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PPB Newslink July 29: Lantz, Sandford Honored With The PPAI Woman Of Achievement Award

PPAI recognized two veteran industry professionals with one of its most prestigious honors, the 2014 PPAI Woman Of Achievement Award, Monday evening at the 10th annual PPAI Women’s Leadership Conference in Denver, Colorado. The award was presented to Jo-an Lantz, MAS (left), executive vice president at distributor Geiger, and Maribeth Sandford, CAS, CEO of supplier BAG MAKERS, Inc. Read More »

PPB Newslink July 22: Conference Board Index Reveals Growing U.S. Economy

The U.S. economy has grown over the past six months and the expansion may pick up speed in the second half of 2014. Read More »

PPB Newslink July 15: Gold Bond Acquires Supplier World Wide Lines

Supplier Gold Bond, Inc. (UPIC: GOLD0008), based in Hixson, Tennessee, has acquired supplier World Wide Lines, Inc. (UPIC: WORLDWID) in Covington, Tennessee, effective July 31. Read More »

Three Ways To Delegate – July 15, 2015

Delegation is something all managers need to do. Unfortunately it’s often hard. Yesterday, Promotional Consultant Today shared two important tips when it comes to delegating tasks to your team: select the right people and give them a clear timetable. Today we take a closer look at the art of delegation. Read More »

PPB Newslink July 8: U.S. Advertising Spending Expected To Jump 5.3 Percent In 2014

Media advertising spending is expected to surge 5.3 percent in 2014 to more than $180 billion, driven primarily by growth in the mobile and TV advertising segments. Read More »

PPB Newslink July 1: Lantz, Sandford Recognized With 2014 PPAI Woman Of Achievement Award

PPAI has named Jo-an Lantz, MAS (left), of Geiger (UPIC: geiger) in Lewiston, Maine, and Maribeth Sandford, CAS, of BAG MAKERS, Inc. (UPIC: BAGMAKRS) in Union, Illinois, as the 2014 PPAI Woman of Achievement award recipients. Read More »

PPB Newslink June 24: L.E.A.D. Local Takes The Industry’s Message To Pennsylvania’s Capital

PPAI joined with the Philadelphia Area Promotional Products Association (PAPPA) and the Three Rivers Advertising Specialty Association (TRASA) on June 17 to host a Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This event, called L.E.A.D. Local, is the first of PPAI’s state-level legislative outreach efforts to deliver the message of the promotional products industry to state legislators. Read More »

PPB Newslink June 17: PPB Names Its Rising Stars For 2014

Twelve up-and-coming industry pros were selected from more than 50 nominations as this year’s PPB Rising Stars. The annual recognition program seeks out and spotlights the industry’s budding leaders for achievement within their companies, industry and community involvement, strong initiative and leadership potential. Read More »

PPB Newslink June 10: HALO Branded Solutions Acquires Chesapeake Business Solutions

Sterling, Illinois-based distributor HALO Branded Solutions (UPIC: HBS) has acquired Chesapeake Business Solutions, a promotional products distributor based in Hanover, Maryland, as first announced in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert this past Friday. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read More »

PPB Newslink June 3: PPAI Taps 2015 Board Officers

PPAI has announced its selections for the 2015 Board of Directors positions of chair, chair-elect and the vice chair of financial services. They will begin their one-year terms immediately following The PPAI Expo 2015. Read More »

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