To receive incentive payments for any of the items below, the regional association must complete the Regional Engagement Program Online Form and send items (such as lists, copies of governance documents, etc.) to Regional Relations Admin Valerie Schenewerk. Items can be submitted one at a time, throughout the year, or en masse. Incentive payments are earned by completing items and submitting claim within the calendar year. Call 972.258.3051, or e-mail Valerie Schenewerk with any questions.
MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT (earn up to $300)
$300 — Membership Plan and Recap of Plan Results
Submit a plan with timeline AND recap report as well as samples of collateral for a membership recruitment campaign, including metrics (positive, or negative) with permission to share as part of regional best practices.
ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS AND EVENTS (earn up to $900)
$400 — Professional Development Live Event presented / hosted by PPAI
To schedule a speaker, complete the Speaker Request Form and e-mail to Regional Relations Admin Valerie Schenewerk. Travel costs for one speaker per year are covered.
Detailed Session and Speaker Information
- Dinner Meeting / Annual Meeting Keynote Session
- Product Safety Aware Training
- Lunch ’n Learn
- Town Hall Session
- Breakfast Session
- Facilitate an Open Forum Session on crowd-sourced topics for members and non-members
- Other (submit idea to Dana Geiger for review and approval)
$200 — Get In Touch!
Adopt and utilize Get In Touch! marketing including usage of content on website, e-mail promotions, newsletters, or special events/publications.
$300 — Show Sponsor
Recognize PPAI as a premium-level show sponsor on all pre-show, onsite and post-event marketing, e-mails, materials, signage and on-screen displays and also display PPAI collateral near registration area. Include letter from PPAI CEO in show directory. Available for download:
REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT (earn up to $400)
$400 — Regional Board Session facilitated by PPAI staff (select one)
To schedule a facilitator, please e-mail Regional Relations Admin Valerie Schenewerk for a form. Facilitated sessions will not be scheduled in December.
- Tradeshow / Events
- Volunteer Development / Recruitment
- Membership Recruitment / Retention
- Governance — Bylaws / P&P Development
- Board Orientation & Optimization
- Strategic Planning
- Special request topic (subject to PPAI review)
GOVERNANCE AND BENCHMARKING ACTIVITIES (earn up to $900)
$300 — Roster and Lists
Provide member roster and post-show attendee and exhibitor lists to Regional Relations with permission to use for outreach, communication and membership marketing as well as current Bylaws, P&P and Board roster.
Up to $400 — ASAE, or Local Chapter of ASAE Membership
PPAI will reimburse the regional association's ASAE, or a state SAE annual dues, upon receipt of proof of payment, up to $400. Membership should be held by the association Executive Director, or an appointed Board member representative for the association and be of the type representative of the association and not of any individual's company, or business.
$200 — Benchmarking Study
Participate in the RAC Annual Benchmarking study by stated deadline.
Awards Committee / Job Description Samples Executive Directors FedEx Industry Resources Lists Marketing Pantone Regional Community Regional Engagement Program Sample Language Shared Volunteer Program Tradeshow Calendar
- End Buyer Event
- Government Relations
- Professional Development / Education
- RAC Delegate
- Room Show
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FedEx Benefit for Regional Members
Regional promotional products industry association members who sign up for the PPAI Regional Affiliate FedEx Program save:
Contact your regional Executive Director for the passcode to sign up! Once you have the passcode, go to our special FedEx enrollment site. Put in the passcode, leave the member ID blank, agree to the terms/conditions statement, click on “Enroll Now” and fill in the online enrollment form.
Back To TopIndustry Resources
- PPDRF (Promotional Products Disaster Relief Foundation)
- PPDRF Flyer
- PPDRF Email For Members
- PPDRF Association Donation Form
Back To TopLists
Request a list by contacting Regional Relations Admin Valerie Schenewerk:
- New member list by regional
- PIN list by regional
- PPAI distributor members and prospects by regional
- National PPAI supplier members and prospects
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Back To TopPantone® Regional Affiliate Program
Promotional products veterans know just how important proper color matching is to satisfying customers and the best way to ensure colors match is with Pantone products.
Regional Members Save on Pantone!
Regional association members can save anywhere from 5–25% off retail prices on Pantone products. To receive the discount, your regional must be signed up for the discount program and you enter the passcode provided by your regional association at checkout; please contact your regional Executive Director directly for the code. Shop HERE.
Regionals currently offering this program to their members:
AzPPA – Arizona Promotional Products Association
CASA – Caribbean Advertising Specialties Association
CPPA – Chesapeake Promotional Products Association
GCPPA – Gold Coast Promotional Products Association
HPPA – Houston Promotional Products Association
MiPPA – Michigan Promotional Professionals Association
NEPPA – New England Promotional Products Association
NWPMA – Northwest Promotional Marketing Association
PAPPA – Philadelphia Area Promotional Products Association
PMANC – Promotional Marketing Association of Northern California
PPAChicago – Promotional Professionals Association of Chicago
PPAF – Promotional Products Association of Florida
PPAMidwest – Promotional Products Association of the Midwest
PPAMS – Promotional Products Association of the Mid-South
PPAS – Promotional Products Association Southwest
PPAW – Promotional Products Association of Wisconsin
RMRPPA – Rocky Mountain Region Promotional Products Association
SAAGNY – Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York
SPPA – Sunbelt Promotional Products Association
TSPPA – Tri-State Promotional Professionals Association
UMAPP – Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals
VAPPA – Virginia Promotional Products Association
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Back To TopRegional Engagement Program
- Engagement Program (online form)
- Engagement Program Topics and Speakers (PDF)
- Engagement Program Speaker Request (PDF)
- President's Letter for Show Directory(PDF)
Back To TopSample Language
- Document Retention Sample Language DOC
- Conflict of Interest Statement
- Volunteer Agreement
- Board Orientation Sample (PPT)
- Self Nomination Form
Back To TopShared Volunteer Program
- Shared Volunteer Program FAQs (PDF)
- Shared Volunteer Request Form (online form)
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