News & Media2024-04-03T18:04:05+00:00


A collection of press releases and media mentions.

Press Releases

Introducing The Next Generation In Awards

PowerStick’s new ClearCharge is a transparent acrylic wireless phone charger with a high polish, like fine crystal, that showcases its internal components in an elegant and modern design.

Media Mentions

3 MIN READ     January 3, 2024

66 Industry Companies Win 2024 PPAI Pyramid Awards

PPAI has named the winners of its 2024 PPAI Pyramid Awards, with 66 member companies taking home 94 awards.

>1 MIN READ     September 9, 2023

PPAI MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2023: Supplier Decorating took an ordinary piece of foam and turned it into an
exciting branding opportunity.

>1 MIN READ     August 21, 2023

The Bright Side: Gives Back to Elderly Veterans

The Ottawa-based supplier has donated therapeutic keychains and puzzles to residents at nearby Perley Health, including former members of the military.

>1 MIN READ     May 1, 2023

PPAI MEDIA: PPAI 100: 2023 | Supplier No. 33: Powerstick

PPAI 100 is an exclusive, research-backed ranking of the 50 leading distributors and the 50 leading suppliers in the promotional products industry.

Greatest Companies 2023

1 MIN READ     May 10, 2023

PPAI MEDIA: Announcing Promo’s Greatest Companies To Work For In 2023

PPAI Media announces this year’s winners in the annual Greatest Companies To Work For competition.

1 MIN READ     January 11TH, 2023

PPAI MEDIA: Kristina’s Picks: Products That Most Excited Our Associate Editor

The ClearCharge #4150 was selected as one of PPAI’s associate editor’s most exciting products. ClearCharge is a crystal clear, wireless phone charger that lets you peek inside at its internal components.

3 MIN READ     November 14TH, 2022

PPAI MEDIA: Promo Leaders Weigh In On Possible Inflation Relief

As the economy continues to react to both global circumstances and central banks’ attempts to create economic stability, consumers are still having to contend with fierce inflation.

Stay Safe

1 MIN READ     JULY 19TH, 2022

PPAI MEDIA: Take A Bite Out Of Crime During “National Crime Prevention Month” (October)

Since 1984, the month of October has been designated National Crime Prevention.

factory workers

4 MIN READ     JULY 12TH, 2022

PPAI MEDIA: Suppliers Grapple With A Shortage Of Factory Workers

Those who do the hands-on work have become increasingly difficult to hire and retain amid current labor market conditions.

2 MIN READ     JULY 7TH, 2022

PPAI Media: 3 Steps To Getting Started With A CSR Practice

In recent years, consumers have become more socially conscious. Issues like climate change…

MARCH 31ST, 2022

PowerStick Wins Peernet Outstanding Supplier Partner Award

5 MIN READ     MARCH 15TH, 2022

PowerStick Announced One of Counselor’s Best Workplaces of 2022

Since Counselor last put together the Best Places to Work list in 2019, the biggest change is, well,…

>1 MIN READ     SEPT 30TH, 2021

PowerStick Wins PPAI Pyramid Award

PPAI has named the finalists of the Association’s 2022 Pyramid Awards. The annual awards…

1 MIN READ     MAY 28TH, 2021

PowerStick Partners with One Tree Planted has partnered with One Tree Planted, a nonprofit organization whose mission…

Greatest Companies to Work For

1 MIN READ     MAY 13TH, 2021

PPB’s Greatest Companies to Work For

The results are in on PPB’s 2021 Greatest Companies To Work For competition. This year’s 52 winning companies…

1 MIN WATCH     NOV 24TH, 2020

Product Feature on The Joe Show – ASI Central

“I love this for the holidays… You have a set of colored pencils there and your going to have…”

Live with Kelly and Ryan

1 MIN WATCH     DEC 3RD, 2019

Forte Feature in The Holiday Gift Guide on Live with Kelly & Ryan

“The cool thing about this is this is a speaker AND a charger.”

1 MIN WATCH     JULY 26TH, 2019

Product Feature on The Joe Show Canada – ASI Central

“A Powerbank that doubles as a speaker. Got great graphics on the front.”

2 MIN READ     APRIL 15TH, 2019

PPB’s Greatest Companies To Work For

Companies earning the best scores in the competition represent a diverse group of distributors, suppliers…

Siena Collection

1 MIN READ     MARCH 1ST, 2019

PowerStick adds the Siena Collection of Folios

Like all PowerStick products, the Siena Collection is a design exclusive. This first capsule collection…

PPAI 2019 Gold Pyramid Award

1 MIN READ     FEB 1ST, 2019

PowerStick Wins PPAI Pyramid Award

The award was given for PowerStick’s CloudStick product, a wireless backup storage…

Cassidy Shaw

1 MIN READ     JAN 29TH, 2019

New West Coast Sales Director

Cassidy was chosen out of a number of candidates, based on her three years of experience in a similar capacity…

4 MIN READ     DEC 16TH, 2016

Financial Post Article

Even the U.S. army wants the Made in Canada label on its tech devices…

2 MIN READ     AUG 20TH, 2015

Mashable Article – PowerStick Mosaic

Raise your hand if you carry an extra external battery for your smartphone…

4 MIN READ     OCT 21ST, 2014

Refreshing Talk Article – Powerstick+ by PowerStick

I have been looking for {read: searching diligently} for an external power source…

3 MIN WATCH     MAY 20TH, 2014

CBC’s Made in Ottawa

Take a tour through the facility and see all of the cutting-edge…

4 MIN READ     JUNE 20TH, 2013

Tidy Mon Article – PowerTrip Portable Charger

Never have to worry about a dead cellphone, tablet or MP3 player again…

2 MIN READ     DEC 12TH, 2012

The New York Times Article – Pogue’s 12 Days of Gadgets: PowerTrip Charger

Everyone in your gift-receiving circle probably knows the heartbreak of Dead Battery Syndrome…


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