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In this weekly podcast - available in both audio and video formats - industry thought leaders Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie share their unfiltered thoughts on the world of promotional products, sales, marketing, and branding with a heavy dose of reality and humor. Tune in every Friday at 7:00 AM Central!

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It’s Triple F Day – the Final Friday of February – which means it’s time for Ep. 190 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie applaud ASI for removing the paywall that blocked their amazing editorial content, whether the new “Sun Day Red” brand will perform for Tiger Woods and Taylor Made, debate how to answer when someone asks how your business is going this year, ponder how entertainment companies are trying to both reach audiences while monetizing their content, and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our game-changing pals at BamBams! From being the made-to-order experts to buying a premium cooler company instead of simply partnering with them, BamBams is always changing the game – for the better. Their new frictionless self-promo site is a perfect example, and you can experience that for yourself by visiting bambamsselfpromo.com!

It’s Friday and time for Ep. 189 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie take a deep dive into the branded merchandise tie in with the Super Bowl, dissect the good, the bad, and the WTF ads during the Big Game, ponder if the payment of “exposure” is enough for providing services, wrap up the final PPEF picks for good, and so much more!

 

A big thanks to our pals at Logo Mats! They have some fantastic new and vibrant products just waiting to be decorated with your client’s brand! Check them out at logomatsllc.com today!

It’s Friday morning, so you know it’s time for Ep. 188 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss a very interesting advertising approach to the Super Bowl by Miller Lite, take a hard look at the marketing tactics of one Taylor Swift at the Grammy Awards, debate the efficacy of Meta seeing to label images created by AI, Bill takes some time to really get to know Kirby by asking him the questions others are too afraid to ask, the boys make some Super Bowl prop bets – and make our predictions for the game, and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our friends over at Seven Sourcing for sponsoring this award-winning podcast! With over 25 years of overseas sourcing experience, the team not only demystifies custom product sourcing, but they will also help you turn a great idea into an iconic brand. Email them at sales@sevensourcing.com.

It’s Friday morning which means it’s time for Ep. 187 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie are joined by Rupt founders (and Merch All-Stars) Jason Lucash and Mike Szymczak! Today the quotable quartet discuss whether promotional products suppliers should put their brand on merchandise, ponder the question of restaurants catfishing prospective patrons, laugh about the over-holidization of America, Mike and Jason endure a round of “Rupt Rapid Fire,” and so much more!

 

A big thanks to Rupt for sponsoring this platinum-level podcast! When you’re ready to experience truly insane merchandise that’s 100% crafted from recycled materials, visit rupt.com. You truly won’t be sorry you did.

It’s Friday morning which means it’s time for Ep. 186 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about managing the work week after the big trade show in Las Vegas, whether putting an NFL playoff game on a streaming service is good for the product (and the fans), the growing issue of “AI Washing,” give a huge shout out to multi-line reps (who may be the hardest working group in the industry), and so much more!

 

A GIANT thanks to our friends at BEL Promo for sponsoring this platinum-level podcast! With low minimums, deep inventory, and the lowest pricing for printed, in stock merchandise, BEL Promo is one to watch. Visit them at belpromo.com. BEL Promo: Just Watch Us!

Ready to roll the dice on ep. 185 of the Promo UPFront #podcast live from BamBams booth at the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas? Of course, you are! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about the biggest tradeshow in the promotional products industry – education, great booths, surprises, and a few other topics, Bill receiving the PPAI Icon Award for Distinguished Service, welcome back the return of “rapid fire,” and so much more!

 

A big thanks to our sponsor in BamBams for hosting us at their booth. When you’re looking for custom, made to order merchandise, look no further than BamBams. Also, be sure to check out their BRAND NEW web-to-print platform at bambamsselfpromo.com!

