Laurie A. Tucker, senior vice president of corporate marketing for FedEx Services, will serve as the keynote speaker at PPAI’s sixth annual Women’s Leadership Conference, July 26-29 at the Omni Mandalay Hotel in Las Colinas, Texas. The conference is designed to help educate, equip and inspire women in the promotional products industry on how to take their careers to the next level.
Joining FedEx in 1978, Tucker and her team are responsible for building, shaping and managing the FedEx brand, one of the most recognized brands worldwide. A marketer and a mom, Tucker will share how she juggles work and home life. She also will cover how Fortune 100 companies view the promotional products industry, how products are being used and what future opportunities are available.
The three-and-a-half-day conference includes more than a dozen content-rich sessions presented by professional and industry speakers on topics including social media, negotiations, sales, industry best practices, product safety and more. Participate in peer-to-peer discussion groups and glean jewels of knowledge from other women leaders.
PPAI members who register by April 30, 2010, can take advantage of the discounted registration rate of $650. After that date the price is $800. The nonmember rate by April 30 is $1,350; after that date the price is $1,500. See the agenda and register online by clicking Members, Professional Development, Events at www.ppai.org.