8 05, 2015

Homage to Wine Stoppers and Other Tchotchkes

By |May 8th, 2015|

Consider the possibility of unexpected value by giving party favors and tiny tradeshow trinkets…

The Paris Review featured an article in its March 3, 2015 blog, “Heartbreak: How a Tchotchke Became a Family Heirloom of Sorts.

 I was smitten with the story and reminded of my father coming home from tradeshows and emptying treasures, such as googly-eyed creatures and wild-colored pencils, from his pockets into my six-year-old hands. He bequeathed the various promotional products to me, as if they were […]

8 05, 2015

Aren’t we all just looking for connection?

By |May 8th, 2015|

Teamwork-Gold-4PeoplePromotional products are tools to help us connect…

  • Connection with new customers
  • Commemoration of connection with current customers, vendors, and employees
  • When the connection isn’t so strong, you need many tools in your tool box to re-glue the connection. Promotional products can be like an olive branch, labeled “I’m trying”.

…because good relationships facilitate good business

And so, I started this blog to share stories about promotional products and corporate gifts–those small, tangible symbols […]