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July 16, 2012
Hi everyone. It's Monday at The ASI Show in Chicago. It doesn't really start until tomorrow, but I'm here for a meeting with my ASI sales buddies. Tomorrow I'll be live-blogging from the Tony Robbins training session in the morning and in the afternoon, I'll be sweating it out on the streets of Chicago, surveying people for ASI's annual ad specialties impressions study. I'll let you all know how it goes when I'm back in lovely PA next week. In the meantime, take a look at these ideas. I'll bring back many more from Chicago. Enjoy! Send your feedback directly to me at: email@example.com. It may be published in a future issue of Advantages magazine. For free information on products featured in Advantages, click here: www.advantagesinfo.com. Kathy
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Cool Beans The Pitch: Helping your clients plan a conference, trade show, product launch or company picnic? Why not tell them about Admints & Zagabor's (asi/31516) corporate color jelly beans in a cellophane bag?It has a custom laminated header card printed in four-color process with full-color magazine-quality printing. Pricing starts at: 300; $1.58-R. Check out item HB19-BEANS on ESP or email: email@example.com. The Bottom Line: Jelly time.
Mirror Image The Pitch: This is perfect for pre-class primping or making sure you don't have spinach in your teeth before your public speaking class. Item #1455 from Evans Manufacturing (asi/52840) is a sturdy plastic locker mirror that adheres easily with magnet backing (or optional double-stick adhesive backing). A bottom slot can hold photos or notes. It's available in 25 colors and can be customized. Pricing starts at: 150; $2.55-R. Click here: http://www.evans-mfg.com/. The Bottom Line: Check you out.
Teach Me How To Nollie The Pitch: My son Andrew would love this, since he's always trying to conquer the next sick trick. It's a rolling skateboard-design paperweight and paper-clip holder. Ten paper clips are included and it comes in silver and chrome. Pitch this for college and high school programs, younger office workers and even those of us who were kids in the '70s and are feeling nostalgic for our skateboarding days (I preferred roller skating). Dude! Pricing starts at: 100; $10.95-R. Check it out here: http://www.logomark.com/. The Bottom Line: Rolling along.
Handy Lotion The Pitch: I have at least three mini hand creams in my purse and another two sitting on my desk. You can never have too many, in my opinion. Lanco Corporation (asi/66224) offerspremium hand and body lotion in a ½-oz. clear plastic tube. It's a great idea for traveling, destination and tourism promotions. Also think of this for trade shows and conventions. Customize the label with a spot color imprint of your choice. Pricing for three-day rush service starts at: 250; $1.94-R. Click here: http://www.lancopromo.com/ The Bottom Line: Nice and soft.