Since 1903, the Promotional Products Association International
, a not-for-profit, has been the standard-setting international trade association for the promotional products industry. PPAI offers education, tradeshows, business products and services, mentoring, technology and legislative support to its members. Today, PPAI serves more than 15,000 global members who lead the $20 billion 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
The Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY)
, a Regional Affiliate of PPAI, is the largest regional association in the United States devoted exclusively to promotional products industry professionals. They represent approximately 700 distributor, supplier, multi-line representative and business services companies doing business in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. In addition, they offer networking, professional development, the sharing of product information and updates on the latest industry trends.