IDG Connect Features FDP Chief Marketing Officer Shane Shirley Smith

IDG Connect Features FDP Chief Marketing Officer Shane Shirley Smith

Our very own Shane Shirley-Smith was recently interviewed by IDG Connect Marketers and showcased on their web site. We are thrilled to have Shane on our team – she brings a wealth of knowledge, professionalism, optimism and she’s just great and a lot of fun to be around. Shane has done a tremendous amount of work growing Factory Direct Promos and we’re confident that she will continue to help spread the green word about FDP and help promote the environmental causes we hold dear.

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Reusable Bags Better Option for Environment Than Recycling

Reusable Bags Better Option for Environment Than Recycling

In a wonderful letter to the editor, Randy Moorman, Community Campaigns Manager at Eco-Cycle in Boulder, recently broke down why reusable bags are in fact a better decision than recycling single use plastic bags and we loved it. Moorman clearly poses counter arguments to a guest commentary piece that ran in a Boulder newspaper and we wanted to share his thoughts.

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Another Wasted Opportunity for the Environment and Reusable Bags

Another Wasted Opportunity for the Environment and Reusable Bags

The Queensland government decided against issuing a plastic bag ban despite the support for a ban and the negative impact plastic bags have taken on the area. Environment Minister Andrew Powell explained that the government would not introduce any measures that would increase the cost of living for people in Queensland, such as a bag fee.

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Turn to TSNN to Stay On Top of Trade Show News and Trends

Turn to TSNN to Stay On Top of Trade Show News and Trends

I am happy to announce I am one of TSNN’s Thought Leader Bloggers along with some pretty awesome business minds in the trade show industry like:

Lisa Apolinski , a writer, blogger, and digital strategist, as well as the owner of a consulting company, 3 Dog Write
Traci Browne, owner of Red Cedar Marketing, and author of “The Social Trade Show: Leveraging Social Media and Virtual Events”
Mike Thimmesch, the director of industry relations for Skyline Exhibits

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5 Ways to Show Your Patriotism with Reusable Bags!

5 Ways to Show Your Patriotism with Reusable Bags!

A lot of people think using reusable bags makes you a tree hugger or an environmentalist. This may or may not be true, but using reusable bags is a great way to show your patriotism this Fourth of July and beyond. We put our heads together and came up with 5 ways you can show your patriotism this year and always by ditching single use, disposable plastic bags in favor of reusable shopping bags. You with us?

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