Have you ever used promotional give away items in your business, such as koozies or key chains? Why did you select the particular items and how did you decide who to give them to? This week’s “The Weekly Business Hour” guest, Dawn Candy, proprietor of “I Promote You” knows who, when, why and what you should use to promote your business.
About The Guest
Dawn Candy is a 20 year resident of Montgomery County and the owner of I Promote You recently celebrating their 6th year in business.
Her passion for helping people both personally and professionally has been the driving force and the primary focus for working hand in hand with clients and customers of I Promote You. Creative and outside the box thinking has established I Promote You as a true “partner” rather than solely a “service provider.”
Dawn has been an active member of many non-profit organizations, previously serving as an advocate for the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, a volunteer for Education for Tomorrow Alliance, serves in the café at The Ark Church, and many events benefitting Interfaith of the Woodlands.
One of her passions is to end hunger in Montgomery County. She has been an active volunteer for the Montgomery County Food Bank since moving to the area, and Dawn currently serves on their Board of Directors and chairs the Capital Campaign raising the funds needed to help the Food Bank expand operations into their new 60,000 sq.ft. facility.
Dawn is the founder of the Greater Montgomery County Restaurant Association and currently serves on their executive board. She is a past president of the Business Women’s Forum, a 2004 Graduate of Leadership Montgomery County and an active member of the LMC Alumni Association. Other business organizations include The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce serving as Vice President of Visibility and Image, as well as serving on various teams within the Woodlands Chamber, Montgomery County Association of Business Women serving as the Power Team Leader, a mentoring program for women in business, WOAMTEC the Woodlands Chapter, Advertising Specialty institute and Promotional Products Association International.
Dawn has been recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals receiving an award for Outstanding Community Volunteer 2013, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the year 2014, and recognized as a Woman of Distinction 2012 and 2013 by Business Women’s Forum.
Establishing a career in Marketing has been a dream come true enabling Dawn to help organizations of all sizes establish their brand, think creatively and many times give back to the community. It is a win-win!