Distributors and Suppliers Prepare for PROMOTIONS EAST, Starting Sunday
PROMOTIONS EAST 2011, June 5-8, begins in just three days and will feature industry-leading education, more giveaways than before and networking events to both engage attendees and benefit sponsoring exhibitors.
The Supplier Roundtable will launch the trade show at the Atlantic City Convention Center on June 5 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. PROMOTIONS EAST University begins June 6, and will be followed by exhibit days on June 7 and 8.
To date, the show will feature over 600 booths from more than 500 exhibiting companies. Additionally, the show floor will feature a PPAI Brand Pavilion showcasing unique industry suppliers.
PROMOTIONS EAST University includes three days of distributor-focused education, covering tracks such as: Sales, Marketing, Strategies, New Distributor, Business Management, Brand, Apparel U, and Technology. The Quality Certification Alliance (QCA) is the 2011 PROMOTIONS EAST Education Sponsor. Prominent speakers from across the industry, including distributors and suppliers from the top promotional products companies, will lead 26 unique education sessions. In total, more than 30 MAS/CAS points will be offered.
"We are thrilled to continually deliver an education schedule that is in tune with the pulse of the industry," said Paula Shulman, SAAGNY president. "The 2011 PROMOTIONS EAST University offers sales professionals the tools to navigate today's challenging business environment."
In addition to a full education schedule, the 2011 show will feature cash prizes and giveaways in which all qualified show attendees are eligible to enter.
The "Golden Ticket Giveaway" will be held during the first day of exhibits, June 7, and will provide attendees the opportunity to win $2,000. Distributor salespeople were mailed a Golden Ticket chocolate bar from Freeport, New York-based Chocolate Inn. Attendees can bring the wrapper to the show and drop it off at Promo Marketing, booth #1515, by 4:00 p.m. on June 7 for their chance to win.