Tagged 'In The Industry'

People News – November 2011

Business Services Trade Only, Inc. (UPIC: trade)—Scott Betancourt, web/graphic designer; Jonathan Hall and Byron Harland, customer support; Richard Lebovitz, project manager; and Roshine Washington, staff accountant Distributors Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc. (UPIC: BENS0002 )—Rebecca Gerberm, director of new business … Read More »

The MAPPA Fall Showcase Connects Suppliers, Distributors And End Buyers

The Mid-Atlantic Promotional Products Association’s (MAPPA) held its 2011 MAPPA Fall Showcase in Chesapeake, Virginia, on September 27 and in Richmond, Virginia, on September 28. The tradeshow brought more than 200 distributor members and about 350 end users together with … Read More »

Crystal D Employees Pack Meals In Support Of Nonprofit Feed My Starving Children

Crystal D (UPIC: CRYSTALD), a supplier based in St. Paul, Minnesota, and its employees packed 22,464 meals for undernourished children around the world on September 14. The company has an annual event in which it closes for a half day … Read More »

Gotcha Mobile Solutions CEO Chris Jenkin Visits PPAI Headquarters

PPAI hosted Chris Jenkin, CEO of Gotcha Mobile Solutions (UPIC: G519277), at the Association’s Headquarters on October 26. He was there to speak on mobile trends affecting the promotional products industry, including QR codes, mobile messaging, mobile smart sites and … Read More »

PPAI’s Melissa Hendrick Visits With Minnesota-Based Member Companies

Melissa Hendrick, PPAI’s director of professional development and integrated media, has recently paid visits to a number of member companies around the country. These fact-to-face meetings have been valuable opportunities to learn more about PPAI’s members, the challenges they face … Read More »

The Image Group Invited Buyers And Suppliers To Its 11th Annual Vendor Fair

On September 14, The Image Group (UPIC: IMAGEGRP) held its 11th Annual Vendor Fair at its corporate headquarters in Holland, Ohio. The company invited more than 300 qualified buyers to the event to expose them to the industry’s latest products … Read More »


Reflecting On This Year’s WLC I cannot believe I have let this much time go by since returning from the wonderful Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) in Charlotte, North Carolina. It made me pleased and proud to present the Woman Of … Read More »

People News – October 2011

Suppliers Allen Company (UPIC: ALLEN)—Wanda “Sammy” Armendarez, customer care team member CleggPromo (UPIC: CLEGG)—Claudine Burdette and Josh Pittman, inside sales representatives. Burdette’s territory includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island. Pittman is responsible for Iowa, Kansas, … Read More »


JANUARY January 2-6The PPAI ExpoPromotional Products Association InternationalLas Vegas, Nevadawww.theppaiexpo.org January 11-13The 50th PSI Trade FairPromotional Product Service InstituteDüsseldorf, Germanywww.psi-network.de January 16-18ASI OrlandoAdvertising Specialty InstituteOrlando, Floridawww.asicentral.com January 16-20PPPC National ConventionPromotional Product Professionals of CanadaToronto, Ontariowww.promocan.com January 24PAPPA Tabletop ShowPhiladelphia Area … Read More »

PPAI Visits Fort Worth, Texas’ TLT Leather

In September, PPAI staff visited the facility of TLT Leather (UPIC: TLTLe085) in Fort Worth, Texas. The visit was an opportunity for PPAI to learn about a long-time supplier of leather goods to the promotional products industry and how its … Read More »

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