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Inside PPAI – October 2016

Inside PPAI – October 2016

Read a recap of the The 2016 PPAI North American Leadership Conference and the third annual PPAI Technology Summit and see who this year’s PPAI Distinguished Service Award winner and Hall of Fame inductees are. 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 »

CPSC Commissioners Impress, Inspire At PPAI’s Summit

PPAI’s Product Responsibility Summit, which wrapped up Tuesday afternoon after a two-and a-half-day run in National Harbor, Maryland, fully accomplished organizers’ and attendees’ expectations—and then some. Read More »

It’s Not Only Your Vote That Matters

It’s Not Only Your Vote That Matters

If you hadn’t noticed, it’s election season. We would be the first to admit that you don’t often see articles about politics in PPB—and we promise this one doesn’t take sides. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is headed by five commissioners who create and enforce product safety rules for most of the consumer products in the U.S., including promotional products. How does your vote influence your company’s catalog? 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 »

PPAI’s Seth Barnett’s Northwest U.S. Outreach Includes Universities And NWPMA

PPAI Diversity Development and Engagement Manager Seth Barnett was on the road last week in the Northwest, speaking to industry companies and organizations in the region, and lecturing at area universities. 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 »

PPAI Welcomes The Partnering Group’s Fall Meeting

The Partnering Group, LLC, an exclusive industry organization comprised of 18 distributor members, held its fall meeting of company principals at PPAI’s Irving, Texas, headquarters on Monday. The group used the opportunity to learn more about PPAI, and its products, services and programs through presentations from every PPAI department. Read More »

The SAGE Show Draws Distributors From Across The Region To Irving, Texas

Last week, promotional products suppliers and distributors gathered for the fourth annual SAGE Show and Education Day at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas. Running August 31-September 1, the show featured an extensive show floor, networking opportunities and the same high-quality education found at The PPAI Expo and Expo East. Read More »

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