Beacon Promotions Inc. was happy to have Paul Bellantone, president of PPAI, stop in and visit while he was in Minnesota. Bellantone took a tour of two of Beacon Promotions' facilities in New Ulm and also spent an hour talking with the company's leadership team.
Visstun announced the $500 grand prize winner of the cup contest that ran during the 2013 PPAI Expo in Las Vegas. The grand prize winner was Andy Lantzman with HDS Marketing out of Pennsylvania. Every entry was eligible to win a variety of prizes including discounts on Visstun orders.
Picnic Time Inc., a supplier in Moorpark, Calif., won the gold in the 2013 Suppliers Star category and tied for first place in the Suppliers Achievement Award Competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International.
ALL-IN-ONE, the supplier located in San Diego, has been honored with a 2013 Supplier Achievement Award sponsored by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). The award was presented at the annual awards presentation at The PPAI Expo 2013 in Las Vegas.
Promotional Products Work! Week, February 25 through March 1, 2013, is an industry event dedicated to demonstrating the importance of promotional products as a powerful and effective advertising medium. A new study released by PPAI this week, The Influence of Promotional Products on Consumer Behavior, demonstrates that advertisers and marketers, now more than ever, can look to promotional products to deliver the highest rate of reach, recall and return on investment in the advertising industry, as the most cost-effective way to impact a targeted audience in a tangible, long-lasting and memorable manner.
Digispec, located in Las Vegas, reached a remarkable milestone this year with the celebration of its 30th anniversary while simultaneously being honored with a PPAI 2013 Supplier Star Award at the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas in January.
Hub Pen Company, located in Braintree, Mass., received the PPAI Supplier Star for the S10 Category ($20,000,001 - $50,000,000 in annual sales) at the PPAI Awards Presentation & Reception on January 16 during The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas. This is the second year in a row that the company has received the award, and in 2010 and 2011, Hub Pen was honored as a finalist, receiving the Award of Merit.
Vantage Apparel, a leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel based in Avenel, N.J., won two gold embroidery awards in the 2013 Suppliers Achievement Award Competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International.
Cincinnati-based TSC Apparel helped launch the new look of its house brand—Tultex—for 2013 with a "How many tees in the tank" promotion at both the PPAI Las Vegas and ISS Long Beach shows in January, and are now sending two lucky winners each on a trip for two to the destination of their choice.