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Caught in the Rain The Pitch: You never know when one of those summer rainstorms will pop up, so it pays to be prepared. Fortwin Direct LLC (asi/55142) has the perfect product: It'sa rain poncho that folds up into a ball that's smaller than three inches,so you can conveniently carry it anywhere. I'd say this is a great idea for a baseball giveaway (rain delays) and any outdoor event. Pricing starts at: 5000 at 91 cents. For more info on item #F0035-1, email: email@example.com. The Bottom Line: You're covered.
Mix It Up The Pitch: Need a great idea for health fairs, gyms and weight-loss centers? Evans Mfg. (asi/52840) offers item #4275, the Mix'n Measure Bottle featuring easy-to-read measurement markings. Twist on the angled flip-top lid and shake. It contains a strainer to easily break up powders. The 700 ml BPA-Free container is reusable and recyclable. Pricing starts at: 150; $3.15 and you can see it here: http://www.evans-mfg.com/. The Bottom Line: Shake it up, baby!
Study Guide The Pitch: With one son graduating college in May and another entering college in August (I'm going to cry), I'm well aware of the importance of academic planning. In fact, we've got a cover story on the college market coming up in the June issue of Advantages magazine (be on the lookout!).Fey Promotional Products Group (asi/54040)offers an academic planner (item #1616CR) that starts in the summer, running July through August of the following year. It fits into purses, backpacks and glove compartments and comes in a boatload of colors. Pricing starts at: 100; $3.04. Click here: http://fey-line.com/. The Bottom Line: What's your plan?
Air Guitar The Pitch: There are a lot of summer concerts coming up and Lion Circle Corp. (asi/67620) has a fun giveaway for the fans. In fact, it is a fan ... and an electric-guitar-shaped fan at that. It's digitally printed in full color on both sides on high-quality 22-pt. paperboard, with film lamination and a plastic stick (item FLF-90P). Pricing starts at: 100; $2.41. Check out the wooden-stick version here: http://www.lioncircle.com/. The Bottom Line: Amp's on.
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