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Arizona Promotional Products Association
June 2017 AzPPA E-Newsletter
Coming Events for June & July
Last Month's Event
AzPPA Expo Preview
Sponsor Highlight
Make a Splash with AzPPA
Featured Member Benefit
Featured Member Benefit
Featured Member Benefit
Upcoming Events
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Coming Events for June & July
Meet with AzPPA at the ASI Roadshow -
June 12th (Salt Lake City) and June 15th (Phoenix)
Click on the image, print out the voucher, fill it out and bring it with you!  When you turn in the voucher at registration, AzPPA will get a bonus donation, and you'll get a certificate for an extra $25 off of your membership fees in 2018.
Join us on Thursday, July 20, 2017! 
Represent Your Favorite Sports Team or Personality
Come out and join us for one of our most popular social events of the year! Check in around 5:30 pm, bring a team or join one there, and bowl from 6 to 8 pm. We'll have a delicious pizza and wings buffet to keep you fueled during the fun.
Click here to register now! 
Absolute deadline to register - July 14th, 2017! 
Last Month's Event
Thank You - Seth Barnett and our panelists! 
Managing the Millennial Market
We had a great time learning from Seth and hearing input from our insightful panel of millennials in the workforce: Sarah Weber (Logomark), Malory Hawkins (HP2 Promo), Seth Barnett (PPAI), Stephanie Welch (HP2 Promo), Krysta Paffrath (Southwest Media Solutions). We love our hard-working, relationship-building, multi-generational industry!
The AzPPA Expo Is Coming! August 29th, 2017  
The largest industry trade show in Arizona is back!
At the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa!
Join us for our signature event of the year!
And do we have some wonderful speakers for you this year!

Our breakfast event will give you a
 fascinating overview of PPAI's new #GetInTouch campaign with Kim Todora.
And you can't miss our luncheon keynote with Kimber Lanning, the founder of Local First Arizona and owner of Stinkweeks Records. Kimber will help us learn more about leveraging our local presence to increase our impact!
Watch for registration information and check our website for updates soon!
New Feature:  Sponsor Highlight!  
Did you know that this year AzPPA has introduced a ground-breaking, new sponsorship program - the first of its kind in the promotional products industry!

Supplier-members have the opportunity to be listed as a Silver, Gold, or Platinum Sponsor, or to be the Official Sponsor in one product category.  (Want more information about sponsorship?  Contact Jim Gordon, our sponsorship chair -, or check out the link to sign up: 
In this edition of the AzPPA electronic newsletter, you'll get to know more about one of our 2017Gold Sponsors, Halls & Company/ID Line!  Thanks for answering our questions, Eric Johnson, part owner of the family-owned and operated company. They're based in Minnesota, but now have a strong presence in Arizona since Eric and his  wife Connie, recently relocated. 
AzPPA:  How long has your company been in the Promotional Products Industry?

Halls & Company/ID Line:
While our company has been around for over 45 years and was founded by my mother, we have been active in the promotional products industry for nearly 20 years. This is our sole industry and we truly love the people in this industry!
Make a "Splash" with AzPPA!  
Supplier Members - Take part in our industry-first sponsorship program!
Supplier Members, if you want to make an even bigger "splash" with our AzPPA membership, consider participating in the newly introduced AzPPA Sponsorship Program.  Click here for complete details on how to partner with us in the coming year.  And if you still have questions, reach out to Jim Gordon, our VP and Sponsorship Chair at
Click on the logos to visit the websites for our current sponsors:
  Thank you, McCreary's Tees - 
Our Official Apparel Sponsor for 2017!
Our 2017 Platinum Sponsor: 
        Our Gold Sponsors for 2017:
                      American AdBag
                         BIC Graphic
               Halls & Company/ID Line

                         Our Silver Sponsors for 2017:
Aakron Line
Bamboo Studio/Aunt Beth's Cookie Keepers
Langton Promotional Sales
Raining Rose 


Featured Member Benefit - SAGE  
AzPPA Members Receive Discounts on SAGE Services!

SAGE has introduced their new and improved version of SAGE Online!  Contact your account
 manager today and let them know that you're an AzPPA member, and you could receive a discount on your SAGE Total Access and Business Suite package subscriptions.  Or sign up today at:
Featured Member Benefit - McCreary's Tees  
McCreary's Tees Small Quantity Order Fee Waiver!

As the Official Apparel Sponsor for AzPPA, McCreary's Tees is offering to waive the $2.00 or $5.00 fee that is normally charged on smaller orders for active AzPPA members.  This is another great benefit of your membership.  

You can contact McCreary's Tees at 602 470-4200 for details.
Featured Member Benefit - Constant Contact  
We've partnered with Constant Contact - 
Have you signed up yet?

The AzPPA Board is always looking for ways to increase your member benefits. And now we're featuring another benefit. Even if you're already using Constant Contact for your email marketing, you will be able to benefit from AzPPA's partnership.

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