PPAMidwest Launches PhD Award Program
The Board of Directors of Promotional Products Association Midwest (PPAMidwest) announced the launch of the PPAMidwest PhD (Promo Honors Designee) Awards Program on March 1. The annual program will recognize three members who actively participate in the regional association’s regular slate of educational programs and events, as well as earning or renewing certifications from PPAI and assisting in membership growth within the regional. PPAMidwest organizes industry-related networking and education opportunities to benefit membership and enhance professional relationships within the Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska geographical area.
PPAMidwest members will earn points in a variety of categories for activities completed throughout the year and top point earners will qualify for the lifetime award to be presented at PPAMidwest Holiday Socials each year.
Dennis Oglesby, MAS, of distributor GO2 Partners, serves as treasurer and education chair and says, “We realize ongoing education is vital for success in our industry and the Board chose to include it as a strategic focus. Our members are already participating in our excellent programs. They should be applauded for their efforts.”
PPAMidwest Board President Joe Huber of supplier The Magnet Group, adds, “The focus on education is vital to the success of both our supplier and distributor members. Staying up to date with current trends, industry topics and even national/international news as it relates to the supply chain of our business helps to ensure the most successful outcome for us all.”