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March 21, 2019
On March 11, PPAI joined the Rocky Mountain Regional Promotional Products Association (RMRPPA) and Colorado-based industry members in Denver for the first-ever L.E.A.D. Local Colorado. PPAI staff and industry participants held 10 meetings with state senators, representatives and their staff members …
March 21, 2019
Cap America (PPAI 111597) has announced that all of the Fredericktown, Missouri-based supplier’s account executives and customer service representatives have completed PPAI’s Trained Advertising Specialist (TAS) Certificate program. In announcing the milestone, the company notes that by investing in…
March 21, 2019
U.S. teens represent a sizable market, with up to $143 billion in buying power, not counting their influence on household spending. Knowing how Generation Z spends its time can give advertisers valuable insights on how to best reach this market, and Pew Research Center’s new analysis of Bureau of La…
March 21, 2019
Janice Tippett, president and owner of distributor Millennium Marketing Solutions’ (PPAI 159584), has been named to The Daily Record’s 2019 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. The Daily Record began Maryland’s Top 100 Women in 1996 to recognize outstanding achievements by women demonstrated through…
March 19, 2019
The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index reversed course in February from the previous month’s decline, posting a climb to 111.15—up from 109.34 in January. The increase marks a 4.3 percent gain in the index over the past 12 months.
March 19, 2019
Ennis, Inc., parent company of several industry suppliers, including Folder Express (PPAI 354129), Independent Folders (PPAI 111993) and Admore, Inc. (PPAI 111144), has announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has acquired the assets of Integrated Print & Graphics (“IPG”) in South Elgin, …
March 19, 2019
Supplier Drum-Line, Inc. (PPAI 102565), based in Stuttgart, Arkansas, has entered into an agreement to acquire Elliott Calendar Company (PPAI 113934), also known as Hour Glass Line, in Coshocton, Ohio.
March 19, 2019
Distributor Fluid Branding, headquartered in Leeds, UK, has furthered its international expansion with the opening of an office in Malta. The Maltese location adds to its eight sales offices in the UK and continental Europe.
March 19, 2019
Proforma Professional Business Solutions and Proforma Progressive Marketing have secured a three-year, $12 million contract with a Fortune 500 technology company. The distributors were selected to manage the inventory, fulfillment and workflow processes for the company’s print and promotional produc…
March 19, 2019
Chocolate Inn /Taylor & Grant/ Lanco (PPAI 111662) recently hosted a tour of the imprinting and embroidering capabilities at its Ronkonkoma, New York, facility for select members of the Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY). This is the first tour demonstrating the new capab…
March 19, 2019
BIC Graphic North America (PPAI 114187) has entered into a new and exclusive promotional products industry partnership with Osprey, a manufacturer of technical packs for outdoor, cycling, travel and urban uses.
March 19, 2019
Supplier Links Unlimited (PPAI 375603), headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has reached an agreement with S’well (PPAI 706800), manufacturer of insulated, reusable beverage containers, to be its exclusive supplier for the promotional products, premium and incentive, and third-party meeting planners i…
March 19, 2019
On Monday, PPAI hosted three visitors from supplier Polyconcept North America’s Leed’s division at its Irving, Texas, headquarters. Regional Sales Manager Alina Rubinshteyn and Field Sales Managers Katie Crnkovich and Emily Douglas met with staff and learned more about the Association.
March 19, 2019
For most small businesses, search engine optimization (SEO) strategies are on the backburner, despite search engines’ popularity among consumers as a product research and purchasing platform. Data from business-to-business research, ratings and review firm Clutch show that only 36 percent of small b…
March 14, 2019
Health Canada has proposed implementing further restrictions on the marketing and advertising of opioid medications. The proposed additional terms and conditions would restrict all advertising materials of Class B opioids provided to health care professionals to only statements that have been author…
March 14, 2019
Ontario, Canada, is considering regulations that would ban single-use plastics, such as shopping bags and bottles, in the province. Its Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has released a discussion paper providing details on the actions and commitments related to waste that were outl…
March 14, 2019
Mike Pfeiffer, vice president of technology for American Solutions for Business (PPAI 101656), recently spoke to students at Minnewaska Area High School’s Career Day. The school is located near Glenwood, Minnesota, where the distributor is headquartered, and many of its students are children of empl…
March 14, 2019
Jennifer Bingham has joined PPAI's regional relations team as executive director for the Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC) in PPAI’s new management agreement with the regional association. Bingham brings a background in event management and a history in the promotional products …
March 14, 2019
This week, PPAI Executive Vice President Bob McLean, CPA, CAE, attended the Print Services & Distribution Association’s (PSDA) annual CEO Summit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The event brings PSDA members together to connect, discuss high-level trends and share ideas and challenges.
