The PPAI Board of Directors met in Irving, Texas, this week for strategic discussions at a nearby hotel followed by the spring board meeting at PPAI headquarters.

With the full board in attendance, on Monday they heard a presentation from McKinsey & Co. regarding membership structure and discussed PPAI’s professional development program as well as strengthening the relationship with the Promotional Professionals Association of Canada. On Tuesday, Chair Dale Denham, MAS+, and President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE, led the group through a number of agenda items including a financial review, discussion about PPAI research, and updates on government relations, regional relations and trade shows, among other items.

On Monday evening, PPAI hosted board members and local members for a fun evening at a Frisco RoughRiders’ minor league baseball game at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas, north of Irving.