The SPARK Conference is THE event for young professionals in the promotional products industry. Young professionals are the largest portion of the workforce in America and this is where you can build your network, learn how to lead, and share ideas. Participants will have the opportunity to become engaged, educated, and connected with topics specific to the beginning stages of a successful career in the promotional products industry.
From COVID-19 to racial inequity, murder hornets and everything in between, life is teaching us the importance of change and adaptability. As you move your business forward with new ways of operating, there are many diversity, equity and inclusion-related questions being asked. What can you do to reach a more diverse client base? When it comes to working remotely or returning to an office, what accommodations do you make to meet the needs of your diverse employees? When it comes to racial inequity, what business practices need to change to increase diversity and help everyone feel included and valued? Join the virtual Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Forum to talk through some practical steps you can take and hear how your industry peers are taking action.
The PPAI North American Leadership Conference (NALC) delves into the most relevant, top-of-mind business issues and ideas impacting the promotional products industry with an emphasis on networking events, leadership development, strategic foresight, emerging business issues, trends and best practices.
Virtual PPAI Product Responsibility Summit offers two sessions per day over five days focused on the most-pressing business implications, challenges and opportunities associated with compliance. Facilitated by industry thought leaders and leaders in compliance, this eye-opening event will explore the latest developments, as well as best practices.
Tech Week 2020, Powered By PPAI Tech Summit, is designed to keep you and your industry peers connected while enhancing your technical knowledge–all from the comfort of your couch. This virtual conference will keep you engaged through an array of thought-provoking, expert-led, interactive sessions exploring the most pertinent technology issues affecting the profession. Put on your favorite dress shirt and shorts combo, get comfy and turn on your webcam. Connect with your fellow attendees during the live Q&A and entertaining pop-ups. Then, level up by sharing your ideas and learning how other like-minded promotional products industry IT professionals, decision-makers and executives are leading their organizations’ technological health in our Tech Chat lounges.
This year, we will SAY IT. SHARE IT. and PROMOTE IT. The promotional products industry and Promotional Products Association International will proclaim, The Rumors Are True, PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS WORK!™ This annual event serves as a cornerstone for recognizing the importance of working with promotional professionals while creating awareness for promotional products as a powerful and effective advertising and marketing medium. Use the new Be The Conversation campaign toolkit to get in touch with buyers, legislators and your community.
The Regional Association Council (RAC) Leadership Development Workshop focuses on developing future regional leaders and enhancing relationships between the regional nonprofit associations in the promotional products industry. This annual event provides regional association leaders with comprehensive training and networking opportunities—the peer-to-peer interaction fosters and enhances relationships among all the regional associations.
The industry's largest trade show provides the opportunity to see thousands of promotional products and exhibitors. The PPAI Expo serves as the launchpad for the year, with new events and products every year. This 3-day event includes one day (January 11) of educational sessions followed by two days (January 12-13) of open show floor with products from companies all around the country.