Marketing has changed. If we don't embrace emerging trends, we as distributors and suppliers will miss the opportunity to distinguish our businesses from competitors.
Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) has announced new board members Bruce Perryman, MAS+, CEO of supplier Embroidery Unlimited Inc., and Mary Jo Tomasini, CAS, CEO of distributor CE Competitive Edge LLC.
The PPAI Expo, presented by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), was recognized as the 53rd top ranking U.S. trade show on the 2013 Trade Show Executive magazine's list of the Gold 100 at the annual awards and summit held September 18-20, 2013, at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, Calif.
Here's the deal: Problem solvers always make money! No matter what the industry. No matter what the economy is doing. No matter what. If you can get out of the product-selling business and into the problem-solving business, you will always be in demand and you will always be able to make money. Here are five problems that you can solve.
Brand building in the broad sense is based on innovation, which of course is a driving force in the electronics industry. In the promotional products industry, aside from the incentive sector, our products are used to support our client's branding.
Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), the world's largest and oldest international not-for-profit promotional products association, recently announced that Kevin Flynn, MAS, director of sales for TBK Promotions Inc., based in Chicago, and Larry D. Krause, MAS, president of LDK Marketing Services Inc., headquartered in Dallas, as the 2013 PPAI RAC Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Flynn and Krause will be formally honored at the 2013 RAC Leadership Development Workshop opening night reception on September 25, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas.
PPAI has announced that Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com and author of "Delivering Happiness," will give the keynote presentation at The PPAI Expo 2014 keynote in Las Vegas, January 13 to 17, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
There are many things in life and business that are important to us. We have a passion for what we do in our personal and professional lives. And many of us are quite passionate... myself included.
PPAI has announced Don Lafferre, owner of Priority Promotions, a St. Louis-based distributor, as the 2014 PPAI Hall of Fame inductee at PPAI's North American Leadership Conference in Chicago.
Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) has announced Mike Schenker, MAS, regional sales manager for Dard Products Inc., as the 2014 PPAI Distinguished Service Award honoree during PPAI's North American Leadership Conference in Chicago. The PPAI Distinguished Service Award recognizes PPAI members who consistently contribute their skills and expertise toward the betterment of the association through volunteer service and leadership. The award presentation will take place at The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, January 13-to-17, 2014, during the chairman's leadership dinner.