February 3, 2017

Fashion Friday: Killer Pants for a Killer Brand

While in Las Vegas this past January for the PPAI Expo (our industry’s largest and most-attended trade show), I had the opportunity to finally meet our sales representative Megan Erber from S&S Activewear.  A few of us ladies from Summit Group met […]
January 31, 2017

For She’s a Jolly Good (PPAI) Fellow!

Earlier this year our Director of Purchasing, Amy Rabideau, was inducted into the inaugural Promotional Product Association International’s (PPAI) Fellows Program, along with 14 other individuals within the industry (Click here for the full list). As PPAI’s website states, the Fellows Program, […]
January 19, 2017

Summit’s Race Against the Clock

On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, post-election, Fran Kensky made a call to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The reason for making this call was because WMATA contacted Fran to place an order for card sleeves in 2012 for […]
January 13, 2017

Summit Group Wins at the 2017 PPAI Expo in Las Vegas!

Did you hear?!  Summit Group won an award at the PPAI Expo!  Account Manager Susan Hysen attended the PPAI Pyramid Awards Ceremony, where distributor members are recognized for their outstanding, creative use of promotional products in a variety of client programs and […]
November 29, 2016

Feels Good to Do Good

Over the course of the year, and especially during the summer months, Summit Group makes it a priority to serve the community, both locally and nationally, through a series of activities to raise money and awareness for those in need.  “I […]
October 28, 2016

Great Ideas are Within Arm’s Reach

It’s the big game! Or maybe you’re planning a pep rally for school. Whatever the occassion, there are a few essential items you should consider so the crowd can show their spirit! Sunglasses and rally towels are classic items, and of course […]
September 29, 2016

Join Us at this Year’s Innovation Expo!

Let your marketing ideas take root and discover the next big promotional item at this year’s Innovation Expo! Our suppliers provide an endless variety of products that will help you get a head start on next year’s event ideas. Be […]
September 16, 2016

Fashion Friday: Screen Printing with a Twist

I recently came across this article which I couldn’t keep to myself! It discusses some alternatives to your standard Screen Print, which can be incredibly useful if you are looking for a unique way to show off your brand. As […]
September 12, 2016

Lara Loves It- My Favorite Picks from ASI Chicago 2016

Fresh from ASI Chicago, I wanted to share with you my latest loves. The Zorb is an Electromagnetic Wave Absorber (EMF) for mobile phones which is an exclusive, patented product that absorbs EMF waves given off by cell phones and other cellular mobile […]
September 2, 2016

Fashion Friday: You’ll Fall in Love with this Look

For those that are ready for all things fall, you’re going to be thrilled that for the second Fashion Friday in a row, we’re talking about fleece!  If you missed my previous post, you can find it here. I also […]
August 22, 2016

On My Way To Work, I Lost 35 lbs.

Timing has never been my strong suit but I’ve accepted that and try to continue on anyway! Once again I have succumbed to the perils of imperfect timing but then, I guess it depends on how you look at the situation […]
August 19, 2016

Fashion Friday: Fleece for Fall

We’re officially more than halfway through August which means summer vacations are coming to a close, schools have already begun opening their front doors to students, and fall is approaching. Shorts and tanks are out while fall fashion is in! Comfort […]