Award Winning Promos – 2018 Edition: Terri Tucker & Karen Giattino

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HALO Account Executives are marketing and promotional product experts. They know the power of promotional products and how to use them in the most effective and creative manner in order to benefit their clients. Each HALO client is unique, but every result is exceptional.

Recently, HALO Account Executives Terri Tucker and Karen Giattino were recognized for their creative efforts on a client program. The mailer won the Giattino-Tucker Team a Silver Pyramid Award from the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). The Pyramid Awards recognize outstanding use of promotional products by distributors.

Let’s elaborate on what Terri and Karen did to win this reputable award.

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Award Winning Promos – 2018 Edition: Brett Wynn

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Adding promotional products to your marketing mix takes more than a credit card and an order form. HALO Account Executives provide promotional product expertise and marketing insight to each client campaign. Because they know the power of promotional products, HALO Account Executives frequently develop “self-promo” campaigns for their own businesses.

Recently, HALO Account Executive Brett Wynn was recognized for his creative efforts on a self-promo mailer. The mailer won Brett a Gold Pyramid Award from the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). The Pyramid Awards recognize outstanding use of promotional products by distributors.

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HALO Fall 2017 Scholarship Contest – Third Place Winner

Congratulations to Rachel H. of Windham, New Hampshire for winning third place in HALO’s Fall 2017 Scholarship Contest. Rachel’s $500 prize will go towards her education at The Catholic University of America.

Rachel feels that many of her current classes are helping to prepare her for post-high school life and thinking like a marketer by using the thought-provoking Socratic method. “…90% of my classes have been taught in the Socratic method. This is important because every class fosters the same people skills that I will be using as a successful marketer…encouraging out of the box thinking to discover the most efficient solution.”

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Rachel H. of Windham, New Hampshire won third place in HALO’s Fall 2017 Scholarship Contest.

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HALO Fall 2017 Scholarship Contest – 2nd Place Winner

Congratulations to Scott D. of Franklin, of Tennessee, for winning second place in HALO’s Fall 2017 Scholarship Contest. Scott won $1,000 towards his education at the University of Tennessee, and although he is studying chemical engineering, he understands the importance of thinking like a marketer in every field.’

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Scott D. of Franklin, Tennessee won 2nd place in HALO’s Fall 2017 Scholarship Contest

“As a chemical engineering student, my classes require me to always look for a solution. In the future, I hope to apply that thinking to be an innovator and help create useful and marketable products,” Scott said. “I spent this past summer doing a research internship at the University of Tennessee’s Center for Environmental Biotechnology. While doing research on bio-luminescent bacteria, I learned about potential new applications research in molecular engineering is opening doors for being interested in science and marketing. I like to think about the future applications that are possible and what audience innovative products can be marketed to.” Continue reading »

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HALO Fall 2017 First Place Scholarship Winner – Alexis P.

Congratulations to Alexis P. of Windermere, Florida for winning first place in the Fall 2017 HALO Scholarship Contest. Alexis won a $1,500 scholarship towards her education at the University of Central Florida.

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Alexis P. – HALO Fall 2017 Scholarship First Place Winner

When asked how her education is helping her think like a marketer, she responded, “I am just one semester into my coursework at UCF, but I have already recognized a lot of opportunity to strengthen my skills in business – especially marketing. I am a member of Student Government where we are learning a lot about representing the student body and promoting fund raising events and activities for students. I am also a LEADS scholar – which is a selective 2-year academic leadership program where we interact with professors and community leaders who serve as our mentors. These experiences are establishing a strong foundation for my future work in marketing.”

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