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MUST Read: Harvard Biz Review, Science of #Sensory #Marketing, http://buff.ly/1CRI7sk | reinforcing what (PPAI and) #promotionalproducts pros know!
New research suggests that many industries are missing opportunities to connect with customers’ senses.
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#Advertising, sales-provoking art or science? Good reading from SAP's Jonathan Becher via Forbes #BrandVoice|http://buff.ly/1JR7iPU
If you’re not in the discipline of Marketing, you may not know there’s an on-going debate whether art or science is more important to producing good results. While there is clear evidence the pendulum has swung from Mad Men to Math Men, I've always believed both are required for true [...]
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REGISTER NOW for #TRASA Expo 2015 - March 3, 2015 | Exhibits: 10a–3p, visit http://buff.ly/1LEnmjB for details.

FREE Education March 2 & 3
GREAT Prizes and Giveaways

DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh Cranberry
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#Promotional Consultant Today, 2/24: What Career-Limiting Habit Is Holding You Back? |
Top-Shelf Tip No. 038: "I absolutely believe that people, unless coached, never reach their full potential." Bob Nardelli. What Career-Limiting Habit Is Holding You Back? In a recent blog, author Joseph Grenny described research conducted by his company, VitalSmarts, that revealed that 97 ...
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WEATHER NOTICE: Due to inclement weather the PPAI offices will be closed on Monday, February 23, 2014. The office is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, February 24, at 8:30 am.
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#PPBNewslink, 2/23: BREAKING NEWS - ILWU, PMA Reach Agreement In West Coast Labor Dispute
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#PPBNewslink, 2/26: SHARELINES - California's Plastic #BagBan On Hold For 2016 Referendum | READ: http://buff.ly/1JRgBPS

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#HanesBrands Acquires #Knights Apparel | READ: http://buff.ly/1JRgzHM
#StRegisGroup Expands #Ontario Manufacturing Facility | READ: http://buff.ly/1JRgBPT
• Entrepreneurs Cite Improving Economy, Credit Challenges In Business Environment Survey | READ: http://buff.ly/1JRgzHP
• Marketers Express Doubts About Online Audience-Targeting Ad Data | READ: http://buff.ly/1JRgzHR

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#Promotional Consultant Today, 2/26: 4 Ways To Get Repeat Business |
Top-Shelf Tip No. 040: "Loyalty isn't a program or function of your org chart. It is a combination of all of your customer-facing efforts." Mike Linton. Four Ways To Get Repeat Business. In my line of business, we deal with a nine- to 12-month sales cycle. But by the time we win the business, ...
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Today's PPAI Webinar, 1p CDT - Ways to Improve Workplace Strength through #EmployeeEngagement, 1.0 CAS | REGISTER: http://buff.ly/1DaU5bL

Learning Objectives:
• Learn about the key work attributes that keep employees engaged & happy at work
• Get some ideas of free or cost-effective ideas to improve employee engagement
• Learn about some of the unique motivators that keep Generation Y employees engaged & satisfied

PRESENTER: Claudia St. John
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#Promotional Consultant Today, 2/25: Going Separate Ways |
Top-Shelf Tip No. 039: "The single most important thing to remember about any enterprise is that there are no results inside its walls. The result of a business is a satisfied customer." Peter Drucker. Going Separate Ways. Do you have a customer you wish you could fire right now?
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#Promotional Consultant Today, 2//23: Good Managers/Bad Crisis Leaders |
Top-Shelf Tip No. 037: "The secret of crisis management is not good vs. bad, it's preventing the bad from getting worse." Andy Gilman. Good Managers/Bad Crisis Leaders. As a manager, have you ever faced a crisis? I mean a real big issue. Did your distribution center burn down?
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#PPBNewslink, 2/23: BREAKING NEWS - ILWU, PMA Reach Agreement In West Coast Labor Dispute | http://buff.ly/1zA8ZY3
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PPAI is the promotional products industry’s only international not-for-profit trade association and offers education, tradeshows, business products and services, publications, technology and legislative support to its more than 10,600 global member companies.

We Serve Our Members Best By Serving Our Industry First. PPAI-The promotional products industry's only international not-for-profit association.

Since 1903, Promotional Products Association International, a not-for-profit, has been the standard setting international trade association for the promotional products industry.

Today, PPAI serves more than 10,600 global member companies who lead the $18.5 billion dollar industry. The multi-billion-dollar industry includes wearables, writing instruments, calendars, drinkware and many other items, usually imprinted with a company’s name, logo or message. PPAI created and maintains the UPIC (Universal Promotional Identification Code), the industry’s only free identification system and universal company database. For information regarding PPAI or to learn more about the proven power of promotional products (including research and case studies), visit the PPAI website at www.ppai.org.

We encourage open conversation within the following guidelines:
- We reserve the right to address factual errors.
- We will reply to comments when appropriate.
- If we disagree with other opinions, we will do so respectfully.
- You may not post anything that is advertising, spam or that is abusive, profane, or defamatory toward a person, entity, belief, or symbol.
- All posts must be in English.
- While we support open discussion, we reserve the right to delete comments at our discretion.

PPAI's Vision is to be the preeminent membership organization leading the evolving promotional products industry in growth, innovation and success.

PPAI's Mission is to lead the industry by expanding the market, providing indispensable products and services, and enhancing our members' professionalism and success.

PPAI's Purpose is to facilitate the increased use and perceived value of promotional products and services to achieve buyers' objectives.