PPB Magazine

PPAI Aware, Summer 2016

Features

American Dragon

PPB: Empowering Promotional Professionals For 40 Years

One-Click Wonders

 

People News

People News

See who has moved in—and up—in the promotional world. Read More »

Snapshots

Snapshots

Photos from PPAI and member company events. Send your company or industry organization photos to PPB News Editor James Khattak at JamesK@ppai.org and be sure to include a description, plus your name and contact information. Read More »

Work Wear

Work Wear

A great work uniform not only makes your employees feel and look good, but it also increases positive brand recognition and company image, and helps promote safety in the workplace. A 2013 survey conducted for Cintas Corporation by Harris Interactive® revealed that nearly 65 percent of U.S. adults said that uniformed employees give them a positive perception of a company. Survey respondents also said that uniformed employees made the company feel like a more secure place to do business and made them more likely to do business with the company. Read More »

Shop-ortunity

Shop-ortunity

Employee turnover is expensive—costing as much as six to nine months’ salary in recruiting and training expenses according to the Society for Human Resource Management. That’s why successful companies know how important it is to keep employees engaged and motivated. Besides providing a great culture and good benefits, an important part of the employee engagement puzzle is an effective incentive program. Read More »

A Promotional Life

A Promotional Life

You might think that after such a lengthy career as an industry supplier, consultant and Association volunteer, Harry Rosenberg, president of Specialty Advertising Consultants, Inc. (UPIC: SPEC0026), might want to take it easy. Maybe relax a little. Even retire. But at age 89, Rosenberg isn’t ready to give up on his passion for promotion: he still has a foot in the industry as a part-time consultant and he has an office at distributor Advertising Premium Sales, Inc. where he “sells an order now and then.” Then there are the writing projects he’s working on as well. Read More »

Just A Click Away

A Distributor Asks: What resources, such as books, podcasts, TED talks, videos, etc. have other distributors or suppliers found to be inspirational and helpful in their approach to running their business? Read More »

Crown Jewels

Crown Jewels

PPB takes Five Minutes With Diane Katzman, Founder, Diane Katzman Design. Read More »

Our Bright Vision For The Future

Our Bright Vision For The Future

In late May, in a dark, smoky room in a hotel basement just outside of the White House grounds in Washington D.C., a special meeting took place. Were Paul Ryan, President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meeting to call a truce to the political drama? Nope, it was our PPAI Board of Directors and staff leadership meeting to examine and update the Association’s three-year strategic plan. Okay, it wasn’t smoky or dark, and we weren’t meeting in a basement—we were in a sunny meeting room with an inspiring view of the White House—but our meeting was just as important to the industry’s future. Three months of intense preparation culminated in this two-day meeting. Read More »

Feedback

PPB readers write in about the passing of Steve Slack, a 1992 inductee into the PPAI Hall of Fame, working with the right suppliers and the benefit of PC Today. Read More »

People News

People News

See who has moved in—and up—in the promotional world. Read More »

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