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In Memoriam: BAG MAKERS President Charles Sandford

Charles D. Sandford, president of supplier BAG MAKERS, Inc. (PPAI 111408), passed away on December 2 following a year-long battle with cancer. He was 70 years old. Read More »

Global Ad Spending Forecast To Reach $547 Billion In 2017

Moderate growth of 4.4 percent is expected to push global advertising spending to $547 billion in 2017. Media investment group GroupM points to economic factors across the globe for its forecast of another year of modest growth in advertising as brands continue to be pressured for performance in low-growth environments. It notes that while the U.S presidential election and the UK’s referendum on departing the European Union have not impacted advertising budgets, and China and other “new world” countries continue to over-contribute to global growth, a new normal of more modest growth has settled in. Read More »

The SBLC Looks At What’s Ahead For Small Business Healthcare Relief Act

In its latest SBLC Report, the Small Business Legislative Council (SBLC), looks at what the future may hold for the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act. The mission of the SBLC, of which PPAI is a member and for which PPAI President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE, serves as a board director, is twofold: to make improvements in public policy for small business and to help member associations in their communications with business members. Please note that this weekly is for the sole personal, informational use of PPAI members and should not be posted to any website. Read More »

Proforma Signature Solutions Announces Merger With Creative Image Advertising

Brooklyn Heights, Ohio-based Proforma Signature Solutions has merged with Creative Image Advertising (PPAI 104267), a Crowley, Texas, distributor specializing in awards and incentives. Proforma Signature Solutions will service Creative Image Advertising clients from its Arlington, Texas, location. Read More »

Charles River Apparel Featured In Oprah’s “O List”

Supplier Charles River Apparel’s (PPAI 111644) women’s “Logan” jacket has been chosen as one of the items on Oprah’s “O List,” to be featured in the January issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. Read More »

PPAI Hosts Association Board Members, General Counsel

PPAI welcomed incoming Chair-Elect of the PPAI Board of Directors Dale Denham, MAS+, and RAC Delegate D’Anna Zimmer, CAS, as well as PPAI General Counsel Cory Halliburton to a CEO brown bag lunch on Friday, December 2, to connect with Association staff and discuss the year ahead. President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE, introduced the lineup of incoming board members in a presentation and invited questions from the staff for the guests to respond to. Read More »

EPA Announces First 10 Chemicals For Evaluation Under The TSCA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the first 10 chemicals it will evaluate for potential risks to human health and the environment under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. Read More »

PPAMS Partners With Industry Companies For Tennessee Fire Relief

The Promotional Products Association of the Mid-South (PPAMS) has reached out to industry businesses in the area affected by the wildfires in Gatlinburg and Sevier County, Tennessee, and while at this time it is not aware of any losses, everyone PPAMS spoke to shared stories of neighbors and family members who weren’t so lucky. With more than 1,000 people left homeless, the regional association is partnering with Randy Philipps of Knoxville-based distributor Access Solutions to collect and donate items for fire victims. Read More »

PPB Newslink December 1: Future 100 Report Charts Trends To Watch In 2017

For a look into what’s in store for the year ahead, marketing communications service provider J. Walter Thompson’s Innovation Group has released its third annual Future 100 report, taking a broad look at emerging consumer behavior and new opportunities for brands. Read More »

Future 100 Report Charts Trends To Watch In 2017

For a look into what’s in store for the year ahead, marketing communications service provider J. Walter Thompson’s Innovation Group has released its third annual Future 100 report, taking a broad look at emerging consumer behavior and new opportunities for brands. Read More »

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