Family reunions are more popular than you might think! According to a survey that CustomInk sent to customers who purchased custom apparel for their family reunions, 43% of respondents said their family reunions have 56+ attendees varying in ages from 1 month old to 75+ years of age. And 41% said that they have reunions once a year, with 45% having one once every 2-4 years.
Activities engaged in at family reunions ranges, but most popular are: taking family portraits (70%), playing family games (56%) and sporting games (43%).
Many families up their activity game by purchasing custom gear for the reunion, with 96% creating custom t-shirts and 15% creating custom drinkware (water bottles, koozies, etc.).
Time away with family is valuable. More than half (52%) of survey respondents said that their families travel between 50-250 miles, with 67% traveling over 250 miles. Additionally, a majority (57%) of reunions last for an entire weekend or for an entire week (23%).
If you are planning a family reunion or special gathering between July 22, 2015 and October 31, 2015, you should definitely enter CustomInk's Family Reunion contest. You'll get a chance to win $1,500 to celebrate family togetherness, custom products from CustomInk, and access to a professional photographer that will capture moments at your family event (grand prize valued at $4,000).
Here are some details:
- Upload a photo of yourself and at least three family members (submission period begins 6/4/2015 at 9:00am EST and ends 6/25/2015 at 11:59pm EST).
- Then, in 150 words or less, tell CustomInk how you would use $1,500 from CustomInk to help unite your family this year.
- Each submission will be judged based upon the following criteria: Photo and photo description, family togetherness, group spirit, creativity/originality, and fan votes (fans can vote once every 24 hours).
For more details, check out CustomInk's Family Reunion Contest on their Facebook page.
Let CustomInk help you make it a family reunion to remember with their custom designs. All designs are fully customizable in the CustomInk design lab.
Ink of the Week:
Each week, CustomInk rewards customers whose photo shows the most group spirit through a photo contest. This week there were two winners!
“The MISTI-Con Team Gets a Well Deserved Rest” and “Team Super Scotty Walking to Make a Difference for those Impacted by Congenital Heart Disease” are the winners of this week’s Ink of the Week contest! To read more about the Ink of the Week winner visit: http://www.customink.com/blog.