Motivators Wins Three Awards at Annual Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York Meeting

Motivators Promotional Products won three standout awards at the 2014 annual SAAGNY meeting.

WESTBURY, N.Y., November 18, 2014–Motivators Promotional Products made a splash at the 2014 annual SAAGNY meeting, where they were the recipients of three awards.

Motivators Promotional Products has taken home three of the most prestigious awards given to promotional products distributors at the 2014 annual SAAGNY meeting. Motivators was awarded the Distributor of the Year Award, their second consecutive Technology Award, and CEO Ken Laffer was presented with the Humanitarian of the Year Award.

“I am so proud of our team,” said Laffer. “It was truly an honor for all of us to be recognized by the association.

Laffer founded Motivators in 1979. In 1983, he was elected to the Board of Directors at SAAGNY. He served on the board for seven years. In 1986, Ken was nominated for and elected to the National Board of the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI).

Laffer is known for being an advocate for industry education, and he has been widely commended for his efforts. Under his leadership, Motivators has become a highly regarded promotional products distributor. This year, Motivators ranked on Counselor magazine’s “Best Places to Work” in the ad specialty industry for the third straight year. was launched in 1995, and in 2003 it was re-launched as a fully eCommerce enabled, secure website. To date, the website has more than 40,000 promotional products available for purchase online.

“Any acknowledgement for our hard work gives us a great sense of pride,” Laffer said. “The staff and I are extremely proud of our growth and success in 2014.”


Motivators Inc. has been dedicated to creating “Branding Opportunities that Work” for more than 35 years. Its website,, features tens of thousands of imprintable promotional products as well as an array of marketing ideas and solutions.