• The PPAI Expo

    Registration & Housing Now Open

    At The PPAI Expo, you will find the largest hub of promotional products suppliers and services, networking with industry experts and peers, current trends and emerging innovations and how to build the most effective marketing strategies. It’s the best way to kick off 2024.

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    Exhibits January 16-18 | Conference January 15

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  • Product Responsibility Summit

    Product responsibility is easy. It's like riding a bike. But the bike is on fire.

    The intricate rules and regulations around product responsibility can intimidate even the most passionate advocates. Summit provides relevant resources to help you understand the latest developments in product safety regulations. Attendees also earn the Product Safety Aware (PSA) designation required to gain access to the PPAI marketplace. It's a win-win.

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    October 8-10, 2023 | Alexandria, VA

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PPAI Media Features

Reilly, Ottenstein, Bauer Approved For PPAI Board Of Directors

Erin Reilly, CEO and founder of supplier Pop! Promos, and Zack Ottenstein, president of The Image Group – ranked the No. 41 distributor in this year’s PPAI 100  are set to become the newest members of the PPAI Board of Directors after being elected in a week-long voting process. Additionally, Lori Bauer, senior vice president of affiliate sales and support at Wayland, Massachusetts-based iPROMOTEu  promo’s 13th leading distributor in the PPAI 100 – has been appointed for a two-year, at-large director position. Continue Reading

John Corrigan

Announcing The 2023 PPAI Rising Stars

The most difficult judging process in competition history has wrapped, and PPAI Media is finally ready to announce the promotional products industry’s Rising Stars of 2023.

This year, more than 170 nominees vied for PPAI Rising Stars honors – a record for the annual contest, which began in 2010 and has recognized nearly 200 past recipients. A number of past winners have gone on to C-level roles, PPAI Board of Directors positions and even internet celebrity status.

This year’s 12 emerging leaders were chosen based on their accomplishments, demonstrated leadership and volunteerism in the marketplace and their communities. Nominators described what makes each candidate impressive, their contributions on behalf of clients and the challenges they’ve overcome. Continue Reading

PPAI Media

Putting Culture First

With the dog days of summer now behind us, I hope you had a chance to recharge, because the busy season for our industry has arrived. The back-to-school rush may be tapering off, but holiday orders are flowing, and you may even be working with clients on how to allocate their 2024 budgets. Continue Reading

Kevin Walsh, CAS

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Your membership entitles you to 50 percent off FedEx Express services and 30 percent off FedEx Ground as well as other FedEx discounts including services at FedEx Office. Don’t waste money—enroll in this program and ship everything via FedEx. Most members save more than their dues in shipping costs each year. Log in at My.PPAI.org to find out how you can enroll. 

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As PPAI’s official technology provider, SAGE provides a host of business management services for PPAI distributor members to run their businesses including product research, presentations, virtual samples, CRM, order management, project management, websites, company stores and more. Get started today with your SAGE Total Access subscription included with your PPAI membership.