Absolutely it’s time for ep. 184 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week, co-hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss the efficacy of safe air travel (looking at you, Boeing), the end of an era as Nike parts ways with Tiger Woods, how best to avoid “quitters Friday,” Bill shares an epic Top 3/Bottom 3 – Las Vegas Experiences edition, the final (sort of) picks for PPEF, and so much more!

 

A BIG thanks to our sponsor in Logo Mats. If you’re going to be in Vegas, stop by booth 2333 to see their amazing mats as well as some really cool new products. You won’t be sorry you did!

Yes, it’s time for ep. 183 of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Haseman and Bill Petrie! This week the co-hosts discuss suppliers closing up shop for the holidays – and the post in the Promotional Products Professionals group on Facebook that ignited the conversation, share some really insightful tradeshow tips for new and seasoned attendees alike, ponder the five threats that need to be taken seriously according to PPAI Research, make the final football picks for good for PPEF, and so much more!

 

A big thanks to our friends at Shepenco for sponsoring. As you’re writing down your goals for 2024, make sure you’re doing it with a writing instrument from Shepenco! They would love to see you in Las Vegas at the PPAI Expo – just stop by booth #5405 and let them know Bill and Kirby sent you!

It’s time for the final Promo UPFront #podcast for 2023! In this episode (#182 if you’re counting), co-hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss a new round of supply chain issues and whether it’s time to push the panic button, dissect the biggest marketing fails of the year and the lessons we can learn from them, ponder whether wearable tech is making a comeback, Bill shares his Top 3/Bottom 3 New Year’s Eve foods, football picks for PPEF and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to Logo Mats for sponsoring this broadcast. Help them celebrate 20 years in business by visiting them at ASI Orlando (booth 921) and PPAI Expo in Las Vegas (booth 2333)! Of course, you can always visit them at logomatsllc.com!

It’s time for Ep. 181 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! In this special pre-Christmas episode, co-hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss Time Magazine doubling down on live events, explore some “interesting” posts in the Promotional Products Professionals Facebook page, finally share some 2024 business trends, Kirby shocks Bill with a holiday-based Top 3/Bottom 3, PPEF football picks for good, and so much more!

 

Big thanks to our friend Bruce Jolesch and PXP Solutions for sponsoring this fine broadcast! They are ready for all your apparel decorating needs in 2024 – simply call Bruce at 214.226.3105 or email him at bruce@pxpsolutions.com.

Yes! It’s (finally) time for a delayed Ep. 179 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! Today co-hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss the reason for the break in consistency last week, dive into the ASI article wondering why promo is growing slower than GDP, dissect the Oxford word of the year, share their football picks for PPEF, and so much more!

 

HUGE thanks to our friends at Shepenco. They have acquired the equipment of Dixon Promo (a division of Dixon Ticonderoga) which will allow additional decoration capacity and better finishing pencils for the promo world! Visit them at Shepenco.com today!

Yes! It’s (finally) time for a delayed Ep. 179 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! Today co-hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss the reason for the break in consistency last week, dive into the ASI article wondering why promo is growing slower than GDP, dissect the Oxford word of the year, share their football picks for PPEF, and so much more!

 

HUGE thanks to our friends at Shepenco. They have acquired the equipment of Dixon Promo (a division of Dixon Ticonderoga) which will allow additional decoration capacity and better finishing pencils for the promo world! Visit them at Shepenco.com today!

Of course it’s time for Ep. 178 of the Promo UPFront #podcast. This week Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about how to maximize your December, share thoughts on some promo industry quick hits, the backlash of Sports Illustrated using AI, debate the Merriam-Webster word of the year, share some football picks for good, and so much more!

 

Big thanks to our friends at LogoMats for sponsoring this fine broadcast! Creatively designed and expertly built in the USA, LogoMats are insanely effective in capturing the attention of your target audience. See them at ASI Orlando (#921) or PPAI Expo (#2333)! Or, visit them at logomatsllc.com!

