Helpline

Jemima Bokaie takes the hassle out of finding the right product or service - you ask the question, she'll provide the answer.

TEEN TREATS

Q: We are sponsoring a roadshow this summer and want some quirky promotional items to contribute to a teen goody bag. Any ideas?

A: Try the Ultimate Promotional Company (020 8950 0050). It has a large catalogue of promotional merchandise, including badges, caps, desktop items, golf umbrellas, anti-stress products, clothing and torches, all of which can be branded with your company's logo.

It also offers a range of novelty gifts, such as wristbands, yo-yos, coaster sets and disposable cameras. A two-, five- or seven-day express service is available on certain products. The full range can be viewed online at www. ultimatepromotion.co.uk.

Alternatively, call Promo Warehouse (0870 220 0222). It supplies promotional and corporate products, including USB storage devices and personalised sweets. It also offers a sourcing service from Europe and the Far East.

A full colour catalogue is available online at www.promowarehouse.co.uk.

Previous clients have included BBC Worldwide, BT, Coca-Cola, Direct Line, EMI, Nestle, Philips, Sony, Telewest, The British Library and Virgin.

START DEMONSTRATING

Q: We need some event staff for in-store demonstrations over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Who can provide them?

A: Give PromoPower (01623 827 944) a call. It provides promotional and field marketing staff for merchandising, sampling, roadshows, exhibitions and leafleting, as well as entertainers, presenters and models.

It can also source printing, uniforms and signage, supply security personnel, stand-riggers and face-painters, as well as event managers, who can plan and co-ordinate events.

HUMMER FOR HIRE

Q: I keep seeing stretch Hummers around and want to take my top sales staff out for the night in one to reward their hard work. Where can I hire one?

A: Try Hummer Hummer (0870 321 2332). It has a fleet of Hummer cars for hire, including a gullwing-door stretch and a casino limo.

Features include external and internal plasma screens, bars, PlayStation consoles, external speakers, in-car DJ booths and themed interiors.

It also offers Hummers designed for promotional purposes, which can carry your company's branding.

Previous clients have included Hilton, Galaxy, Polydor, TGI Friday's and Toni & Guy.

- Tel: 020 8267 4305 or e-mail:marketing.helpline@haynet.com.

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