Founded in July 1992, by Stephen Ropfogel, Creative Promotions
Unlimited specializes in finding the unique and hard-to-find
promotional products to fit any advertising or promotional
need. Realizing that price should never be the deciding factor,
we are committed to keeping cost down and working within budget.
The guiding principal of the company has always been
to "Think Globally while Acting Locally". Realizing
that the dawning of the new millennium and the information
age, we are marketing to the world. At the same time we need
to make sure that we do not forget our roots.
Promotions Unlimited has over 600,000 different and distinctive
promotional items available for you to fit into your marketing
plan or to use to help motivate your employees. These products
can be used for direct mail programs, trade show handouts,
grand openings, new product introductions, or client gifts.
The use of promotional products as part of a safety program
can help to motivate your employees. We can also help with
employee award and recognition programs.
Some of our more
popular lines include: Wearables (T-shirts, Jackets, etc.)
- Tote Bags - Plaques - Awards - Writing Instruments (Pens,
Pencils, Markers, etc.) - Calendars - Golf Items - Drinkware
(Coffee Mugs, Glasses, Sports Bottles) - Calendars - Buttons
- Paper Weights - Watches - Key Chains and Tags - Name Badges
- Magnets - Planners - Holiday Cards - Clocks - and Much,
Professional associations and Memberships: Specialty
Advertising Association of California (Stephen L. Ropfogel
is a past member of the Board of Directors), Promotional
Products Association International, Advertising Specialty
Institute and the Valley Independent Distributors Group.
Stephen Ropfogel Specialty
Advertising Association of California
Stephen was born and raised in Southern California, and currently
works and lives in Glendale California. He graduated from
California State Polytechnic
University, Pomona with a Bachelors Degree in Business
Administration. Having an uncanny ability to find almost anything,
he has gained a reputation of being a Findologist.
In an effort to increase his knowledge of the Promotional
Products Industry he is working toward his Certified Advertising
Specialist (CAS) designation. Ropfogel has also graduated
from the Leadership Glendale program sponsored by the Glendale
Chamber of Commerce.
It has been his philosophy that being a community-based company
it is important to give back to the community. "Not only
do we work in the community, but we live here also, it is
important that we leave it better then we found it."
To further these ideals, Ropfogel is an active member of and
is serving or has served on the Boards of Directors of the
following organizations; The
Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club, Glendale
Association for the Retarded (Past President), Glendale
Safe Place (exec. committee), Glendale
Youth Alliance, New Horizons Family Center, Glendale Rose
Float Association, Glendale-Crescenta Valley Chapter of the
American Red Cross, Glendale Chamber of Commerce, and The
Days of the Verdugos Association (Past President). Ropfogel
supports the Glendale Adventist Medical Center, where he is
a member of the Oaks Society and a supporter of their Business
Partners Program. He is also a life member of the City of
Hope Medical Center. Other organizations that he contributes
to include: Glendale Healthy Kids, Glendale Business and Professional
Woman, The Glendale Memorial Hospital Foundation, Glendale
YMCA, Glendale YWCA, and Glendale Sister City committee. Ropfogel
also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Granada Hills
Community Hospital Foundation as a Vice President.
Because of Ropfogel’s involvement and
commitment the Glendale Chamber of Commerce recognized him
in February 2003 as their Man of the Year. And, in January
2003 the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce give him
their Volunteer of the year. In May 2002 he was honored as
the Man of Achievement by the Glendale News-Press, published
by the Los Angeles Times and was also a finalist in 2000.
In 1999 the Delta Sigma Pi Leadership Foundation acknowledged
his company, Creative Promotions Unlimited as an Outstanding
Corporate Citizen. This award is given for “Exemplifying
the highest standard of commercial ethics and culture in the
business world”. Ropfogel was also awarded the Glendale
Chamber of Commerce’s 1998 Community Service Award for
his outstanding dedication to the Glendale Community.