Yes, it’s time for Ep. 177 of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! In this VERY special Black Friday edition (where Black Friday isn’t mentioned at all), the hosts discuss the brilliant VistaPrint/Ryan Reynolds collaboration, share some industry quick hits from the past few weeks, debate whether F1 damaged its brand with the race in Las Vegas, opine on some really ingenus marketing campaigns and sponsorships, make football picks for good with a very special guest, and so much more!

 

A big thanks to our sponsor in Evans. Even as they work diligently to make the lives of their distributors easier, they also focus on amazing merchandise that’s used, kept, and remembered. To see all their amazing product offerings, head over to evans-mfg.com.

Time for Ep. 176 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie focus on gratitude by sharing things they are thankful for both in and out of the promotional products industry. They also chat about irritating marketing practices, make football picks for PPEF, and much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our friends at Kanata Group for sponsoring this fine broadcast. Whether it’s amazing towels, cozy blankets, or gorgeous footwear, Kanata IS comfort. Learn more at kanatapromo.com.

Time for Ep. 175 of the Promo UPFront #podcast – live from the Caribbean Sea! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about how the second PromoCruise is unfolding mid-event, chat about legislation that might kill airline rewards programs, debate the use of multi-line reps over direct factory reps in light of a recent decision by Spector, express curiosity over the odd development feature from Tinder to allow friends and family to weigh in on potential matches, PPEF football pics for good with a special guest, and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our friends from Shepenco for sponsoring this fine broadcast. Strong, stable, and reliable: those are the three words that come to mind when you think of Shepenco. Don’t your clients deserve that level of trust? Visit them at Shepenco.com.

You bet it’s time for Ep. 174 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about the second PromoCruise and what’s easier – and more difficult – about planning it, discuss whether NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) is working for advertisers or not, debate the branding of Halloween, chat about the Executive Order signed by Joe Biden this week regarding government regulation of generative AI, make football picks for good, and so much more!

 

A GIANT thanks to our friends over at Seven Sourcing for sponsoring this fine broadcast! Russ Mogell and his team really demystify direct custom sourcing and help distributors create “wow” and “aha” moments. If you’re looking to avoid off the shelf solutions for something that’s off the wall, email Seven Sourcing at sales@sevensourcing.com.

Bam! Time to drop Ep. 173 of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! This week the mummies of merch review the ASI Power 50 list – and share a few suggestions, discuss whether it’s too difficult to become B-Corp certified, praise the CEO of Coca-Cola for thinking differently about marketing spend, chat about how to build a preferred supplier list, PPEF football picks for good (and how you can join in the fun), and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our pals at Logo Mats for sponsoring this spooky podcast. They live by their tagline of “stand out where others blend it” by providing truly vibrant indoor, outdoor, and point-of-purchase mats that will help any brand get noticed. Learn more at logomatsllc.com.

You know it’s time for Ep. 172 of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! This week the hosts with the mosts talk about the value of an end-user event, debate the impact of Koozie Group and Imagen Brands combining as one organization in 2024, ponder if United Airlines has finally made boarding a plane efficient, wonder if anyone would really enjoy drinking their beer through a silicone glizzy, and so much more!

 

Big thanks to our friends at PXP Solutions for sponsoring this fine broadcast. They are ready to help you with all your apparel decorating needs – simply call the owner, Bruce Jolesch, at 214.226.3105 or email him at bruce@pxpsolutions.com.

You bet it’s time for Ep. 171 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about the impact of the return of commercial jingles (or, should we say, singles), whether the trend of all things pumpkin spice has (finally) run its course, the seismic shift of Jon Norris leaving Starline for Hit Promotional Products, what to think about the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of Pioneer Balloon, PPEF football picks for good, and so much more!

 

A BIG thanks to our pals at Evans Manufacturing for sponsoring this fine podcast. As a supplier that has built their entire business into making the lives of their distributor partners easier, you’re doing yourself a disservice by not using them regularly. Check out all their fine merchandise at evans-mfg.com.

