Our Mission is to increase the brand recognition of our corporate clients, while spreading goodwill and achieving positive public relations. Through custom-tailored programs featuring unique balloon designs, we seek to attract and hold the attention of our clients’ target market, as well as that of local and national media.
Corporate Balloons & Promotions is headquartered in Gallatin, Tennessee, 20 miles northeast of Nashville and from here we service clients around the world. Since founding his company in 1998, Bennett Schwontkowski has established a reputation for and track record of service excellence across North America, particularly in the Chicagoland area, as well as in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, and Germany. Satisfied clients include America Online, Applebee’s, Allstate Insurance Company, Bally Gaming, Cadbury Schweppes, Case IH, and RE/MAX Northern Illinois, among others.
Bennett Schwontkowski is founder and president of Corporate Balloons & Promotions. He has piloted more than 3,200 flights over the past 30 years, flying over 12,700 passengers. He has flown and coordinated appearances for clients at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, NASCAR events, Kentucky Derby Festival, Atlanta Dogwood Festival, Preakness Celebration, NBA All Star Game, Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and all major balloon events.
Our Team. The Corporate Balloons & Promotions team includes an established network of experienced, commercially-licensed pilots—who have flown in over 20 countries—and crew members. We can provide a complete marketing solution, including professional design, public relations, and communications support.
Exposure. Recent media coverage for clients have included AP stories and photos, CNN, Weather Channel, MTV, CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and local independent stations in over 25 major markets.
Value. According to studies, a balloon appearance will generate publicity value of seven times the actual direct cost of staging the promotion. Compared to newspaper, billboard, radio, and TV media, balloon advertising ranked as the lowest cost per thousand.