Hareid Marketing/Promo-Connections has been in business for over 16 years. Scott Hareid founded the company in 2000 with Tasha Widhson joining in 2015. With a combined 35 years of experience in the Promotional Products Industry, we have represented almost every category in the industry.
Scott Hareid (owner and multi-line representative) has been involved in many facets within the Promotional Product Industry. He served six years on the Board of Directors of the Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals (UMAPP) including one year as President (2013). He also served as Chairperson and managed the Membership, Booth Show, and Holiday/End-User committees. In addition, he served two years on the Board of Directors for PPAI and four years on the Regional Affiliate Council (RAC) Board of Directors including one year as Treasurer. Currently, in addition to providing outstanding sales and support to his distributor customers, he is on the Leadership Advisory Council (LAC) which selects candidates to serve on the PPAI Board of Directors.
Tasha Widhson (VP of Sales & Marketing) brings experience from both the distributor and supplier sides of the Promotional Product Industry for more than 9 years. She has served as the co-chair and chair of the previously known as the Fire & Ice Show for the Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals (UMAPP).
As a family owned multi line sales agency in the Promotional Products Industry since 2000, our focus is to educate and assist our distributors by sourcing the best quality products to serve their clients branding opportunities while representing our supplier partners with the highest integrity.