Press Releases

2013 Press Releases »

Blueline To Acquire SunGraphix

Posted: March 6th, 2013

Blueline/Rediform To Aquire SunGraphix' Diary, Planner, And Journal Collections

Geiger Announces Affiliation with McWeeney Marketing

Posted: January 6th, 2013

Lewiston, Maine - Jim Habsda, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Geiger and George McWeeney, President of McWeeney Marketing Group based in Orange, Connecticut has announced the affiliation of McWeeney Marketing Group with Geiger effectice January 1, 2013.

2012 Press Releases »

Geiger Launches Carbon Neutral Program w/UPS

Posted: October 19th, 2012

Lewiston, Maine - Jo-an Lantz, Executive Vice President of Geiger announced today Geiger has further reinforced their commitment to sustainability by participating in the UPS carbon neutral program. Geiger is the first in the promotional industry in North America to participate in a contractual carbon neutral program for its UPS shipments. This vital initiative is [...]

Arizona Congressman Shweikert Visits Geiger Scottsdale Office

Posted: August 14th, 2012

Schweikert's visit was hosted by Laura Holt, MAS, Geiger Vice President; Fran Ford, J Charles (UPIC: JCHARLES) Senior Vice President; and Julia Wright, MAS, owner of Wright Choice Promotions (UPIC: wpaz). The group discussed the history of Geiger and the nature of the promotional products industry, as well as specific legisltaion relating to the use [...]

Geiger Delegates Take Message To Capitol Hill

Posted: April 27th, 2012

PPAI's Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) brought the promotional products industry to Washington, D.C., on March 7-8. During the third annual L.E.A.D., 60 industry members traveled to Capitol Hill to participate in more than 200 meetings with key members of Congress and their staffs. PPAI members and promotional consultants unable to attend L.E.A.D. also [...]

2011 Press Releases »

Glen Holt Scholarship Endowed At Geiger Galleria

Posted: September 13th, 2011

In July, Geiger associates, sales partners and suppliers attending the company's Geiger Galleria donated $10,849 towards the Glen Holt Scholarship awarded through the Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF). THese donations pushed the Glen Holt Scholarship Fun over the $50,000 mark, making the Glen Holt Scholarship PPEF's first endowed sholarship. Sara Beesly, PPEF manager, says: "Geiger [...]

Wendy Franklin Named Volunteer of the Year

Posted: June 7th, 2011

The Regional Association Council (RAC) has named its 2011 RAC Volunteer of the Year awarding the honor to Wendy Franklin, MAS, a promotional marketing consultant with Geiger (UPIC: Geiger) and an avid volunteer for Promotional Products Association of the Midwest (PPAM). "I can't think of a better individual to represent this prestigious award," Say Dan [...]

2010 Press Releases »

Wayne Greenberg Elected to Industry Hall of Fame

Posted: December 10th, 2010

Induction into the PPAI Hall of Fame is the pinnacle of success in the promotional products industry. Its members have not only mastered the art of the business, but they've conquered industry challenges and lead initiatives that affect every professional working in promotions. Despite his rock-star status within the industry, many may not know that [...]

Twenty Geiger Associates Attain Industry Certification

Posted: October 29th, 2010

LEWISTON, Maine – Twenty Geiger associates earned their Certified Advertising Specialist or Master Advertising Specialist designation in October. Each completed a two-hour exam administered by the Promotional Products Association International. The exam represents the culmination of dozens of hours spent by each associate attending specialized promotional products industry trainings and seminars. Those who attained their [...]

Will “Snowmageddon” Make a Comeback?

Posted: August 30th, 2010

With the brand new 2011 edition of the Farmers’ Almanac hot of the presses the big question on many people’s minds is whether or not this upcoming winter, which dumped enormous amounts of snow on much of the country, including many regions unaccustomed to such severe winter weather, will be a repeat performance. Last year, [...]

Geiger Announces Affiliation with Facilitations

Posted: August 23rd, 2010

James Habzda, CAS, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Geiger Promotional Products, and Tom and Marlene Wachtell, CAS, Facilitations based in Acton, MA have announced affiliation with Geiger. “Facilitations is a quality organization that is a perfect fit with our Geiger family,” comments Peter Zeiger, MAS, Regional Manager. “This affiliation strengthens our presence in [...]

Geiger Donates to City of Hope

Posted: July 29th, 2010

Geiger announces a successful fund raising effort at their national annual education conference “Galleria” recently held in Phoenix, Arizona. Committed to social responsibility, Geiger Inspires raised $10,000 for City of Hope. For nearly 100 years, City of Hope’s pioneering research has brought the world closer to cures for many life-threatening diseases, from cancer to diabetes. [...]

