Our President & Founder, Kathy Cheng, was featured in the August, 2021 issue of the Promotional Products Business publication! "All these companies invested in me. They invested in us as a diverse supplier, so then I can continue to give back." - Kathy Cheng Read more here: https://www.supplypro.ca/digital-archive/february-2022/ (Pages 10-13)
The promo products industry has a reputation for being an "Old Boy's Club". But thanks to Tier 1 WBE Canada suppliers, like Redwood Classics, the times are a-changin'. In the September 2021 edition of WBE Magazine, Kathy Cheng was asked to share her advice to women trying to navigate the promo products supply chain. Take a look! Thanks to WBE Canada for their continuous support and championing of women, including fellow Tier 1 suppliers featured in this piece: The Branding Company and Wonderkind.
"Break your habits. Let’s face it. No one really likes to disrupt their habits and routines, so human nature dictates a most likely encounter to resistance." - Kathy Cheng
"Every year, I find my voice being stronger and stronger through the development programs I have had access to through supplier diversity" - Kathy Cheng
Kathy Cheng, Ashley Chan and PJ Tang from Redwood Classics Apparel, Jasmin Bollman from Misfit Marketing Consultancy and Katie Motta from Shift Circular join PromoKitchen Chefs, Johanna Gottlieb and Kate Plummer to dive deeper into the launch of Redwood Classics' made-in-Canada 10-year Impact Report. They cover what it means to be sustainable, what a circular economy is, why women led businesses are important, and dive deeper into their work and advocacy. Listen to the PromoKitchen podcast here: https://www.promokitchen.org/podcasts/redwood-impact-report Read about Redwood Classics' Impact Report here: https://bit.ly/2QfRilt