Case Studies

Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Aug 24

Description: Auto Air Vent Magnetic Phone Mount Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A technology business was looking for a giveaway item that was unique but also fit within their budg...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Aug 17

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient would...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Aug 09

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health club a...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Jun 19

The NY Yankees wanted to create special commemorative bottles to celebrate Derek Jeter’s accomplishments at Yankee Stadium. They chose 150 magnum-sized (1.5L) bottles with a special logo and Jet...

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Case Study: Piece of Cake

Jun 12

Objective: A bakery owner had built solid connections with other service providers within their local event industry, but they were looking to grow their business within the wedding market. Products:...

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Case Study: A StuPENdous Promotion

May 29

Description: Dart Pen Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A data storage company wanted an item they could put on their company store website in which branches or divisions could purchas...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

May 22

A large university needed a useful tool to promote its school app to students and faculty because it wanted to use the app to communicate important college news and upcoming events. Since most student...

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Case Study: Jamming Out

Apr 15

A shopping mall was holding a summer promotion to increase traffic during typically slower months. Visitors to the complex were given a “passport” to take to different stores within the ma...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Mar 25

Products Javalina Splash® Pen Industry Technology Application Contest An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has your pen been?” ...

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Case Study: Insuring Happy Employees

Mar 03

Item: JAFFA® Round Zinc Coaster Purpose: End of year gifts for employees Audience: Insurance firm employees An insurance firm had a particularly prosperous year and wanted to give employees end...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Feb 24

Item: goingreen™ Stapled Appointment Calendar Purpose: Promote awareness of recycling programs and provide recycling information to the community Audience: Residents of the company’s s...

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Case Study: Do the Wave

Feb 17

Market: School Objective: A school’s athletic program was struggling to pay for recurring expenses. Game attendance had dropped over the previous year, and alumni attendance was weak. The sc...

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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

Feb 03

Objective: A real estate agent wanted a useful promotional item to boost her personal branding and promote her services while staying top of mind all year round. Product: Desk Calendar with 4-Color...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Jan 27

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had come to t...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Jan 13

Description: 4" Mini Plush Buddies Frog with Shirt Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A community college was looking for a giveaway item to have at their booth for the upcoming college ...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jan 05

Market: Entertainment Product Use: Gift With Purchase Promotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The wais...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Dec 22, 2020

Product: Jumbo Cooler Bag Industry: Agriculture What it was purchased for: These bags were given out to participants in a company golf tournament. How it was distributed: All participants received ...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Dec 14, 2020

A Prom Ticket Keepsake Organization High School Product Featured Neoprene Bracelet Goal of Promotion Issuing prom tickets Des...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Nov 30, 2020

Objective: A general contracting company was looking for a fun way to provide "before and after" photos to their clients after a remodeling project was complete. Product: Double-Sided Portrait Fold...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Nov 23, 2020

Market: Hospitality Objective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. They wanted...

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Case Study: Bear With Us

Nov 16, 2020

Description: Plush Big Paw Bear with Shirt Industry: Financial Services / Banking What it was purchased for: A bank chain needed a product for tellers to hand out to new account members. How it was...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Oct 10, 2020

Description: Cow Bell Industry: Trade Show / Convention / Events What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runners. ...

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Sep 18, 2020

Description Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry Bookstore What it was purchased for A large Metropolitan Community College Bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag to the students who ...

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Sep 04, 2020

A company was looking for unique items to commemorate the celebration of its 45th year in business. They wanted to incorporate a new logo that communicated the anniversary as well as the range of prod...

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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Aug 28, 2020

Products Javalina Jewel® Pen Industry Health & Wellness Spas Application Future Visits A day spa wanted to ensure that its guests always received the royal treatment. To encourage f...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Aug 21, 2020

Description: Dual Compartment Cooler Bag Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: An annual company picnic for employees and their families. Each year they give their e...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Jul 30, 2020

An insurance company signed up to be the “hydration” sponsor for a fun and colorful 5K run/walk for charity. The race was popular in the community because it was known as a vibrant, fun-fi...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Jul 23, 2020

Market: Real Estate Product Use: Incentive Gift Promotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentations....

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Case Study: Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard

Dec 26, 2019

Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard Organization Insurance Company Product Featured Reflective Lanyard Goal of Promotion Promoting safety on Halloween Description of Case H...

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Dec 05, 2019

Portability and permanence are among the desirable traits sought in an effective promotional product. A company was looking for a unique self-promotion that incorporated these elements and decided on ...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Nov 20, 2019

Description: Oasis Recycled Bottle Pen Industry: Chemicals What it was purchased for: Trade Show Giveaways How it was distributed: A chemical company needed something to give away at a tradeshow. T...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Oct 22, 2019

Description: 3 Section Lunch Container Industry: Healthcare What it was purchased for: A hospital was looking for a unique lunch packet for nurses, doctors, and anyone else employed at any of the ho...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Oct 01, 2019

Clever Meets Subtle: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions Organization: Department Store Product Featured: Lanyard with Vinyl Pouch Goal of Promotion: Promoting Store Sales Description of Case His...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Aug 25, 2019

Description: Foldable Chair Industry: Education/Sports What it was purchased for: A high school wanted to purchase an item they could resell to the parents in the spirit shop for fundraising dollars...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Aug 04, 2019

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. Ho...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Jul 21, 2019

Description: Coupon Photo Folder Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat b...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Jul 06, 2019

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived value...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

May 31, 2019

Guess the Flavor Lip Balm Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforcement with sales reps De...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

May 17, 2019

Product: Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry: Bookstore What it was purchased for: A large college bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag for students. The goal was to get the students ...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

May 03, 2019

The “Golden Lanyard” to Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic Organization: Health Care Organization Product Featured: Cotton Water Bottle Strap Goal of Promotion: Driving Traffic ...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Mar 28, 2019

Product: Two-Tone Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Sports What it was purchased for: A major sports team was having difficulty keeping attendance up at weeknight games. They came up with the idea of doin...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Mar 14, 2019

Description: Custom Wave Table Tent Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales, ...

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Mar 06, 2019

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their need...

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Feb 13, 2019

A bank wanted to promote 110 years of serving individuals and businesses in Pennsylvania through an "Open House" celebration at their branches. Among the many products selected to commemorate this mil...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Feb 06, 2019

A restaurant supply company was planning its annual company picnic for employees and their families. Every year, the company gives employees a nice gift in the $10 range. This year, the company chose ...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Dec 18, 2018

Objective A children's hospital wanted to send a thank you gift package to donors. They wanted patients to be able to add a personalized touch to the gift to connect donors better to the cause. Prod...

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