PPAI Reports Success in Washington with L.E.A.D.
April 17, 2013

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), the promotional product industry's not-for-profit association, reported that its fourth annual Legislation Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) in Washington was a success.

Online Meeting & Video Conferencing Software
April 17, 2013

Online meetings are great. I love being able to see someone's face and the demonstration or presentation. I love video conferencing too. I now DREAD conference calls even more because I can't see the body language or hear as well as I can on a video conference.

PPAI Names Minnesota Congressman Erik Paulsen 2013 Legislator of the Year

April 10, 2013

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), the not-for-profit association based in Irving, Texas, on Tuesday named Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN 3rd District) as the Association’s 2013 Legislator of the Year. The PPAI Legislator of the Year Award recognizes members of Congress who have shown a commitment to small-business interests and success, been willing to meet with industry professionals, and given their support to issues critical to the promotional products industry.

Solar Advertising Wins Supplier of the Year from RMRPPA
April 3, 2013

Solar Advertising Inc., a long-time supplier of natural and organic personal care promotional products, has been awarded the Supplier of the Year award by the Rocky Mountain Regional Promotional Products Association (RMRPPA) for 2012.

HALO Branded Solutions Hires Hiner as Regional Sales Vice President
March 28, 2013

HALO Branded Solutions announced the addition of Brian Hiner to the company's field sales leadership team. Hiner joins HALO Branded Solutions as regional vice president of business development, Mid-Central region and will be based near Chicago. He will be responsible for leading growth and development initiatives for HALO in this region.

Rick Greene Rejoins SAAC Board of Directors
March 27, 2013

Rick Greene, MAS, regional vice president at HALO Branded Solutions, recently rejoined the board of directors for the Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC). Greene was previously president of the organization in 2009, and is rejoining to fill the board seat left by Paul Bergman, who has recently resigned.

Wanted: Good News
March 26, 2013

Hard-pressed for good news? It's easier to find than you think. Read on for encouraging words from PPAI President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE.