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Timeline

1987

Conserv Brands 1987 Pic

Our journey began in the Ragtrade with our clothing label – Conserv

1990

Arid Zone Established History Timeline Picture

The Arid Zone Promotional Product brand is established

1990

Jim Jams Campaign

Launched highly successful Jim Jams campaign

1992

Moved into corporate office in City Rd South Melbourne

Moved into corporate office in City Rd South Melbourne

2003

Moved into current head office at 30 Thistlethwaite St South Melbourne

Moved into current head office at 30 Thistlethwaite St South Melbourne

2005

Established Sydney Office to enable growth in NSW & QLD markets

Established Sydney Office to enable growth in NSW & QLD markets

2005

Branded Ideas Group joins Arid Zone

Branded Ideas Group joins Arid Zone

2005

Jenny Gust Promotions merged into  Arid Zone

Jenny Gust Promotions merged into Arid Zone

2012

Arid Zone celebrate 25 years

Arid Zone celebrate 25 years

2013

Launched Paper Hat Company

Launched Paper Hat Company

2016

PromoShop ( Established 1986 ) acquired by newly formed Arid Zone Group

PromoShop ( Established 1986 ) acquired by newly formed Arid Zone Group

2017

Point Shop

PointsShop – Incentive and Loyalty Company joins the Group

2017

Co-founder Anthony Brown departs the business after 30 years in the Promotional Products industry

Co-founder Anthony Brown departs the business after 30 years in the Promotional Products industry

2017

Arid Zone celebrates winning Platinum Award For Overall Excellence at APPA Awards 2017

Arid Zone celebrates winning Platinum Award For Overall Excellence at APPA Awards 2017

2017

Brand Promotions , Sydney (30 years in operation) is acquired by the Group

Brand Promotions , Sydney (30 years in operation) is acquired by the Group

2017

Arid Zone Group becomes the Australian member of WAGE (World Advertising & Gifts Exchange) founded in 1958

Arid Zone Group becomes the Australian member of WAGE (World Advertising & Gifts Exchange) founded in 1958

2017

Arid Zone scoops major category awards at prestigious PPAI Awards ceremony in Las Vegas

Arid Zone scoops major category awards at prestigious PPAI Awards ceremony in Las Vegas

2018

Chilli Promotions, Australia’s first 100% carbon offset promo company acquired by the Group

Chilli Promotions, Australia’s first 100% carbon offset promo company acquired by the Group

2019

Activation Agency Traction joins the Arid Zone Group

Activation Agency Traction joins the Arid Zone Group

2019

Opened admin & production support office in Clark, Philippines

Opened admin & production support office in Clark, Philippines

2019

China sourcing and QC office in Shanghai established

China sourcing and QC office in Shanghai established

2019

Brand Unbound

Founding Member of the Brand Unbound Group

2020

Conserv Brands

Conserv Brands family established

2020

Eco Brands Sustainable Merchandise

Eco Brands: Sustainable Merchandise Brand is Launched