John Giordano
(800) 401-6000 ext -212 | email
Co-Founder & President
Todd Frankford
(800) 401-6000 | email
VP of Business Development
Jill Hallen
(800) 401-6000 ext -217 | email
Senior Sales Manager
Christie Rotanz
(800) 401-6000 ext -210 | email
Relationships Manager

GNP Branded Gear


299 Smithtown Blvd, Nesconset, New York 11767-2098 United States

About Us

Since 1985 GNP Branded Gear has provided associations nationwide with the best values in custom branded gear. GNP’s expertise extends beyond quality promotional products for meetings, conventions, conferences, membership & speaker gifts, awards and alike. Domestic and Factory-Direct (overseas) production allow GNP Branded Gear to offer better values in Bags (totes, briefcases, portfolios, coolers), Event & I.D. Supplies (lanyards, badge holders, wallets, banners), Tech Gear (flash drives, chargers, power banks), Drinkware (bottles, mugs, tumblers), Writing Instruments (pens, highlighters, stylus), Advertising Specialties (calendars, sunglasses, earbuds, notebooks, folders, umbrellas), Lapel Pins, Awards (plaques, certificate holders), Apparel (t-shirts, fleece, jackets, polo/golf shirts, ponchos, hats/caps) and more. GNP’s goal is to provide association executives in the meetings and membership departments with solutions that are creative, economical and hassle-free.

GNP is a long-standing member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and has been trusted by the association to be the official vendor-partner of the attendee bags for both the Springtime Expo and the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. GNP is also a long-standing member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) where they have earned an A+ rating (highest rating). A few words about GNP’s Factory-Direct Advantage – Although this program was originally designed for larger events, the flexibility of our factory-partners has made it possible so that event planners planning events with as few as 500 attendees can take advantage of unlimited customization possibilities and very advantageous pricing. Production time for this program is approximately 90 days however rush service is always available. And while this program is ideal for meeting attendee bags it has also proven to be successful for the production of lanyards, badge wallets, and other meeting supplies. GNP also carries a full line of eco-friendly options in all product categories. As a matter of fact, GNP Branded Gear was the first promotional products distributor to expand its “green” offerings to include recycled, recyclable, organic, biodegradable and other ecofriendly options across all product categories. GNP’s staff is comprised of a great mix of industry veterans and younger professionals. The list of GNP’s industry veterans includes John Giordano - GNP’s Co-Founder and President, Todd Frankford – VP of Business Development, Jill Hallen - Senior Sales Manager, Lori Vyhonsky - Senior Account Executive, Christie Rotanz - Relationships Manager, Lori Palazzo– Production Control Manager and other experienced team members. Over the course of last 30+ years GNP has had the opportunity to work with the nation’s top association, corporate, government and independent meeting planners on projects ranging from conference attendees bags, badge holders and lanyards to membership gifts, speaker gifts, awards, convention apparel, tech products and many other event solutions. GNP is also a long-standing member of Meeting Planners International (MPI), American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE) as well as many other organizations. The company’s list of clients encompasses the “who’s who” of association giants including American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Diabetes Association, NFL Players Association, Ecological Society of America, American Petroleum Institute, National Orientation Directors Association and hundreds of others.

Product Information

GNP Branded Gear is a leading supplier of custom branded products serving hundreds of associations nationwide. GNP specializes in solutions for meetings, conventions, membership and alike. Domestic and Factory-Direct Production allow GNP to offer better values in Bags (totes, briefcases), Event & I.D. Supplies (lanyards), Tech Gear (flash drives, chargers), Drinkware (bottles, mugs), Writing Instruments (pens, highlighters), Advertising Specialties (calendars, notebooks, umbrellas), Lapel Pins,
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