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Following A Great Leader, Leading A Great Industry

By the time you read this, I will be your chairman of the board, and Sherri Lennarson, MAS, will have assumed the role of immediate past chair. During the past year as chair-elect, I had the good fortune to be … Read More »

Doing Business In A Brave New World

A Shift From Competition to Collaboration Involves People—And People Can Be Messy What does economic life look like after the Great Recession? Most people agree, the recent economic collapse is the worst the world has seen since the Great Depression … Read More »

Your Ad Here

Promotional products hold their own against major advertising media in an across-the-board comparison study Advertising legend Steuart Henderson Britt once said, “Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, … Read More »

An Abundance Of Accolades

If you’re looking for a recap of the PPAI Awards Presentation & Dinner, consider this your comprehensive coverage of the event. The location may have been Las Vegas, but last month’s PPAI Awards Presentation & Dinner at The PPAI Expo … Read More »

Industry News: Budgets For Incentives Increase in 2010

About one-third of companies will increase their budgets for merchandise/non-cash incentive programs in 2010, according to a Pulse survey released last week by the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) in New York. Another one-third surveyed anticipate budgets for such incentive programs … Read More »

Industry News: PPPC Convention Draws Strong Attendance

The 2010 Annual PPPC National Convention in Toronto, January 22-25, had an “excellent” turnout, according to Ed Ahad, PPPC’s new president and CEO. “We had close to 600 brand new visitors to the show this year, and more than 1,300 … Read More »

Peerless Umbrella Cranks Up The Fun For Teambuilding Event

Some Peerless volleyball players, ready for the next game Indoor beach volleyball, rock climbing, relay races and more—the sales force at Newark, New Jersey-based supplier Peerless Umbrella Co. (UPIC: peerless) did it all during a teambuilding day at Chelsea Piers … Read More »

DIGISPEC Delivers Pizza Party To Reward Employee Safety

Chatting over sodas, salad and pizza (from left): Courtney King, Alicia Mize, Brooke Crumpler, Amy Bruns, Analiza Mayor and Katie Gifford When employees at Digispec®, Visstun® and CounterPoint® succeed in an accident-free month, they get treated to a free lunch. … Read More »

NEPPA Rings In 35 Years With Awards Event

NEPPA’s past presidents (from left): Paul Keane; Jennifer Pollano; Stephen Monahan; Patricia Dugan, MAS; Joseph Ferris, MAS; W.C.S. “Skip” Mays; David Zimmerman, MAS; Dale Johnson-Cornell; Michael Moore; and Kenneth Fettig Last fall, members of the New England Promotional Products Association … Read More »

All-Encompassing Golfwear

Don’t target golfwear too narrowly—it’s functional on and off the fairway. There are more than 28 million golfers in the United States and millions more who simply enjoy watching the sport, according to the World Golf Foundation. You don’t need … Read More »

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