You’re darn tootin’ it’s time for Ep. 170 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss the big bombshell of Ashely McCune leaving Facilisgroup, debate the merits of a lawsuit against food looking unrealistic in advertising, marvel at how Netflix is doubling down on merchandise, wonder how Lyft dropped the customer service ball after a rider forgot his cat after a rideshare was complete, football picks for good, and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our sponsor in Shepenco. With a 90-year history in the promotional products industry, they define stability. To see all their amazing merchandise, visit them at shepenco.com.

You bet it’s time for Ep. 169 of the Promo UPFront Podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss the PPAI Icon Award Winners for 2024 (which may or may not include one of the hosts of this fine broadcast), the anatomy of the spin starring Apple and USB-C, Netflix sending its final red envelope and what that means for the company, a VERY controversial top three/bottom three, football picks for PPEF, and so much more!

 

A big thanks to our sponsor, PXP Solutions. They are ready to help you with all your fourth quarter creative apparel decorating needs – simply email the owner, Bruce Jolesch, at bruce@pxpsolutions.com or give him a call on his cell phone at 214.226.3105.

That’s right, it’s time for Ep. 168 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about one of the strangest merchandise collaborations ever, discuss whether it’s time to send after-work happy hour into the sunset, Bill interviews Kirby about the launch of his new book “Hitting the Target” and demands answers to the tough questions others are too afraid to ask, ponder if 8-minute long songs will survive in the streaming economy, pick football games for good, and so much more!

 

A BIG thanks to our friends at Seven Sourcing for sponsoring this fine broadcast. They work with distributors just like you to demystify the direct custom sourcing process and would love to help you create “wow” and “aha” moments for your clients. Email them at sales@sevensourcing.com today!

It’s Friday and time for Ep. 167 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! Today hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss (over)using AI in marketing, Kirby wraps up his experience at commonsku’s skucamp in Austin, debate the merits of Gannett hiring a reporter to ONLY cover Taylor Swift, the real reason McDonald’s is doing away with self-serve soft drinks, week 2 of PPEF football picks for good, and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our good pals over at Evans for sponsoring this fine broadcast. When you’re looking to work with a supplier that always has your back, look no further than Evans.

It’s Friday and time for Ep. 166 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! Today hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about the PPAI Rising Star list, discuss the efficacy of streaming services leveraging email addiction to retain subscribers, share the ways content creators are revolutionizing marketing (and how to apply them to your business), debate whether a plane contaminated with a biohazard should be ever put back into service, launch the second year of football picks to benefit PPEF, and so much more!

 

A BIG thanks to our friends over at Kanata Group for sponsoring this fine broadcast. When you’re looking for the most comfortable, cost-effective, and impactful merchandise solutions, head over to kanatapromo.com.

Yes, indeed it’s time for Ep. 165 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! On this hard-hitting Labor Day edition hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about the big industry hiring of Charity Gibson at Proforma, debate the merits of hopping on the spiked-everything bandwagon, review passive/aggressive phrases that some suggest need to be removed from communications, muse on the use of robo taxis, and so much more!

 

A BIG thanks to PXP Solutions for presenting this fine broadcast. They are poised to help you finish the year strong with creative decorated apparel. Call Bruce Jolsech at 214.226.3105 or email him at bruce@pxpsolutions.com to get started today!

It’s crossover time on Ep. 164 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! That’s right, Mark Graham and Bobby Lehew from commonsku join regular hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie to discuss the value of the new position of Director of Sustainability and Responsibility at PPAI, take a deep dive into the power of merchandise to identify beliefs – and whether distributors have a moral obligation regarding what is imprinted on products, examine the interesting ASI statistic of growing sales for large online distributors while there is a decline at smaller, boutique operations, debate whether malls are back with a rise in sales, Bill asks everyone to weigh in on his most recent Top Three/Bottom Three, and so much more!

