Kris Wittenberg began her entrepreneurial journey when she founded SayNoMore! Promotions in 1999 during the height of the dot.com frenzy. Kris’ award-winning career in consumer promotions within the foodservice industry gave her strong footing in overseas production and creative services. Kris was determined to build a client-service driven organization with quality, safety and innovation at the forefront. SayNoMore! Promotions is a leading distributor in the promotional products world, serving prestigious and diverse clients such as American Express, Benefit Cosmetics, Jackson Wines, Dell and Vail Resorts. The Vail, CO based firm with sales offices nationwide has become the “go to” resource for promotional products in the financial services, hospitality, tech, entertainment and travel industries.
In 2009, Kris founded Be Good to People® after a rude experience made her question, “Why can’t people just be good to people? It’s so simple!” Kris used her experience putting logos on products to create hip clothing and lifestyle accessories that bear this important message. The entire line is black and white because, it’s that simple. BGTP can be found online at in selective retailers nationwide.
Kris founded a 501(c )3 non-profit in 2018 called The Be Good to People Foundation, whose mission is to create a kinder world. The BGTPF recognizes people and organizations who are Being Good to People. The Foundation’s signature event is Bright Friday, held the Friday after Thanksgiving, encouraging people, “On Thursday We Give Thanks, on Friday We Give Back.”
As a seasoned entrepreneur, thought leader and world changer, Kris has been featured in O (Oprah) Magazine, Parade Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine and on Good Morning America, MSNBC, Fox and ABC affiliates nationwide. Kris is a frequent podcast guest and has been featured on Hay House Radio and npr. Topics of expertise include small business, women in business, marketing, being a mompreneur, life balance and all things kindness-related including addressing the bullying epidemic.
Kris, her husband, two children and two furry children live outside of Vail, Colorado where their favorite activity is quiet time at home, together.
FAVORITE PRODUCT: Kris loves the power bank with integrated MFi 2-in-1 cable. A super useful product that can charge both Android and Apple devises. A great item to have in any bag or briefcase!
August truly loves what he does because he believes in the power of using promotional products as a marketing tool. It is the one form of marketing that people actually thank you for!
August enjoys life in the Rockies with his family and two dogs. He’s lived in Eagle, CO for more than 15 years and believes that it is the best small town to raise a family and encourages everyone to come out, visit and make a business trip out of it!
FAVORITE PRODUCT: August loves a custom journal. A journal always gets the best real estate on someone’s desk. It is viewed almost every day for 6 months to a year, and a custom journal is a great way to communicate a lot of information to your clients/prospects, and will be there as a reference for an extended period of time.
Feel free to contact August to strategize on your next project.
Jennifer has been in the industry and with SayNoMore! Promotions for 13 years. She enjoys strategizing and creating promotional marketing plans that meet her client’s needs, budget and timelines.
Jennifer loves her family, dog, cats and living in beautiful Colorado. Her hobbies include her brewery running team, hiking and gardening.
FAVORITE PRODUCT: Jennifer loves lip balm! She’s tested them all and has one formula she prefers over all others. It’s a great product that people love and use.
Feel free to contact Jennifer to strategize on your next project.
Jessica has been in the promotional product and advertising industries for over 10 years and loves working with her incredible tech industry clients and assisting new clients from all industries with their promotional product marketing needs.
Jessica lives in Grand Rapids, MI with her husband, three kids and dog. She loves the Great Lakes and traveling with her family.
FAVORITE PRODUCT: Jessica’s favorite product right now is portable speakers. The imprinting techniques have improved to offer full color, vibrant imprints and many can have custom packaging produced for a sleek retail look. Portable speakers are a great product that will be kept, used and appreciated by the recipients.
Feel free to contact Jessica to strategize on your next project.
Timra has worked in the industry for more than 20 years and loves what she does. She specializes in athletic and outdoor events but due to her depth of industry knowledge is able to assist with all promotional marketing needs for any event or tradeshow.
FAVORITE PRODUCT: Timra loves the summer buff because it is super cost effective and offers a large imprint area to promote your business. It can be used by men or women and is super cost effective.
Feel free to contact Timra to strategize on your next project.
Lynn HughesLynn has been in the promotional product, print and advertising industries for over 20 years and specializes in marketing and account management. She works with retail brands in consumer and wine businesses and loves helping clients find memorable and creative gifts and promotional products.
Lynn lives in St. Louis, MO with her husband, 2 children and dog Huey.
FAVORITE PRODUCT: Drinkware! She loves everything from tumblers to water bottles - not your old school travel coffee mug! Drinkware is a very usable and useful item that people will reuse and literally bring with them everywhere.
Feel free to contact Lynn to strategize on your next project.
Carter JonesCarter specializes in promotional product marketing within the financial and technology based industries and loves helping his clients develop new and creative promotions.
FAVORITE PRODUCT: Carter’s favorite item right now is the Bluetooth key trackers. They are always attached to the recipient’s keys and are looked at multiple times almost every day. A great promotional tool that leaves a lasting impression!
Feel free to contact Carter to strategize on your next project.
Jason BaleraJason has a wealth of knowledge in different printing techniques and methods. He is a driven and passionate person who makes each day memorable. He enjoys working with his clients on promotional product marketing that is memorable and will be kept, used, and appreciated by the recipients.
FAVORITE PRODUCT: Jason’s favorite product is anything that can be used outdoors. Whether it is a high-end jacket or a great pair of promotional sunglasses, he loves products that can be worn or used outdoors.
Feel free to contact Jason to strategize on your next project.