Creative Writing

(the blog)

Trade Show Fall 2016: Team Favorites

We love to see fashion-forward promotional apparel, and we got to see some great examples at this show. We also saw some exciting new tech, including slim and stylish powerbanks and a Bluetooth item-finder that’s been getting great user reviews. We liked these...

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Trade Show Fall 2016: Awards

As much as we loved the great new promo at the show, we also got excited by some fresh ideas for recognition/awards. Acrylic awards can be fully customized, with layers, shapes, and colors to match your branding or event theme. A custom-cut award feels thoughtful,...

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Trade Show Fall 2016: Custom Makes an Impact

Fully customizable imprints and items are a major trend in the promotional industry, and we saw lots of great ideas at the show. These caps are completely configurable, with options for stitching colors and styles to match your brand, and a wide variety of...

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Trade Show Fall 2016: Promo Decoration Ideas

In addition to seeing the latest promo items, we are also getting some fresh ideas for branding/decoration methods. Even a classic company polo doesn’t have to limit our thinking to a standard left-chest logo. Apparel can also have an added patch, appliqués, or...

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Trade Show Fall 2016: Promo Trends

We are learning about promotional trends this fall and winter: Puffy jackets and vests are back, and more packable and flattering than ever. Recognizable retail brands, like Camelbak, Blender Bottle, and Moleskine above, customized to fit your brand and message, are...

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Trade Show Fall 2016: Arrived!

We’ve arrived at the trade show in Irving, Texas, at the Irving Convention Center. We sat in on the keynote, about technology changing our world. One key takeaway from a story about Google Self-Driving Cars: To succeed, build something that works with the...

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Rebranding Announcement

You may have known us over our 20 years in Northwest Arkansas as Creative Awards or Creative Promotional Marketing. We are now simply Creative. Short, uncomplicated, and without limits. We have always worked to be good stewards of our clients’ brands, and to create...

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