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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  • PPAI's Virtual Event Series

    Direct To You

    Does attending a virtual event sound slightly intimidating? Don’t worry, PPAI is offering Direct-To-You, a user-friendly virtual event series designed just for you. Stay up-to-date and in the know with live virtual conferences and forums.

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  • Coronavirus Information

    Coronavirus Information

    PPAI is monitoring the Coronavirus developments and has prepared a list of resources to provide you with the most up-to-date information. As the coronavirus crisis evolves, we will update this page with additional resources and information.

    Coronavirus Information
  • The PPAI Expo

    Community. Knowledge. Business.

    The promotional products industry has gathered in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center to celebrate the power of promotional products for years. And we are planning to do the same January 11-13, 2021. The PPAI Expo will look different than it has in the past, but its purpose will be the same—to provide community, knowledge and a forum to do business.

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  • Virtual 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. Some of this year's topics are PPE, supply chains in a flash and sustainability. Daily sessions held 11 am to 2 pm CT, September 14-18.

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PPAI Trending

Tech Week 2020, powered by PPAI Tech Summit, to be held September 21-25, will feature a keynote presentation by an anonymous “white hat” hacker who operates under the pseudonym “Tinker Secor.”

Tinker Secor has built up, managed and trained “red team” and penetration testing teams—ethical hacking designed to test how an organization and its systems will fair in the event of a real attack—in the U.S., Canada and Europe. This PPAI Tech Week presentation will center around stories of actual penetration tests and breaches that will highlight the pragmatic issues that are addressed by security engineering and corporate security teams. The session will also include an opportunity for Q&A with audience members.

Tinker Secor’s session, “Ethical Hacking,” will be held on September 21, 11:10 am – 12:10 pm CT.

Be More. Be A PPAI Volunteer.

Becoming a PPAI volunteer is a great way to build valuable professional relationships, gain visibility, expand your knowledge and make an impact that matters. By giving your time and talents as a volunteer for PPAI, you have the opportunity to not only enhance your own business but to create change, set policies and effectively shape our industry from the inside out. In an effort to create a more diverse and inclusive volunteer community, we need all players on board.
Your Volunteer Profile gives us the information we need to place you in areas where you will thrive.
Please update your volunteer profile by Monday, August 10.

Have you been noticing the ‘We’re In’ badges popping up across your social platforms?

We certainly have. People in our industry are looking forward to coming together as a community during The PPAI Expo 2021. So much so, many of the industry’s most influential personalities are taking the lead by using the ‘We’re In’ badge on social media profile images, emails and websites. Join the fun and become a trendsetter by using the badge to show us your favorite PPAI Expo moments. Download the artwork today at ppai.org/expo/we-are-in

Make sure to tag PPAI_HQ on Facebook and use #ppaiExpo on your social posts.

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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