More Than Just A Trade Show

Education Straight From The Experts

Every great industry success story starts with a spark of inspiration. But what exactly makes a great education program? Is it the guest speakers? The session topics? The networking opportunities? At Expo East, all these elements flawlessly combine to bring you top education programming right to you. PPAI Members, PPAI Associates, and select regional associations* have access to 30 free education sessions designed to help you remain competitive in today’s complex business world.

Connections Corner

  • Starts: June 03, 2019 11:00 AM
  • Ends: June 03, 2019 4:00 PM
  • Where: Room 312 Foyer, Level 3

The Connections Corner is your place to converse with colleagues and make new business connections in a casual environment. This unique networking opportunity helps you expand your business circle while feeling informed, engaged and empowered.

Join Mary Ellen Sokalski, MAS as she facilitates this roundtable discussion on incentive and recognition program best practices. Please come prepared to share your story, ask questions or just come to listen to your peers. CAS 0.5

Track: Incentives & Recognition

Join Kirby Hasseman as he facilitates this roundtable discussion on video marketing best practices. Please come prepared to share your story, ask questions or just come to listen to your peers. CAS 0.5

Track: Marketing & Advertising

Join us for roundtable discussions centered around the latest trends for websites in our industry and best practices for keeping your website up-to-date. MAS 0.5

Track: Technology

Join this roundtable discussion with the 2019 Chair of the PPAI Board of Directors, Brittany David, MAS, this session will be an open forum for questions and discussions. MAS 0.5

Track: Strategies & Solutions

View The Full Expo East 2019 Schedule


Product Pavilion Sneak Peek

  • Starts: June 04, 2019 8:30 AM
  • Ends: June 04, 2019 9:30 AM
  • Where: Exhibit Hall D

Take advantage of this convenient opportunity to view featured products in the Top Sellers, Green Products, Express Ship and Made In The U.S.A. pavilions before the exhibit floor opens.

Each year attendees search the specialty product pavilions, taking notes and making plans to ensure their time at the show is as successful as possible. The Product Pavilions Sneak Peek gives attendees an incredible opportunity to create a game plan by mapping out the products they want to see and the suppliers they want to meet.

SAAGNY Regional Meet 'N' Greet

  • Starts: June 04, 2019 4:00 PM
  • Ends: June 04, 2019 6:00 PM
  • Where: Tun Tavern

Join SAAGNY after the show floor closes on Tuesday at Tun Tavern (across from the convention center). Hearty appetizers will be served and a cash bar. All are welcome!


Book Signing Event

  • Starts: June 03, 2019 2:15 PM
  • Ends: June 03, 2019 2:45 PM
  • Where: Professional Development Desk, Level 3

Stop, Drop and Roll by Lena Cohen

Stop, Drop, and Roll is an intimate straightforward approach to changing your life. Lena shares her personal journey of many trials and how she was able to turn those trials into triumphs. This book is for anyone trying to put out a fire in their life! If you are trying to elevate your career, relationships, personal life, and/or spirituality this is the book for you. Author, speaker, and life coach Lena Cohen shares her top three amazing life-changing tools for success. Stop Procrastinating, create a sense of urgency in your life! Drop Negativity, people, places, and things that are hindering your destiny! Roll With the Punches, learn how to have unwavering faith! With these three steps Lena was able to turn her entire life around, and so can you!

Learn more about her book here or her session EQ and You: Enhance Your Emotional Intelligence.