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SuccessFit4Life! At Expo Draws Runners, Raises Funds

Industry members came out early Monday morning to put some miles under their running shoes, spend time with industry colleagues and raise funds in support of industry member Tee Hamilton, who is fighting cancer. SuccessFit4Life!, hosted by e-publication FreePromoTips.com, was introduced at The PPAI Expo 2015 as an ongoing program that presents information on how fitness affects personal lives and business success. Its 2017 Fun Run/Walk drew more than 20 participants. Read More »

Margie Price, Joel Schaffer Inducted Into PPAI Hall Of Fame

Long-time industry leaders Margie Price, MAS, and Joel Schaffer, MAS, were inducted into the PPAI Hall of Fame on Monday night during the Chairman’s Leadership Dinner at The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas. Read More »

Joe Scott, H. Wayne Roberts Receive PPAI’s Top Volunteer Honors

Monday night’s Chairman’s Leadership Dinner was also the setting to honor Joe Scott with the PPAI Distinguished Service Award and H. Wayne Roberts with the PPAI H. Ted Olson Humanitarian Award. Read More »

PPAI Recognizes The 2017 Promotional Products Pioneers

Alongside last night’s honors at the Chairman’s Leadership Dinner, PPAI celebrated distinguished industry legends through the Promotional Products Pioneers recognition program. The 2017 Promotional Products Pioneers recipients were the late A.C. Stewart, founder of Souvenir, Inc., and Stan Breckenridge, MAS, past chair of the PPAI Board of Directors and former senior vice president of sales for supplier Mastercraft Decorators/The Guildlines; and in a collective recognition, the road warriors of the multi-line rep community. The recipients were chosen for their unique contributions to the industry. Read More »

Monday’s Keynote Speakers Preach Powerful Messages

From disruptive technology to dialing back stress, Monday’s Power Keynote presentations at The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas addressed the hot-button issues that have attendees wondering how they’ll survive a digital evolution while managing the daily grind without suffering from burnout—or worse, missing out on opportunities for positive change. Read More »

Keynote Speaker David Avrin IDs What Makes A Strong Brand

The PPAI Expo offered Monday keynote luncheon speaker David Avrin something more than most of his speaking gigs. A marketing professional himself, Avrin is sticking around until Tuesday to take to the trade show floor to find what products and ideas the industry has to offer that he can incorporate into his own business. Read More »

Tuesday’s PPAI Block Party Connects Attendees, Celebrates Award Winners

The first-ever PPAI Block Party, tonight from 5:30 to 10:30 pm in Mandalay Bay Ballroom J, promises to be an evening full of great conversations, food and entertainment. One of the evening’s featured events is PPAI’s Walk of Fame Awards Presentation, when the best in several competitions, including Supplier Achievement, Technology, Pyramid, Image and Supplier Star Awards will be celebrated. The winners of the coveted Supplier Star Awards, voted on by distributors, will highlight the night. Read More »

The PPAI Expo Gears Up For Another Spectacular Run

The PPAI Expo has returned to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas this week, marking its 15th year at the state-of-the-art venue, and drawing thousands of suppliers, distributors, reps and business services companies from across North America and around the globe Read More »

Expo’s Sunday Luncheon Celebrates PPAI Volunteers

Sunday’s Volunteer Luncheon honored PPAI continuing, retiring and incoming volunteers from 13 committees and advisory groups, along with members of the Regional Association Council Board, Promotional Products Education Foundation Board of Trustees and PPAI Board of Directors , by recognizing their efforts, contributions and successes over the past year. Read More »

Expo’s Opening General Session Showcases Power Of Brand Loyalty

Tuesday’s opening general session gives The PPAI Expo attendees a deep dive into brand loyalty with Johnny Cupcakes founder and CEO Johnny Earle. Read More »

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