What Happens in Vegas … SHOULDN'T Stay in Vegas!
January 23, 2014

The PPAI Expo is clearly the most significant event in our industry. Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas is taken over with two huge floors of supplier booths, top-notch education, and incredible keynote presentations. There is a brand. section showcasing incentives, a new products pavilion, a "Decorate" area, and a variety of social events.

Remember the Expo, With Evernote
January 14, 2014

Who made that cool new product?!? You are just returning back from the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas when your client calls you with an urgent request for an important event and needs ideas today to place the order and have it delivered. You recall seeing three or four perfect items for the event, but you can't recall which vendor had the items and you don't know the proper keywords to find them in an online product search.

More on PPAI's New Product Safety Requirement for Trade Show Exhibitors, Advertisers
January 14, 2014

On Jan. 13, 2014, Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) announced a new requirement for any company exhibiting at its trade shows or otherwise promoting itself through the organization. Now, in order to promote itself through PPAI's channels, a business will have to designate one employee as a "product safety ambassador." This employee will will have to complete a minimum of four hours of product safety education every two years in order for the business to use PPAI's services to market itself. The initiative has been named the Product Safety Awareness Program.

PPAI Launches 'Product Safety Aware' Education Program
January 13, 2014

Today at the PPAI Expo, PPAI announced a new product safety program aimed at increasing education for suppliers and distributors. The program will require member companies to complete a minimum of four hours of product safety education in order to gain access to the PPAI marketplace. 

The PPAI Expo Starts This Week
January 13, 2014

The PPAI Expo, one of the industry's largest trade shows, begins today. Click through for important information on exhibitors, education and events.

The Big Show
January 10, 2014

PPAI Expo 2014 starts next week. What are your hopes for the show and for the new year?

Incentive Federation Inc. to Share Recent Research, Expertise at PPAI Expo 2014
January 6, 2014

Representatives from the Incentive Federation Inc. will attend the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) Expo 2014 on January 13-to-17, 2014, in Las Vegas at the Mandlay Bay Convention Center to continue its mission to educate and share research with those in the incentive and promotional products industries.

PPAI And PSI Present 2014 Trade Show Partner Agreement
December 23, 2013

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), the world's largest and oldest international not-for-profit promotional products association, in conjunction with the Germany-based Promotional Product Service Institute (PSI), recently announced a 2014 partner association agreement providing each association's membership open access to trade shows, resources and networking opportunities. The agreement provides market access and encourages global outreach in the promotional products industry. PPAI serves members from around the world and has agreements and alliances with more than 30 U.S. and international associations.