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IRF Study Highlights Integration Of Wellness Into Meetings, Incentive Travel Programs

The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) has released its Wellness in Meetings and Incentive Travel Study that provides insights and benchmarks for incorporating wellness into incentive travel and meetings programs, and highlights a disconnect between an expressed interest and actual implementation of wellness programs. Read More »

In Memoriam: Roger Saf

Long-time HALO Branded Solutions employee Roger Saf passed away March 30 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was 68. Read More »

Gildan Announces Board of Director Nominees

Gildan Activewear, Inc.’s (PPAI 250187) board of directors has selected Shirley E. Cunningham and Patrik Frisk as director nominees to be voted the on by shareholders at the supplier’s annual meeting on May 4 in Montreal, Quebec. Read More »

Suzan Bolski, MAS, Named April PPB Volunteer Of The Month

This month, PPAI recognizes Suzan Bolski, MAS, chief executive officer of San Tan Valley, Arizona, distributor Anything Goes Promotions, Inc. as the April PPB Volunteer of the Month. The Association’s PPB Volunteers of the Month have dedicated their time to the progress and fulfilling the charge of a committee, advisory group, work group or task force on which they serve. Read More »

PPW! Week Rolls Out This Month With The Get In Touch! Campaign

The fifth annual Promotional Products Work! Week (PPW! Week) kicks off later this month for an industry-wide celebration of promotional products and the value they create. Running April 24-28, PPW! Week also highlights Get In Touch!, the industry’s first-of-its-kind branding campaign. Read More »

PPAI Staff Members Visit T-Shirt Tycoon Facility In Texas

Members of the PPAI staff visited supplier T-Shirt Tycoon (PPAI 547092) in Garland, Texas, on Wednesday to learn about the member company’s processes for decorating apparel as well as its business model for working with distributors. Read More »

PPAI’s Barnett Joins CASA’s Tropical Show To Speak On Millennial Issues

Last week, PPAI DiversLast week, PPAI Diversity Development and Engagement Manager Seth Barnett traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the Caribbean Advertising Specialties Association’s (CASA) 2017 Tropical Show.ity Development and Engagement Manager Seth Barnett traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the Caribbean Advertising Specialties Association’s (CASA) 2017 Tropical Show. Read More »

The Best Of Expo And More In PPAI’s April Webinars

PPAI’s April webinar schedule takes a close look at promotional products professionals’ opportunities and challenges, using promotional products to build business, creating client loyalty and more. Read More »

Send Your Message To Congress To Oppose The Border Adjustment Tax

PPAI has joined with approximately 400 industry businesses, companies and trade organizations to oppose the proposed Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). If the proposal is incorporated into Congress’ tax reforms, it would levy a 20-percent tax on all U.S. imports, including promotional products, while eliminating the tax on exports. Read More »

PPAI Product Responsibility Summit Registration, Special Room Rates Now Open

The seventh annual PPAI Product Responsibility Summit will be held in Newport Beach, California, September 18-20. PPAI is offering special discounted room rates at the Duke Hotel, site of the Summit, and rooms are expected to fill up fast. Read More »

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