Tagged 'Snapshots'

Irving Distributor Pays Visit To PPAI Headquarters

In January, Michael Hawkins, president of Irving, Texas-based distributor PromoDoctors (UPIC: pd1014), stopped by PPAI for a tour of the building and to meet with PPB Associate Editor Audrey Sellers. Hawkins has been in the industry since 1995 and splits … Read More »

NEPPA Hosts Legislative Luncheon For Members

Last winter, members of New England Promotional Products Association (NEPPA) headed to the Holiday Inn in Dedham, Massachusetts, for lunch and a lesson on the legislative challenges and opportunities facing the industry. Anne Lardner-Stone, PPAI’s director of public affairs, led … Read More »

Distributor Helps Out On Pay It Forward Day

Ruth Verver, a partner with distributor Paperclip Promotions (UPIC: pclip), rounded up a group of 10 suppliers and distributors in Austin, Texas, to deliver meals to the homebound elderly on November 6, the industry’s Pay It Forward Day. The group … Read More »

Cap America Celebrates 25 Years In Business

To commemorate its 25th anniversary, Fredericktown, Missouri-based supplier Cap America, Inc. (UPIC: CAPAMRCA) hosted an open house in November, welcoming hundreds of attendees to its facility to learn about the promotional products industry and observe the process of embroidery decoration. … Read More »

PPAI Member Welcomes Editors For Tour

In November, Stan Maddox, president of distributor Valley View Productions (UPIC: VVP), welcomed Pamela Webb, managing editor of Promotional Consultant magazine, and Audrey Sellers, PPB associate editor, to his Grapevine, Texas, office for a tour. Maddox and his nine-person team … Read More »

Quick Point Staffers Show Halloween Spirit

The cast at Fenton, Missouri-based supplier Quick Point, Inc. (UPIC: QUICKPT) got festive last Halloween with a costume contest and lots of sugary snacks. A hearty lunch of chili brought the staff together to vote on the top three costumes. … Read More »

R.S. Owens Awards High-Achieving Employees

Chicago, Illinois-based supplier R.S. Owens & Co., Inc. (UPIC: RSOWENS) is in the business of providing awards to others, but it also looks internally for greatness. Its “Above and Beyond” program acknowledges the exceptional performance of staff members, with each … Read More »

HPPA Names Its Multi-Line Rep Of The Year

Last December, Houston Promotional Products Association (HPPA) announced the recipient of its 2010 Multi-Line Rep of the Year Award: Holly Wright, regional manager for Dallas-based LDK Marketing Services, Inc. (UPIC: LDKMKT). “Holly has done an incredible job in the eight … Read More »

Boxercraft Reveals Charity Contest Winners

In an effort to spread good will, Atlanta, Georgia-based supplier Boxercraft (UPIC: BOXER) hosted a second round of its “Bring Comfort To Your Community” charity contest. More than 100 distributors, screen printers and embroiders wrote in to nominate their favorite … Read More »

CPPA Declares 2011 Officers And Directors

There’s a new crop of leaders for Chesapeake Promotional Products Association (CPPA)—the regional association announced its newly elected members in December. These officers and directors will serve a one-year term for the nonprofit, which serves suppliers and distributors in Maryland, … Read More »

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