Promotional Products Association International

The Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) is a non-profit trade association that represents the $23.8 billion promotional products industry. PPAI’s mission is to advance the promotional products industry through education, advocacy, and networking. PPAI was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas. PPAI has over 11,000 members worldwide, including distributors, suppliers, and manufacturers of promotional products.

PPAI offers a variety of resources and services to its members, including:

Education: PPAI offers a variety of educational programs and resources, such as online courses, webinars, and in-person workshops. These programs cover a variety of topics related to the promotional products industry, such as sales, marketing, and product safety.

Advocacy: PPAI advocates on behalf of the promotional products industry at the federal, state, and local levels. PPAI works to protect the industry from harmful legislation and to promote the benefits of promotional products to businesses and consumers.

Networking: PPAI offers a variety of networking opportunities for its members, including trade shows, conferences, and online communities. These opportunities allow members to connect with other industry professionals and to learn from each other.

PPAI also hosts the annual PPAI Expo, which is the world’s largest promotional products trade show. The PPAI Expo features over 1,000 exhibitors from all over the world, showcasing a wide range of promotional products. The PPAI Expo is a great place for businesses of all sizes to find new and innovative ways to promote their brands.

PPAI members have access to a variety of educational resources and training programs that can help them learn more about the promotional products industry and how to grow their businesses. PPAI members receive discounts on a variety of products and services, including trade show registration fees, educational programs, and insurance.

If you are involved in the promotional products industry, I encourage you to consider joining PPAI. PPAI is a valuable resource that can help you succeed in your business.

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