Author Archives: Staff

Align With The Roadmap

Every organization needs a roadmap to provide a vision and direction of where they are now and where they want to be in the future. PPAI is no exception. The PPAI Board of Directors recently reviewed and approved the Association’s … Read More »

Contribute To PPAI Publications

Head Lines PPB is featuring headwear in April, so send your caps, hats, visors and beanies to Tama Underwood by January 31. Entries should include a brief product description and high-resolution image.

What Would You Do?

A Supplier Asks: We receive a lot of offers to participate in end-user shows. Since these are often expensive investments, what do other suppliers do to maximize their investment, and what do distributors do to take advantage of the opportunity? … Read More »

PPB Newslink 3.20.12

  March 20, 2012 • Share PPB Newslink • Send News To JamesK@ppai.org GCPPA And PPAFlorida’s Efforts Pay Off; Florida Amends Law Limiting Promotional Products Use In Healthcare Through the diligent efforts of the Gold Coast Promotional Products Association (GCPPA), … Read More »

Ask Power Questions

Just a few years ago, globalization was in full swing and the world seemed to be bursting with an infinite supply of business. All this bounty lulled us into taking our customers for granted–until the economy tanked and shattered the … Read More »

CEO State Of Mind, Part 2

Every sales professional has exactly 24 hours each day and there are only a handful of these hours that are available for selling. How you use these sales golden hours (your prime selling time) often makes the difference between success … Read More »

CEO State Of Mind, Part 1

The one constant in every salesperson’s life is time. Every sales professional has exactly 24 hours each day, and there are only a handful of these hours that are available for selling. The real key to success and the number … Read More »

PPAI’s L.E.A.D. Delivers The Promotional Products Industry’s Message To Capitol Hill

Above: L.E.A.D. delegates and volunteers assemble for a group photo before heading out to meet with Representatives and Senators on behalf of the promotional products industry. PPAI’s Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) brought the promotional products industry to Washington, … Read More »

Vantage Apparel Realigns Its Customer Service Department

Avenel, New Jersey-based supplier Vantage Apparel (UPIC: vantage) has undertaken a reorganization of its customer service department to better serve its customer base, creating regional teams or “PODs”—an acronym standing for “Perfect Order Delivery”—within the department. Each POD includes staff … Read More »

HALO Hires Ekstrand As Regional Sales VP

As reported last week in a PPB Newslink Breaking News release, HALO Branded Solutions (UPIC: HBS) announces the addition of Eric Ekstrand, MAS, to the company’s field sales leadership team. Ekstrand joins HALO as vice president of sales for the … Read More »

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