Order Promotional Items

ORDER PROCESS & VENDORS

Promotional items can be anything from a T-shirt or pen to any other giveaway, whether or not it includes UAB Medicine marks. All UAB Medicine departments that use the names, marks, logos, and/or symbols of UAB Medicine for any merchandise, apparel, or promotional items – whether for fundraising or publicity – are required to purchase from licensed vendors.

Step 1: Select an Approved Vendor

Any product or item that uses a UAB Medicine mark must be produced by a licensed vendor. In addition, promotional items must be sourced from the approved suppliers list below.

Taylor Communications
Amy Oliver
Supplier #1931
(205) 837-5135
UABPromoSupport@taylorcommunications.com
https://uabpromoshop.espwebsite.com

Staples Promo
Sam Simon
Supplier #468418
(917) 684-6690
sam.simon@staples.com
https://staplespromo.com

Club Colors
Amber Gerstung
Supplier #469333
(800) 249-2582, ext. 223
agerstung@clubcolors.com
www.clubcolors.com

Ad-Wear Texas
(only contracted for T-shirts)
Kim Takushi
Supplier #539855
(713) 953-9881, ext. 1
kim@adweartex.com

4imprint
Note: To receive the UAB discount, use code CP10 when ordering online or via phone.
Supplier #146635
(866) 624-3694
edu@4imprint.com
www.4imprint.com

Step 2: Design & Art Production

An art proof from the vendor or the design file must be submitted to UAB Medicine Marketing & Communications via the Marketing Approval Form before an order can be placed.

UAB Medicine
Art Sheet
Brand Guidelines

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Brand Guidelines

Step 3: Submit Approval Form

Complete the Marketing Approval Form in full. You will be required to upload a PDF of your design.
Marketing Approval Form

Step 4: Review by UAB Medicine Marketing & Communications

The request will be reviewed using the following criteria:

  • Usage of licensed vendor(s)
  • Usage of approved UAB contract vendor(s)
  • Marks are not altered, obscured, or distorted in any way and are displayed with correct registration designations
  • Context of usage is in accordance with UAB and UAB Medicine brand and legal Guidelines.

 

Step 5: Approval Granted or Denied

Following the completion of the review, requestors will be notified within three business days whether their requested use has been approved or denied. If the requested use is approved, an email will be sent to the requestor.