March 14, 2019
PPAI’s ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars outline the importance of supply chain audits as tariffs drive business decisions and how website design can …
March 14, 2019
How big of a market, an opportunity, do esports represent? In eMarketer’s first forecast of the category, esports ad revenues for the U.S. next year are expected to top $200 million. This year, digital ad revenues for esports—competitive gaming by professional players and teams—is expected to grow 2…
March 14, 2019
On March 7, a three-day “listening tour” concluded at the Specialty Advertising Association of California’s (SAAC) 2019 board installation dinner. The tour was a collaborative effort between SAAC Board leaders and PPAI executive and regional relations staff to meet with SAAC legacy members, stakehol…
March 14, 2019
The Michigan Promotional Professionals Association (MiPPA) hosted its fourth annual Legislative Education Action Day (LEAD) breakfast in Lansing, Michigan, on March 7. Held at the Anderson House of Representatives Building, directly across the street from the state capitol building, the breakfast dr…
March 14, 2019
Prime Line (PPAI 112744), the hard goods and decoration division of alphabroder (PPAI 156993), held employee recognition ceremonies at its Connecticut and South Carolina facilities honoring employees nominated for alphabroder-Prime Line Corporate Team Recognition Awards. Four of the employees workin…
March 14, 2019
BIC Graphic North America (PPAI 114187) recently delivered a donation of more than 55,000 items to the Marjorie’s Hope organization to benefit students at Pasco County Schools. The Clearwater, Florida-based supplier’s contribution included a variety of backpacks, pens and earbuds that will be used a…
March 12, 2019
Supplier Stouse, LLC (PPAI 113066) has named Clay Davis president and CEO, effective immediately. Davis succeeds Bruce Reed, who is retiring after 14 years of leading the organization and will remain active on the New Century, Kansas-based company’s board of directors. The news was first reported Mo…
March 12, 2019
Blair Hawley has joined BIC Graphic North America (PPAI 114187) in the newly-created role of chief operating officer. As first reported Monday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert, Hawley joins the Tampa, Florida-based supplier as the leader of all operations and support functions, including manufa…
March 12, 2019
The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO), an international, neutral forum for product safety stakeholders to learn, network and share information, held its annual meeting and training symposium in Washington, D.C. last month. PPAI Public Affairs Director Anne Stone—…
March 12, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products sold in the United States. The action is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approved applicatio…
March 12, 2019
Distributor Wizard Creations (PPAI 342741) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has joined The Peernet Group, an alliance of 18 promotional products and marketing distributors in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Wizard Creation’s addition is part of The Peernet Group's long-term growth strategy, which includes …
March 12, 2019
Facilisgroup (PPAI 493664), an industry business platform and technology services provider, has released a benchmark study to its member partners showing they reached an average of 10 percent year-over-year growth in 2018, beating the industry average. According to the study, Facilisgroup distributo…
March 12, 2019
In January, The Allen Company/ColorCraft (PPAI 113879) became the industry provider for Thermos LLC’s vacuum-insulated food and beverage containers within the promotional products market in the United States and Canada. For the laser engraving component on Thermos brand promotional products, Thermos…
March 12, 2019
PPAI’s® ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars explore cultivating the right skill sets for today and the future, the importance of supply chain audits as …
March 12, 2019
Consumers’ food choices increasingly factor in sustainability and other concerns, and these preferences can potentially play a role in their selections regarding edible promotional gifts. A recent study by Nielsen identified 16 topics and noted Americans’ interest and awareness, and while no one sub…
March 11, 2019
Blair Hawley has joined BIC Graphic North America (PPAI 114187) in the newly created role of chief operating officer. Hawley will lead all operations and support functions, including manufacturing, customer service, procurement, inventory, planning, supply chain and logistics for the Tampa, Florida-…
March 11, 2019
Supplier Stouse, LLC (PPAI 113066) has named Clay Davis president and CEO, effective immediately. Davis succeeds Bruce Reed, who is retiring after 14 years of leading the organization and will remain active on the New Century, Kansas-based company's board of directors.
March 07, 2019
Looking ahead, most small businesses plan to hire new employees in 2019, and their focus will primarily be on sales and marketing, and customer service positions. A survey by business-to-business research, ratings and reviews firm Clutch found that 39 percent of small businesses hiring in 2019 want …
March 07, 2019
On February 28, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the country registered 2.6 percent annualized growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2018. While down from the 3.8 percent growth seen during the middle of the year, it continues to represent strong gro…
March 07, 2019
4imprint Group PLC, parent of Oshkosh, Wisconsin-based distributor 4imprint (PPAI 107200), has released its financial results for 2018, reporting revenues of $738.4 million, up 18 percent over the prior year.
