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.

Creative 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, Much More!

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.



 
     
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