PPB Newslink

PPB Newslink September 29: Ted Dennison, MAS, And George Jackson Honored As 2016 PPAI RAC Volunteers Of The Year

The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) has launched a pilot program in collaboration with industry companies to award three college scholarships and provide internship opportunities at three colleges across the country. Read More »

PPB Newslink September 27: PPAI’s Get In Touch! Campaign Launches At Advertising Week

PPAI’s Get In Touch! industry branding initiative kicked off today at Advertising Week in New York City at a seminar featuring author, blogger and master marketer Seth Godin. Godin was introduced by PPAI President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE, for “Getting In Touch With The Work That Matters,” a keynote exploring business, management, marketing, storytelling, changing everything and doing the work that matters. Bellantone later joined Godin onstage for a Q&A session with the audience. Read More »

PPB Newslink September 22: PPAI Joins Calls For Swift Hanjin Bankruptcy Resolution

PPAI has joined 119 trade associations in urging the Department of Commerce to resolve the Hanjin bankruptcy situation. The South Korean shipping giant, representing about eight percent of the trans-Pacific trade to the U.S., declared bankruptcy earlier this month, putting its ships and containers in limbo. Read More »

PPB Newslink September 20: Impressive Speakers, Topics Headline PPAI Product Responsibility Summit

More than 160 professionals responsible for ensuring the safety and compliance of the promotional products they sell have gathered in National Harbor, Maryland, near Washington D.C., over the past few days for the PPAI Product Responsibility Summit. As the critical need for understanding how to manufacture, source, ship and sell safe products has increased in significance, the conference, now in its sixth year, has continued to broaden its scope and this year it pulled out all the stops to fill the need. Read More »

PPB Newslink September 15: The PPAI Expo 2017 Registration And Housing Now Open

Registration and housing for The PPAI Expo 2017 is now open. Education days will be January 8 and 9 with exhibits open January 10-12. The PPAI Expo 2017 will once again be held in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Read More »

PPB Newslink September 13: California Requires New Prop 65 Warning Labeling

California has adopted new rules under Proposition 65, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, which regulates 970 chemicals that have been determined by the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. The updated regulations necessitate changes to Prop 65 warning labeling and go into effect August 30, 2018. Read More »

PPB Newslink September 8: Industrial Production, Consumer Spending To Rebound U.S. Economy

The U.S. economy is positioned for future growth, forecasts ITR Economics’ August 2016 ITR Advisor report. The economic analysis firm expects improvements during the last half of 2016 and into 2017, pointing to a number of indicators including U.S. Industrial Production and the U.S. Purchasing Managers Index. Read More »

PPB Newslink September 6: Pro Towels Acquires Neet Feet

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based supplier Pro Towels (UPIC: PROTOWEL) has acquired supplier Neet Feet (UPIC: NEETFEET), effective immediately. Oceanside, California-based Neet Feet has been supplying custom logo flip flops and sandals since 1987. It invented and introduced die-cut “logo footprint” flip flops that leave an imprint in the sand in 1989. Read More »

PPB Newslink September 1: Consumer Confidence At Highest Level In Nearly A Year

The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index showed an uptick in August after posting a slight decrease one month before. The Index now stands at 101.1, compared to 96.7 in July. Read More »

PPB Newslink August 30: The PPAI 2016 Board Of Directors Election Is Now Open

Voting has begun for the PPAI Board of Directors Class of 2021. PPAI members can cast their vote for two of the four candidates which were selected by the PPAI Elected Directors Nominating Committee. The candidates are: distributors Mitch Rhodus, CAS, of HALO Branded Solutions (UPIC: HBS), and Danny Rosin, co-owner of Brand Fuel, Inc. (UPIC: bfuel001); and suppliers Andrew Spellman, vice president of corporate channels at Victorinox Swiss Army, Inc. (UPIC: swisarmy), and Sharon Willochell, president of Trimark (UPIC: TRIMARK). Read More »

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