To celebrate Gold Bond Inc.'s acquisition of World Wide Line that was announced July 10, the Hixson, Texas-based supplier will offer end quality pricing (EQP) to all distributors through the end of 2014.
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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.
Article titles and content sometimes come to me in the strangest ways. This one came to me as I was enjoying the cool weather outside the Long Beach Convention Center, as the 2013 SAAC Show was about to begin.
After a deadly F5 tornado destroyed more than 1,000 homes and killed 24 people in Moore, Okla., several members of the promotional products community donated time and products to the state's recovery efforts.
iPROMOTEu hosted its Ninth Annual "Thank You" Reception in Las Vegas during The PPAI Expo. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band impersonators provided fantastic entertainment, while Paul Bellantone, president and CEO of PPAI, extended words of welcome to the crowd of approximately 350 iPROMOTEu affiliates, prospective affiliates, guests and representatives of some of iPROMOTEu's leading preferred suppliers.
Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), recently announced its new board members: Tom Goos, president, Image Source Inc., Kirkland, Wash., and Kim Newell, president, World Wide Lines Inc., Covington, Tenn. A New RAC Delegate to the PPAI board was also announced: Tom Carpenter, MAS, national sales manager, Scarborough Specialties Inc., Lubbock, Texas. The new board members and RAC Board delegate will begin their terms immediately following The PPAI Expo 2013.
As I strolled through Los Angeles International Airport on my way to Miami, I took notice of the "Life is Good" store that is in many airports. At 6:00 a.m. it was closed, but my branding brain is always going.
iPROMOTEu announced today that it will be hosting its fifth annual "Supplier Palooza" during The SAAC Show in Long Beach. "Supplier Palooza" will take place on Wednesday evening, August 8, from 9:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. at The Auld Dubliner which is located across the street from the Long Beach Convention Center.
On May 17 iPROMOTEu announced that it will be hosting its fourth annual "Boardwalk Bash" during PROMOTIONS EAST 2012 in Atlantic City. The "Boardwalk Bash" will take place on Tuesday evening, June 5th, from 9:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. at Gypsy Bar in the Borgata hotel in Atlantic City. The "Boardwalk Bash" is a private event for the promotional products industry only and Gypsy Bar will be closed to the public.
In addition to the fabulous venue, iPROMOTEu has arranged for the high energy rock 'n roll cover band Sub*G to perform.