Whether it’s pens, golf balls, T-shirts, mint tins or portable USB drives, company logos and messages are everywhere. Every industry is hip to the marketing boost promotional products provide. The financial industry was No. 2 on PPAI’s 2003 list. The insurance industry was No. 12. Also on the list were industries that financial advisors often exchange referrals with. The top 10:

  • Education: Schools and seminars
  • Financial: Banks, S&Ls, credit unions, stock brokers
  • Healthcare: Hospitals, nursing homes, clinics not-for-profit organizations
  • Gorvernment: Public offices, agencies, political candidates
  • Trade, professional associations, civic clubs
  • Real estate: Agents, title companies, appraisers
  • Automotive: Manufacturers, dealers, parts suppliers
  • ProfessionalL: Doctors, lawyers, CPAs, architects, etc.