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L.E.A.D. Local Texas Takes Industry’s Message To Austin

In March, PPAI joined with industry professionals for L.E.A.D. Local Texas in Austin. L.E.A.D. Local is part of PPAI’s state-level legislative outreach efforts to deliver the message of the promotional products industry to state legislators. Read More »

Summit Group Raises Funds For Charitable Organizations

Summit Group (UPIC: summit) employees raised more than $20,000 for charitable organizations in 2014. Read More »

87th Annual Academy Awards Features R.S. Owens & Co.’s Oscar Statuettes

R.S. Owens & Company, a Division of St Regis Crystal (UPIC: RSOWENS), has produced the highly coveted Oscar statuettes for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 32 years. Read More »

PANTONE Opens Its Doors To PPAI

PPAI staff members visited PANTONE headquarters in Carlstadt, New Jersey, in February to discuss opportunities to continue to enhance the partnership between PANTONE and the Association, and to tour its manufacturing facility. Read More »

Trade Only National Show 2015 Reports Strong Numbers, Positive Responses

The ninth annual Trade Only National Show, held January 21-22 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, UK, welcomed almost 3,000 attendees during its run. This year’s show featured 350 exhibitor booths manned by roughly 2,000 booth personnel. The show also benefitted from an international flavor, with 56 countries represented on the floor. On January 20, ahead of the show floor’s opening, more than 150 delegates attended the British Promotional Merchandise Association’s (BPMA) Education Day. Read More »

MiPPA Collects Food Bank Donations At The TOM Show

The Michigan Promotional Professionals Association (MiPPA) encouraged attendees at the TOM Show held January 23 in Troy, Michigan to bring in non-perishable food or to make cash donations to the Gleaners Food Bank of Southeast Michigan. Supplier member Polyconcept N.A. and distributor member Mercury Promotions and Fulfillment both offered a dollar-match donation for the food and money raised at the TOM Show. The show raised more than $1,600 for the local food bank serving the greater Detroit Metropolitan area. Read More »

53rd Annual PSI Show Features Strong Attendance, New Initiatives

The Promotional Product Service Institute (PSI) held its 53rd annual PSI Show in Düsseldorf , Germany, on January 7-9. Along with its bustling show floor, the PSI Show featured new product debuts, an awards program, and networking opportunities, among other highlights. This year’s PSI Show also introduced a new Sustainability Award program that recognizes companies, products and campaigns in eight categories, and the launch of a compliance initiative for the coming year in partnership with GWW, the German promotional products association. Read More »

PPPC National Convention Celebrates Canada’s Promotional Products Industry

The Promotional Products Professionals of Canada (PPPC) held its 2015 National Convention in Toronto, Ontario, January 26-30. The 59th annual convention, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, drew almost 3,000 attendees from across Canada and North America. The National Convention included a full week of professional development sessions, and the trade-show floor opened Wednesday with more than 210 exhibitors on hand. Read More »

The Book Company Rings In The Holidays With Iron Chef Challenge

Delray Beach, Florida-based supplier The Book Company and its staff celebrated the holidays with an Iron Chef Challenge. Participants divided into three teams and used raw ingredients and no recipes to create several platters, each large enough to feed 20 people. A professional chef judged and selected the winners. Read More »

Hirsch Gift Holds Grand Opening For New Facility

Supplier Hirsch Gift celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Houston, Texas, in December with an event that drew local distributors, fellow suppliers and industry representatives. During the event, Hirsch Gift opened up its showroom and conference room for guests to mingle and enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, while tours were given of the facility. Read More »

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