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  • The recent PPAI Board of Directors election resulted in the approval of the distributor nominee, Noah Lapine, president and owner of distributor Lapine Associates, Inc., who will begin his four-year term in January 2021. However, the supplier nominee did not garner the requisite number of votes for
  • BIC Graphic North America (PPAI 114187, S13) will be changing its name to Koozie Group, effective January 1, 2021. The Clearwater, Florida-based supplier has operated under the BIC name since 1969 and has owned the Koozie brand since 2009.
  • SAGE and PPAI just wrapped up a successful two-day encore presentation of SAGE Show Virtual, the industry’s largest online event to date. More than 5,300 industry professionals attended the show that featured over 200 virtual booths, on-demand education sessions, a product pavilion and a variety of
  • InnerWorkings, Inc. stockholders have approved the Chicago, Illinois-based distributor’s merger with HH Global Group Limited. In the merger, first announced in July, InnerWorkings will become a wholly owned subsidiary of HH Global, a global marketing firm headquartered in the UK. The merger is expec
  • PPAI’s webinar series provides industry professionals with the best tools, practices and actionable ideals that they can use to build up their businesses and expand their skill set. On Thursday, supplier board nominee Andrew Spellman will be answering questions on his skillsets and how they align wi

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  • Hi Stacey, I'm so excited about PPAChicago's Diversity and Inclusion Committee! There is always opportunity to do better and this is a great first step. Please feel free to post updates in this community and share about initiatives that you and the D&I ...

  • PPAChicago had the pleasure of creating a brand new Diversity and Inclusion Committee.  We had our First Webinar with some Amazing Panelists!  Would love to share this amazing webinar with our Promotional Community! Share recording with viewers: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/ZIXZQlrE3YojXF7ZAFakGtvaVedpRnsYvEo27QcxdONsgIKmaBBxSN03ERWf_TFz.9nK4ToW0H_QmVedV ...

  • Our next DEI Forum is coming up on Thursday, October 22, 1-2 pm CST!  In the height of this summer's passionate call for change and equality, two women began their diversity, equity and inclusion journeys: @Cindy Tsuji of Image Source and @Renee ...

  • In my previous experience and based upon my recent conversations with program moderators on this subject, lenders only care about three documents: P&L, Cashflow Statement and Balance Sheet plus your tax returns for the last 2-3 years. A business plan ...

  • Thanks for sharing this, Cindy! I am going to read up on this! ------------------------------ Julie Kwan Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) (972) 258-3018 ------------------------------

  • Hey everyone! Looking to hear from people who have already gone through the process of getting a business loan. I would love to see examples or get any helpful advice on business plans for financing purposes. Mainly the financial section of it. How did ...

  • Great resources and action items.  https://www.equaldignity.org/ Campaign for Equal Dignity Campaign for Equal Dignity The digital film festival will culminate with a viewing of the new film Good Trouble, ...

  • There are differing perspectives on Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). On the one hand, they have potential to connect and give voice to minority groups within an organization in ways that further their development and progression within an organization. ...

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