North American Leadership Conference

PPAI North American Leadership Conference's (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.

Register For North American Leadership Conference

Conference Fee Information

Before May 5, 2023:
PPAI Members: $1,995
Qualified Nonmembers: $2,500

After May 5, 2023:
PPAI Members: $2,395
Qualified Nonmembers: $2,800


Featured Speakers

 Isaac Stone Fish 

 Founder & CEO 

 Strategy Risks 

 Jim Thomsen 

 VP Of Customer Success 

 Showdown Displays 

 Kevin Walsh, CAS 


 Showdown Displays 

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 welcome reception on Sunday evening, breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, and dinner on Monday and Tuesday. If you are participating in LEAD, it also includes breakfast on Wednesday as well as your Tuesday night hotel stay paid for by PPAI.

What is NOT included in my registration fee?
Conference registration does not include optional pre-conference outings, or hotel and travel expenses.

What plans do I need to make?
Hotel: You are responsible for reserving your hotel room. See the Hotel & Travel page 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.

Pre-conference outings:
Attendees love to network and explore the city together. If you are someone who plans to arrive early, be sure to watch for opportunities to join your peers to relax and explore the city!

What is your cancellation and refund policy?
Refunds will be issued, minus a $150 processing fee, up to and including Monday, May 1, 2023. After Monday, May 1, 2023, refunds will not be issued. Refunds will not be issued for conference no-shows. All cancellations must be emailed to Bailey Catone at

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 Kathlene Brethowr should you wish to be removed.

Consent To Use Photographic Images
Registration and attendance at and/or participation in Women’s 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 email PPAI Membership.