Awards and Recognition

Our Business Is About More Than Making Money. We prosper due to the community and industry that has nurtured us. We have always encouraged our management and staff to give back to the communityAi??and industry in kind. Although it has not been our purpose, we have received recognition aplenty.

In any field of endeavor only a few consistently demonstrate their commitment. An industry leader for more than 100 years, Geiger’s emphasis on community and industry involvement has resulted in an impressive collection of awards.Ai?? No single firm has been more honored.

The Company

  • PPAMS Distributor of the Year 2012
  • PPAMS Best Website 2012
  • World Advertising Gift Exchange (WAGE). Sole United States Member since 1997
  • Counselor Magazine Top 10 Distributor.Ai??Continuous since 1963 (#6 – 2012)
  • Congressional Record. United States Senate and Senator Olympia Snow Honor Geiger Brothers. June 20, 2007 Congressional Record Vol.153, No.100. |Ai??Sen. Olympia Snowe’s Letter
  • PPAI Pyramid Awards. 1995, 2002 (2), 2007(6), 2008 (5), 2009 (5), 2010 (1), 2011 (5), 2012 (5)
  • Best Places to Work in Maine. 2006, 2009, 2010
  • WAGE Carl Rosenfeld Award. 2002, 2010
  • Healthy Androscoggin Workplace Award. Lewiston/Auburn ME Chamber of Commerce for promoting good health for employees. 2003, 2004, 2010 – 2013
  • College for ME Corporate Award. 2008
  • Gannett Family Business of the Year Award. Maine’s Family Business of the Year. 2007
  • ASI Spirit Award. Family Business Of The Year. 2007
  • PPAI Century Membership. Founding member (1903) and oldest continuing member of Promotional Products Association International.
  • Maine State Chamber Of Commerce Maine Investors Award. 2004 Sun Journal. Business Focus.
  • Impact Award. Junior Achievement of Maine, 2004
  • Presidentai??i??s Cornerstone Award, Maine State Senate. 2002
  • FedEx Gold Level Supplier. 1999-2003
  • Catalog Age Magazine Catalog Excellence 2001, 2000, 1999
  • Making The Grade Award, Maine State Board of Education. 1999
  • Community Leadership Award, Maine Promise Network. 1999
  • Business Leadership Award, Lewiston/Auburn, ME Chamber. 1998
  • Economic Development Award, Lewiston, ME. Ai??1997
  • Maine Childrenai??i??s Alliance Giraffe Award. 1995
  • DuPont DuCare Award. 1995
  • Hallmark Certified Vendor. 1 of 11 chosen from over 5000 vendors
  • Margaret Chase Smith Maine Quality Award. 2000, 1999, 1997, 1996
  • Maine Governorai??i??s Award For Business Excellence. 1994
  • Maine Teacherai??i??s Association Corporate Award. 1991

Geiger People

  • Vice Chairman of the Maine Board of Education. 2013 Peter Geiger
  • PPAMS Distributor Account Executive of the Year. 2012. Angela Morris
  • ASI RAC Volunteer of the Year. 2012. Wendy Franklin
  • Maine Principal Association – Service to Maine Youth Award. 2011 Peter Geiger
  • ASI Woman of Distinction. 2008 Laura Holt
  • ASI’s Power 50, Most “Powerful” Industry Persons. Gene Geiger and Jo-an Lantz. since 2006 (#7 – 2012)
  • PPAI Hall of Fame. Raymond A. Geiger (3rd generation Geiger President and Farmers’ Almanac editor) 1978, Glen Holt (Senior Board Member) 1993, Ted Olson 1997, Frank A. Geiger (2nd Generation Geiger President) 2004, Jo-an Lantz (Executive Vice President) 2009, Wing Hughes 2010, Wayne Greenberg 2011
  • PPAI Distinguished Service Award. Bennie Giles (Sales Partner) 1998, Jo-an Lantz (Executive VP) 2000, Gene Geiger 2001, Wing Hughes (2003), Carol Aastad (2009).
  • YEPPA Person of the Year. Young Executives Promotional Products Association. Peter Geiger 1994, Jo-an Lantz 2001
  • Counselor Magazine/ASI Person of the Year. Glen Holt 1990, Gene Geiger 1994, Ed Johnson (VP Sales) 1997
  • Counselor Magazine/ASI Marvin Spike Professional Lifetime Achievement Award. Glen Holt 2005
  • Counselor Magazine/ASI International Person of the Year. Jo-an Lantz 2004
  • Jefferson Award. Peter Geiger, 1992
  • Ray Geiger Award, Androscoggin Chamber of Commerce. Peter Geiger, 1991
  • Marvin Spike Professional Achievement Award. Wing Hughes, 2003
  • Promotional Products Business Magazine Women in Promotional Products. Jo-an Lantz 2003
  • ASI Woman Of Distinction. Jo-an Lantz 1998
  • President Bushai??i??s ai???Point Of Light.” Peter Geiger 1991 (for pioneering “Adopt-A-School” program)
  • Leadership in Education Award, Maine Coalition for Excellence Education.” Peter Geiger 2008 (“Adopt-A-School” program)
  • Maine Superintendents Distinguished Service Award. Peter Geiger
  • Marguerite dai??i??Youville Community Award for Excellence, Sisters of Charity, Lewiston/Auburn, ME. Peter Geiger 2005