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    The PPAI Expo 2022

    Start planning for THE Experience of the year, The PPAI Expo 2022. THE One where you’ll be face-to-face with knowledgeable exhibitors and discover THE Best selection of products and solutions, in person, under one roof. Exhibits open Tuesday-Thursday, January 11-13 and The PPAI Expo Conference, a new professional development experience, held all day Monday, January 10.

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  • An Impressive Education Lineup

    The PPAI Expo Conference

    The PPAI Expo Conference, a new professional development experience, held all day Monday, January 10 helps you stay on top of current business trends with an impressive lineup of extraordinary education sessions and speakers. Learn from industry leaders and influencers.

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PPAI Media Features

Supply And Demand Amplified

A sales manager at a mid-sized distributor let out a long sigh as she ended her phone call. She had just finished a lengthy discussion with her customer service rep at a supplier company she uses regularly. It was a conversation she was having all too often with her suppliers: the company lacked inventory for the products she wanted, or they were experiencing significant delays in being able to fill her order on time. What was going on? Continue Reading

An Opportunity To Grow

Dale Denham, MAS+, constantly reminds himself that, in matters of both business and life, it’s all about perspective. No two people will ever see a situation in the exact same way, he says, and therefore, it’s all a matter of how you choose to, or are able to, receive it. Continue Reading

Celebrating The Best In Tech

This year, PPAI awarded six Gold and five Silver Pyramid Awards in Technology to 10 industry companies to recognize outstanding design, content relevance, ease of use and creative delivery in ecommerce websites, mobile apps and mobile websites, and web content/functionality. The sponsor for this year’s program is St Regis Group. Continue Reading

The PPAI Conference

General Session: Become A Breakthrough Thinker

Monday, January 10, 2022 9-10 AM

Business change is happening at the speed of light. Simply put, the skills of yesterday have to be enhanced and continually evolve in the new business landscape. Those who will thrive are breakthrough thinkers who embrace five critical skills in a VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) environment and win. These skills will take your organization to the next level.

Simon Bailey

General Session: DEI: The Business Imperative

Monday, January 10, 2022 12:45-1:45 PM 

Johanna Gottlieb, Kathy DiFrancesco, Elise Lindborg, Latisha Marshall, Tommy Lewis

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