Tagged 'In The Industry'

The Minnesota Twins Turn To Crystal D To Celebrate Jim Thome’s 600th Home Run

The Minnesota Twins baseball team held a recognition ceremony to celebrate Jim Thome’s 600th home run. The team presented Thome with Crystal D’s (UPIC: CRYSTALD) starburst award, chosen for the six crystal stars in its design—each star represented 100 career … Read More »

Education And Fundraising At The 2011 AzPPA Expo

The AzPPA Expo 2011, sponsored by the Arizona Promotional Products Association (AzPPA), featured an opening panel discussion that brought industry leaders together to examine emerging markets, technology, distribution models and other key issues facing the industry. It also taught attendees … Read More »

Image Group Employees Enjoy A Day At The Zoo

The Image Group (UPIC: IMAGEGRP) took employees and their families to the Toledo Zoo for the company’s annual Family Picnic. Everyone in the group of more than 100 was decked out in bright orange t-shirts, created especially for the company … Read More »

David Hawes, MAS, Meets With Minnesota State Senator David Hann On Industry Issues

David Hawes, MAS, brand architect for Geiger (UPIC: geiger) and chairman of the Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals’ (UMAPP) Government Relations Council, met with Minnesota State Senator David Hann to discuss the concerns and challenges facing the promotional products … Read More »

TRASA Goes All Out For Its 20th Anniversary

The Three Rivers Advertising Specialty Association (TRASA) celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. The association recognized the milestone with a number of events for its members and their families. On August 20, association members and guests attended a Pittsburgh Pirates … Read More »

People News – September 2011

Suppliers BizPins (UPIC: BIZPINS)—Harry Fotopoulos, sales staff, responsible for Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont Fresh Beginnings (UPIC: FRES0003)—Cochran and Company to represent the company in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South … Read More »


PPAI’s Supplier Star Competition Encourages Teamwork, CamaraderieEditor’s Note: PPAI’s Supplier Star competition brings annual recognition to supplier members for excelling in communication, service and quality as voted on by member distributors. Our office recently had a happy hour at a … Read More »


NOVEMBERNovember 8PPAS Luncheon, Tabletop Show and Vendor MeetingsPromotional Products Association SouthwestDallas, Texaswww.ppasw.com November 15PMA 33rd Annual Marketing Law ConferencePromotional Marketing AssociationChicago, Illinoiswww.pmalink.org JANUARY January 2-6The PPAI ExpoPromotional Products Association InternationalLas Vegas, Nevadawww.theppaiexpo.org January 11-13The 50th PSI Trade FairPromotional Product Service … Read More »

Profit From Nonprofits

A Distributor Asks:I set up a co-sponsorship agreement with a local nonprofit that offset the cost of their order by including our company name on the products. I didn’t feel the size and placement of our logo equaled the discount … Read More »

PPAI Staff Participates In The SAGE Seminar Series, Connects With Members

PPAI staff participated in a number of stops on the SAGE seminar series over the summer. These events have been a great opportunity to meet with members, who have come to the seminars to learn more about SAGE Online and … Read More »

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