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Let’s Go To the Media Library

November 9, 2021

We’ve been busy making updates to SanMar’s Media Library. It still houses the photography and videos for all of the products SanMar offers, but we’ve done a little reorganizing to help you find what you’re looking for and maybe even discover something new. Since we’re way past card catalogs and the Dewey Decimal system, here are four ways you can find what you need on our comprehensive marketing resource.

Essentials For Essential Workers

September 14, 2021

If you’re wondering how you can support those who get out there every day to keep our world moving forward, a simple and heartfelt “thank you” is always a good place to start. Helping them stay safe and healthy while they’re on the job with a few essential items can also show your ongoing respect and appreciation for our essential workers.

Going Outside? Keep It Cool.

May 25, 2021

It’s that time of year again. The clouds are clearing, temperatures are rising, and the open road beckons. It’s time to get outside. While everyone prepares for an outdoor adventure in different ways, one thing is certain. Whether your customers are heading for a campsite, for the trails or just for a nearby beach, they’re … Continued

How to Create Your First Virtual Sample

May 4, 2021

More than twenty years before Nike.com’s Nike By You sneaker feature and decades before Ralph Lauren’s Create Your Own e-shop, our work at SanMar has been about offering quality, customizable apparel for working men and women. And as we’re well into our 50th year doing so, we’re continuing to innovate and invent sales tools to … Continued

Show Me: SanMar’s New Virtual Sample Tool

March 9, 2021

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” It’s a saying so well-known that it borders on cliché, but like most such phrases there is a core of truth to it. It’s often more economic and more effective to convey an idea through the visual medium than through … Continued

Meet John Lindgren, Tradeshow Rock Star

January 20, 2021

Would you know what to do if a light fixture fell over and set a display on fire? How about if the headline celebrity you had booked weeks ago didn’t show up on the day of the show? John Lindgren has been there, and he has the stories to prove it. John has been working … Continued

Time to Plan For 2021

December 22, 2020

2020 has been a long year for all of us, but the end is finally in sight. With the new year comes new possibility and a chance to reset, focus on what we’ve learned, and plan ahead for 2021. But, about that plan – how do you plan when circumstances are still uncertain? Here are … Continued

Reimagining the Tradeshow Experience

December 1, 2020

As much as we all miss getting together in person, there’s no way around it – virtual tradeshows have arrived and they’re here to stay, at least in some capacity. Promotional product industry tradeshows in 2021 are either being held entirely in a virtual environment, or with a mixture of physical and virtual elements. Whether … Continued

Recipes (and Aprons!) We Love

November 17, 2020

It’s that time of year when baked goods and “comfort” foods become the star of the show. It’s the time when many of us head into the kitchen to whip up some of our favorite meals to celebrate the season. One of the best ways to limit the amount of stress (and mess!) in the … Continued

Sales Tips From the Professionals

October 29, 2020

When things get weird, the pros get creative. And things don’t get much weirder than they have this year. At SanMar, getting creative means exploring new ways to communicate with colleagues, and to helping our customers solve their own set of challenges. Our salespeople have a few tips to share when it comes to engaging … Continued