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The Monterey Company keeps you up-to-date on all things related to custom promo products!

We like to inform as well as educate, as we figure the more you know, the more likely you’ll be able to choose the right promotional items to promote your distinctive brand. Every company needs to understand which promotional items will best represent their brand and since we offer thousands of choices, choosing a product every 3, 6, or 12 months ensures your company brand is one that always stays on top.

Current Resource List:
Marathon and Running Events – Give out awards only to winners or also offer participation awards to all participants, it’s up to you!
How to Spot Fake Disney Pins – Learn how to tell if a pin is certified, or not!
Hiking Stick Medallions & Badges – What are the benefits of using a custom-designed hiking stick? Find out now!
Types of Gold: 14k vs. 18k – Understand more about these two different types of gold, as gold watches are often added to promotional swag bags!
Best Custom Hat Brands Made With Your Logo – At The Monterey Company, we carry all your favorite hat brands and styles!
History Behind the Flag Pin – Wondering why the American Flag Pin’s story has gone down in history as one of the best? Find out now!
The Oldest Coin in the World – Learn about the History of Ancient Coins, a few Interesting Coin History Facts, and the Most Valuable Coins!
Ordering Pins In Small Quantities – It’s true! Ordering your Custom Pins in bulk will save you on your cost per pin. Contact us for as many Free Quotes as you need!

Marathons and Running Events

4 Types of Running Races That Give Out Awards Running Events Promote A Healthy Competition A sporting event like a road race is a huge undertaking for both the organizers and the participants. For runners, it’s important to reward the hours spent preparing, the miles spent training and the sweat and determination that helped them…

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Types Of Gold 14k vs 18k

What are the different types of gold? You’ve likely heard of karats (k) when referring to how valuable and pure a certain piece of gold is. Gold is ranked in a system wherein 24k gold is 100% pure. Gold jewelry is strengthened with alloys or other metal mixtures (like copper, silver, zinc, and nickel) because…

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Best Custom Hat Brands Made With Your Logo

Best Custom Hat Brands Made With Your Logo What Is The Best Custom Hat Style To Add Your Logo To? You might think that in order to customize hats with your logo or brand you have to sacrifice the styles you love, choosing from a few cookie-cutter options to capture the spirit of your company….

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Spotting Fake Disney Pins

Fake Disney Pins The Best Way To Spot a Fake Disney Pin Disney pins are a popular collectible that many people enjoy collecting. However, some pin traders have realized that there is an opportunity for them to make money in the Disney pin trading world by making their own designs and selling those designs as…

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Hiking Stick Medallions & Badges

Custom Hiking Stick Medallions Walking Stick Medallion What is a walking stick medallion? While fishing on the Metolius River in Oregon, I noticed a hiker walking by with this walking stick. He was out Geocaching and I had to ask him if he would be okay If I took a picture of his hiking stick…

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History Behind the Flag Pin

The American flag lapel pin is a common sight in the USA. It can be seen on nearly every politician across the country, and often even on people who have no involvement in politics. The exact origin of the flag lapel pin is somewhat difficult to pinpoint, as it has gone through peaks in popularity at different points in time and does not appear to have been introduced until long after standard lapel pins were already in use….

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The Oldest Coin in the World

There is still plenty of mystery revolving around the Lydian Lion. There is no certainty of the value, or even the purpose of the coin. But as it stands, it holds the record for being the oldest coin, having been created over 2,700 years ago….

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Ordering Pins In Small Quantities

Ordering Pins in Small Quantities Ordering pins in bulk will save you on the cost per pin! Oftentimes our customers are surprised to find that fewer than our minimum order of 100 pins can cost nearly as much as ordering 100 pins. Set-up charges are the same for one pin as for 100. When our…

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