Who is PPAI?

    PPAI is the trusted leader in the promotional products industry delivering essential knowledge, resources and community to ensure the success of its members, those who manufacture, import and resell promotional products, and the promotional products industry itself.

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  • North American Leadership Conference

    #1 leadership conference in the industry

    Leaders, entrepreneurs, and up-and-comers in the promotional products industry all gather at NALC, an event highlighted by cutting-edge, forward-thinking presentations and punctuated by excellent networking opportunities.

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  • Tech Summit

    Tackling the technology challenges of the industry

    Designed for IT professionals, decision makers and executives responsible for their organization’s technology environment. With interactive participation, case studies and best practices, attendees will discuss topics that touch on the most important issues affecting the industry today.

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  • Product Responsibility Summit

    Explore the product safety issues currently impacting the industry

    A conference focused on the most pressing product safety issues, the business implications, challenges and opportunities associated with the various aspects of compliance.

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Promo Connect Coming This Summer

Introducing Promo Connect, an online industry collaboration hub. Enjoy a new level of online community interaction designed to facilitate instant information sharing, networking and collaboration by taking interaction far beyond meetings, phone calls and emails. Promo Connect is easily accessible at any time for community members to chat, share ideas and engage with the industry. Rather than communicating through awkward email groups and ad-heavy social media, Promo Connect serves as a user-friendly platform to keep the conversations going. Promo Connect community members can also create customized profiles, browse discussion forums, view upcoming events, search libraries and upload documents, video and other files. It’s where knowledge becomes inspiration.

PPAI makes GET IN TOUCH! Campaign Available to Industry

PPAI’s Industry Branding Initiative, the GET IN TOUCH! campaign, is now available for industry use. Whether you are looking for website tools, videos, or posts for your company’s social media channels, the GET IN TOUCH tool kits allow you to be a part of this one-of-a-kind industry campaign. Visit the GET IN TOUCH toolkit for tips on how to use the campaign assets and access the various tool kits .

Take Action - U.S. House Tax Reform

The U.S. House tax reform proposal includes a recommendation to adopt a Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). The BAT proposes a discriminatory tax on all imported products—including promotional products. The BAT, which would function as a national sales tax, will significantly hurt American consumers, costing the average family at least $1700 a year, and will hurt the promotional products industry. 


Member Testimonials
Essential for Small Business

“PPAI is essential for small businesses. Without the resources PPAI offers, there is no way we could have a chance in this industry.”

- PPAI Distributor

i can’t imagine doing business without being a member

“I can't imagine doing business without being a PPAI Member. The access to education and trade shows alone is enough of a reason to join.”

- PPAI Supplier

you matter to us

“PPAI makes every supplier and distributor feel like a superstar. It does not matter if you are a multimillion dollar company or a rep for a small company. You matter!”

- PPAI Supplier

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