Seth Godin And PPAI’s Paul Bellantone Headline Advertising Week Program
Marketer and blog master Seth Godin spent an hour with PPAI President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE, in a Q&A-style session during Advertising Week in New York City this September. Hear more from Godin during his keynote speaker at The PPAI Expo 2016 in Las Vegas, at 8:30 am on Tuesday, January 12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
AIA Staff And Affiliate Owner Run The Fox Valley Marathon
AIA staff and Bob Wilson, owner of Tennessee’s AIA/Legacy Promotional Group, participated in Wisconsin’s Fox Valley Marathon on September 20, as part of the Neenah, Wisconsin, distributor’s wellness initiative. The Fox Valley Marathon acts as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon, which Wilson says he will be running for the ninth time this year.
PPEF Executive Committee Visits PPAI For 2016 Planning Meeting
PPAI hosted a visit from the Promotional Products Education Foundation’s (PPEF) executive committee. They were at the Association’s Irving, Texas, headquarters to develop plans for 2016 as well as longer-term strategic planning on the future direction of PPEF.
AIA Connects With Younger Generation At Inaugural GenNext Summit
AIA Corporation (UPIC: advinadv) hosted its first GenNext Summit for distributor affiliates in September, providing the opportunity for them to become more familiar with AIA’s National Support Center in Neenah, Wisconsin, and for AIA to understand their needs and visions for the future. Field Sales Director Greg Armstrong created the event to proactively engage the next generation of affiliates with the AIA community.
Pro Towels And Kanata Blanket USA Donate Blankets To Aid Flood Victims
Pro Towels (UPIC: PROTOWEL) and Kanata Blanket USA (UPIC: BLANKET) have donated more than 1,500 of its blankets to help victims of the recent flooding disaster in South Carolina. Pro Towels, which operates its primary manufacturing facility in Abbeville, South Carolina, teamed up with local Wright Middle School to move quickly after disaster struck.