August 22, 2013

True Story: Quality Products, Reasonable Prices, Superior Service

“Quality products,  reasonable prices, superior service is why I keep coming back to you,” says Darlene Robinson, the Secretary/Director of Marketing at the Drake Davis Foundation. www.drakedavis.com Drake Davis Foundation, a local non-profit organization, orders items to support a fundraising golf tournament in […]
August 21, 2013

Associate Highlight: Meet Donna Urbanski

Donna Urbanski, also known as D.B., “D” or durbansk, has worked at Summit Group for 4 years. She is a Senior Account Manager working on the Sodexo Company Store program and is the main point of contact for Custom Projects. […]
August 16, 2013

Summit Group, LLC – Practicing What They Preach

Summit Group, LLC practices what they preach. As a company, Summit wants to hire and retain great associates, so they are well aware of the importance of associate engagement and recognition. Most recently, several associates from each of Summit’s three […]
August 16, 2013

Fashion Friday: Oh Baby! Hats for all Ages

Even when you live and breath branded merchandise, you tend to forget that this industry literally has something for everyone! Even those that are only a few minutes old. The other day the president of one of our favorite hat […]
August 15, 2013

Engagement & Recognition Strategies That Stick

According to a recent Gallup Business Journal article, “Engagement is built one team at a time, one person at a time. And each person has different needs and expectations.” Managers have found that the following strategies help them to improve […]
August 14, 2013

Case Study: Walk to Cure Diabetes

Nothing is better than knowing you are helping someone fight for a cure. Summit Group created a campaign that rewards participants who help with the largest annual fundraising event for the Diabetes Foundation. Summit handled the design, web development, product/prizes […]
August 9, 2013

First “Legit” TV Ad – Bulova

We saw this recent article in Mashable about the very first TV ad and had to share. Not only are we marketers, but we are certainly fans of Bulova. This 10 second spot in 1941 cost $9: $4 for airtime […]
August 8, 2013

True Story: A Shirt that Zaps!

I recently wrote a Fashionable Friday blog on the Insect Shield apparel by Zorrel. I ordered one of the tees to test it out. My sister Kristin happened to be coaching at a lacrosse camp the week that the tee […]
August 7, 2013

Associate Highlight: Meet Frannie Spector

Most people know her as Frannie, but you may also hear Franster, Francesca or, most affectionately, “hey you!”, called out to grab her attention. Frannie recently joined Summit’s Atlanta office as the manager of Program Accounts.  When she isn’t in […]
August 5, 2013

The Power of Bags

Ask anyone at Summit Group and it may be common knowledge that one of the perks (or borderline hoarding) of being part of this industry is the BAGS! I personally have over 20 branded bags at home. We are of […]
August 2, 2013

Fashion Friday: Shorts for any Sport

Looking for a new pair of athletic shorts? Whether you’re a lacrosse or soccer player or just simply need a pair of shorts for a workout at the gym, Champion has got you covered! Champion offers many options for choosing […]
July 31, 2013

Case Study: Lowe’s Life Track Rewards

Do you and your colleagues want to lead a healthier lifestyle? That’s what Lowe’s expressed to Summit Group not long ago, which spurred the creation of the Life Track Rewards program.  This is a points system that rewards employees based […]