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Starting January 1st it’s illegal to …

January 1st marked the day for new cell phone laws in the state of CA and with that, tougher restrictions are now set in to place for those using electronic devices while driving.

cell-phone-holderWhile drivers are currently required to use hands free technology like voice command or Blue Tooth, new restrictions require that these devices be mounted to a vehicles dashboard, center console or windshield where it cannot impair the drivers’ view or block airbag deployment.

Here’s an easy solution. This universal dashboard phone holder is the perfect hands-free device for safe driving. Made to fit most smartphones and small electronics with its adjustable padded sides, its features include suction cup for dashboard mounting and swivel holder for vertical or horizontal viewing. A great solution to the new restrictions now set in place in the state of California.

As a reminder, it’s still illegal for drivers to send text messages.  Only drivers 18 years and older can use hands free devices. Drivers under 18 cannot.

Need more hands free technology ideas? Contact us at info@ipgpromo.com.

 

Trends to Watch in 2017

As we look to the start of 2017, choosing the right promotional products to increase brand loyalty is key.

Trends to watch for in the new year …

cord-cruncherTechnology inspired items will remain at the forefront of popularity. In a technology filled world where connection is key, people will look for value minded time saving tech products that help keep life on track.  Here’s one of our favorites.

Corporations choosing to purchase higher quality branded merchandise will also trend in 2017. The promotional branding industry is Continue reading

Retail Brands Your Employees Will Love

‘Tis the season to think about gift giving…and stressing out over what to get for your employees.

We know that shopping for people in the office can be difficult, so we’ve put together a list of 6 great retail brands for bosses to get their employees. Contact us at info@ipgpromo.com  for product detail, branding opportunities and pricing.

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Holiday Gift Giving Made Easy

ornamentFinding the perfect holiday gift is always tricky. Whether you’re looking for executive, team, or client gifts, you want to make a good impression. Check out our holiday store here for classics like pens and journals, or something more cutting-edge like Bluetooth® earbuds, a virtual reality headset or even a drone equipped with a camera. Gifts to stay warm throughout the season like stylish jackets and comfy hoodies? We’ve got those too. Ideas are just a click away.

 

The New Cocktail Culture

This Summer my husband and I were poolside at Coppola Winery (for you locals, you should try it if you haven’t … what a treat!) and noticed a group of 20 somethings celebrating a birthday. As the birthday boy unwrapped each gift, it was hard not to notice that each gift he unveiled was a beautiful bottle of craft spirits. And by beautiful, I’m referring to the bottle each of these came in. I’m the nerd that thought the gift WAS the bottle!

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The Secret To The Perfect Corporate Gift

Corporate gift giving can be challenging on many levels. Typically your audience is wide, interests vary and your budget is tight. Sound about right?

A book may just be the answer you’re looking for. Consider this.  Books are read, kept, shared and never thrown away. A book can be tailored to the interest of your audience and there’s a book to fit nearly every budget. Continue reading

3 Useful Tech Devices For Under $20

Tech devices are one of the most popular categories of branded merchandise out there. They’re great for event giveaways, executive and key client gifts. Here are three of our top tech picks , all for under $20.

PopSocket ComboPopSocket with PopClip

The already popular PopSocket which sticks flat to the back of your phone, tablet or case with its rinsable, repositionable gel now comes with an upgrade … the PopClip. The PopClip enables you to mount your phone to your dashboard, mirror, refrigerator, bed post, wall, or locker. Your PopSocket will snap easily into and out of your PopClip to enable hands-free viewing.  Full color imprinting. 50 pieces of the PopSocket and PopClip combo run $10.28 each.

 

 

Multi Adapter Cable by Acehigh item 71143Multi Adapter Cable

Charge all your devices wherever you go with the Gecko – MFI certified multi cable. Featuring a detachable MFI Lightening Cable, 2 micro-usb, and 1 macro-usb cable.  Each individually packed in a resealable poly bag.

50 pieces at $17.50 each. 1 color, 1 location imprint.

 

 

 

 

acdc charger by AceHigh item 76028ACDC Charger

The ACDC charger provides an all-in-one solution to your travel charging needs.  Keep your electronics charged on the go, in the car and indoors!  Features snap shut plug design, 2 USB slots and a wide body imprint area.

50 pieces at $11.50/each. 1 color, 1 location imprint.

 

 

 

Meet Megan Loomas!

Megan Head ShotWe’re happy to announce that Megan Loomas has joined the IPG team as a Summer Intern! Megan hails from Benicia, CA,  is in her fourth year at Sonoma State University  and is pursuing a degree in Business Administration.  We asked her a few questions so you can get to know her on a more personal level. Don’t be surprised if she calls on you in the near future!

What’s your hidden talent?
I can wiggle my left ear, but only my left.

 What did you do growing up that got you into trouble?
According to my mom, I was a little bit sassy (and apparently still am)

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Dining in or dining out … do it in style.

This week marks the first week of Summer 2016 and that means outdoor activities are in full swing. Whether dining in or dining out, here are some fun branded items to consider as key client and employee gifts.

growler setHere in Sonoma County, craft breweries are popping up all over the place.  They’re seemingly outpacing wineries. A fun way to bring home a jug of your favorite brew is with this branded growler tote with growler set.   Planning a jaunt to Sonoma County as an incentive for your team? Check out  Northbay Brewery Tours and visit some of our favorite local breweries. Team favorites include: Continue reading


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