The Russell Hampton Company Acquires All Star Awards & Ad Specialties

NEW CENTURY, Kan., January 4, 2024 –The Russell Hampton Company, a promotional products marketing company with over a century of experience serving business customers and Rotary clubs, announced today its acquisition of All Star Awards & Ad Specialties, a trophies, plaques and custom-designed awards provider with operations in Kansas City, Mo. and Lenexa, Kan.

“We are thrilled to welcome All Star Awards into the Russell Hampton family,” says Joe Beveridge, president and owner of The Russell Hampton Co. “All Star brings us additional in-house capabilities and expertise, as well as two retail locations in the Kansas City area. Both companies are family-owned and operated businesses that have served the Kansas City area with high-touch customer service for decades.”

Bill Vogt, president of All Star Awards, explains, “When we started the process of looking to the future for All Star Awards, our main desire was to continue the operation, keep our team in place and continue to serve our clients. We have achieved all of this and more with our newfound relationship with The Russell Hampton Co. Our 46 years of ‘Yes We Can!’ and their 104-year-old reputation will combine to make what was already a unique company an even better one. We are very excited for what the future holds with this new partnership!”

About The Russell Hampton Company

Since 1920, The Russell Hampton Co. has been a one-stop shop for companies and organizations of all sizes that want to promote their brands through unique merchandise, apparel and awards. A fourth-generation, family-owned promotional products marketing company, its team provides expert guidance from concept and design to execution and distribution. They take a great deal of pride in providing a better branded merchandise experience with their high-touch, high-trust approach, personalizing both concepts and products specifically for each customer. The Russell Hampton Co. sources and customizes merchandise from many different vendors and brands, including Adidas, North Face, Ogio, Richardson, Nike, Bella Canvas, Callaway, Yeti, Carhartt, Under Armor, Gildan and Hanes, to name a few. Visit for more information.

About All Star Awards & Ad Specialties

In business for over 40 years, All Star Awards has a broad selection of awards and recognition items, promotional marketing products, corporate apparel, badges, banners, and more. All Star provides quality engraving, etching and lasering to display brands on a variety of awards and other products.