After two years apart the promotional products industry is ready to reconnect, and PPAI’s in-person events are coming back this year to greet them. The PPAI Expo was first up in January, and in the months ahead, the Association’s Women’s Leadership Conference, North American Leadership Conference, Product Responsibility Summit and Leadership Development Workshop will educate, inspire and engage professionals from every corner of the promotional products industry.

Women’s Leadership Conference
June 26-28, Charlotte, North Carolina

To be held at the Omni Charlotte Hotel, PPAI’s long-running WLC has been developed to create an engaging, collaborative community enabling women from across the promotional products industry to be authentic, learn together and from each other, and build relationships that they will carry with them for years to come.

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North American Leadership Conference
August 14-16, Colorado Springs, Colorado

NALC delves into the most relevant, top-of-mind business issues and ideas impacting the promotional products industry with an emphasis on networking events, leadership development, strategic foresight, emerging business issues, trends and best practices.

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Product Responsibility Summit
September 18-20, Newport Beach, California

Summit attendees the latest on the most-pressing business implications, challenges and opportunities associated with compliance, presented by thought leaders, subject matter experts and compliance leaders from both within and outside the promotional products industry.

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Leadership Development Workshop (photo above)
October 10-13, TBA

The Regional Association Council Leadership Development Workshop brings regional association leaders together to develop skills and enhance relationships across the promo industry’s regional nonprofit associations. The annual event provides comprehensive training and networking opportunities.

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For more questions on any of these events, contact PPAI Director of Member Engagement Anne Stone, CAE, at

James Khattak is news editor at PPAI.