As the year comes to a close, PPAI and the industry are poised to experience greater growth, success and recognition in the months to come. PPB Newslink takes a look back at the top industry news that shaped 2017.

Incentives International Acquires Distributor Midwest Premiums And Promotions 

Hub Pen Company Acquires Beacon Promotions 

HALO Acquires Catalyst Marketing 

Corporate Imaging Concepts Names Bob Herzog CEO 

NewClients Promotional Marketing Acquires EBSCO Creative Concepts

American Solutions For Business Names Justin Zavadil President

HandStands PROMO Acquired By Former Executives

Promo Marketing President Joins Parent Company Of Blue Generation 

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation Fully Enforced Beginning July 1 

Staples Reorganizes Business Segments, Including Promotional Products, Under Pro Categories 

Promotional Products Sales Reach $21.3 Billion In 2016 

CPS/Keystone Announces Management Buyout

Superior Uniform Group Acquires Distributor Public Identity 

Hurricane Harvey Causes Massive Flooding, Businesses Closures 

BDA Acquires UK-Based Dukes Of London 

HALO Acquires American Pacific Promotions 

Complete Office Acquired By Office Depot 

HanesBrands Acquires Alternative Apparel In $60 Million Deal   

CPSC Ruling Bans Certain Phthalates From Children's Products 

Bay State Specialty Company Acquires Americanna Line 

Tangerine Promotions Acquired By Superior Uniform Group's BAMKO Division 

Polyconcept Subsidiary Acquires UK-Based SPS (EU) Limited 

Apparel Supplier alphabroder Acquires Prime Line