PPB Newslink

PPB Newslink August 19: PPAI’s Product Safety Summit Delivers Master Class On Compliance Issues

With record attendance and an exceptionally strong speaker lineup, the fourth annual PPAI Product Safety Summit hit a decisive note last week in Boston, Massachusetts. Read More »

PPB Newslink August 12: PPAI Announces 2015 Hall Of Fame Honorees

At this year’s PPAI North American Leadership Conference, the Association announced its 2015 inductees into the prestigious PPAI Hall of Fame. They are Francis “Fran” Ford, CAS, president of supplier Castelli North America (left), and Paul Kiewiet, MAS+, CIP, CPC, executive director of the Michigan Promotional Products Association (MiPPA). Read More »

PPB Newslink August 5: PPAI Announces Candidates For 2015 Board Of Directors

PPAI has announced four nominees for election to the 2015 Board of Directors Class of 2019—distributor candidates Dale T. Denham, MAS+, CIO of Geiger (UPIC: geiger), and Anita Emoff, president of Shumsky (UPIC: SHUMSKY); and supplier candidates Edgar Hernandez, general manager of BIC Graphic USA (UPIC: BIC), and Norm Hullinger, CEO of alphabroder (UPIC: BRODER). Read More »

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 »

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