About Us

Jan Arnold, founder of Great Lakes Advertising & Promotion, established the multicultural company in the greater metro Detroit area in 1987, relocating its base north to Tawas Bay, on the sunrise side of Lake Huron in 2008. The company is recognized for designing uniquely creative concepts that are delivered with a complete custom strategy for any size endeavor. With over three decades of experience, the dynamic team at Great Lakes Advertising & Promotion continues to exceed their customers’ expectations; striving to make your every marketing effort a great success.

Including and beyond the scope of marketing and advertising, we are a project-oriented company. Our key focus is the development and implementation of special event and fundraising programs… one in which we continue to gain prestige as we literally put the FUN in fundraising! A team of highly creative, multitasking marketers, we proficiently streamline projects in virtually any capacity requested.

SWAG: Stuff WAll Get

Simple equation – Subliminal messages on tangible items of continuous use = maximum exposure for your advertising dollars. What your customers want is what they find they use the most. When you supply that need and it includes your message of relevance, you have engaged their senses…over and over again. That is marketing in motion and creates your, "Traveling Billboard." Your wheels are rolling on their own. We know how to make that happen.

Great Lakes Advertising & Promotion – Your “Pro” in Promotion

Offering a wide variety of promotional products, we are the solution you need to get your name out there and keep it out there. From pens to high tech gifts, we provide it all. Take advantage of our extensive experience in specialty marketing to ensure your advertising dollars represent an investment and not an expense. Need a logo or an updated version? We will create vector art for your use on all media that incorporates the many elements of your brand.

From head to toe, wearables are a "Walking Billboard," showcasing your custom message. If you want a cookie-cutter design, you do not want us. We take pride in the artwork we create for your distinct look on quality name brand clothing. Whether you need team uniforms, corporate wear, or t-shirts for a family reunion, we offer a quick turnaround time and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments, with an emphasis of working within budget requirements, you are assured we have your best interest at heart. We embrace every opportunity by thinking outside of the box; stay informed of emerging trends and most importantly, listen to our customers. With one call, we fundamentally become a part of your team. 

Great Lakes Advertising & Promotion, a team builder since 1987.