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Excerpts from Education at PPAI Vegas
January 12, 2011

Greetings from a sunny, yet surprisingly cold, Las Vegas! I'm here at the PPAI Expo 2011 in Las Vegas for the third year straight, though this time I was able to make it up a day earlier than normal to attend a few education sessions. It's my first time attending any industry classes, so I thought it might be cool to share some of my notes and thoughts from the sessions.

Milan! Paris! PPAI Expo?
October 1, 2010

"It used to be that if it happened in retail, it happened in our industry a year or two later," said Lea Robinson, vice president of sales and marketing for Staton Corporate & Casual, Dallas. "But today, most manufacturers are decreasing the gap."

$45 Billion Shanghai Expo Promises to Dazzle
April 30, 2010

SHANGHAI, China - The World’s Fair may have lost the luster it brought decades ago to world capitals like Paris. But China has dusted off the concept in an attempt to give its second city, Shanghai, the same coming-out party that the 2008 Summer Olympic Games were for Beijing.


NERA and Regional Partners Announce January Show Dates
April 12, 2010

Chesapeake Promotional Products Association (CPPA), Specialty Advertising Counselors of Delaware Valley (SACDV), Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) and the Northeast Representatives Association (NERA) announce 2011 show dates.

PPAI Partners with Product Safety Lab to Offer Preferred Pricing
April 7, 2010

In order to aid members in product safety compliance efforts, Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, announced it has selected Specialized Technology Resources (STR) as an authorized business partner to provide product testing services to PPAI members.

Crystal D Launches D TV Web Page
April 1, 2010

St. Paul, Minnesota-based Crystal D, a leading supplier of corporate awards and plaques, announced the launch of its D TV Web page on March 31. The new Web page features a variety of videos that educate distributors about Crystal D awards and give creative award ideas, as well as prove the impact of recognition on an organization.

Siegel Named PPAI Chairman of the Board
February 25, 2010

Scott E. Siegel, MAS, president of R.S. Owens & Company, Chicago, a 72-year-old privately held manufacturer and distributor of recognition awards and gifts, has been named chairman of the board of Promotional Products Association International (PPAI).