MAY  2023

From Your Executive Director

As we prepare for a long Memorial Day weekend, I hope each of you find time to relax with friends and family. I know I am grateful for the extra time, but I am even more grateful for the over 1.3 million U.S. service members that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation and for our freedom. 

Our focus in recent newsletters has been on self-care, and while that is extremely important, it is equally important that we commit to taking good care of the world we live in. We celebrate Earth Day in April, but we know we should be celebrating it year-round. 

As Gen X continues to make up more and more of the workforce, we are seeing increased awareness of the role we play in improving the earth’s well-being.

Although the industry has come a long way with sustainability - there is always more to be done. Many of our suppliers have brand partners that give back and provide sustainable products. No matter if it's investing in renewable energy, reducing water usage, or supporting local communities, we are proud to work with organizations making a difference.

In this month’s newsletter, we are featuring some of these partners in addition to bringing you additional resources. As usual you will  find details about upcoming events, articles of note, products, and social media images that we hope help you plan or inspire productivity and creativity.  Lastly, don't miss the recap video below from our Annual Meeting earlier this month. 


Dana Geiger | Executive Director

Annual Meeting  Vibes

The 2023 Annual Meeting in Cancun, Mexico was one to remember. The event, originally planned for 2022, was designed to celebrate 25 years of collaboration, friendship and business. And that's exactly what it did! See photo highlights here and click below to view the magnificent video highlight reel. We would like to thank all who took this journey with us. We hope you find it fueled new opportunity, new business, and additional growth. 

If you weren't with us in Cancun, please save the dates for our 2024 Annual Meeting scheduled April 7-10, 2024 in....(drumroll please) Napa, CA! See more here

Annual Meeting Merch

We all know merch matters! The PG Marketing committee compiled a collection of products that impressed the best. Thank you to the generous product sponsors that made it all possible. See more here.

Biz Hacks

Be the change you want to see in our world. See more in the links below!


What is Sustainability?

Learn about the various ways that sustainability is defined.

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5 Reasons Sustainability Is Beneficial For Business—Not Just The Environment

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) should now be recognized as a business model in which for-profit companies create social and environmental benefits and impacts while driving their organization’s objectives. This platform has been coined by some as the triple bottom line: people, planet and profit. Let’s take a look at five reasons sustainability is good for business.

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How to tell your sustainability story with passion and authenticity

There’s a lot to keep in mind, so check out some of the basic do’s and don’ts. Keep them handy when the time comes to write your own sustainability story.

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“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” 

- Robert Swan  

Supplier Spotlight

Connect with Matt

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Meet Matt Wagner

VP of Sales

Field Mfg

Q: If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?

A:  Sushi Pizza. I can't decide between sushi and pizza so the logical solution is to combine them.

Q: What's your favorite project of all time?

A: We produced a completely custom coloring book that was placed alongside a collection of other items. The gift was then handed out by major league athletes to children battling cancer. This project serves as a reminder that while our products may not change lives directly, the solutions we deliver do impact human lives on an emotional level, and THAT makes an enormous difference in the world. It just so happens the distributor was and is, a Premier Group member! What a coincidence.

Q: Any upcoming events/news you want to share from your company with our network?

A:  Fields is working with Review Forest as a part of our give back program. Beyond what Fields is already planting, we invite our customers to be a part of the cause at no cost to you. For every single review you leave Fields on SAGE, ESP, Google or Facebook, we will plant a tree in your name. As a result you will receive a formal certificate stating what reforestation project the tree is a part of, where it was planted and what species of tree was planted. Join our cause to make the planet a healthier place to live with a simple 60 second review.


Click below for a chance to win 1 pair of Nike sunglasses of your choice from our friends at Fields Mfg!

Enter To Win

Suppliers, interested in being featured? Complete this form and you could be randomly selected for an upcoming edition.

Get Social

We have chosen a few choice images you can share to featuring sustainable products To share - simply right click on the image, save, and add your own little message to your social feed.

Marketing Opportunity Coming Soon 

The PG Marketing committee has been busy compiling a client-ready product box designed to appeal to the  "NOWSTALGIC" in all of us.  Distributor members will have the opportunity to purchase these client-ready kits that are sure to inspire new ideas and conversation. Be on the lookout next week for more details about the products included and the how to sign up to participate. 

Tools from PG


Refresh. Renew. Reimagine. 

Consider boosting our 2023 Premier Group catalog and put the link into your signature - it's a good way to put it in front of your clients! When sharing with them, make sure you point out the front page as it has icons and one specifically for sustainability so it’s easy to know which products within our collection can be added to their next eco-friendly campaign.

View our collection


Dates have been set for the PG Fall REFUEL Event. Click here to register and to save the dates to your calendar. 

Marketing Support

PG is proud to partner with WhiteBox Marketing to bring additional marketing resources to Premier Group Members at an exclusive discounted rate.  Click here to learn more.

Supplier Network


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