BrandSpeed is the secret weapon for marketing managers, purchasing agents and business owners those who need a teammate to provide custom branded apparel and promotional products.
Our clients turn to us when:
They’re frustrated with vendors who make them do all the research for promotional products and apparel
They’re tired of hearing crickets when they have a last minute project.
They’ve had it with a never ending stream of people calling or dropping in to request super specific styles or products.
They need a designer that understands and adheres to brand guidelines.
They’re desperate to simplify the ordering process.
We’ve been growing like crazy since I started the company in 2009 and I think what you’ll find that is different between us and our competitors, particularly those online is
We pride ourselves on being “outrageously responsive.” We know every project is important and when you contact us, we’re going to contact you back quickly.
We’re not afraid to do the work to search for the perfect products for your project. I’ve got a right hand woman named Ally who only does two things for our business. One is product research so when we get the specifics of your project she goes on the hunt.
We’re experts in creating online stores that centralize ordering and offer a wide variety of products for your entire team.
I have an in house art team that creates proofs that are in line with your brand. We generally try to turn those proofs over quickly to move your project into production.
Our online approval portal eliminates surprises when you open your box. You always see both an order and art proof before we begin production.
Since our company’s inception in 2009, BrandSpeed has become an area-leader in the custom apparel and promotional product industry. Our efforts to recruit the best of the best, regardless of race, religion, sex or creed has netted a team that is now at the core of our success. In short, we have a team of rock stars who are at your service.
Ben Baker, Owner
Ben is a graduate of Concord University in Athens, WV where he earned a bachelor’s of science degree in business management and marketing. Entrepreneurial by nature, Ben has worked in and around small businesses his entire career. After relocating to Mooresville in 2009, he opened BrandSpeed (formerly The Lake Norman Screenprinting Factory). He credits his small town roots for his dedication to relationship building, both in business and in his personal life. His love of community shines through in all he does. He has been a dedicated Rotarian since 2013, being named Rookie of the Year, Distinguished Rotarian (Rotary’s top award at club level) and was a recipient of the President’s Award in 2016. He serves as a mentor for Seminar for Tomorrow’s Leaders, a leadership conference for rising high school juniors and seniors, and as the Vice President of the Mooresville Area Cyclists.
Listening to clients and developing creative solutions is what I love to do. With so many options available we're able to offer options that may not have been considered before. Nothing makes me happier than to see a group photo from our clients who look outstanding in their new gear.
Since shopping is my hobby I love working with each client to choose just the right pieces. Everyone looks for something different so we are often forced to think outside the box for options. This keeps things fun and exciting for me.
"As an artist it gives me great pride to see my designs on the items our clients use. I love a project where the client has a vision but still gives me the opportunity to bring my own ideas."
"I love the variety of projects from day to day. Each design and project presents its own set of challenges. I love the process of working with our production team to find the best solution."
"I'm a very visual person. Art was my favorite subject so my position with BrandSpeed is perfect. Each day I work with many ink colors which takes me back to my youth."
"As someone who likes to work with my hands I love being a printer! Taking blank shirts and making them look fabulous is so rewarding to me."
"As someone who never minds devoting attention to details, organization, and numbers, I enjoy the work that I do every day. Being able to provide financial management for Brandspeed is second nature to me.."