Exclusive Global Merchandiser for Formula E

Englewood, N.J. – Progressive Promotions, through its affiliate Global Event Merchandising (GEM), obtains an exclusive global contract for Formula E.

Formula E is a new Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) championship featuring race cars powered exclusively by electric energy.  From September 2014 through June 2015, this FIA championship will race around iconic landmarks in the heart of eight of the world’s leading cities – including Beijing, Buenos Aires, Miami, and London. The core values of this race are energy, environment and entertainment, which simultaneously come together to drive change towards an electric future. The first race begins on September 25, 2014 in Beijing, China.

The opportunity to partner with Formula E speaks to the global nature and scope of Progressive Promotions Inc. (PPI). PPI is scheduled to exclusively provide Formula E with championship merchandise to be sold at each of the racing cities around the world.  Merchandise will include racing shirts, hats, jackets, and key chains, which will be sold at customized pop-up tents, also to be provided by Progressive Promotions. Finally, per PPI’s standard of green initiatives, merchandise for Formula E will be manufactured using the most sustainable materials and methods possible, supporting the mission of the Formula E championship series.

About Progressive Promotions:

Founded in 1987, Progressive Promotions is a promotional products agency headquartered in Englewood, NJ. The company’s growth has been driven by its ability to help Fortune 500 companies strategically build brands and drive sales with unique promotional products that yield strong and measurable results. Some of the company’s clients include American Express, Avis Budget Group, DuPont, Kraft Foods, Ogilvy, and United Airlines. Not only does Progressive Promotions serve US clients but it has also served clients in over 62 countries around the world. GEM is the European affiliate of Progressive Promotions and also houses the London sales office of PPI. In addition to its headquarters in Englewood, PPI also has sales offices in Chicago and Miami.

CEO Julie Levi is a graduate of the prestigious Harvard Business School Owner/President Management Program and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Specialty Advertising Association of New York. Committed to the success of entrepreneurs, she is also a member of the Women President’s Organization (WPO), which awarded her the first Mary Lehman MacLachlan Award, honoring economic empowerment.

Progressive Promotions is a team of energetic and passionate professionals who create memorable premium products for its clients’ brands and corporate identity.

To learn more, please contact:
Ms. Donna Anastasio
Executive Vice President of Sales at Progressive Promotions
(201) 945-0500, ext.34