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People News

People News

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

New Member Spotlight: Phoenix Bat Company

PPB talks to Seth Cramer, co-owner and general manager of Phoenix Bat Company, about his company, the promotional products industry, and why he joined PPAI. Read More »

Fast Forward – January 2017

Fast Forward – January 2017

Find out about Snapbot machines, which dole out picture-taking sunglasses, called Specs, manufactured by the company formerly known as Snapchat—now just known as Snap. Spend Five Minutes With Jay Deutsch, CEO and co-founder of BDA, Inc., as he shares how the Woodinville, Washington-based distributor applied its expertise in bobblehead promotions to turn heads in the marketplace. Learn how to make sure to keep your brand promise and see how a major food brand opened a can of marketing genius. Read More »

Celebrating Leadership Excellence

Celebrating Leadership Excellence

PPAI’s top awards in 2017 salute four whose commitment has shaped the Association, and enriched the industry and our world. Read More »

Ready To Roll

Ready To Roll

In today’s highly mobile society, the right bag to carry and protect our many (expensive) technical devices—laptops, smartphones, tablets and e-readers—is essential. According to the U.S. Travel Association, U.S. residents logged 1.7 billion trips for leisure and 459 million trips for business in 2015. Read on to see some great bag options for gifts, incentives and promotions, and for tips on choosing bags for specific purposes as well as how to distinguish between good, better and best backpacks. Read More »

What’s Your Company’s Compliance Report Card?

What’s Your Company’s Compliance Report Card?

A Distributor Asks: How do you measure the success of your internal compliance and product safety programs? Read More »

Snapshots

Your industry in pictures: See what member companies and associations have been doing. Read More »

In The Forecast: Foul Weather Wear

In The Forecast: Foul Weather Wear

Ask anyone hosting large outdoor events what their biggest fear is and most would say weather. There’s little worse than rain driving all your attendees to their cars and back home, ruining your event and costing you money. Rain can be a major bummer—but it can also be a ‘promotunity’. Read More »

Smart Marketing

Smart Marketing

If you didn’t read the article on branding in the December issue, I encourage you to go back and look it over. Good branding is the first step to developing results-oriented marketing. And, every business needs marketing. Why? What makes marketing so important? Marketing starts the conversation! It moves people through their own decision-making process to get to “yes!” It builds visibility, authority and trust. You need marketing to create a thriving business. Read More »

Different Strokes For Different Folks

Different Strokes For Different Folks

When it comes to compliance and product safety policies, many customers like to reinvent the wheel. If you are facing this kind of situation with one or more customers, creating solid policies and a dynamic supply chain is the best way to manage. Read More »

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