9 Tips to Get the Most of Your Badge Holders, Lanyards & More!

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Badge Holders and Lanyards are two of the most commonly used products in trade shows, conventions and many other events.Read below to see how you can get the most out of your investment.
1] Maintain Security
Many places of employment require ID badges; they’re great for security, and getting to know all the people around the office.The use of badge holders and lanyards is essential in keeping your ID badges safe and visible.If you know your customers or employees use proximity cards, you may want to try a proximity badge holder. These are great for keeping proximity cards in place and storing them securely.

2] Dress to Impress
For formal settings, we recommend an attached fastener for your badge holders, such as magnetic, pin, or clip, so you can display your information with subtlety.

3] Stand Out
When printing inserts for your badge holders, keep the font as large as possible.You’ll want people to be able to read your name from at least ten feet away.

4] Get to the Point
You’ll also want to make sure that you don’t have too much information on your printed inserts.Simple, concise information which can be seen clearly and read easily is more effective, and if the customer wants to know more, all they have to do is ask you!

5] Mix it Up
Try printing an interesting fact about your company or the event on each of the badge holders to create some variety.You’ll want people looking at the inserts, so mix it up and make them want to look at the inserts!

6] Get Organized
Printing and alphabetizing your inserts & badges prior to the event is a great way to save time and effort on the day of the event.

7] Take it Easy
For conventions, fund-raisers, and trade shows, you may want the ease-of-use a lanyard brings.Put the lanyard around your neck and clip your badge holder on, it’s as simple as that!

8] Get Your Name Out There
Getting your company’s name and contact information printed on your lanyards is a great way to make sure your company stays in mind after the event.

9] Give People Something Useful Beyond the Event
Take advantage of dual-use lanyards, they carry your badge holders and agenda holders around your neck, and after the event turn into eyeglass retainers.Your event attendees will love them!You may want to consider nicer giveaway items to secure sales from those more promising leads.Neck wallets, water bottles, and other handouts with your logo/information on them are great ways to generate buzz.

Get yours today!

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Customer Spotlight: The Caring Voice Coalition

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Mission Statement

Caring Voice Coalition is dedicated to building relationships with charitable organizations founded to help individuals and families affected by serious chronic disorders and diseases. Caring Voice will work together with these organizations to offer outreach and support services that directly benefit the patient community.

Caring Voice will accomplish its mission through its public advocacy program, insurance counseling, personal advocacy and support, and peer mentoring services; all with emphasis on professional and ethical business practices.

About Us

The Caring Voice Coalition, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization, established in 2003 to serve the comprehensive needs of individuals affected by serious, chronic disorders.

Caring Voice provides the following patient services to those who are insured and underinsured:

Financial Assistance Program
Insurance Education and Counseling Program
Patient Support Program

Our diligent research, information sharing, financial assistance and patient support services have helped improve the life situations of our patients. Our programs result in:

Improved access to care for medical and prescription therapy;
Improved economic outlook for families;
Improved emotional well-being of patients;
Patient education for optimal patient care;

Caring Voice Coalition understands that many patients diagnosed with a chronic illness encounter daily challenges that can negatively affect their quality of life. Our programs are designed to assist these patients get what they need to improve their situation. We help patients get back to life!

CVC currently serves patients diagnosed with the following diseases:

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1)
Chronic Granulomatous Disorder (CGD)
Complex Partial Seizures (CPS)
Huntington’s Disease (HD)
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)
Infantile Spasms (IS)
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

Our Programs:

Our Financial Assistance Program provides financial assistance to eligible patients in order to help cover the cost of high insurance premiums or expensive prescription therapies. Caring Voice Coalition may pay all or a portion of a patient’s share of cost under the patient’s health insurance plan. Our financial assistance programs include:

Insurance premium assistance
Insurance co-payment assistance
Medicare prescription drug assistance

Our Insurance Education and Counseling Program provides specialized insurance assistance and guidance to patients by offering the following services related to health insurance:

Identifying sources of healthcare coverage;
Assisting with enrollment into a plan;
Reviewing and explaining benefits;
Mediating problems and complaints; and
Preparing and submitting appeals.

Our Patient Support Program assists patients in managing changes that impact their emotional, financial, and social well-being. We understand that coping with a chronic illness can often become overwhelming. Our coordinators will:

Provide up-to-date information to help the patient understand their disease process;
Research state and federally-funded programs for which patient may be eligible;
Connect the patient with programs designed to support their medication or therapy; and
Provide information on support groups and other valuable resources.

Please visit us at www.caringvoice.org if you would like more information.

Donation Spotlight: Utah Youth Mentor Project

Utah Youth Mentor Project (UYMP) is a local non profit dedicated to easing the transition from foster care to independent living for youth aging out of foster care. UYMP matches a high risk youth with older, more mature mentors creating one to one friendships for a minimum of two years. There are many programs that help younger kids and adults, but UYMP is the only program that focuses on the 18-21 age range in mentoring.

UYMP is very active in the community and hosts activities monthly.  This month UYMP is hosting a community concert on April 25, 2010 @ 6:00 pm located at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.  Six bands will donate their time and talent to help make this concert a success.

Other activities UYMP hosts include: Dingo Party (dinner + bingo), Kite Party (lunch and games at the park), Community service projects, Resume workshops, Life skills training, FAFSA workshops and many other activities throughout the year.

Without community support UYMP would not exist. In kind donations such as badge holders and lanyards help make putting together activities for our youth, mentors, and friends possible.

Interested in our products? Stop by and get you own badge holders and lanyards today!

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10 Tips to Get the Most of Your Badge Holders, and Lanyards

Badge Holders and Lanyards are two of the most commonly used products in trade shows, conventions and many other events.Read below to see how you can get the most out of your investment.

1] Maintain Security
Many places of employment require ID badges; they’re great for security, and getting to know all the people around the office.The use of badge holders and lanyards is essential in keeping your ID badges safe and visible.If you know your customers or employees use proximity cards, you may want to try a proximity badge holder.These are great for keeping proximity cards in place and storing them securely.

2] Dress to Impress
For formal settings, we recommend an attached fastener for your badge holders, such as magnetic, pin, or clip, so you can display your information with subtlety.

4] Stand Out
When printing inserts for your badge holders, keep the font as large as possible.You’ll want people to be able to read your name from at least ten feet away.

5] Get to the Point
You’ll also want to make sure that you don’t have too much information on your printed inserts.Simple, concise information which can be seen clearly and read easily is more effective – and if the customer wants to know more, all they have to do is ask you!

6] Get Organized
Printing and alphabetizing your inserts & badges prior to the event is a great way to save time and effort on the day of the event.

7] Take it Easy
For conventions, fund-raisers, and trade shows, you may want the ease-of-use a lanyard brings.Put the lanyard around your neck and clip your badge holder on – it’s as simple as that!

8] Get Your Name Out There
Getting your company’s name and contact information printed on your lanyards is a great way to make sure your company stays in mind after the event.

9] Give People Something Useful Beyond the Event
Take advantage of dual-use lanyards: they carry your badge holders and agenda holders around your neck, and after the event turn into eyeglass retainers.Your event attendees will love them!You may want to consider nicer giveaway items to secure sales from those more promising leads.Neck wallets, water bottles, and other handouts with your logo/information on them are great ways to generate buzz.

10] Be Generous
You may want to consider nicer giveaway items to secure sales from those promising leads.Neck wallets, water bottles, and other handouts with your logo/information on them are great ways to generate buzz.

Get yours today!

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