(Editor’s Note: PromoWire by PPAI Media is a running digest of news releases and updates submitted from organizations around the industry. PPAI Media edits these only slightly, including for length, and will consider newsworthy entries from any member organization.)

July 7, 2022

Pop! Promos Announces Pop! Pronto, Bringing Faster Production Times On Fully-Customizable Branded Merchandise

Pop! Promos today announces Pop! Pronto, a curated line of fully customizable branded merchandise delivered in 15 working days or less.

“Every year we survey our customers and every year we hear the same thing: ‘we love your products but can you make them faster?’ Today, I’m happy to announce the launch of Pop! Pronto, offering 10 of our most popular products delivered within 15 business days,” said Sterling Wilson, president, Pop! Promos.

The Pop! Pronto line features the following products and production times:

  • Brandanas (10 working days)
  • Branditos (10 working days)
  • Dog bandanas (15 working days)
  • Dog leashes (12 working days)
  • Drawstring bags (10 working days)
  • Gloves (12 working days)
  • Lanyards (9 working days)
  • Pennants (9 working days)
  • Pop! Packs & Totes (11 working days)
  • Scrunchies (13 working days)

Pop! Promos will continue to expand the line’s offerings in Q3 and Q4 of this year.  

Pop! Promos is redefining what custom means in the promotional branded merchandise world. Establishing and dominating the rapid importer category, Pop! has continued to innovate year after year.  With a product line that features full-color and Pantone matched products with thousands of decoration options and unlimited inventory, Pop! offers distributors the ability to step outside of the boring, single-color, single imprint product, and offer their clients something that truly is unique to their brand. 

For more information about Pop! Pronto, visit https://poppromos.com/product-category/pop-pronto/


July 5, 2022

Starline Welcomes New Southeast Regional Manager - Michelle Sherwin, MAS

Starline is excited to announce the addition of Michelle Sherwin, MAS, as the new Southeast Regional Manager covering AL, AR, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, and TN.

Michelle comes to Starline with a wealth of experience and relationships, and a ton of energy! Her 30-year career began as a promotional product buyer for Suntrust Bank’s Marketing Team. From there, she worked for 21 years as a distributor/owner of an Adventures in Advertising franchise and as a sales rep for Brown & Bigelow. Her supplier experience started with Vantage Apparel and now continues with Starline. Michelle served on the GAPPP Regional Board for 10 years and currently serves on the PPAI / Regional Association Committee. Her passion and enthusiasm for this industry is evident and her desire to engage, enlighten and educate is felt by her clients.

"We are beyond thrilled to add someone with such amazing industry experience, on both sides of the aisle, to the Starline team,” says Brian Porter, SVP of Sales and Marketing. "Michelle brings years of strong relationships in the territory, now combined with Starline’s award-winning products and service, to a market that has grown exponentially over the past few years, and we see no limit to her potential!”

When she isn’t working, Michelle and her husband love to travel, play pickleball and spend time with family and friends. Michelle is a true Georgia Peach – born and raised in Atlanta, GA.