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Sixty-Three Professionals Earn MAS/CAS Designation

PPAI congratulates the newest groups of promotional products professionals to achieve the Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) and Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) designations. MAS/CAS designations are the industry benchmarks of professionalism, demonstrating the designees’ highest commitment to the promotional products business … Read More »

PPAI News: Sixty-Three Professionals Earn MAS/CAS Designation

PPAI congratulates the newest groups of promotional products professionals to achieve the Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) and Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) designations. MAS/CAS designations are the industry benchmarks of professionalism, demonstrating the designees’ highest commitment to the promotional products business … Read More »

A Sunny Outlook

A Sunny Outlook

Adrienne Barker, MAS, exudes energy and enthusiasm. When speaking with her, laughter flows easily and it’s evident she enjoys the company of people. Yet shockingly, she’s known as the Debbie Downer of the Barker clan, which opened Cheshire, Connecticut-based distributor Barker Specialty Company nearly 60 years ago. Read More »

The Power Of Business Etiquette

The Power Of Business Etiquette

This article is not about manners—it’s about business etiquette and protocol. Manners are polite or well-bred social behaviors. Etiquette is a standard code of conduct and procedures within a particular group. It tends to follow rules inherent to specific situations. Business protocol guides us in understanding cultural differences and can make or break an important meeting, influence a first impression or impress a potential client. Read More »

Premier Group Elects New Board Members, Awards 2012 PG Awards

The Premier Promotional Group, an alliance of promotional products suppliers and distributors in the U.S. and Canada, held its annual meeting at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Arizona, on April 24-27 saw the election of three new members to its board of directors and an announcement of the winners of its 2012 PG Awards. Read More »

PPAI Recognizes Its Retiring Volunteers

Volunteers are a vital part of PPAI’s success. While the Association offers interested and engaged members a number of opportunities to become more involved with PPAI and the promotional products industry, one of the one most effective avenues available is its member-led committees. Read More »

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