Harper + Scott to Join Sustainability Panel at Promotions East Conference

Atlantic City, NJ – October 4, 2023 – Michael Scott Cohen, Co-Founder and CEO of Harper + Scott, will be participating as a guest speaker on the Sustainability Panel Discussion as part of the highly anticipated Promotions East conference. Promotions East is the largest branded merchandise and promotional products event in the Northeast and takes place from Oct 2-4, 2023 at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, NJ. 

During this session, Cohen will be joined by fellow industry leaders to discuss what Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and “Sustainability” means to them, their businesses, and how it’s supported and advocated for within their organizations. They will examine how buying behaviors and consumer expectations have changed and what market trends they are observing, specifically sustainable products. This panel serves as an education for attendees and businesses looking to take their sustainable initiatives to the next level. Attendance is encouraged for all stages of business development. 

Harper + Scott is a Certified B Corp company and is recognized as one of the top companies in the promotional products space. This distinction means the business meets the highest standards of overall social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency across giveback initiatives, responsible supply chain practices, input materials, employee benefits and many other factors. Through this affiliation, Harper + Scott looks to take on more social responsibility and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of their workforce, community and environment.

“We have worked tirelessly to overcome a traditionally wasteful industry, while always prioritizing design, quality and transparency to create an emotional connection between clients and customers through branded merchandise.” said Cohen. “Doing our best wasn’t good enough; we wanted to prove to ourselves, and others, that more can always be done. I am excited to take part in this discussion and share more about our sustainability journey, how we got to where we are as industry leaders, and how other businesses can emulate this process and contribute to a wider global movement.”

Michael Scott Cohen will be in conversation with Doug Jackson (Storm Creek), Kate Nash (Raining Rose), Bill Roman (Orbus) and Megan Spire (BELLA+CANVAS) on Wednesday, October 4th at 10:00am/EST at the Education Hub, Avalon Exhibit Hall, 2nd Floor. To register, please visit https://promotionseast.com/2023-attend/.

About Harper + Scott
Harper + Scott is the brand behind your favorite brands. Headquartered in NYC with a global footprint, Harper + Scott is the leading creative agency specializing in the design and production of branded merchandise and private label goods. A Certified B Corp organization, Harper + Scott partners with the world's best brands to design, produce, and deliver high quality, sustainable branded merchandise that bolster brand awareness and drive authentic customer experiences at every touch. For more information, visit www.harperandscott.com.

About Promotions East
As the largest branded merchandise and promotional products event in the Northeast, Promotions East features two floors of supplier exhibits interspersed with unique experiences, tailored education, demos, interactive displays, and plenty of networking and socializing opportunities. For more information, visit https://promotionseast.com/.

The Speciality Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) – the largest regional trade association of its kind. SAAGNY is an organization of approximately 600 firms engaged in the specialty advertising and promotional products industry in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Within our membership are Distributors, Suppliers, Multi-Line Representatives, and Business Services companies. For more information, visit https://saagny.org/.

Kate Hallett

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