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PPB Newslink June 4: PPAI Announces 2016 Board Officers

Officers have been selected for the PPAI 2016 Board of Directors. They are Tom Goos, CAS, chair; Mary Jo Tomasini, CAS, chair-elect; and Bruce Perryman, MAS+, vice chair, financial services. They will begin their one-year terms immediately following The PPAI Expo 2016. Rick Brenner, MAS+, the 2015 PPAI board chair, will move to the immediate past chair role in 2016. Read More »

PPB Newslink June 2: HALO To Acquire Newton Manufacturing Company

As first reported Monday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News, distributor HALO Branded Solutions (UPIC: HBS) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the business assets of 100-year-old Newton, Iowa-based distributor Newton Manufacturing Company (UPIC: NEWTON). Newton filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Federal Court in Des Moines, Iowa, on May 31. Read More »

PPB Newslink May 28: Consumer Confidence Strengthens In May

Consumer confidence is on the rise, reports the Conference Board. Its Consumer Confidence Index, which declined in April, showed a moderate increase in May, rising from 94.3 to 95.4. Read More »

PPB Newslink May 26: L.E.A.D. 2015 Produces Connections, Powerful Conversations

The sixth annual PPAI Legislation Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) came to a successful conclusion last week, as 78 industry professionals from 30 states met with senators, congressional representatives and legislative staff to discuss relevant legislation, issues and opportunities. Read More »

PPB Newslink May 21: Sen. Ron Johnson Awarded 2015 PPAI Legislator Of The Year At L.E.A.D.

As part of PPAI Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.), the Association and participating industry professionals presented Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) with the 2015 PPAI Legislator of the Year Award at Thursday’s breakfast reception. Johnson’s recognition kicked off the second day of L.E.A.D., PPAI’s annual event in Washington, D.C., bringing the promotional products industry together with senators, congressional representatives and legislative staff to discuss relevant legislation, issues and opportunities. Read More »

PPB Newslink May 19: The Industry Steps Up For Promotional Products Work! Week

This week marks the third annual Promotional Products Work! Week (PPW!W), PPAI’s five-day international event aimed at raising awareness of promotional products’ role in advertising and marketing. PPW!W delivers the message that promotional products work to advertisers, marketers and media buyers. Read More »

PPB Newslink May 14: PPAI Partners with ITR Economics To Provide Industry Market Data

PPAI has joined forces with ITR Economics, an economic research and consulting firm that offers economic information, insight, analysis and proactive strategies, to produce data for the promotional products industry to help members improve their businesses Read More »

PPB Newslink May 12: Promotional Products Work! Week 2015 Kicks Off On Monday

The third annual Promotional Products Work! Week (PPW!W), PPAI’s week-long international event aimed at raising awareness of promotional products’ role in advertising and marketing, begins next week. PPW!W delivers the message that promotional products work to advertisers, marketers and media buyers. Read More »

PPB Newslink May 7: PPAI Rebrands Product Safety Summit To Reflect Broader Scope

PPAI has changed the name of the Association’s long-running Product Safety Summit. Going forward, the event will be rebranded as the PPAI Product Responsibility Summit to more accurately reflect its scope. This three-day corporate responsibility and compliance event will be held September 28-30, 2015, in Bethesda, Maryland. Read More »

PPB Newslink May 5: PPAI Reaches 11,000 Corporate Members

Today, PPAI’s membership has reached a new milestone, rising to 11,000 member companies. An all-time high for the Association, PPAI’s membership growth comes as more and more industry businesses are attracted by what the organization has to offer and existing members find the value and relevancy they are looking for. Read More »

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