Written by Michael Wolaver, Captain of Magellan Promotions These past several weeks have been trying for businesses and organizations in varying ways. At my promotional product company, Magellan Promotions, we moved all employees to being remote, dealt with disruptions in our supply chain, and had orders cancelled. We continue to adapt our practices despite a significant slowdown in business, and are monitoring the tremendous financial impact COVID-19 is having on our core customer base. While other businesses have it way worse off than ours, we have a number of challenges … Read more »
Organizations have been focused on learning to serve customers and manage employees in new ways with the shift to temporary remote work and ongoing social distancing recommendations. Yet this moment presents a new opportunity to keep brands present. We are ready to help with product solutions that will help overcome challenges, such as: Keeping your brand present with clients Discovering new ways to create engaging moments Keeping up team morale Acknowledging top connections in your network Providing a unique and connected experience for your remote teams Our new Work from … Read more »
Hand sanitizers continue to be one of the most popular promotional products. In response, we’ve created a COVID-19 Preparedness Showroom to list available hand sanitizers. View Hand Sanitizers In staying connected with our production partners, we are listing options that use small plastic bottles, gels, or wipes. We are also limiting the options we promote to products that are: rated as effective in killing germs include at least 60% alcohol content are currently available Let us know how we can help you find an option that fits your needs.
Even in a typical year, planning for commencement takes time and involves considerable stress. In adapting to disruptions due to COVID-19, universities are searching for unique ways to celebrate their graduates. Some of the challenges we’re here to help with include: Inviting students to virtual ceremonies Establishing alumni relationships with new graduates Easing frustrations due to postponed or cancelled graduation events Delivering diplomas along with promotional products to home addresses There is still time to make this year one of the most exciting commencements for your new alumni! Our 2020 … Read more »
We have seen a huge increase in demand for promotional products that can be mailed. These conversations have included choosing products, identifying mail solutions and packaging, and helping get items mailed. Our team stepped up to the plate and created an Interactive Mailings Showroom which makes it easy to sort through all of the available options. We have envelopes, packaging, and kitting solutions that help brands stand out in the mailbox. Magellan Promotions can also handle 100% of the fulfillment. View the Showroom In the past, we hosted a webinar … Read more »
Our February blog is typically one of the most popular of the year…because it’s the one where we reveal our favorite new products from the annual industry expo. The Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) yearly expo is North America’s largest promotional products trade show and features more than 1,200 exhibitors showcasing more than a quarter million products over six miles of show floor. In January, Alyssa and Julia from Magellan Promotions flew to Las Vegas to scope out the newest products and trends. As a company, we commit to being on top of … Read more »