advertising Specialties Institute’s Spring Tradeshow. It was an opportunity to check out and “test drive” the newest giveaway trends and ideas out on the market. With over 100 suppliers showcasing their wares, it was a dizzying experience in a maze of promotional items. It […]