Personal Gift Ideas for 2020 Graduates

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 2020Read more »


Explore Products That Are Ready to Mail

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 webinarRead more »


And the Top 10 (or 11) New Promo Products for 2020 Are…

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 ofRead more »


The College That Gave Away “Keychairs”

Carthage College in Kenosha, WI knows that college grads love to display their pride for their alma mater. So the college wanted to give its alumni a way to do just that! The alumni relations office came to us when they needed a memorable and fun item to give alumni at homecoming. After considering the options, they decided that incorporating one of the more beloved campus symbols – the famous red Adirondack chairs overlooking Lake Michigan – was perfect. Collaborating with Hannah Jorgensen, one of Magellan Promotion’s account managers, theyRead more »


Giving Tuesday Generosity

Giving Tuesday, the kick off of the charitable giving season, has occurred the day after Cyber Monday each year since 2012. This year’s Giving Tuesday total is expected to increase by 26% and Magellan Promotions is again doing its part to participate in this global generosity movement. Our team got involved by donating to our favorite causes and charities, encouraged by a matching contribution from Magellan Promotions. With 100% team participation, here’s where we each donated, and a little background on why we chose that organization. The Sierra Club SupportedRead more »


Warming the Community This Winter

There are many things we’re grateful for this Thanksgiving and chief among them was the opportunity to help dozens of children and homeless individuals get the warm clothing they need for winter. In gratitude for receiving a Future 50 Award this year from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Association of Commerce, Magellan Promotions wanted to pay it forward and give back to our community. We learned that our local school district hosts community closets in various schools where students in need can pick up a jacket or whatever else is necessary toRead more »