Business to Consumer Expo Champions Small Businesses

Palm Desert Chamber's event invites public to interact with business owners



Steve and Martha Bohm run VIP Promotional Services in Indio, which will be featured Oct. 3 at the Palm Desert Chamber Business to Consumer Expo.

Jim Powers

 

Walk into VIP Promotional Services/ Precision Screen Printing and Embroidery in Indio, and chances are you won’t leave wanting for anything.

It’s the type of business acumen that shapes small businesses in the Coachella Valley, and one that will be celebrated Oct. 3 at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce Business to Consumer Expo in the Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio.

More than 120 local businesses will exhibit their products and services, and the public is invited to meet business owners, discover a new restaurant, sample products, and enter into giveaways.

“What makes us rather unique,” says Bohm, “is that we are truly a one stop logo shop. We have screen-printing, banners, signs, embroidery and we feature over 600,000 promotional products, many of which are in our showroom.”

Bohm and his wife, Martha, who were high school sweethearts growing up in the Chicago area, have taken their partnership to the business world since moving to the Valley more than 20 years ago. Steve’s experience in hotel marketing gave way to starting a local meeting planning and promotions company to support the thriving Coachella Valley hospitality industry.

“Working with Martha works well,” Steve says. “She handles the day-to-day, which enables me focus on marketing and meeting planning while fostering our commitment to the community by serving on several local boards and charities.”

See, Touch and Order

VIP Promotional Services has assembled more than 30 of its wholesale suppliers to present more than 100 individual lines in “The VIP Promotional Services Promotional Item Show” where you can look, feel, and order your promo items at a discount.

Trending Items

• Unique shaped flash drives with your brand

• Micro fiber cleaning cloths for IPads or laptops w/ company logos

• Logo Earbud

Pictured above, left to right: VIP Promotional Services crew includes in the front row: Fred Ex, Martha Bohm and Izsak Lopez. Back row: Steve Bohm, Isaac Escarsega and Vicki Trombetta.

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