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UMAPP Wins Fifth Leg Of Advocate Regional Challenge

The winners of the fifth leg of the ADvocate Regional Challenge were announced at the 2010 Leadership Development Workshop during the closing ceremony. The Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Products (UMAPP) was the winner of the association prize with 23 … Read More »

Lage, Miller, Tidwell To Speak At NALC

PPAI’s North American Leadership Conference (NALC), August 29-31 at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, will include a roundtable session with some of the top leaders in the industry, including Jason Miller, president of Corvest; Paul Lage, MAS, … Read More »

Landes Makes Sweeps For Oil Clean Up Effort

Houston, Texas, supplier LandesUSA (UPIC: Landes) has ramped up its domestic sewing capacity to build absorbent sheets for a local environmental company to aid in cleaning up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The company sews a one-inch … Read More »

IRF Pulse Survey Shows Incentive Industry Uptick

A survey of incentive industry professionals by the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) shows a strong increase in those who say the economy will have a positive impact on merchandise/non-cash incentive. The percentage grew from 20 percent in the summer of … Read More »

Newton Expands California Coverage

Newton, Iowa, distributor Newton Manufacturing (UPIC: NEWTON) is expanding further into California with a new association with Tustin, California-based Keller Advertising. The Tustin office will serve as a new satellite office for Newton and the company is actively recruiting additional … Read More »

BrandSource Expands Offering

Bellevue, Washington, supplier rep BrandSource Incentives (UPIC: brandz) has expanded its offering through the assumption of key brands formerly managed by Seattle, Washington, supplier rep Incentive Sales (UPIC: IncentWA). BrandSource represents retail branded products to the incentive and promotional products … Read More »

Motivators Becomes Carbon-Neutral Business

In an ongoing effort to maintain sustainable business practices, Westbury, New York, distributor Motivators Inc. (UPIC: MOTIV8RS) has partnered with CarbonFreeFund.org, a nonprofit provider of carbon offset and climate solutions, to offset the carbon omissions produced by the company every … Read More »

Private Equity Dealmakers See Return To Sellers’ Market

Private equity practitioners expect a significant increase in deal flow over the next 12 months, along with heightened valuation concerns and more rigorous due diligence procedures, according to a new study released last week by mergermarket in association with Houlihan … Read More »

NUMO Reports No Problems With Hurricane Alex

Kaufman, Texas, supplier NUMO Manufacturing (UPIC: NUM00001) closed its Reynosa, Mexico, facility last Thursday as a precautionary measure in anticipation of Hurricane Alex, but the hurricane did not disrupt power or cause any damage to the facility, says Jim Martin, … Read More »

August 9 Recess Of Congress Coming Up

PPAI is asking its members to set up meetings with their representatives during the congressional recess August 9 through September 10. To find out who your legislators are, click here. Legislators’ websites should include office locations with phone numbers and … Read More »

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