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Hi Everyone

Welcome to the October issue of What's New at DeskDemon!

As usual we have got some great offers for you to enjoy, and topping the bill this month is Marriott Hotels. Your meetings really do matter to Marriott, who have dedicated themselves to offering you some great deals when you book with them. Marriott Rewards points earned can be exchanged for a host of gifts and experience days. Click here for more details.

Marriott are also giving you the chance to win an AMAZING trip to Athens! You and a companion could enjoy a three night stay including breakfast  at the luxurious Athens Ledra Marriott Hotel which has spectacular views over the Acropolis. The prize includes return flights to Athens. Click here to enter.

Avery have come up trumps with a lovely promotion to make mail outs less of a nightmare. What you need is a cuddly Postman Pat to help - and you can collect a trio of them by buying Avery Addressing, Mini or Removable labels. Who could resist? Find out more.

We've all heard horror stories about identity fraud - or worse still experienced it. Luckily Trodat, the market leader for self-inking stamps, has a unique solution - the Trodat ID protection stamp. Environmentally friendly, the stamp will give you peace of mind when you dispose of your documents. More details.

Don't forget to get your free sample of Pentel's brilliant EnerGel Xm pen. There are 1,000 to give away, so hurry to make sure you get to experience the oh so smooth liquid gel writing experience! Click here to register for your sample.

Your Meetings Matter More at Marriott

Enjoy great benefits in 2010 when you book and hold a qualifying meeting with at least 35 cumulative room nights or 35 day delegate packages, you will receive: -
  • 35% allowable attrition
  • One complimentary room or delegate for every 35 paid rooms or delegates
  • Double Marriott Rewards points or Triple Marriott Rewards points when you pay with your Visa® Card - Redeem your rewards for an amazing selection of gifts and experiences from shopping vouchers to hotel stays, spa breaks to golf. 
Book more, get more:
For each qualifying meeting over 100 cumulative room nights, receive a 2% rebate off the master bill.
Choose from 60 hotels in the UK and Ireland plus over 100 located throughout Continental Europe.
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Enjoy a special delivery from Avery!

Dreading the overwhelming Christmas mail out?  Fear not!  Avery is on hand with a special delivery to brighten up your festive season.

Just buy two packs of Avery Addressing, Mini or Removable labels and you can collect a trio of free cuddly Postman Pat toys.

Your seasonal planning and postage will have never been so quick and easy.
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Identity Fraud? Stamp it out!

How often do you throw away junk mail or a bank statement with your name and address on it?

This can easily lead to identity theft.  It is National Identity Fraud Prevention Week beginning 18th October. The Trodat ID protection stamp is an environmentally friendly way to stamp out ID Fraud.

Simply stamp over your personal or confidential details with the scrambled impression- effectively hiding the text underneath. The stamp brings you peace of mind when you dispose of your documents.

Click here for more information and to find your nearest office products supplier.
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Pentel EnerGel Free Sample give-away

EnerGel Xm is a liquid gel pen from Pentel with ink so smooth your hand will glide effortlessly over the page. And because the special formula dries really quickly it's a pen that left-handed writers can love at last!

It's one of a fabulous range of EnerGel pens from Pentel and you could be in with a chance of winning a free sample of it too!
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Sit Down Meals or Buffet? The Pros and Cons

Christmas parties are a great time to get everyone together, and have a great time, imbibing massive amount of liquor, destroying piles of food, and dancing enough to kick up a storm. When it comes to setting the party up, there is the debate of whether to let the guests sit down and be served, or to give them a buffet line.

Office Christmas, experienced events organisers, offer some advice.
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Tips to prevent your laptop from overheating

Anyone who owns a laptop has probably worried whether it's overheating. It starts to run slow, it crashes a lot, it is hot to the touch, start-up time is slower - all indicators that something is afoot! Laptops are equipped with internal fans which work fine during general laptop use, but did you know that powerful software can put a lot of pressure on the computer's CPU? In this article, we explore ways to  prevent overheating in the first place.
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  • So that's it for October - we hope you enjoy our selection of offers and competitions. Make sure you enter!  And do keep your ideas coming - we love to hear what you like about DeskDemon and really value your feedback. Simply email

    Have a great month, and see you again in November, when the countdown to Christmas starts in earnest!

    Until the next time
    Best wishes
    The DeskDemon Team
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