Our History

Cook Advertising Specialties has celebrated its 50th anniversary; it was started in Austin Texas in 196O by Ken and Mary Cook.  The business was originally established in their basement with the business growing into offices located on Koenig Lane, Austin, Texas.  With the growth of the business; their three daughters became active in the business as co-owners.  The Cook family continued to operate the business until it was sold to Dale and Paul Conley in 2009. The business was re-located to its current location at 8906 Wall St. Suite 101, Austin, Texas in November of 2009.  

Our Philosophy

Delivering the right product, at the right time at the right price.

Although we distribute products as our core business, in reality, we are a service business focused on addressing our customer’s needs.   Our customers come to us for imprinted products to promote their business or to recognize and say thank you to their customers or employees. 

At Cook Advertising Specialties, our role is to create a customer friendly environment that simplifies the purchasing and decision-making process while supplying our clients with the right, quality imprinted product in a timely manner that delivers their message cost-effectively.  

Our People

Dale Conley

Dale Conley - Owner

Dale is a retired, elementary school teacher who acquired Cook Advertising in February, 2009. Along with her husband, Paul, they have 2 grown sons and have lived in the Austin area since 1992. Dale is an avid scuba diver and sailor. 

Paul Conley

Paul Conley - Sales

Formerly a distribution center manager, importer and business broker he joined the company full-time when the business was acquired. Paul is also a scuba diver and sailor.  Along with Dale they have traveled and enjoyed many dive sites in the Caribbean and Pacific.