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PPAI News: McKain Keeps PowerPoint And Book Available To Members

Dynamic business speaker Scott McKain, who impressed a packed auditorium at The PPAI Expo on January 12, is offering PPAI members online access to video clips of his presentation’s best stories, “Customer Service Lessons from Taxi Terry and Wrecked Rental … Read More »

Industry News: Industry Stepping Up To Assist In Haiti Relief

The generosity of the promotional products industry has begun to overflow to fill the needs in earthquake-devastated Haiti. Since last Tuesday’s disaster hit the country, members have stepped up to offer money and goods to help ease the pain for … Read More »

Charitable Contributions: WorkflowOne Foundation Awards Grants To Ohio Nonprofits

Dayton, Ohio-based distributor WorkflowOne (UPIC: SF00001) awarded grants to a variety of nonprofit organizations in the Dayton community through the generosity of WorkflowOne’s local workforce in 2009 through its employee foundation. Among grants given to local organizations from 2009 payroll … Read More »

Charitable Contributions: Cintas Provides Scrubs, Garments To Haiti Earthquake Victims

Cincinnati, Ohio distributor Cintas Corp. (UPIC: CINTP001) partnered with Cincinnati-based Matthew 25: Ministries to provide more than 43,000 garments, nearly half of which are medical scrubs, to the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti. The total value of the … Read More »

Community Involvement: Artmetal President To Coach Special Olympic Team

Evan Krofchick, MAS, president of Toronto, Ontario-based supplier Artmetal Promotional Products (UPIC: ARTMETAL), has been selected as a Team Ontario Swim Coach for the 2010 Canadian National Special Olympic Games in London, Ontario. This is Krofchick’s first time to coach … Read More »

iPROMOTEu Welcomed 17 New Distributors In December

Seventeen promotional products distributors joined Wayland, Massachusetts-based iPROMOTEu (UPIC: IPRO9320) in December. Bruce Anderson, Sacramento, California-based Anderson Marketing, Inc. LaVonne Beecher, Pewaukee, Wisconsin-based Safari Specialty AdvertisingTracy Brodd, Winthrop, Massachusetts-based Brodd PromotionsTodd Dugas, East Aurora, New York-based Safety Award Depot Inc. … Read More »

People News: PPPC Director Of Events To Leave Association

Lise Bujold, CMM, director of events for Promotional Product Professionals of Canada (PPPC), announced she will leave the organization on January 27 following the 2010 National Convention in Toronto. Bujold organized the past 20 PPPC annual national conventions and tradeshows, … Read More »

PPAI News: The PPAI Expo 2010 Sparked High Energy And Optimism

The level of show-floor activity at last week’s PPAI Expo in Las Vegas was a testament to the fact that distributors are optimistic about their businesses. Despite the recession, aisles were full and attendance was down less than 10 percent … Read More »

Industry News: Motivation Show Names New Conference Advisory Board

The Motivation Show has announced the members of a new Conference Advisory Board formed to provide industry expertise and advice in finalizing the program for the 4th Annual Motivation Show Conference: Connecting Engagement and Financial Results. The show is scheduled … Read More »

PPAI News: McKain Compelled His Audience to See Dollars In Distinction

Scott McKain, author of Collapse of Distinction and keynote speaker at yesterday’s packed Opening General Session of The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, challenged his audience to create an experience so compelling that their clients can’t afford to go anywhere … Read More »

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