Ringing the Bell: IPO Deal Toys and Deal Gifts

January 19, 2022 by David Parry

Along with mergers & acquisitions, initial public offerings provide some of the most common occasions for deal toys and deal gifts. And 2021 was an especially busy year for the IPO market. The number of annual public offerings exceeded the 1,000...

Groundbreaking Commemorative Gifts: 5 Great Ideas Beyond Shovels & Hardhats

January 13, 2022 by David Parry

If you’re looking for groundbreaking commemorative gifts, you shouldn’t have much of a problem.  After all, without much effort, you can find a variety of groundbreaking gift ideas, including miniature shovels, life-sized shovels, plastic...

The Right Approach to Lucite Embedded Awards

December 8, 2021 by David Parry

Lucite embedded awards can provide recipients with something that is truly deserving of that overused description “unique”. Most award and commemorative options are simply taken off some factory shelf.  Your “unique” award might, ten...

Displaying Your Mission Statement: Lessons from a Music Producer

December 2, 2021 by David Parry

You may be wondering whether it’s really worth displaying your organization’s mission statement. After all, you may already have made the effort to put a mission or values statement in writing; and you may even already be promoting it, perhaps...

Lucite Vs. Resin: The Differences Between These 2 Deal Toy Materials  

November 30, 2021 by David Parry

An especially critical factor in ordering a deal toy involves the choice of materials. Two materials that are often considered for deal toys are Lucite vs resin. Each material offers advantages, but they differ in several very important respects....

Acrylic Paperweights: Are They Really What You Want?

November 22, 2021 by David Parry

The term “acrylic paperweight” is a common one, but it’s also something of a misnomer. In our 40 years of experience, most clients expressing interest in an acrylic paperweight, it often turns out, aren’t really looking for something made of...

Twitter Adds Another Deal Toy to its Timeline

November 5, 2021 by David Parry

This week marks the 8th anniversary of the initial public offering of Twitter, one of a number of landmark IPO deal toys, including those for Google and Facebook, that the Corporate Presence has designed over the years. 2021 also marks the 10th...

Financial Tombstone “Graveyards”: Clear Up Your Deal Backlog

October 31, 2021 by David Parry

Ordering a financial tombstone, as you've probably heard, should be the fun part of your deal; but it can sometimes be something you might be dreading, especially if you're facing a daunting backlog of deals to commemorate. Talk of "graveyards"...

What’s The Difference Between Glass And Crystal?

October 15, 2021 by David Parry

Glass and crystal look similar to the untrained eye, they're not manufactured the same way and there are also important differences that may make one better than the other for custom awards and deal toys. From scientific differences to the shipping...