February 2008 Hot Button Winners

Congrats to our
February Hot Button of the Month Winner!

Our February Hot Button of the Month Contest Winner is…Alan Cook from Exploration Place in Wichita, Kansas. Alan submitted three buttons that were used to promote the Leonardo da Vinci Codex Atlanticus Exhibition.

Visitors were able to purchase buttons at the organization's Explore Store gift shop for a memento of their day at Exploration Place.

"The buttons made great collectibles and went over well with out vistors," Alan says. "We now create buttons for all of our exhibitions and for some of our CyberDome Theater Shows."

What a great way to promote your organization - and to generate addtional income!

As the February Hot Button of the Month winner, Alan will receive a $100 gift certificate to Badge-A-Minit.com.

You can view the Da Vinci Exhibition Series buttons below.

The button entries keep coming in! We chose 8 designs/ideas for our February Hot Button Winners. Winners receive a coupon for 10% off their next purchase at Badge-A-Minit.com.

Keep sending those designs and ideas! Remember: you can enter as often as you wish. We LOVE to hear from you and look forward to sharing your masterpieces with the Badge-A-Minit family.

Carlito's Way Fitness
George Smith of Icon Website Designs in Staten Island, NY, submitted this button designed for Carlito's Way Fitness. The button was used as gifts to customers, resulting in a great promotion that helped to increase business!
Fight Like A Girl!!
Kathryn Ekland from Apex, North Carolina used this button to help raise money for Relay for Life. The button was a huge success - Kathryn sold 53 of them at one walk, and help promote awareness for the Find A Cure cause.
Cardinal and White 2008
Beth Burton from Chico, California, submitted this button that started a new tradition at Chico State - buttons will be given out at each home track meet. This particular button was given to all participants in the Annual Chico State Intersquad Track Meet. According to Beth, they hope that by the end of the season (or an athlete's collegiate career), each athlete will have backpack covered in buttons! "The athletes were very excited about getting their first button and are already talking about new designs for upcoming meets!" Beth said.
KICK Creations
Carol Chase of KICK Creations in Maspeth, NY, designed this button to advertise her business. Her results were, as she says, "PHENOMENAL!" It worked so well that in February she put a "Button Orders Special" on her website, and is now using magnet buttons to help expand her business.
Newfane High School Circuit Stompers
Karra Silvis from Newfane High School Circuit Stompers in Lockport, NY, designed this button for their Robotics team. The team has participated in the FIRST robotics challenges for the past 9 years and every year has a team button. The team has made more than 1000 buttons in preparation of this Spring's event!
Beloit Lion Bowl
James Faust from the Beloit Noon Lions in Beloit, Wisconsin submitted this design that will be used to promote a bowling event fundraiser. The event doesn't take place until 2009 - they're getting a head start on promotion!
Momo Concepts
Who says buttons have to made from paper? Nathaly Cole of Momo Concepts in Caguas, Puerto Rico, designs buttons that are pieces of fashion! Her goal is to earn money with her very creative designs and use of unusual materials.
VDay 2008: Stop The Violence
Michael Lawson of Noblesville, Indiana, designed this button to help the POWER Organization at Purdue University raise awareness of violence against women and to support the global effort to stop violence. Buttons are selling quickly and all monies raised go to help support this very worthy cause.