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Grand Prize Promotions (GPP) specializes in prize indemnity insurance for promotions, contests, games and more. As a division of industry leader American Hole ‘n One, GPP shares their commitment to a wide range of innovative promotions and contests, professionally trained specialists, and is underwritten by A+ rated Great American Insurance Group.

While our list of current promotions is extensive, we pride ourselves on being accessible and excited to work with our clients on any promotion or special event they envision.

At Grand Prize Promotions, if you can imagine it, we can insure it.

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Have you ever wondered how companies promote contests that offer the chance to win a big money prize?

Year after year, Grand Prize Promotions (formerly American Media and Special Promotions) provides this opportunity to thousands of companies by providing coverage for a grand prize at a fraction of the cost. We work with you to customize an innovative promotion that will exceed your fan’s and your sponsor’s expectations while still maintaining a fixed budget. After twenty plus years, we know what it takes to make our clients stand out in a crowd and we continuously work to create new and innovative promotions that keep them there. 

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By Sport

Increase ticket sales, boost sponsor revenue and drive more excitement to your event with our variety of contests for any sporting event. Learn more here


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By Industry

Drive business to your showroom, brick and mortar store or even to your radio station with our industry-specific promotions designed with your customers in mind. Grand Prize Promotions, a division of industry leader American Hole ‘n One, has a wide range of proven promotions. Learn more here


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Whether you are a Dealer, Retailer, Restaurant, University, Real Estate Company, Time Share, Financial Institution, Mobile Phone Provider or in any other industry using direct mail, we guarantee our promotions are cost-effective and will maximize the return on investment of your marketing dollars. Learn more here





Our sweepstakes division is fully equipped to help you achieve your marketing objectives at a competitive price. Every sweepstakes administered by GPP provides an all-inclusive, turn-key program to administer every detail to running a successful sweepstakes promotion.  Learn more here




close-up-clover-depth-of-field-632458March Madness: Can you handle the madness? You will be allowed to invite customers to submit their bracket predictions. If they can correctly predict all 64 games, they win the grand prize! 
Luck of the Irish: This one will test your luck! Can you steal the Leprechaun’s pot of gold? GPP will provide you with a Leprechaun and a pot filled with gold! The name of the game is to guess how many pieces of gold the Leprechaun is hoarding in his pot! If the contestant can guess the exact amount gold pieces, they will win big!
Spring Fever: Do you have the fever? GPP will supply a list of 9 different flowers. The goal is to put the flowers in the correct, winning order! Once the contestant has listed their flowery guesses, they will be compared to the winning list to see if they can curb their spring fever! 

Need more? Take a look at these March Promotions by clicking HERE!

Summer cloudscape Approach of storm clouds on an afternoon at end of June in northern IllinoisApril Showers: Will the April Showers bring May flowers? That's never a promise, but we can promise our April Showers Promotion will get your clients excited for spring time. We are here make it super easy for you to execute. here's the part where you get to be creative. You will choose a location, amount of rainfall, and date. (i.e. Hartsfield Jackson Airport, 6 inches on April 30th) If it rains then you can offer a partial or full refund on purchases during the first 2 weeks in April. The goal is to drive more revenue by giving the customer something to look forward to later in the month.
Roll a R-E-F-U-N-D: Tax season is a dreaded season among all Americans. Why not make ease the tension with roll a R-E-F-U-N-D promotion for your customers' chance to win an instant refund? This promotion is a dice roll that can be done with jumbo or regular- sized dice. We love the jumbo to make a statement! You will allow your contestant to roll the dice, and if they can correctly spell R-E-F-U-N-D, they win the cash prize!
Winning Inning: Is everyone else excited about baseball season like us? Invite your  fans to register at one of the  participating sponsor locations, online or at the ballpark. Designate a different play for each inning of your game. If the winning play occurs in the designated inning, your lucky fan goes home a Grand Prize Winner!

Take a look at ever more April Promotion by clicking HERE.

administration-america-american-flag-1590766Memorial Day Sales Promotion: Plan a huge sales event during Memorial Day this year! On Memorial Day, if it rains a certain amount, all customers who made a purchase during the designated sales period will receive a partial or full refund of their purchase. A great idea for car dealerships and retail stores!

Call Mom & Win: This Mother’s Day, contestants will have the chance to win Mom BIG Cash and Prizes with the Cell Phone Number Guess. Finalists will enter in the last 4-digits of their Mom’s phone number in the vault provided. If the alarm sounds and the vault door opens, they win Mom the Ultimate Mother’s
Day Gift!

Win, Place, Show: Celebrate this year’s Triple Crown in style. Lucky finalists will predict who will place 1st, 2nd and 3rd (Win, Place, Show). If the finalists correctly predict Win-Place-Show – they win the Grand Prize!

For additional information and ideas, click HERE to access our downloadable Flyer

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Opening Day for Baseball is the earliest in history, so someone was listening to our prayers. Get yourself ready for March 28th because it’s going to be a busy day. Are you looking for promotions for on-field or even off-field entertainment? We have just the ones for you!

  • Bark in The Park: Do you love baseball and spending time with your furry friend? We are definitely in! Here's how it works: invite your fans to bring their dogs to the ball park. Place 100 numbered tennis balls in the outfield at the end of the game and allow the dogs to "fetch" a ball. If the ball matches the winning number, the lucky owner will be the winner of $10,000!
  • Starting Line-up List: This contest is another great option for multiple industries. Get your customers excited about Baseball Season with this winning list! Have your customers place the 9 starting baseball players in order. If their starting line-up list matches the winning list, they can win big bucks and a trip to the playoffs!

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Grand Prize Promotions, a division of industry leader American Hole ‘n One, has a wide range of proven promotions.