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PPB Newslink January 29: Expo East Set To Sparkle Despite Atlantic City’s Financial Troubles

Atlantic City, home to Expo East, has come under recent scrutiny for its declining economic situation further fueled by a number of high-profile hotel closings over the past year. While the city is going through a difficult process, Expo East attendees and exhibitors should expect the same high-quality show experience they’ve come to expect from past shows in Atlantic City and The PPAI Expo. Read More »

PPB Newslink January 27: Industry Companies To Ride Out East Coast Winter Storm

This week, much of the northeastern United States braced for record snowfall as blizzard warnings went out from New Jersey to Maine. With winds forecast in some areas to exceed 40 mph and expected snow accumulation of 36 inches or more, cities, transit systems and businesses are hunkering down. While New York and New Jersey have lifted travel bans as the storm’s effects fell below expectations, they remain in place elsewhere in the region. Read More »

PPB Newslink January 22: PPAI Technology Summit To Bring Best Practices, Discussion To Nashville

The second annual PPAI Technology Summit will be held August 11-12 in Nashville, Tennessee, following the PPAI North American Leadership Conference (NALC). Introduced this past year in conjunction with Expo East 2014, the Summit brings together industry IT professionals at all levels to share best practices and case studies, and discuss critical topics such as order management and some of the solutions available. Read More »

PPB Newslink January 20: The PPAI Expo Wins Big In Las Vegas

Distributor attendees from across the industry traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada, last week for The PPAI Expo 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Despite shifting ahead a day to a Sunday-Thursday pattern, the industry’s largest and longest-running trade show drew strong crowds to its education and networking opportunities, and to the show floor. Read More »

PPB Newslink January 15: Jeffrey Tambor’s Expo Talk Embraced The Value of Discomfort

The PPAI Expo wraps up its five-day run today in Las Vegas. One of the highlights of the week was Tuesday’s general session featuring actor, speaker and recent Golden Globe winner Jeffrey Tambor. Read More »

PPB Newslink January 13: PPAI Expo 2015 Off To An Energetic Start

Promotional consultants, principals and sales professionals from more than 4,300 distributor companies are expected to pack the show floor, education sessions, and awards and networking events at this week’s PPAI Expo 2015. Read More »

PPB Newslink January 8: Federal Mediators Join West Coast Port Labor Negotiations

Negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) regarding labor contracts for West Coast ports will continue with federal mediation. The ILWU, which represents 13,600 dockworkers at ports stretching from San Diego, California, to Bellingham, Washington, and PMA’s negotiations began in May 2014 and the organizations’ existing contract expired July 1. Read More »

PPB Newslink January 6: Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant Acquires A La Carte

As reported Monday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News, Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant (UPIC: CHOCINN) has acquired the assets of Chicago, Illinois-based supplier A La Carte (UPIC: alacarte). The acquisition marks Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant’s first major strategic growth initiative since the merger of the two suppliers in 2011. Read More »

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PPB Newslink December 30: PPAI Announces 2015 PPAI Supplier Star Finalists

PPAI has selected 20 industry supplier companies as finalists for the 2015 PPAI Supplier Star Award. The competition recognizes supplier member companies who have excelled in communication, service and quality, as voted on by member distributors. Read More »

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