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PPAMS, SPPA, CAAMP And GAPPP Join SAGE Affiliate Program

The Promotional Products Association of the Mid-South (PPAMS), the Sunbelt Promotional Products Association (SPPA), the Carolinas Association of Advertising and Marketing Professionals (CAAMP), and the Georgia Association of Promotional Product Professionals (GAPPP) have joined the redesigned SAGE Affiliate Program. The Affiliate Program is designed to give regional associations in the promotional products industry and their members special benefits from SAGE through access to business management products and services for members and the association. Read More »

PPAI’s Bellantone, Stone Join Strong GAPPP Expo

he Georgia Association of Promotional Products Professionals (GAPPP) welcomed more than 300 distributors and twice that many end buyers to its GAPPP Expo and University in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 30-31. The event featured a bustling trade-show floor, networking opportunities and a full day of education, including sessions presented by PPAI President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE, and Public Affairs Director Anne Stone. Read More »

GAPPP Honors Its Volunteers At Past President’s Dinner

The Georgia Association of Promotional Products Professionals (GAPPP) held its first Past President’s dinner on October 6 to honor the legacies of several of its volunteers. The dinner is planned to be an annual event. The association also inducted the late Janelle Nevins into its Hall of Fame. Read More »

PPAI’s Barnett Speaks At GAPPP-CAAMP PROMO University

PPAI Diversity Development and Engagement Manager Seth Barnett joined PROMO University—an industry education series produced collaboratively by the Georgia Association of Promotional Products Professionals (GAPPP) and the Carolinas Association of Advertising and Marketing Professionals (CAAMP)—earlier this month to speak on engaging with and selling to Millennials. The July 7 event was held at Greenville, South Carolina’s TD Convention Center. Read More »

District 2 Regional Associations To Host Industry Training Event

Regional associations representing the Southeast are coming together to host a daylong training event on August 9 in Birmingham, Alabama. “Promotional Products 101” is designed for those new to the promotional products industry who work in sales, account services, support, accounts payable, graphic design or some other role. Read More »

In Memoriam: Dianne Watson, MAS

In Memoriam: Dianne Watson, MAS

Dedicated. Devoted. Hard Working. Committed. Caring. Enthusiastic. Friend. Relentless. Amazing. Knowledgeable. Cheerful. Fun. Amazing.

These are all words that have been used by friends and colleagues to describe Dianne Watson, MAS, who passed away on Sunday. Her fun-loving attitude and volunteer spirit were contagious. She and her late husband, Brad, were multi-line reps who ran Brad Watson & Associates together for over three decades. They were a dynamic team who built a successful business and forged many lasting friendships. Read More »

Gold Bond Hosts GAPPP Factory Tour

Distributor members of The Georgia Association of Promotional Products Professionals (GAPPP) toured the Gold Bond, Inc. (UPIC: GOLD0008) factory in Hixson, Tennessee, on April 20, in support of the regional association’s mission to bring value and service to its members. Read More »

PPAI’s Lardner-Stone Joins GAPPP, CAAMP Joint Product Safety Awareness Conference

PPAI Director of Public Affairs Anne Lardner-Stone recently joined the Georgia Association of Promotional Products Professionals (GAPPP) and the Carolinas Association of Advertising and Marketing Professionals (CAAMP) in Greenville, South Carolina, for a joint conference on product safety awareness. Read More »

PPAI’s Chris Piper Visits With Industry Companies During Cross-Country Trip

PPAI’s Chris Piper Visits With Industry Companies During Cross-Country Trip

PPAI’s Business Development Director Chris Piper has spent a lot of time on the road in recent weeks, visiting with member companies in Georgia, Tennessee and Oregon. Piper visited with suppliers World Wide Lines (UPIC: WORLDWID) in Covington, Tennessee; and … Read More »

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