North American Leadership Conference

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The PPAI North American Leadership Conference (NALC) delves into the most relevant, top-of-mind business issues and ideas impacting the promotional products industry with an emphasis on networking events, leadership development, strategic foresight, emerging business issues, trends and best practices.

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Event Agenda

Sunday, August 9, 2020

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Welcome Lounge (food and drinks)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Networking Dinner

Monday, August 10, 2020

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Conference Sessions

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Conference Sessions

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dine-around Dinners (dinner is included with your registration)

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Conference Sessions

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Networking Lunch

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Conference Session

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Conference Wrap-Up


TBD - Networking Event

NALC Sponsors

Become A Sponsor For NALC

Check out the sponsorship opportunities for this exclusive event. Download the contract to reserve your sponsorship.

If you just can't make up your mind, contact your account manager to discuss how your company can be involved with NALC.

Conference Fee Information

Early-bird registration fees will end March 27, 2020

PPAI Members: $2195 

PPAI Associates:  $2695 


Registration fees beginning March 28, 2020 

PPAI Members: $2495 

PPAI Associates: $2995 

For questions about the event or help with registering, contact Shannon Johnson at 972-258-3059 or email  

Hotel & Travel

 The PPAI North American Leadership Conference will be held August 9-11, 2020 at the Omni Royal Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. Make sure to book your room today so you can be at the center of it all and get available rooms at the discounted rate of $139 per night (plus applicable taxes and fees). Click “Book Now” to make your reservation online.


OMNI Royal Orleans
621 St. Louis Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 

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Airport Information 


Plan to fly in and out of Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). The distance to  the hotel is 13.1 miles  


Companies Attending NALC 2020

Executives and Industry leaders from these companies have registered to attend. 

American Solutions for Business    
BIC Graphic, NA    
CPS/Keystone Line    
Facilis Group    
Starline USA    
The Vernon Company    
Vantage Apparel    

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may register for and attend this event?

To register for any of PPAI’s live education events, you must be a PPAI Member or Associate, meaning that you own or are employed by a company that manufactures, imports or resells promotional products. Each registration requires an individual login.  

What is included in my registration fee? 

Conference registration includes all education sessions, the opening dinner and event on Sunday evening; breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon coffee breaks Monday and Tuesday and the Dine-around Dinners on Monday (excludes alcohol).

What is NOT included in my registration fee? 

Conference registration does not include hotel and travel expenses.  

What plans do I need to make? 

Hotel:  You are responsible for reserving your hotel room. See above for information about the hotel and our reduced group rate. 

Travel: You are responsible for making your own travel arrangements to and from the conference location. 

What is your cancellation and refund policy? 

Refunds will be issued, minus a $150 processing fee, up to and including Friday, July 10, 2020. After Friday, July 10, 2020, refunds will not be issued. Refunds will not be issued for conference no-shows. All cancellations must be emailed to Shannon Johnson. 


By registering for the conference, you agree to have your basic information published on the official attendee list and to have your photo taken at the event. Please contact Shannon Johnson should you wish to be removed. 

Consent To Use Photographic Images 

Registration and attendance at and/or participation in the PPAI North American Leadership Conference or any Association meetings or events constitute an agreement by the registrant to fully consent to PPAI’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproduction and audiotapes of such events and activities. 

Questions Regarding Membership
Please call 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) or e-mail PPAI Membership.