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Journalbooks Welcomes PPAI Staff For Visit

Tim O’Boyle, general manager of Charlotte, North Carolina-based supplier Journalbooks/Div. of Timeplanner Calendars, Inc. (UPIC: TIMEPLAN), and Jessica Cuthbertson, order processing supervisor, set aside some time in September to meet with PPAI’s Melissa Hendrick, director of professional development and integrated … Read More »

PPAI Staff Visit Rep. Sam Johnson

Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas) walked into his Richardson, Texas, office last week with a promotional product coffee mug in hand for a meeting with PPAI staff, including Paul Bellantone, CAE, executive vice president; Anne Lardner, senior manager of public affairs; … Read More »

PPAI Staff To Meet With Rep. Johnson

October 14, PPAI staff, led by Anne Lardner, senior manager of public affairs, will meet with Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas) in his Richardson, Texas, office. “Now is a good time to connect with your member of Congress,” Lardner says. “If … Read More »

Free Webinar Tomorrow Focuses On Safety Compliance For Sales Staff

A free webinar titled “CPSIA Update: Focus On The Salesperson” will be held September 8 at 1 pm CST. This one-hour webinar will focus on what salespeople need to know and do to be in compliance with the Consumer Product … Read More »

Congress Recess Starts; PPAI Staff Meet With Rep. Pete Sessions’ Office

Congress started its recess this week and now is the time for PPAI members to meet with their representatives to discuss the important issues facing their industry. Last week, PPAI staff members met with Taylor Bledsoe, district director, and Matt … Read More »

Gold Bold Surprises PPAI Staff With Shipment Of Tumblers

PPAI staff spotted them in the New Product Pavilion at the Expo and they were enthused when Hixson, Tennessee-based supplier Gold Bond, Inc. (UPIC: GOLD0008) shipped about 80 Varsity tumblers to PPAI Headquarters in March. Each employee received a 16-ounce, … Read More »

Quick Point Staffers Have Cardinals Fever

In celebration of the St. Louis Cardinals’ home opener against the Houston Astros in April, baseball fans at Fenton, Missouri-based supplier Quick Point, Inc. (UPIC: QUICKPT) wore Cardinals red to work. They also enjoyed classic baseball fare including hot dogs, … Read More »

UMAPP Member Visits State Senators, Staff

David Hawes, MAS, a member of Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals (UMAPP) and a Minnesota-based brand architect for Lewiston, Maine-based distributor Geiger (UPIC: geiger), traveled to Washington, D.C., to visit with Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar and their … Read More »

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 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 »

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