STERLING, IL (November 16, 2009) – HALO Branded Solutions recently completed a series of several successful client trade-shows around the country. The trade shows featured over 150 of the company’s preferred suppliers and drew over 1,000 current and prospective clients in key markets. The shows were held in Lansing, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; St. Louis, Missouri; Houston, Texas; Baltimore, Maryland; and, Wichita, Kansas.
Jim Stutz, HALO Branded Solutions Executive Vice President of Business Development noted, "These shows are great business-builders for the account executives and suppliers that participate. We were extremely pleased with the client turnout in this challenging economy. It’s proof that promotional products still command a great deal of attention from businesses that want to enhance their brand."
While each show featured a unique theme to draw current and prospective clients, the Los Angeles, California show reflected the true Hollywood spirit with professional make-up artists transforming HALO Branded Solutions Regional Vice President of Sales, Rick Greene into the "Grinch" that wouldn’t let the economy steal Christmas. Greene noted, with a perfect Grinchly grin, "I think our clients’ ad budgets, which were two times too small, grew four sizes at our show in the fall!"
About HALO Branded Solutions
HALO Branded Solutions, with operational headquarters in Sterling, Illinois, is a leading promotional products distributor in the $18 billion per year promotional products industry. The Company has a growing nationwide sales force and expects to continue its profitable growth by offering innovative client solutions, priced competitively, and supported by world-class operations and customer service.