Geiger Educational Conference

Posted: July 20th, 2010

Geiger recently held their national educational conference, Geiger Galleria, in Phoenix, Arizona. The Geiger Galleria is the largest national event hosted by Geiger for the recognition and continuing education of its sales team. The event gathers more than 450 attendees from the Promotional Product Industry including: Geiger Sales Partners, Suppliers, Geiger Associates, and Professional Industry Speakers. [...]

Geiger and Kim Greer Announce their Affiliation

Posted: July 8th, 2010

Geiger and Kim Greer, of Hunter Enterprises, are please to announce the affiliation of Hunter Enterprises, which includes both Kim Greer of Charlotte, NC and her brother Brian Hunter of Nashville, Tennessee. Kim has been selling across the state for over 10 years and caters to area schools by providing spirit wear, booster club apparel [...]

Geiger Receives 2010 Gold Healthy Androscoggin Workplace Award

Posted: April 29th, 2010

The primary focus of our Work Healthy Award Program is to recognize employers that have placed a high priority on promoting good health for their employees. The Healthy Androscoggin Workplace Award recognizes businesses and organizations in Androscoggin County By supporting tobacco-free lifestyles, encouraging physical activity and/or promoting healthy eating, business and organizations realize the benefits [...]

2009 Press Releases »

Geiger Announces Affiliation with Corporate Promotions

Posted: September 30th, 2009

James Habzda, CAS, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Geiger Promotional Products, and Dale Miller, CAS, President of Corporate Promotions Inc. based in Atlanta, Georgia have announced the affiliation of Corporate Promotions with Geiger. The affiliation was effective on Monday, August 24, 2009. “Corporate Promotions, Inc. is a solid, wellestablished organization that is a [...]

Geiger Announces Affiliation with Players Choice

Posted: September 25th, 2009

Jo-an Lantz, MAS, Executive Vice President of Geiger Promotional Products, and Nicki Scott, President of Players Choice based in Naperville, Illinois have announced the affiliation of Players Choice with Geiger. The affiliation was effective on Tuesday, September 8, 2009. “Players Choice is a well established, solid organization and a great match for Geiger,” states Peter [...]

Geiger Receives International Carl Rosenfeld Award for Best Promotion of the Year

Posted: June 24th, 2009

World Advertising Gift Exchange (WAGE) selected Geiger and the Liv® as winner of the 2010 International Carl Rosenfeld Award for best Promotion of the Year at its 52nd annual meeting in Hong Kong, May 2010. Jo-an Lantz, MAS, Executive Vice President of Geiger, presented the Liv as the US entry for Best Promotion / Item [...]

Geiger Announces Affiliation with AMC Sales Promotions

Posted: April 15th, 2009

Jo-an Lantz, MAS, Executive Vice President of Geiger Promotional Products, and Anna M. Cunnane, MAS, President of AMC Sales Promotions based in Tampa, Florida have announced the affiliation of AMC with Geiger. The affiliation was effective on Wednesday, April 1, 2009. “AMC Sales Promotions is a well established, solid organization and a great match for [...]

Lynne Dobransky Promoted to Marketing Project Manager

Posted: March 10th, 2009

Geiger is pleased to announce the promotion of Lynne Dobransky to Marketing Project Manager for the corporate division. This position will focus on corporate generated marketing tools, including the Geiger Star Performers catalog. Lynne began her career at Geiger in 1981 providing support to the sales force with order processing. As time progressed Lynne took [...]

Geiger Honored for Excellence in Promotional Campaigns

Posted: February 15th, 2009

Geiger walked away the big winner in the 51st annual PPAI Pyramid AwardsSM competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) with five Pyramid Awards—one gold, three silver and one bronze. All winners were recognized during the annual awards presentation at The PPAI Expo 2009 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Winners [...]

Geiger acquires The P.O.P. Shop of Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: January 8th, 2009

Jo-an Lantz, MAS Executive Vice President, Promotional Products Group of Geiger, along with Sonya and Brian Beam, Owners of The P.O.P. Shop announce that Geiger has acquired The P.O.P. Shop of Atlanta, Georgia. “We are extremely pleased that Sonya and Brian have joined the Geiger team.” stated Jo-an Lantz. “Sonya and Brian have developed an [...]

2007 Press Releases »

ASI Spirit Award: Family Business Of The Year 2007

Posted: December 1st, 2007

Geiger has been named “Family Business Of The Year” by the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI). The announcement and presentation of the special recognition took place on March 19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the The ASI Show!® Spirit Awards. Gene Geiger, CAS, President, Peter Geiger, Executive Vice President, and 5th generation family member, [...]

Geiger Named Gannett Family Business of the Year 2007

Posted: December 1st, 2007

FREEPORT – Geiger of Lewiston, the nation’s largest family-owned and managed promotional products distributor, was named the 2007 recipient of the Gannett Family Business of the Year Award Wednesday night at a ceremony here. The annual awards ceremony is a program of the University of Southern Maine Institute for Family-Owned Business. Geiger was named the [...]