ASI Shoots And Scores With Coolest March Madness Freebies

Video-playing basketball, square basketball and basketball net skull cap hit hot list

TREVOSE, PA – March 14, 2012 – The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) today bet on massive interest in season-ending basketball tournaments with a hot list of March Madness promotional products.

The NCAA March Madness tournaments continue through April 2. Millions fill out a bracket predicting winners from 68 teams.

“Heat up any company, bar, restaurant, sports team or booster club promotion or brand campaign with promotional products that tie into tournaments averaging 9 million viewers per game,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI, a member organization serving the $18.5 billion promo products industry. “Go mad for March Madness to score with fans, clients, players or office pool winners.”

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ASI’s 2012 March Madness Hot List:

  • Video-playing basketball, from CleggPromo. Users upload any video, making it a perfect prize for top performers in the office pool.
  • Logoed spatula, from Sportula. Relive tournament highlights this summer with spatulas die-cut with a school or booster club’s logo.
  • Device wraps, from Skinit. Users upload their own picture and wrap their favorite device with college mascots and logos.
  • Basketball net skull cap, from Bodek and Rhodes. Tie into the tournament with pop-a-shot contest between games and give winners fun items like a funky cap.
  • Basketball jersey, from A4/Moshay. Companies can host three-ball competitions and giving away adult-sized moisture-wicking jerseys to organizers and winning teams.
  • Square ball stress reliever, from Impressline. Perfect for squeezing during down-to-the-wire games.
  • Mini backboard and ball set, from MAC Specialties. Businesses can send reps armed with great giveaways for clients to encourage them to join office pools.
  • Basketball helmet, from Spirit Industries. Beverage companies can use as an on-pack promotion for college kids or to reward employees during a company appreciation event.

About ASI

The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) is the largest media, marketing and education organization serving the promotional products industry, with a network of over 27,000 distributors and suppliers throughout North America.