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Take Time To Plan For The Unexpected

       The essential challenge of effective time management is to spend more of our time doing those things which bring us the best results, and less of those things that don’t bring us results.      So we struggle, every … Read More »

PPAI News: Distributors Ready To Experience The Expo’s Energy

Whether it’s the eye-popping innovations on the show floor, the intense networking opportunities or the in-depth educational sessions, the industry’s largest distributors are on board for next week’s PPAI Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. “It’s … Read More »

Regional News: UMAPP Member Travels To D.C.

David Hawes, CAS, (right) visited with Minnesota Sen. Al Franken on his trip to Washington, D.C., earlier this month. David Hawes, CAS, a member of Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals (UMAPP) and a Minnesota-based brand architect for Lewiston, Maine-based … Read More »

Fashion Rewind

Since the economic meltdown, corporate casual has been pushed aside in favor of more conservative, old-school work wear. Last year saw a lot of changes many attributed to the crumbling economy. Businesses shut down, homes went into foreclosure and an … Read More »

Inside A Start-Up

Cedar Crest Focuses On What It Does Best Many people believe when a door closes, a window opens. In the case of Cedar Crest Manufacturing (UPIC: CCM), that window opened wide enough to offer a new beginning for Doug Miskimen, … Read More »

Healthy ROI

The recipient of a 2009 PPAI Silver Pyramid Award (Employee Incentive Over $10) shares the story behind a winning promotion. Brand has become a buzz word. Companies invest considerable time, money and resources to define and refine their brand. They … Read More »

Incentives Power Booster

Discover How Incentives Can Enhance Promotional Programs (And Win Over Clients Too) Companies’ budgets have shrunk in the past year and will likely increase only moderately in 2010. Your clients are still placing orders, but perhaps for fewer items, or … Read More »

Have Products, Will Travel

Handy promotional products make the journey smoother for business travelers and vacationers alike. Though it may seem that fewer travelers are boarding planes and hitting the highways, the $770 billion travel industry is booming—and is projected to grow even larger … Read More »

HALO/Lee Wayne Hosts Themed Client Showcases

Terry McGuire, senior vice president of marketing and supplier relations, gets a photo with the Grinch, played by Rick Greene. The staff at Sterling, Illinois-based distributor HALO/Lee Wayne Corporation (UPIC: LEEWAYNE) wanted to mix things up with their client tradeshows, … Read More »

The 2010 PPAI Hall Of Fame

Wingfield “Wing” Hughes, MAS, and Kurt Reckziegel make history as the 71st and 72nd inductees to the PPAI Hall of Fame. There’s no one way to define success—it’s different for every person. But when you work in the promotional products … Read More »

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