NEW YORK, NY, June 22, 2011 — For the second year in a row, ePromos Promotional Products has made Counselor magazine’s “Best Places to Work List.” ePromos is ranked 33rd on the list of businesses in the advertising specialty and promotional products industry, moving up 32 spots from last year’s list.

Counselor magazine is a business-to-business trade magazine published by the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI). ePromos made the largest climb on the “Best Places to Work List” of companies appearing for a second straight year.

“One of the things that really separates ePromos from other places I’ve worked is our fun office culture,” said Robert Lindholm, a Promotions Specialist from the new St. Cloud, Minn., office that opened in May. “It is definitely a work hard, play hard philosophy. The refrigerator is always full of treats, we can bring our dogs to work, wear jeans, parking is paid for and we participate in fun community events.”

Some of the ePromos programs motivating employees to vote it one of the best places to work include: various incentive programs, employee recognition programs, team building events, frequent office parties and social outings.

“Not only to be recognized for the second-straight year, but to make such a dramatic move up the list is truly an honor and a testament to our commitment of providing a positive work environment,” said Jason Robbins, ePromos CEO. “We refocused our core values earlier this year and it created a lot of positive momentum within the company. Our management team is motivated and exudes the type of culture we want to create.”

ePromos was the highest ranking distributor with headquarters in New York City to make the list and has employees working remotely in Arizona, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Oregon.

“Even though we have team members located throughout the United States, our leadership provides us with the latest technologies to stay connected,” Linholm said. “We use Skype to connect with team members in 9 different states and have built strong working relationships with the help of online resources.”

Nominations were selected from more than 250 applicants and the companies making the “Best Places to Work List” were chosen from an employee survey that measured 10 different areas: team effectiveness, retention risk (employee loyalty), alignment with goals (does employee understand goals of company?), trust with coworkers, individual contribution (does the company adequately recognize employees?), manager effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued (does the company invest in employee success?), satisfaction with current role, and people practices (satisfaction with company benefits).

ASI’s complete list can be found here.

About ePromos
Founded in 1998, ePromos is one of the fastest growing promotional products distributors in the world and an eleven-time winner of the Promotional Products Association International’s Web Award. ePromos offers more than 15,000 promotional products and an expert staff of promotional specialists to help customers grow their businesses with innovated and creative marketing products and campaigns. For more information, go to