Archive for September, 2009

Sep 30 2009

Promotional Bags – A Great Way to Make Your Business Name Travel

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Promo Direct offers a huge selection of promotional bags – Attaches, Backpacks, Sport Packs, Carry Bags, Travel Bags, Duffel Bags, Paper Bags and Tote Bags. 

Advantages of Promotional Bags
1. By offering an imprinted promotional bag as giveaway item at Tradeshow you could generate a lot of traffic. Everyone will be encouraged to visit your booth.

2. If the promotional bag that you are offering is durable and attention grabbing it’s sure to create interest among the people who use it and constantly reminds them about your brand.

Promo Tote bags are one of the most popular of promotional giveaway because they can be used over and over again for so many reasons. At tradeshows the imprinted tote bag is the perfect choice for collecting details as you go from booth to booth.

Imprinted duffel bags and backpacks, with your imprinted business logo, are perfect items for that quick weekend getaway. Salespeople will appreciate the imprinted briefcases and carry bags because it will allow them to carry all the important elements of their daily job.

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Sep 22 2009

Universal Promotional Identification Code

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UPIC stands for Universal Promotional Identification Code. If you are selling promotional products or your customers are seeking for them, then you need a UPIC identifier. With a UPIC code the distributor is immediately recognized by the suppliers. The Universal Promotional Identification Code is the promotional products industry’s free and elaborate online identification system. 

The procedures are very simple to qualify for UPIC. The companies need to be in business for at least 3 months and have minimum sales of $15,000. Also the distributor has to submit the invoices from three different promotional products suppliers for at least $100 each.


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Sep 20 2009

PPAI and Physician Payments Sunshine Act S. 301

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PPAI members have decided to oppose the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, U.S. S. 301, a Senate bill that could actually ban distribution of promotional items to healthcare pros. Physician Payments Sunshine Act S. 301 is a bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and manufacturers of drugs, devices, biologicals, or medical supplies for which payment is made under Medicare, Medicaid, or SCHIP. 

PPAI stands for Promotional Products Association International. It’s a trade organization for suppliers and distributors in the promotional products industry

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Sep 11 2009

Promotional product show September 9-12

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IPSA Promotional Products Expo will be held at Moscow, Russia from September 9- 12, 2009. Venue – Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center. If you would like to interact with Russian manufacturers, distributors of promotional items this is the apt occasion. IPSA is the largest professional fair for promotional products and services in Russia. 

If you are looking for a promotional product, this show will provide cutting-edge information invaluable to promote your brand/ business/ logo.

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Sep 09 2009

2009 Promo Survey

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Promo magazine covers almost every aspect of promotional industry stuff such as latest trends, important issues and news. It has released it latest P&I; survey for this year. There is quite a lot of interesting stuff in this. According to this report around 38% of companies offer a promotional giveaway/ gift to their customers. This is bit less compared to the last year’s statistics. 

In terms of budget, 15.5% respondents said they expect to spend less than $5,000 on customer promotions this year. Last year it was around 13.6%

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