February 12, 2020

Show them some love

Tis the season to show the special people in your life just how much you care.  Now, we aren’t talking about HR policy compromising love… just the simple gestures that let others know you appreciate them.   To feel appreciated and a sense of belonging are key components […]
January 21, 2020

Trends for 2020

As we welcome in the new year, we must welcome trends for the start of a new decade. Just last week, our advanced product development team attended one of the biggest trend events of the year. Here were their findings: […]
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 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 […]
August 2, 2016

Soaring to New Heights with Goodyear

Since the roaring 20s, Goodyear and aerial advertising has made a happy pairing, and has become a time-honored American icon for the tire and rubber company. Over the past 90 years various versions have proudly served as the “Goodyear Blimp” […]
July 8, 2016

Fashion Friday: Tanks & Tees, Please!

I don’t know about you, but when I think of promotional apparel, the classic t-shirt is the first to come to mind. They are inexpensive, comfortable and the recipients will have an extra piece of clothing added to their wardrobe. […]
June 27, 2016

Summit Group Heads to Capitol Hill

When you believe in something, you fight for it, which is precisely what over 75 promotional products professionals, including our very own Director of Purchasing, Amy Rabideau, traveled to Washington, DC for this past May. They fought for our industry and we […]
June 24, 2016

Fashion Friday: Dress for Success – Business Dress Code Basics

Dressing for work, an interview, a business meeting, or corporate event can be a nerve-racking and even intimidating experience. I know I speak for many when I say picking out a work-appropriate outfit in the morning can be a daunting task. […]
May 2, 2016

What Motivates You?

While researching for Motivational Quotes to include in my daily email to our Summit Associates, I came across a quote that read, “No one can motivate you.  You must motivate yourself.”   That single quote has been stuck in my head and […]
April 1, 2016

Fashion Friday: Make No Bones About It, Fashion For Dogs (and other pets) is In!

There are always new ways to focus on your brand and what better way than through your pets! Dog walking tends to be a social activity. While walking, fellow dog walkers or people may spark up conversation about your dog […]
March 1, 2016

The Link to an Award Winning Promotion

We are proud to announce that the United Team, and Senior Account Manager, Marti Tarmichael, won a Silver Pyramid Award at the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) show in Las Vegas in January. The PPAI Pyramid Award recognizes the outstanding, creative use of […]
February 25, 2016

Summit Group Celebrates Wins at 9th Annual CPPA Ceremony

The Chesapeake Promotional Products Association (CPPA) recently held their 9th annual Peake Awards ceremony at the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Throughout the evening, the top promotional consultants and suppliers in the Chesapeake region were recognized by highlighting distributor-specific and supplier-specific accomplishments […]