 

A BIG thanks to our friends at Tervis for sponsoring this once-in-a-lifetime podcast! If you follow Tervis on both commonsku and LinkedIn before August 31, 2023, they will waive the set-up charge on your next order! You can also check out all their legendary drinkware at tervispromos.com.

Heck yes, it’s time for Ep. 163 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! In this white-hot episode, hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss how to properly celebrate PPAI’s Promotional Products Work Day on August 24, say goodbye to a retiring industry legend in Mike Szymczak, debate whether Facebook intentionally creates divisiveness with their algorithms, go off on the trend of posting anonymously, and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our pals at Shepenco for sponsoring this world-class broadcast. Shepenco defines stability in the promotional products industry, and they would love to work with you to create impactful promotions for your clients. Check them out at Shepenco.com.

It’s “back to podcast” time as we drop Ep. 162 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week co-hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie debate if distributors should be concerned about suppliers raising prices, whether the investment in the United States by Canadian supplier Spector & Co. makes sense, how they each prepare to create consistent content, the delicious irony of Zoom (and other tech companies) “ordering” employees back to the office…and if that’s the right approach, the dramatic return of Bill’s Top Three/Bottom Three, and so much more!

 

A BIG thanks to our friends at Evans for sponsoring this fine broadcast. When you’re looking to make your distributor life easier, head over to evans-mfg.com as the entire company ethos and culture is built around removing friction and making it easy to work with them.

Oh yes, it’s Friday which means one thing and one thing only: time to drop ep. 161 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss the ASI Counselor Awards, the importance of branded merchandise when launching a new sports league in the United States, share products that have made them more productive, odd brand collaborations and why some work where others fail, the trend of using celebrities to give people bad news, and much more!

 

A BIG thanks to our friends at Logo Mats for sponsoring this fine broadcast. They will be celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2024 and have rebranded to celebrate that milestone. To learn more about their amazing merch – and to meet Lenny the Lizard – head over to logomatsllc.com!

It’s Friday and time for ep. 160 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! Today hosts Kirby Hasseman & Bill Petrie share some quick-hit industry news items from the week, give kudos to the suppliers who communicated plans if the UPS strike had happened, laugh at the ridiculous rebranding of Twitter, marvel and the unique marketing of “Barbenheimer,” debate the direct marketing of Prime Energy drink to kids, and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our friends at PXP Solutions for sponsoring this fine broadcast! They would love to help you with all your apparel decorating needs and you can contact the owner, Bruce Jolesch, directly at 214.226.3105 or at bruce@pxpsolutions.com!

It’s Friday and time for ep. 159 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! This week hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie discuss whether there is a need for a summer industry trade show, SAG-AFTRA asking creators to not cross the picket lines, staffing realignment at PPAI, whether body art is good for business, share their top three/bottom three virtual meeting platforms, and so much more!

A HUGE thanks to our friends at Seven Sourcing for sponsoring this fine broadcast. Russ Mogell and his team work with distributors to demystify the custom merchandise importing puzzle. When you’re ready to stop selling off the shelf and start selling off the wall merchandise solutions that get a “wow” moment, email them at sales@sevensourcing.com.

It’s Friday and most assuredly time for ep. 158 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! Today hosts Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie talk about the branding phenomenon that is Amazon Prime Day, chat about the game-changing events from Promocations and what’s in store for the future, ponder whether advertising in a video game makes sense, debate the efficacy of a company mission statement, and so much more!

 

A GIANT expression of gratitude to our friends at Evans for sponsoring this award-winning broadcast. They are honored to have been nominated for a PPAI Supplier Star Award and would love your vote. You can cast your ballot for them by visiting ppai.org/supplierstar. Plus, if you’re going to be in Chicago for the ASI Show, stop by booth 200 and they will show you how working with Evans will make your life easier!

