Bag Tags Releases Updated USA Swimming Time Standard Cards

Bag Tags has produced a new version of the USA Swimming time standard tags, which serve as a quick reference tool for swimmers setting goals.

EVANSTON, IL Bag Tags, Inc. has released updated USA Swimming time standard tags in the wake of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The tags serve as a quick reference guide for swimmers setting goals and tracking their progress according to the time standards set by USA Swimming, the national governing body for the sport of swimming in the U.S. and the organization in charge of selecting and training teams for international competition.  

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Bag Tags Supports ThinkTaylor Concussion Awareness Week

Bag Tags will provide customized tags for high school athletes in Massachusetts as part of a September 12-16 concussion awareness initiative spearheaded by ThinkTaylor and the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association.

EVANSTON, IL – Bag Tags, Inc. will provide customized bag tags for more than 86,000 high school athletes on various sports teams in Massachusetts as part of Concussion Awareness Week, an initiative of ThinkTaylor and the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association. Concussion Awareness Week will take place from September 12-16.

This is the second year in a row that ThinkTaylor and the MIAA have joined forces to hold a weeklong concussion education and awareness program. The Concussion Legacy Foundation and Massachusetts Concussion Management Coalition have joined as partners in the initiative this year as well.

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Bag Tags Provides Customized Credentials, Tags, Lanyards for IRONMAN Wisconsin

 Bag Tags will supply custom luggage tags, event credentials, and lanyards for the IRONMAN Wisconsin race in Madison on September 11.

EVANSTON, IL – Bag Tags Inc. will supply customized luggage tags, credentials, and lanyards for the IRONMAN Wisconsin race in Madison on September 11. The race is one of the many qualifying events that take place every year for the IRONMAN World Championship, which is organized by the World Triathlon Corporation and held in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii each October.

Bag Tags will provide luggage tags for the participating athletes at IRONMAN Wisconsin. Additionally, Woven Lanyards and Event Passes – companies that are part of the Bag Tags family – will supply custom lanyards and event badges for event staff, volunteers, and media. Bag Tags has an ongoing relationship with IRONMAN and provides tags, passes, and lanyards for all of the major sports brand’s events in the U.S. and some races in Canada.

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Bag Tags to Exhibit at and Provide Credentials for Running USA Industry Conference

Bag Tags Inc. will exhibit at the 2016 Running USA Industry Conference, which will take place from February 10-12 in Los Angeles. Additionally, Event Passes – a company in the Bag Tags family that focuses on custom access passes – will supply custom event credentials for the conference.

Running USA – a nonprofit organization that aims to advance the growth and success of the running industry – holds the industry conference annually. The event includes expert panelists, breakout sessions on best practices, annual awards, networking opportunities, and more, in addition to the exhibitors’ expo. Special events at the 2016 conference include the presentation of the Millennial Running Study findings, a keynote speech by three-time Olympian bobsledder Devon Harris, and more.            

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Bag Tags Provides Event Passes for 2016 Chevron Houston Marathon

Event Passes – a company in the Bag Tags Inc. family that focuses on custom access passes – will supply custom event passes for the annual Chevron Houston Marathon on Sunday, January 17, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Bag Tags will also provide custom credentials for the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute EXPO on January 15 and 16.    

The annual Chevron Houston Marathon Race Day involves more than 250,000 participants, volunteers, and spectators, making it the biggest single-day sporting event in the city. Bag Tags has previously supplied event passes for the Houston Marathon as part of the company’s work within the racing community, which includes an ongoing relationship with the leading sports brand IRONMAN and involvement with the annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The company hopes to continue supplying passes for the Houston Marathon in upcoming years.

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Bag Tags Sponsors ThinkTaylor Concussion Awareness Week for Massachusetts Soccer Players

Bag Tags, Inc. will provide custom bag tags for players at Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association high school varsity soccer games from September 21-25 as part of Concussion Awareness Week, an initiative of the MIAA and ThinkTaylor. ThinkTaylor was founded by ESPN Lead Soccer Analyst, Taylor Twellman, a former Major League Soccer player who retired due to the effects of multiple concussions. The Foundation has partnered with the MIAA, Bag Tags Inc. and other organizations to launch the initiative to encourage students, parents, and coaches to better understand concussions and create a safer environment for players.    

The orange bag tags, in correspondence with the Concussion Awareness theme color, include a list of the symptoms of a concussion and a list of steps to take if an athlete displays those symptoms. The tags will be distributed to more than 27,000 student athletes throughout Massachusetts.

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Bag Tags, Inc. Adds to the Team as Company Grows

Bag Tags, a leader in the production of event passes, lanyards and bag tags, is adding to its team due to rapid company growth. The company just added four new people, including a Plant Operator, a Graphic Designer, a National Account Manager and a Social Media Guru.

“The need for hiring new people is to manage growth,” said Tommy Doyle, Operations Manager for Bag Tags, Inc. “By hiring new people, we can spend more time caring for all of our customers. This way, all of our customers receive the same level of care with no bias towards our larger clients.”

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Bag Tags, Inc. Attending NFHS 96th Annunal Summer Meeting

Bag Tags, Inc., a nationwide provider of event passes, lanyards and bag tags, is attending this year’s Nation Federation of High School (NFHS) Associations 96th Annual Summer Meeting in New Orleans. The conference, taking place June 28 through July 2, is an exclusive event for state associations from across the country to network and participate in professional development programs.

“We’re excited to go to New Orleans and meet all of the directors from the different state associations,” said Brian Doyle. “Our partnership with the NFHS has been great and we’re looking forward to meeting everyone at the conference.”

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Bag Tags Inc. Named Official Supplier of USA Water Polo

Bag Tags Inc., a leader in the production of event passes, lanyards, and of course, bag tags, has been named an official supplier to USA Water Polo. The two-year agreement running through the 2016 Junior Olympics and Champions Cup will see Bag Tags Inc. serve as the official credential supplier for all USA Water Polo events.

"We are excited to form an official relationship with Bag Tags," Jeff Dyrek, USA Water Polo Director of Marketing, said. "They have provided solid support for USA Water Polo over the years and we now look forward to having them as part of the USA Water Polo family. We know they will be able to provide a benefit and support to our affiliated clubs and sanctioned tournaments."

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Bag Tags Inc. Officially Launches Event Passes

Bag Tags Inc., a local company for 15 years, recently launched a sister company, Event Passes. The new company will focus strictly on creating high quality and custom laminates for events.

Bag Tags Inc. was created 15 years by Thomas Doyle. Doyle’s family was involved in competitive swimming, and he recognized a need for the swimmers to have a fun way to track progress and set goals. Their first product was the USA Swimming Time Standard cards, which quickly caught on and expanded rapidly.

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