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    Who we are

    A story since 1956

    IGC Global Promotions is a global contract partner for multinational companies to buy promotional items and business gifts. We have a network of 48 partners covering 42 countries, guaranteeing our global approach with local service. IGC was founded in 1956 and therefore has years of purchasing experience and expertise within the complex chain of promotional products. We have optimized and secured the supply chain, because we work with controlled factories, take care of social and environmental responsibility and apply our detailed knowledge of local law and regulations in every step.

    Global brands can truly strengthen their marketing mix while safeguarding local culture, which is of the utmost importance for something personal as a promotional item or a gift.

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    First IGC meeting

    Our story begins in 1956

    In 1956 a number of promotional products companies from different corners around the world, decided to take the standards of creativity, quality and efficiency to a new level. They joined forces and shared systems and information, serving the growing cross border demand in the market for corporate and promotional gifts. IGC Global Promotions was born!

    Since its foundation IGC has grown a lot, not only by the number of member companies, but also on a professional level to ensure you can rely on global brand coordination when strengthening your corporate image . Nowadays IGC is a global organization with partnerships on all 5 continents. The quality and diversity amongst our members provide the answers to the growing demand for global purchasing of promotional products. With its 48 members, we have 1,500+ employees around the world and a combined annual turnover of more than US$ 500 million. IGC Global Promotions is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and run by our CEO Hans Poulis and his team of  specialists. 

    Mission

    Our mission is to be the best promotional products service provider in the world. But we cannot complete our mission without the values that have been the backbone of our organization since its foundation in 1956.

    Knowledge because we know the complexity of global purchasing and the risks that can incur when buying promotional products.

    Service because we are able to offer you the best purchasing conditions and competitive pricing while enjoying local fulfillment.

    Trust because we offer transparency through our financial and operational reports and are a strong global brand

    Membership