Record Turnout for HALO End-User Showcases

STERLING, IL (October 20, 2010) – Counselor "Top 40" distributor, HALO Branded Solutions (ASI 356000; PPAI 106462), concluded a Fall Client Showcase series of end-user shows in key markets for the company—Michigan, Los Angeles, Baltimore, St. Louis, Houston and Nashville—recording record buyer attendance for the third year in a row.

Each show featured nearly 100 HALO Preferred Suppliers with average attendance of over 400 clients and prospects per venue. According to Jim Stutz, HALO Executive Vice President of Business Development, "Our shows reflect the true spirit of collaboration between our account executives, our suppliers and our corporate marketing support team. The results—nearly two thousand clients and prospects exposed to thousands of products from hundreds of suppliers—will generate substantial business for us in the fourth quarter." Stutz added that additional shows will be added in key markets for 2011. "Our sales force continues to grow, and with that comes the opportunity to further help our account executives expand their reach and grow their client base."

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.