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PPAI Staff Are Hitting The Road For PPW! Week

Promotional Products Work! Week (PPW! Week), an industry-wide celebration of promotional products and the value they create, takes place next week, and in celebration PPAI staff are hitting the road to connect with and learn about industry businesses in North Texas. Read More »

Upcoming PPAI Webinars Take A Closer Look At Toy Safety Standards And Other Issues

The webinars PPAI has scheduled for April and May include details on a new toy safety standard, business best practices, import/export compliance and more. Read More »

L.E.A.D. Virtual Fly-Ins Connect Industry Members To Their Colleagues In D.C.

PPAI’s Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) takes the promotional products industry’s message to Capitol Hill next week, and industry members around the country can join in sharing their thoughts through the L.E.A.D. Virtual Fly-In. Read More »

Special Room Rates Still Available For PPAI Product Responsibility Summit

The seventh annual PPAI Product Responsibility Summit will be held September 18-20 in Newport Beach, California. PPAI is offering discounted room rates at the Duke Hotel, site of the Summit, but they are filling up fast. Read More »

Vernon Names Jon Smith Account Executive Of The Year

The Vernon Company named Jon Smith its 2016 Vernon Account Executive of the Year Award at the Newton, Iowa, distributor’s annual National Sales Meeting. Held at the Renaissance Indian Wells in Indian Wells, California, on April 10-12, the event brought together nearly 100 of the Newton, Iowa, distributor’s account executives and more than 70 of its supplier partners. Read More »

Outstanding Branding Sponsors PwC’s Ride the Nation Cycling Challenge

UK-based distributor Outstanding Branding (PPAI 678649) has become a sponsor of PwC’s Ride the Nation Cycling Challenge taking place next month. The challenge, which began in 2015, raised over $150,000 for local charities with more than 700 PwCe employees cycling over 2,700 miles across the United Kingdom, from Aberdeen to Plymouth and the Channel Islands and Northern Ireland. Read More »

PPB Newslink April 18: Regional Associations Have Big Plans For PPW! Week

The industry’s regional associations have big things in store for Promotional Products Work! Week (PPW! Week). Running April 24-28, PPW! Week is an industry-wide celebration of promotional products and the value they create. And alongside industry professionals and businesses, the regional associations have lined up tours, education opportunities, community outreach initiatives and more to celebrate and increase awareness about promotional products and their effectiveness as an advertising medium. Read More »

Regional Associations Have Big Plans For PPW! Week

The industry’s regional associations have big things in store for Promotional Products Work! Week (PPW! Week). Running April 24-28, PPW! Week is an industry-wide celebration of promotional products and the value they create. And alongside industry professionals and businesses, the regional associations have lined up tours, education opportunities, community outreach initiatives and more to celebrate and increase awareness about promotional products and their effectiveness as an advertising medium. Read More »

HanesBrands Reduces Energy, Emissions And Water

HanesBrands has released its 2016 environmental performance data on energy use, carbon dioxide emissions, water use, renewable energy and landfill diversion. Compared with its 2007 baseline, the company, which participates in the promotional products industry as supplier Hanes/Champion (PPAI 191138), reduced its energy use by 16 percent, carbon emissions by 16 percent and water use by 25 percent. Hanes also shifted 25 percent of the energy the company uses to renewable sources and diverted 84 percent, or 118 million pounds, of waste from its company-owned supply chain from landfills. Read More »

Staples Survey Finds Majority Of Businesses Pursue Eco-Conscious Practices

Just ahead of Earth Day on April 22, Staples, Inc. has released the results of its latest Sustainability Survey. The company, which participates in the promotional products industry as distributor Staples Promotional Products (PPAI 108945), found that more than 90 percent of businesses practice some form of eco-friendly activity regularly, including recycling, making energy-efficient choices, and/or shopping for more eco-friendly products. Read More »

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