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Four days wasn’t enough for most distributors who attended PPAI’s first virtual trade show, PPAI Expo Direct-2-You (, January 11-14, 2021. In March, PPAI introduced a free digital supplement, D2U Encore, that makes it easy for distributors to revisit the show with quick access to many exhibitors’ websites, videos, products and show specials, plus a sampling of education session summaries with links to all PPAI-sponsored, on-demand education programming from the show.

The free, 44-page, interactive bonus guide is available for download at




James Khattak is news editor of PPB.