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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: […]
May 4, 2017

The Survey Says…

The verdict is in.  Consumers of all ages love promotional products!  According to a recent study, which I highly recommend you checking out, “promotional products allow brands to directly affect consumer lifestyles and maximize recall by organically integrating into everyday routines at work, […]
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 […]
July 22, 2016

Fashion Friday: 5 Ways Fashion Turns to the Gym

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ll remember that Athleisure was a big topic a little over a year ago which we covered in a four part series.  If you’re new to our blog, or missed the series, […]
March 4, 2016

Fashion Friday: Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Hey, batter batter! As winter is slowly but surely coming to a close, spring is making its way into the air. This means warmer days, flowers blooming, and of course baseball! I know what you’re thinking: what does baseball have […]
February 15, 2016

2016 PPAI Expo Lara Loves It!

A great crowd of Summiteers were in Las Vegas for the annual Promotional Products Association International EXPO! It is our industry’s largest tradeshow and never disappoints. A lot of great stuff was seen at the PPAI Expo and there is […]
October 16, 2015

Fashion Friday: Traveling in Style

The leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air, and people are collecting their pumpkins for Halloween. It officially feels like we’re in the middle of fall, and with that comes preparation for the most appropriate apparel to keep […]
April 27, 2015

Weather Rain or Shine – There’s an app for that

Every morning I wake up and my first thought is almost always ‘I wonder what the weather is going to be like today?’.  Now granted, living in the Chicago area all my life has trained me to be prepared for […]
September 26, 2014

Fashion Friday: Falling for the Spring 2015 Pantone Colors

As we prepare to bundle up for the cold months ahead, it is oh so lovely to step into a dreamy land of bright colors anticipated for springtime fashions. Pantone recently announced the color trends for spring and Refinery29 has […]
September 12, 2014

Fashion Friday: Bring Style to the Show

Exhibiting at a trade show for an entire day or longer can take a toll on you, both mentally and physically.  It’s hard work, but so rewarding. What’s also challenging about trade shows is finding the perfect outfit to wear […]
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 […]