It’s Friday and time for ep. 157 of the Promo UPFront #podcast! Today hosts Bill Petrie and Kirby Hasseman talk about Kanye West and Dov Charney teaming up to save the Yeezy brand, debate whether Threads will finally kill Twitter, the efficacy of the flying car that was recently approved by the FAA, ponder whether renting clothes when traveling will help the environment, laugh at the proposed “enhanced” games, and so much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our friends at Kanata Group for sponsoring this fine broadcast. When you’re looking for the best towel value in the industry, look no further than our friends at Kanata Towel. If you’re going to be at ASI Chicago, visit them at booth 331. If you’re not, head over to kanatatowel.com to see their amazing line of towels!

It’s Friday and time for a piping hot episode of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! For episode 156, the List Lieutenants take a deep dive into the inaugural PPAI 100 list and share their takeaways, debate the relative merits of a new hot dog condiment from Pepsi, share preparations for the first PromoQue, ponder whether habitual napping stimulates brain activity, and so much more!


A HUGE thanks to our friends at Logo Mats for sponsoring this fine broadcast! To celebrate America’s 247th birthday, they are offering 10% off your ENTIRE mat order for the month of July. Simply email your order to orders@logomatsllc.com and mention “Promo UPFront!” It’s really just that simple!

It’s Friday morning, which means it’s time to drop ep. 155 of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! Today the Field Marshalls of Fair Labor discuss the business lessons gleaned from Bud Light losing their “top dog” designation in domestic beer sales, share thoughts on what to think about the potential Teamsters strike at UPS, tips on handling clients when a supplier suddenly closes, and the relative merits of faking one’s own death to get attention.

 

A HUGE thanks to PXP Solutions for sponsoring this fine podcast. They have HUGE decorating capacity and wildly creative ways to exceed your expectations. Learn more by calling the owner, Bruce Jolesch, at 214.380.1883 or emailing him at bruce@pxpsolutions.com.

Ka-BOOM! Time for Ep. 154 of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! This week the Emperors of Embroidery talk about the possible death of the NFT as a promotional product, discuss how the long-distance commute has been redefined, discuss the retail brands arms race among suppliers, share ideas how to maximize marketing budget, Kirby teases a topic for next week, and much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our friends at Evans for sponsoring this fine broadcast. As a company solely focused on making the lives of distributor partners easier, Evans does things the right way. Visit them at evans-mfg.com today!

Bang! Pow! Wow! It’s time for a fiery ep. 153 of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! This week the promo pair talks about the importance of PPAI Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.), dive deep into how branded merchandise can be used for good, discuss whether the giving a company a rating on the 5-star system means anything, Bill goes on a rant about the evolution of the “tip economy,” and so much more!

 

A BIG thanks to our friends at Shepenco for sponsoring this award-winning podcast! With over 90 years in business, you know the folks at Shepenco do things right. Visit the newly redesigned Shepenco.com to experience a company that always does it the right way.

It’s Friday and time for ep. 152 of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! This week, the Doctors of Decoration talk about the branding nightmare that is MAX (previously HBO MAX), discuss the class-action lawsuit against Delta Airlines for “greenwashing,” applaud the recipients of PPAI 2023 Women of Achievement and share some awards they would like to see, marvel at the salaries for team mascots, and much more!

 

A HUGE thanks to our friends at Logo Mats for sponsoring this fine broadcast! For the month of June, they are offering distributors 5% off your total mat order if you mention the Promo UPFront Podcast! Don’t hesitate and get those orders in today!

It’s Friday and time for ep. 151 of the Promo UPFront #podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! This week the power pair of promo talk about the ASI investigative report on a large apparel supplier’s response to using banned fabric and the concerns of importing, Adobe’s entry into the emerging power of AI, how the space you work in influences creativity, the return of a “Party in the Back” game, and so much more!

 

A huge thanks to our friends at PXP Solutions for sponsoring this fine broadcast! If you’re looking for fantastic apparel decorating, email Bruce Jolesch at bruce@pxpsolutions.com or call him at 214.380.1883!

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