Fruit of the Loom annouces new additions to its Imprintable Activewear Division

Jan. 19, 2016 – Fruit of the Loom recently announced the appointments of three new sales and account management professionals to its Imprintable Activewear Division.

Ken Seidl has been appointed Vice President of Sales, and will tap into his many years of industry experience to help shape strategy and create solutions to meet customers’ needs. His previous experience includes AlphaBroder.

Mauro Dal Balcon has been named Senior National Accounts Manager, working with promotional products accounts. He was previously at AlphaBroder.

Joe Mellen has been named Account Manager, assisting both national accounts and field contacts. He was previously with Bodek & Rhodes and AlphaBroder.

RB Digital’s Newsletter Talks up 16th Annual Toronto Imprint Canada Show

January 2016 - RB Digital President, Kevin Price, recently shared his experiences at the 16th Annual Toronto Imprint Show in his monthly newsletter.

TICS leads the way and sets tone for 2016

January 11, 2016 – The 16th Annual Toronto Imprint Canada Show was a resounding success! The two-day event welcomed more than 2,800 buyers who came to see over 125 leading exhibitors showcasing more than 300 brands.

The event which took place at the Toronto Congress Centre January 8-9, 2016 kicked off the calendar year in a way that many had hoped.

“The Show was great! We were looking for new suppliers of apparel, primarily jerseys, and there was quite a few we talked to here. We made some excellent connections”
- Dante Lucchese, Stadium Brand Co.(Distributor), Mississauga, ON

“The show was fantastic! Lots of positive buzz and I spoke to many people who loved it. Congratulations on a top notch show.”
- Joanna Wiseberg, Red Scarf Promotions (Distributor), Mount Albert, ON

“We came to see what’s new and the show was really good. There were a lot of vendors and we were able to get a lot of information”
- Mohinder Brai, Regal Sportswear (Embroiderer), Toronto, ON

The suppliers in attendance also shared the enthusiasm and energy that attendees helped bring to the event.

“We felt it was a success and it surpassed our expectations. Good traffic!”
- Kate Fassel, Spector&Co.

“Best Show ever!”
- Cheryl Daurie, Magnus Pen

“Fabulous! Very pleased with attendee turn-out. See you in Calgary!”
- Sherri Boyd, Promocatalyst

“It was exceptionally busy and the Show surpassed our expectations!”
- Dave Cullum, Cutter & Buck

“This was my 4th Toronto Imprint Canada Show and its the best one I’ve ever seen!”
- Dale Mouscos, Stahls’ Canada

“The Show was great! Good volume, new faces and a lot of interest in the new products and techniques happening here.”
- Greg Lonsdale, Trimark Sportswear


The Imprint Canada Shows return on the following dates:

Calgary, Alberta – September 9 & 10, 2016

Toronto, Ontario January 6 & 7, 2017

Industry Guru Mark L. Venit Passes Away

Mark-VenitJanuary 2016 - Recently the staff at Imprint Canada were very saddened to learn about the passing of  Mark L. Venit.  Mark was a revered imprinted sportswear industry guru and a very popular speaker at many Imprint Canada Shows. He will be missed.