The Spark Blog

Vibe Check!

In keeping 2020 in the past where it belongs, a new trend that is holding strong in 2021 is Vibe Check. Folks are checking in with themselves now more than ever, and this extends to the corporate world. Lifting employees’ spirits and keeping them engaged promotes a healthy and happy work culture. A fun culture […]

Favorite Staff Picks!

As we embrace the new product trends of 2021 and celebrate Brand Love Week, we decided to ask our employees and our ever-creative Brand Consultants which promotional products they love most! Sock 101 Fuzzy Socks – D’Shene C. My comfort starts from the feet up. Finding that perfect functional item that gives you a sense […]

Gifting with Gratitude

It’s the season you look forward to all year long. The time for togetherness, for graciousness, for acknowledgement of your blessings, and for Aunt Gretchen’s famous ambrosia salad (even if you’re not a fan). It’s the season of giving thanks and showing gratitude for those in your life. This holiday is the perfect time to […]

Finding Success in 2020

For many in our industry, the unforeseen events of 2020 have led many to pursue adaptability in order to realize continued success. While we can’t control our global situation, we can be flexible, we can practice new mantras, we can pivot, and we can focus on change for the better. Many of our salesfolk have […]

Warm Welcomes in a Virtual World

2020 has been a rollercoaster. Face masks, social distancing, and Zoom interactions have become the norm not only in our personal lives, but most notably in our careers. Businesses are discovering that the virtual workspace is especially productive and, in most cases, preferred. New studies reveal that employees are less stressed while working from home […]

Our First Ever Virtual Awards Show!

In our previous blog, we discussed pro tips on how to host a virtual event. So, we tried it ourselves! On June 3, 2020, we hosted our first ever, entirely virtual Awards Ceremony at Boundless. It was a festive night, full of fun, positive energy, and appreciation. We kicked off our evening with a cocktail […]

Sweat Off the “Quarantine 15”

Working in? Us too. But are you working out? Being stuck at home 24/7 can really take a toll on your physical health. Snacking is much easier when you’re working ten feet from the refrigerator. Binging episodes of Tiger King may seem like the only way to pass the time. Lunchtime strolls are nice, but […]

Giving Thanks to Healthcare Heroes

A SPECIAL THANKS Social distancing, shelter-in-place orders, and general anxiety have become the norm due to COVID-19’s global reach. While it may seem like there’s no end in sight, humanity can find solace in the knowledge that there are warriors out there, fighting for us around the clock. Doctors, nurses, EMTs, and other healthcare personnel […]

Self-Care 101

Practicing self-care has never been more on trend. Whether it’s meditation, healthy eating, or spa experiences, people are committed to taking better care of themselves. According to Forbes, self-care relieves stress and anxiety, improves your productivity, and allows you to give more to others. In support of this trend, people are even creating spa-like environments […]

Promotions with a Purpose: EcoSmart

The sustainability trend gained serious momentum last year. This year? It’s a full-on cultural movement, with demand for eco-friendly products at an all-time high. ASI even selected the (turtle-approved) reusable straw as its promo item of the year. EcoSmart® is our way of helping you make a difference, one small step at a time. This year, we’ve […]