Evolving Communication Trends
October 18, 2013

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. 

PPAI Welcomes New Directors to Board
October 11, 2013

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 Named 53rd Largest U.S. Show By Trade Show Executive Magazine
September 30, 2013

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.

5 Problems You Can Solve
September 12, 2013

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.

10 Strategies of the World's Most Successful Businesses...
September 5, 2013

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.

PPAI Celebrates 2013 RAC Volunteers Of The Year Kevin Flynn, MAS, and Larry D. Krause, MAS
September 3, 2013

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.

Why Do We Do This?
August 22, 2013

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 Names Mike Schenker, MAS, 2014 Distinguished Service Award Honoree
August 16, 2013

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.