Awards & Accolades

TMI takes pride in its responsibilities to the community, the environment, its employees and its customers.  That commitment to excellence is reflected in its long list of awards and recognitions.

 

Awards:

2014 Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Copper Cactus Award – Best Place to Work, 76 – 250 Employees

2014 – Promo Marketing
Silver Supplier Excellence Award – California Tattoos

2014 – Promotional Product Professionals of Canada National Convention (PPPC)
Most Innovative Booth – California Tattoos

2013 – U.S. Small Business Administration
Pacific Region Small Business Exporter of the Year

 2013 – Arizona Small Business Administration
Arizona Small Business Exporter of the Year

 2012 Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Copper Cactus Award – Business Growth, 76 – 250 Employees

 2012 – Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), Small Business Administration
Arizona State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant

 2012 – Pima County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Youth Council
Employer of the Year – Savvi

 2011 – Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI)
“Best Place to Work” (ASI “Counselor” Magazine)
Top 85 Companies

 2010 – 13th Annual Wells Fargo Copper Awards Honoring Excellence in Small Business
“Best Places to Work”
75 – 250 Employees

2010 – National Bulk Vendor’s Association (NBVA)
“Best Tattoo of the Year”
Best Flat Vending– Sugar Tattoos, VSi

 2009 – Australian Promotional Products Association (APPA) – Business Partner Awards
“Valued Supplier”
Pyramid Awards

2009 – Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI)
“Best of the Best” Distributor Choice Award (ASI “Counselor” Magazine)
The Award Semi-Finalist

 2008 – National Bulk Vendor’s Association (NBVA)
“Best Tattoo of the Year”
Sugar Tattoos, VSi

2006 – Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI)
“Best of the Best” Distributor Choice Award (ASI “Counselor” Magazine)
Award Semi-Finalist

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News & Feature Articles:

 

 2013 – BizTucson (Summer Edition)
“Tattoos for Every Occasion”

 2013 – Vending Times (May)
“Vending Supply Innovates With Ink Processes To Fuel Latest Tat Trends”

 2013 – KOLD & KMSB TV News Feature Stories
“Tattoo Manufacturing Named Arizona Small Business Exporter of Year”

 2011 – Arizona Daily Star
“Trick or Tattoo”

 2010 – Inside Tucson Business
“Making the Most of Temporary Tattoos, period.”

 2009 – Arizona Daily Star
Temporary Tattoo Firm Thrives

 2011 – Cincinnati Inquirer
Did Temporary Tattoos win the Peruvian Election?

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Recognition:

 

2012 – Goodwill of Southern Arizona
“For participating in the 2012 Pima County Goodwill After school Youth Program”
Certificate of Appreciation to Savvi

 2012 – Spartans AYSO Regional All Star Team (Soccer)
Certificate of Appreciation

 2011 – American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Speedway Relay for Life
Recognition for Continued Support

 2011 – Breast Cancer Awareness Tournament
Playing for the Pink
Certificate of Appreciation

 2011 – American Legion Baseball
“Thank You for Your Support” (Plaque)

 2009 – Department of the Air Force
Letter of Appreciation, Children’s Christmas Party

 2009 – Xpedx Corporation
Outstanding Customer Participation

2010 – U.S. Marine Corps – Toys for Tots
Letter of Appreciation

 2010 – Tucson Roller Derby
“In recognition and appreciation for your contributions and partnership with the Tucson Roller Derby.”

 2004  American Heart Association
Good Heart Sponsor, 40th Anniversary

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Accreditation:

 

 Accredited Business, Better Business Bureau

 2003 – The Logo-Line Australian Team
“In Appreciation of your contribution to our three APPA (Australian Promotional Products Association) Pyramid Awards”