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PPB Newslink March 30: PPAI Granted Get In Touch! Trademark Registration

PPAI has officially registered the Get In Touch! mark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 5,156,031). The Association has used the Get In Touch! trademark and slogan, “Advertising that lives on,” in multiple media outlets and throughout the industry for many months as part of its five-year, multimillion-dollar industry branding initiative. Read More »

PPB Newslink March 28: PPAI Names Sen. Gary Peters Its 2017 Legislator Of The Year

Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) has been named PPAI’s 2017 Legislator of the Year. The award will be presented during the PPAI Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.), April 26-27 in Washington, D.C. Read More »

PPB Newslink March 23: Expo East’s Power Luncheon Explores The Future Of Social Media

Expo East’s Power Luncheon introduces sales professionals to the future of social media. Aimed at industry members wanting to stay on the forefront of current technology, the Power Luncheon, featuring technology strategist Crystal Washington, is the premier event in the extensive education schedule coming to Atlantic City’s Atlantic City Convention Center, June 12-14. Read More »

PPB Newslink March 21: PPAI Educates Students On Industry Careers At AMA Collegiate Conference

PAI is a long-standing partner and platinum-level sponsor of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and last week participated in its 39th annual International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Association sponsored the conference’s t-shirt design and trade-show exhibit competitions, and PPAI President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE, moderated a panel discussion on promotional products marketing. Read More »

PPB Newslink March 16: Federal Reserve Issues Interest Rate Increase—A Positive Sign For The Industry

The Federal Reserve announced on Tuesday that it is increasing its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a point, raising the target range for the federal funds rate to .75 to one percent. This the third increase of the benchmark since the Great Recession. Read More »

PPB Newslink March 14: SXSW Brings Diverse Messages To Marketers

Now in its 20th year, Austin, Texas-based South by Southwest (SXSW) has grown from a regional music festival to a 10-day conglomeration of festivals and conferences tackling film, music, advertising and marketing, interactive media and more. Currently in the middle of its March 10-17 run, the SXSW 2017’s Brands & Marketing track, part of SXSW Interactive, explores native advertising, brand storytelling and other topics relevant to promotional products industry practitioners. Read More »

PPB Newslink March 9: PPEF To Award Eight New Named Scholarships

The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) is awarding eight new named scholarships for the first time this year. The move brings to 25 the total number of named scholarships—those established in honor or memory of an individual or company—presented each year. Read More »

PPB Newslink March 7: PPAI, NWPMA Connect With Legislators In Oregon, Washington

PPAI joined industry professionals and the Northwest Promotional Marketing Association (NWPMA) last week in Salem, Oregon, and Olympia, Washington, for L.E.A.D. Local events. L.E.A.D. Local is the Association’s state-level legislative outreach effort to deliver the message of the promotional products industry to state legislators, and draws on practices established with PPAI’s annual Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) in Washington, D.C. Read More »

PPB Newslink March 2: PPAI Website Reveals Stunning New Look, Improved Navigation

This week PPAI unveiled its new website designed to more fully serve and support the needs of members. PPAI.org’s new look is fresh, modern, easier to navigate and use, and better supports the Association’s strategic goals. Read More »

PPB Newslink February 28: PPAI, NWPMA Take Industry’s Message To Oregon, Washington State Capitols

PPAI is joining the Northwest Promotional Marketing Association (NWPMA) and its members this week to bring Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) to the Pacific Northwest. Visiting state capitols in Salem, Oregon, on March 1, and Olympia, Washington, on March 2, L.E.A.D. Local participants will meet with the legislators and educate them on their state’s promotional products industry. Read More »

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