Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Tune in to hang out with REGGIE Award winner Pete Junior of New Era Apparel to soak up his enthusiasm and grab some awesome social media tips. Peter took home the 2017 REGGIE Award for Best Guest on the 2 Regular Guys Podcast and he is back to defend his title. This will be a fun filled fast paced show with lots of great tips!
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SanMar Donates More Than $125,000 To Youth Organization – SanMar recently partnered with the Why Not You Foundation to donate $126,100 to Friends of the Children, a national youth organization with 13 locations across the country and in the UK committed to breaking the cycle of generational poverty through mentoring. The Why Not You Foundation, which encourages and motivates the next generation of leaders, was founded in 2014 by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. SanMar employees at the company’s headquarters in Issaquah, WA, and at its eight distribution centers across the country, donated to the cause with raffle tickets, food sales, wine tastings, sales of SanMar products and more, and the company matched the donation.
Women in Print Alliance Stresses Empowerment at 2018 SGIA Expo – Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has finalized the agenda and featured speaker for its Women in Print Alliance breakfast at the 2018 SGIA Expo. Stahls’ CEO Carleen Gray will introduce key speaker Kathy Korman Frey, the founder of Hot Mommas Project. The breakfast will be held Oct. 19 at 7:30-9:00 am.
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Aaron: Start us off by giving us an update of what is new at New Era Apparel. We had you on in August 2017 so tell us what has changed since then?
Terry: Let’s talk a little screen printing here, what are some of the most popular special treatments on a garment you guys are pumping out these days?
Aaron: It seems like you folks are all about sharing some straight dope about printing, what do you think is missing in screen printing education and publications? What would you change about the way information is getting out there, or what information do you think isn’t being taught?
Terry: We’ve heard a lot about your recent live streams via Facebook; What can you tell me about the tests and discussions you’ve been putting out there?
Aaron: Any good war stories from days of old? Screen printing is always good for a few of those and they fascinate me.
Terry: Wrap us up with some info on the future for New Era and also tell our listeners where they can find you guys online and on Social Media.
Peter Jr. is the CEO and Founder of New Era Apparel, based out of Long Island, New York. Pete Jr. has been running the family business, formerly Baja Man Inc., for over 12 years, but rebranded and launched New Era Apparel after his father passing in early 2017. Pete’s passion for creating high-quality products has lead him to own one of the fastest growing screen printing companies in New York. New Era Apparel specializes in screen printing, embroidery as well as custom cut and sew.
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- Aaron’s Online Video Series “Small Business Saturdays” #SBSVideos Every Saturday Morning
- October 13-14 Complete Screen Printing Business Course with Atlas Screen Supply Nashville location.
- October 17th. 1 PM to 4:30 PM The Day Before SGIA – Essential Small Business Strategies – Marketing Your Business Online
- Friday, October 19th 10:30 am – Digital Marketing: Growing Your Business with Social Media and Email Marketing
- Saturday, October 27th – Shirt Lab Pro – Columbus, OH
- October 27-28 Complete Screen Printing Business Course with WorkHorse Products in Phoenix.
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