September 10, 2014

Announcing Innovation Expo 2014!

October is Innovation Expo Month at three of our Summit Group locations: Chicago, Washington DC, and Atlanta. The Innovation Expo is your first look at the latest developments and trends in promotional products, apparel and premium recognition merchandise. Countless categories […]
August 29, 2014

Zip-Up! Fall is Coming.

According to the calendar, Summer’s not over for a few more weeks! However, we’re all mentally preparing for the Fall now that the big yellow school buses and college football have taken over. Soon enough, there will be a chill […]
August 19, 2014

Summit Group Lends a Hand for a Healthy Heart at the 2014 Chicago Heart Ball

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Each year, cities across the country host a Heart Ball gala which is one of the signature fundraising events at the American […]
August 14, 2014

Telephone calls vs. Emails: Is Office Etiquette Changing?

I consider myself lucky to be a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Marketing degree, but even more so because I have remained in my field since I graduated. My first job was in the temporary help placement industry where […]
August 8, 2014

The Double-Edged Sword of Social Media Marketing

If you’ve ever “liked” or chosen to “follow” your favorite brand or company on Facebook or Twitter, you’ve seen your fair share of memes and asks for likes and feedback. Many companies see social media as becoming essential to their […]
August 7, 2014

Summit Group Visits Children’s National Medical Center

It’s no secret that our To-Do lists are long and schedules are tight, but once in awhile, it helps to take a break (and a deep breath) to appreciate what we have.  Summit Group has made that a major initiative […]
August 1, 2014

Fashion Friday: 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Edition

This summer, the US was captivated by The FIFA World Cup™, a competition that has been played every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held because of the Second […]
July 23, 2014

Chicago ASI- Best of Wellness Selections

To make up for the short Lara Loves It hiatus, I have written a two part blog based around items I ‘loved’ from the ASI Chicago show. In part one I will focus on some wellness items that stood out […]
July 17, 2014

#BenFlyin takes off to help kids

Summit Group is proud to support United Airlines efforts to bring smiles to children in times of need through the annual Adventure Bear program. The Adventure Bear this year, Ben Flyin, is prepared to make trips around the globe bringing happiness […]
July 16, 2014

Building a Culture of Wellness

According to a recent Incentive Magazine article, “As wellness incentives have matured over the past decade, employers have broadened their approaches as far as types of healthy behaviors encouraged.” Taking into account that there is more to being healthy than […]
July 8, 2014

True Story: A Winning Experience for CMAA

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) asked Summit Group to revamp their Project Achievement awards program with two goals in mind: to redesign the award itself and to develop a better process to facilitate duplicate award orders. CMAA and […]