Jessica L. Gibbons Rauch talks about Trends
And how the Promo Industry can use them to stay On Brand!
Tom Clouser from BelPromo talks BelPromo History
And the steps the company is making for the future!
John Peddy talks about all the Promo Industry numbers
And how much has changed...and stayed the same!
Bryony Zasman from Zoom Catalog talks about Digital Catalogs
And what the future looks like for Promo Catalogs!!!
Jason Lucash talks about Building HPG
And how to start an awesome Promo food company!
Jon Norris talks about PromoStandards
And how it makes the PO process faster!
Dan Nevins tells his incredible story
And shares the Business and Life lessons he learned from it!
Harold Wood talks with the crew about Regional Associations
And find out what soda he prefers, Coke or Pepsi!
Paul Bellantone talks Trade Shows
And how PPAI is planning for EXPO!
Rener Gracie talks about how Quick Flip started
And how partnering with S&S Activewear works!
Kalie Herron joins the crew and talks Promo!
And what it's like to be a multi-line rep during COVID.
CJ Schmidt talks about selling hard goods
And selling them during a hard time.
Tim Walls from Insomnia Cookies
How he left Promo...but not really...
Brandon Pecharich on PromoShow!
And Themed Shows future!
Roger Burnett on PromoCares
And how the promo industry is giving back!
Taylor Borst on SPARK for the nextGEN!
And how having a place to meet creates a voice!
Tony Limetti from Ariel Premium
How to go to market post Covid!
Charity Gibson with Peerless Umbrella!
Talking about all things Promo Kitchen!
Rich Patterson with Patterson Brands
and the Canadian perspective of the Promo Industry!
Nick Lateur spotlights people in Promo!
And how they are thinking outside the Box!
John Cudahy on Producing PPE!
And how to remain relevant during this bizarre time!
Cliff Quicksell talks Direct Mail
And using it to push your marketing forward!
Megan Spire from Bella+Canvas
Pivoting a Business to PPE
Transitioning Your Business During the Pandemic
With Special Guest, Jeremy Picker!
Doing Good During the Pandemic
With special guest, Danny Rosin!
What Graduating Classes Have Lost Due to COVID-19
How we can make this time special for them.
All the Good Being Done in Promo
And a few laughs along the way
Special Edition - Part 1: COVID-19 & Impact on Distributors
How the coronavirus is changing the promotional landscape.
Special Edition - Part 1: COVID-19 & Impact on Suppliers
How the coronavirus is changing the promotional landscape.
When to Fire a Client
Fire a client isn't easy, but sometimes it's necessary.
Showrooms
The ins and outs of Showrooms.
The Retail Revolution
Is promo catching up to retail, or is it the other way around?
Volunteering
Where is the fine line between giving back and giving too much?
Multi-Line Reps
What makes a good - or bad - multi-line rep?
The Coronavirus Impact
How should the promotional products industry prepare for a possible pandemic?
PPAI Expo Recap
Live From PPAI Expo
Time Management
How best to manage a busy work schedule.
Supply Chain
The ins and outs of Supply Chain Management.
Goalsetting
The keys to great goalsetting.
Mergers & Acquisitions
The wide effects of industry mergers and acquisitions.
Best and Worst of 2019 Promo
Election Year And Promo
Take advantage of election year hype.
Turning A Company Into A Brand
Developing how customers see your culture.
PPAI Pyramid Awards
What is the real meaning and value behind the PPAI Pyramid Awards?
Holiday Party Do's and Don't's
You don't want to be "that guy/gal" at your next holiday party - trust us on that!
What's the Best Way to Trade Show?
It's almost trade show season - are you prepared to get the most out of your investment?
The NFL and Promo
How does the No Fun League handle promotional products?
Veterans and Promo
The importance of American veterans as it relates to promo.
The Importance of Company Culture
What is it and how is the RIGHT one built?
Philanthropy: Whose Responsibility Is It?
Is it the distributor, supplier, or client?
Which is Better - ESP or SAGE?
One has to be better than the other, right?
Leadership Development Workshop (LDW)
What is it and why is it important?
Self Promotions - Do We Reap What We Sow?
Are self promos worth the effort?
Industry Buying Groups
Will everyone eventually be part of a buying group?
Solving the Riddle of Service Providers
And their value to the promotional products industry.
Prop65
Why should we care?
Margins!
How do you determine them? Who sets them? And more!
New Products!
Why are new products launched when they aren't available for months?
Out of Pocket Expense
Do you have a corporate credit card or get reimbursed?
Fads in Promo
What products do you see as a fad versus a trend in the promo industry?
PPAI's NALC & ASI's Power Summit
Are these events good for the industry?
The Latest Nike Controversy
Is all PR good PR?
Spark- The Recap!
Takeaways from Spark from an attendee, presenter, and outside observers!
How do you deal with work when traveling?
Travel tips!
Spark!
What is this conference all about?
PromoStandards
What are they?
Regional Associations
Are they important?
Holiday Seasonal Sales
Are they effective to the promo industry?
Nexus and Online Sales
How are these laws affecting promotional products businesses?
The Agency vs. Non-Agency Model
Can they both exist?
Expo East
What's your thoughts on this show?
Why is our industry resistant to change?
Do we need to embrace changes faster?
Do you sell to controversial industries?
If you're not, are you missing out?
Free Shipping!
Is there a free shipping epidemic?
Promotional Products Work! Week and L.E.A.D.
Are they important?
Collaboration & Communication With Your Competition
Does this help or hurt your business?
The Future of Trade Shows
The importance to suppliers, distributors and the industry.
Industry Education
Are the classes, certifications and webinars beneficial to you and the industry?
Made in the USA
Is it important and why?
Rush Jobs
Real or are we doing this to ourselves?
Printed Catalogs
Do they matter?
Disintermediation
Going Direct- suppliers vs distributors.
Tariff Talk
Tackling those conversations with all the unknowns.
Why do suppliers fund this industry?
Should distributors pay for more?