March 07, 2019
Dawn Lucchesi, a sales executive with the Vernon Company, passed away on February 22 after a long illness.
March 07, 2019
The Three Rivers Advertising Specialty Association held its 2019 Spring Expo on March 5 in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, and PPAI® Communications and Branding Strategist Kim R. Todora joined the event to speak on brand building.
March 07, 2019
PPAI’s® ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars revisit Expo 2019 for a look at what makes a great brand and cultivating the right skillsets for today and t…
March 07, 2019
Cap America (PPAI 111597) in Fredericktown, Missouri, recently donated more than 10,000 fleece caps to the Fredericktown United Methodist Church’s annual coat drive and the local Salvation Army. These caps will be given to people in need to help them stay warm during the bitter Missouri winters.
March 05, 2019
Promotional products industry sales in the final month of 2018 were up 5.7 percent from the year-ago level, according to the PPAI®/ITR Economics fourth-quarter 2018 Market Outlook Report. However, indicators tracked by ITR suggest that the PPAI/ITR Total Members Index will be in the slowing growth o…
March 05, 2019
Distributor Competitive Edge (PPAI 103776), headquartered in Stevensville, Michigan, has acquired Gaslight Promotions (PPAI 531647) in Grand Rapids. Founded by Terry Powers, Gaslight has served the Western Michigan market for the past decade.
March 05, 2019
Gemline (PPAI 113948) has announced the extension of its long-term strategic partnership with Moleskine. The Lawrence, Massachusetts-based supplier will continue to be the exclusive supplier of Moleskine within the promotional products industry throughout the U.S. and Canada. Since the partnership’s…
March 05, 2019
Pantone, LLC, has introduced Pantone Metallics for Graphic and Packaging Design, a collection of metallic spot colors intended for use on printed products, packaging, branding and other collateral. This addition to the Pantone Graphics System enables designers, brands and printers to specify and pro…
March 05, 2019
HanesBrands has entered into an agreement with the University of Cincinnati, in collaboration with its exclusive trademark licensing agent, IMG College Licensing, to serve as the university’s primary licensee for apparel products. The new deal covers Cincinnati-branded men’s, women’s, youth and infa…
March 05, 2019
Nearly 60 promotional products distributors and 15 supplier companies have advanced their market position to the next tier in membership categories with their reported increase in promotional products sales. PPAI® members have an opportunity to report their sales volume to the Association annually.
March 05, 2019
Distributor PrintGlobe® (PPAI 358558), based in Austin, Texas, welcomed a visit on Friday from Tina Berres Filipski, PPAI’s® editor/director of publications, as part of PPAI’s ongoing member outreach initiative. Jamie Dickens, Printglobe’s vice president of sales, met with Filipski and treated her t…
March 05, 2019
PPAI’s® ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars examine customer lifecycle marketing and how it can build sales, Expo 2019’s look at what makes a great bran…
February 28, 2019
Americans for Free Trade, a broad coalition of more than 150 U.S. businesses and trade associations united against tariffs and of which PPAI® is a member, sent a letter this week to President Trump commending the administration for making progress on trade negotiations and recognizing the negative i…
February 28, 2019
While consumer confidence eased in January, The Conference Board’s data shows it rebounded in February. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index now stands at 131.4, up from 121.7 in January.
February 28, 2019
Companies’ wellness goals don’t always translate into their meetings and incentive travel. The recent 2019 Wellness in Meetings and Incentive Travel Study by the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) found that 64 percent of meeting planners say their meetings are only “somewhat healthy.” The study fo…
February 28, 2019
This past weekend, PPAI® Research Manager Mo Das and Communications and Branding Strategist Kim Todora attended the 2019 American Marketing Association (AMA) Winter Academic Conference in Austin, Texas, to present the Association’s white paper on the role of promotional products in higher education.…
February 28, 2019
PPAI’s® ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars take another look at Expo 2019’s cause marketing education session, customer lifecycle marketing and more. T…
February 28, 2019
Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace report showed that only 15 percent of adult employees are engaged with their employers worldwide. Helping businesses address this issue can represent new opportunities for professionals in the promotional products industry, as data by market research firm Chadw…
February 28, 2019
Members who belong to one of seven of the industry’s regional associations now have instant access to discount coupons when browsing supplier websites.
