We were contacted by Gateway City Church in St.Louis, MO. to assist them with merchandise production for an event the were holding called REACH. This event was a 4 day long conference attend by people from all over the world. The attendance was estimated at close to 20,000 people. SMC, Inc. produced 25 different items. Which included T-shirts, Bags, Hats, Cups, Mugs, Lanyards, Umbrellas, Jackets, Merchandise Bags and more. The overall retail value was close to $100,000. Our team assisted for two days, instructing their volunteers on vending, the set up and layout of the on site merchandise store.
At the time a major force in the software database technology. We worked along with Versant’s marketing department to create and produce some internal corporate gift for their sales and marketing team. A few of the items we produced were laptop bags, golf bags, button up shirts, & t-shirt for a giveaway at a trade show. The following year we were asked to provide CD duplication and packaging for a training seminar. These were to be given away to each attendee to utilize as a reference for the on-site training they received.
Owner David Branson opened his shop in 2008. If I recall, we were one of his first phone calls. Since opening their doors, we have worked closely with DBR to brand completely and market their business.
The list of items is lengthy: T-shirts, Uniforms, Jackets, Sweatshirts, Business Stationary, Checks, NCR forms, Signs, Stickers, Banners, Tents, Pens, Bags, Business Cards, Postcards, Web Site Design, Print Advertising, Digital & Internet Marketing & Design.
So with that said, you can say we have been a key component in DBR’s branding efforts. Along with their awesome service, reliability, and integrity. DBR is one of the top speed shops in all of Tennessee if not the south. We are proud to have played a role in the marketing and branding efforts.
Summer Winds Resorts has strong leadership in the travel industry and has a commitment to delivering the highest level of hospitality and service. So with that said, they were expecting nothing less from us. Once contacted we worked up a number of different promotional items, marketing material, and retail merchandise. With the number of resorts they manage, we have done lanyards, stickers, pitch books for the 1862 Resort in Nevada. Stress balls for the ChooseBranson.com marketing campaign and Shirts, Sweatshirts, lapel pins & P.O.P stickers for the Stormy Point Village.
“We have been working with Rob (SMC) now for several years. He always has great input and consciousnesses of your budget. Jobs are on time and shipped to all our locations from Missouri to California. We would highly recommend SMC for all your printing and specialty printing needs.” ~ Robert V.- Summer Wind Resorts
We were contacted by the Popcorn Sutton Whiskey folks to design and produce a P.O.P display of the legendary moonshiner. Popcorn Sutton became very popular a few years back when a TV show by the name of Moonshiners aired on the Discovery network.
The display was a custom contour cut cardboard standee. We worked with a number of photos, and some purchased stock footage to blend existing photos. Along with some photo manipulation, these photos were the result. 200 Full Color printed contour cut standees, distributed throughout liquor stores in the Southern region of the U.S.
Bin There Dump That is a waste disposal headquartered in Canada has franchises throughout the U.S.A. We were contacted by a local franchise do some marketing materials and promo products. They were going to be setting up a booth at Nashville’s largest home show expo. After meeting with them and coming up with some ideas to draw people into the booth. We produced some branded trinkets. Along with these giveaways, they also held a contest which we designed and supplied the signs & banner to help bring in the attendees of the expo.
If you are located in the Middle Tennessee area, you are almost certain to see Free at Last Bail Bonds. These guys know about branding and getting their name out there. We were contracted by the wrap installer to do all the design for their vehicle wraps in the last several years. In the past few years, we have designed numerous trucks, cars, boats, trailers, golf carts, billboards, and building windows.
We collaborated with Armstrong Real Estate Groups marketing director to come up with some shirts for a team building event. The shirts were mainly for their staff but also for people interested in their services while they were at events around the city. For a real estate company, it is not totally uncommon for them to do shirts & garments for their branding efforts. Just like with any other type of company, it works. They understood the repetitive visualizing of a logo is a key component of your multichannel marketing efforts.
We also produced a gift box for the closing of a sale. Gloss black box with chrome logo imprinted on the top. The gift box was a clever way to present the keys to a new homeowner. Also an ingenious way to have the box as a keepsake for that special day. Once again, keep the logo in front of the eyes of a satisfied customer.