Hard-pressed for good news? It's easier to find than you think. Read on for encouraging words from PPAI President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE.
The Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) president and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE, recently presented the "State of the Industry" at the 2013 Tropical Show Town Hall meeting. The show, hosted by the Caribbean Advertising Specialties Association (CASA), ran March 19-20 at the El San Juan Hotel and Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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.
PPAChicago was host to PPAI president and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE, on Wednesday, September 19, 2012. Over 50 member and non-member distributor and supplier representatives took part in a town hall-style presentation.
Today at the North American Leadership Conference in New Orleans, PPAI announced the creation of "Promotional Products Work! Week," to take place February 25 through March 1, 2013.
Leaving Chicago after last week's show, I couldn't help but think about the least well-kept secret in the industry: the last day of any trade show is dead.