February 28, 2019
Beacon Promotions (PPAI 113702) has been recognized by the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) for its safety efforts throughout 2018. The New Ulm, Minnesota-based supplier completed a number of self-inspection and verification processes that helped improve safety conditions in their workpl…
February 26, 2019
In a Sunday tweet, President Trump announced the U.S. would delay the March 1 deadline requiring tariffs on more than $200 billion in Chinese imports to rise from 10 percent to 25 percent. The postponement comes as U.S. and Chinese negotiators meet on the issue.
February 26, 2019
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive budget released last month includes mention of a Consumer Right To Know Act that, to many observers, seems similar to California’s Prop 65 law. The legislation directs state agencies to create labeling requirements for designated products indicating the presenc…
February 26, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products in the U.S. The FDA’s action is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approved applications up to …
February 26, 2019
American Solutions for Business (PPAI 101656) has announced that it is now officially using PromoStandards to streamline its ecommerce platform to integrate with industry suppliers. PromoStandards is a group of industry IT professionals that focuses on the development of technology standards to enab…
February 26, 2019
PPAI® has several highly respected awards that recognize notable work in the promotional products field and honor individuals for their outstanding professional achievements and commitment towards their communities and the industry. The Association depends on its members to identify those who repres…
February 26, 2019
PPAI’s® ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars explore social media best practices, revisiting the Best of Expo 2019 and more. The webinar roster also feat…
February 26, 2019
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs represent fertile ground for promotional products distributors. Their expertise can dovetail nicely with the programs’ goals, and data from business-to-business research, ratings and reviews firm Clutch identifies the technology, food and fashion indust…
February 21, 2019
PPAI® has entered into an agreement with Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC) to provide the regional association with management services, as announced earlier today in a Breaking News alert. SAAC will continue to work under the stewardship of its board of directors and will maint…
February 21, 2019
Delta Apparel, Inc. (PPAI 188431) has announced financial results for its fiscal year 2019 first quarter, which ended December 29, 2018. The Greenville, South Carolina, supplier had released preliminary results for the quarter last month, and now reports that it achieved sales growth of 12.5 percent…
February 21, 2019
Superior Group of Companies, Inc., which operates in the promotional products market through its subsidiaries, distributors BAMKO, LLC (PPAI 242148), Tangerine Promotions, Ltd. (PPAI 439779) and Public Identity, Inc. (PPAI 230372), has announced fourth quarter and year-end operating results for 2018…
February 21, 2019
Gildan Activewear has released its fourth quarter and full-year 2018 financial results, noting that the Montreal, Quebec-based supplier reported net sales of approximately $2.9 billion in 2018—up 5.7 percent over 2017—and a 13.7 percent of net sales in fourth quarter, year-over-year, of $742.7 milli…
February 21, 2019
PPAI’s® ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars revisit highlights of The PPAI Expo 2019, social media best practices, and more. The webinar roster also fea…
February 21, 2019
U.S. workers’ evolving office environments present new needs and opportunities for relevant products, particularly as the 2019 Staples Workplace Survey found that employees continue to resist the one-size-fits-all mentality when it comes to the workplace. Staples’ survey found notable backlash to th…
February 21, 2019
Philadelphia Area Promotional Products Association (PAPPA) announced its 2018 PAPPA Award winners on February 5 at an event held during the PAPPA Winter Showcase in Springfield, Pennsylvania. All of the evening’s award recipients were nominated by their peers.
February 21, 2019
Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC) has selected PPAI® to provide the regional association with management services. SAAC will continue to work under the stewardship of its board of directors and will maintain autonomy and a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit status as a professional trade …
February 19, 2019
Ed Johnson, MAS, who served as PPAI® board chair in 1995 and was previously a regional vice president at Geiger, passed away on February 15 after a long illness. He was 77.
February 19, 2019
The environmental initiatives of Winston-Salem-based HanesBrands have earned it recognition as an apparel industry leader in carbon emissions transparency by the CDP—formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project. The company has also won a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star P…
February 19, 2019
iPROMOTEu (PPAI 218870) honored affiliates and suppliers at events the Wayland, Massachusetts-headquartered distributor held last month in Las Vegas, Nevada, in conjunction with The PPAI® Expo. The company also reported a 2018 increase in order volume of 17 percent over the prior year and a record a…
February 19, 2019
Karen Kravitz, an account executive for HALO Branded Solutions, passed away February 11 after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 60.
February 19, 2019
Last week, PPAI® hosted a visit from Don Freeman, CEO of event marketing and management firm Freeman, along with members of his senior leadership team. PPAI has partnered with the Dallas, Texas-based company for more than 50 years on The PPAI Expo and other Association initiatives.
February 19, 2019
PPAI’s® ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. On Wednesday, a webinar looks at the Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision and what the ruling means for business a…
February 19, 2019
U.S. small-business owners’ optimism about business conditions remains strong, but it’s down from record highs observed in 2018. The Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, which measures small-business owners' attitudes about a wide variety of factors affecting their businesses, is down to +106 in…
February 18, 2019
Ed Johnson, MAS, who served as PPAI Board Chair in 1995 and was formerly regional vice president at Geiger, passed away on February 15 after a long illness.
February 14, 2019
Disney has taken the top spot in research studying consumers’ emotional connection with brands. In MBLM’s Brand Intimacy 2019 study—which measures the emotional science behind the bonds people develop with the brands they use and love—Disney overtook Apple for the first time to reach the No.1 positi…
February 14, 2019
Merchandise World, a trade show serving the promotional products industry in the UK, drew industry professionals from across the country and abroad to the NAEC Stoneleigh in Warwickshire on January 30-31. The show is a collaboration between business services provider Sourcing City and the British Pr…
February 14, 2019
The Promotional Product Professionals of Canada's (PPPC) four-city TOPS+ 2019 tour has brought the promotional products industry to cities across Canada in recent weeks, beginning its journey in Montréal, Quebec, on January 30 before moving to Toronto, Ontario, on February 7 and Vancouver, British C…
February 14, 2019
PPAI’s® public affairs team has been on the road in recent weeks, attending the inaugural Washington International Trade Conference (WITC) and joining Philadelphia Area Promotional Products Association (PAPPA) and Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) at their shows to prese…
February 14, 2019
PPAI’s® ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. The Association’s webinar lineup in the coming months include highlights from Expo 2019, social media and other stories. The w…
February 14, 2019
Today is Valentine’s Day and love—and Valentine’s Day-associated advertising campaigns—is in the air. With so many promotional opportunities surrounding this holiday, measuring its popularity among consumers provides valuable insights into its utility as a marketing angle, and according to a survey …
February 12, 2019
The latest round of trade talks begin on Monday in Beijing, China, as negotiators on both sides seek a resolution to the dispute between the U.S. and China. Should talks fail to make headway before the March 1 deadline, tariffs of 10 percent on approximately $250 billion in Chinese imports will jump…
February 12, 2019
S&S Activewear (PPAI 256121) has opened an 800,000-square-foot distribution center in Reno, Nevada. The new center is the Bolingbrook, Illinois-based supplier’s largest fulfillment facility—nearly three times larger than the company’s Santa Fe Springs building in California—as well as the largest le…
February 12, 2019
Staples, Inc., which participates in the promotional products industry as distributor Staples Promotional Products (PPAI 108945), has signed an agreement to acquire DEX Imaging, a document imaging technology dealer in the U.S. The business will continue to be led by DEX’s existing executive team, un…
February 12, 2019
The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index ticked down in January, retreating from an increase registered in December. The index now stands at 109.56, down from 110.96 one month earlier but it still represents a 3.4 percent gain over the past 12 months. However, with the government shutdown affe…
February 12, 2019
At its 2019 annual meeting on February 5, the Small Business Legislative Council (SBLC) elected new board members and a slate of officers. The mission of the SBLC, of which PPAI is a member, is twofold: to make improvements in public policy for small business and to help member associations in their…
February 12, 2019
Mike Bowen, CEO of distributor Champion Awards, Inc. (PPAI 103877) in Memphis, Tennessee, was involved in a car accident on February 7 while on vacation with his wife in Costa Rica. He passed away on February 9 at age 61.
February 12, 2019
PPAI’s® ongoing webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. The Association’s webinar lineup in the coming months includes new technologies in the promo industry, highlights from Expo 20…
February 12, 2019
Counterfeit products continue to be a concern for many Americans, and research shows that, on average, they believe 29 percent of products manufactured in the U.S. are fake. A survey by Morning Consult sponsored by Bayer found that 66 percent of Americans are very or somewhat concerned about the man…
February 12, 2019
At its annual Peake Awards Ceremony on February 5, the Chesapeake Promotional Products Association (CPPA) honored professionals' and companies’ accomplishments in the region and inducted Kendra McDougal into the CPPA Hall of Fame. The awards ceremony, sponsored by J Charles Crystalworks, was held at…
February 12, 2019
The Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC) has elected five new board members and a slate of officers to the regional association’s 2019 board of directors.
February 12, 2019
The new board members serving on the Virginia Promotional Products Association (VAPPA) 2019 Board of Directors began their terms on January 1.
February 07, 2019
Jana Schmidt has been named CEO of San Antonio, Texas-based distributor Harland Clarke (PPAI 651507). She has served as president of the company since 2017.