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CAS Dedicated Courses

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The Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) Program requires the completion of all the CAS dedicated courses listed below. In addition, please select 25 elective education sessions from the column on the right to complete the online portion for the CAS Certification.

Please note you must have complete the Trained Advertising Specialist (TAS) certificate prior to starting the CAS. If you do not have your TAS please click here

  • Certified Advertising Specialist Package

    Contains 27 Product(s)

    Get all your sessions registered in one-stop shopping style and complete at your own pace!

    Get all your sessions registered in one-stop shopping style and complete at your own pace! 

    Please complete all dedicated courses and their quizzes: You will have 3 attempts to pass each quiz. You must answer 4 out of 5 questions correctly. If you have not passed a quiz after 3 attempts, please contact certification@ppai.org

    Please note in order to start working on your CAS please make sure you have completed the TAS Certificate program first.

CAS Elective Courses

Once you have completed all of the CAS Required Courses from the left Column: 
  • Please select and complete 25 elective education credits in the CAS or MAS level. 
  • The CAS and MAS Level courses can be selected from the drop down menu listed below. 
Next steps
  • Re-certification every three years (by earning 25 additional CAS or MAS credits within the three years and submitting a Re-certification Application
For a full listing of the CAS Certification program criteria please visit ppai.org/certification

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  • SPARK 2019 Conference

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Join us for the SPARK Conference July 17-19, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina! SPARK is the industry's conference designed by young professionals for young professionals in the promotional products industry. SPARK delivers education and networking opportunities for 80 practitioners who are at the beginning stages of their careers in the promotional products industry. The conference’s programming focused on creating an educational event that has a positive impact on attendees, getting them to think creatively and helping them network and learn from their peers.

  • Developing An Entrepreneurial Spirit And A Loyal Following

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Includes a Live Event on 07/17/2019 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

    Origaudio has a legacy of creating unique products and a culture of innovation. Join Jason Lucash as he shares the unique story behind the company’s founding and how their innovate products are conceived and designed. Lucash will share tips on building your own unique company culture and the importance of experiential marketing in client satisfaction.

  • Turning Waste Into Viable Products

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Includes a Live Event on 06/19/2019 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

    Join us for a conversation on how one company is working towards sustainability by converting recycled plastic bottles into apparel. Did you know plastic bottles can be recycled into quality apparel? Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (RPET) is a type of polyester that can provide environmentally responsible solutions for your business, and extraordinary value for your clients. Learn about the process from HTT’s Vice President of Sales Bill Patterson, who will share how the company has helped prevent millions of plastic bottles from ending up in the world’s oceans. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.

  • VIDEO + PRINT +PROMO - Your Complete Guide to Video Books and Brochures

    Contains 4 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Learn about video brochures—the latest trend in promotions and marketing. In this session hosted by Robert Kenehan, president of Digital Book Printers, you will learn how video brochures combine the top features of video, printing and promotional product technologies, and how to effectively market this video brochures to your clients. During this session, you will become knowledgeable on how video brochures work, the standard options available and the enhancements that can be added. You will become an expert on screen and carrier size, navigation, capacity, loading, packaging and cover options, and will become familiarized with how video brochures are used in B2B and B2C applications, along with future trends and the environmental impact. Numerous product photos and examples will be shown throughout, followed by a Q&A session.

  • Outsource Like A Supplier All-Star

    Contains 4 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered Recorded On: 04/24/2019

    A webinar for Suppliers only, this presentation by Scott Nussinow, MAS will remove much of the mystery about outsourcing, and provide a better understanding of what it is and how it could help your company. Once considered only for large Suppliers, outsourcing back-office functions is now preferred for even Small-to-Medium sized companies. Learn how outsourcing allows you to focus on proactive, sales-centric efforts, while a professional team manages many of the routine back-office functions, including: artwork validation & manipulation (vectorizing, digitizing, redrawing, etc.), proofing & approval process (prepare & send proofs, manage approvals, etc.) order entry (in real-time, directly into your system), printer file preparation (specific to your print processes), mailbox and communications management, with virtually seamless process integration. With real-world anecdotes and practical insights, the presentation illustrates how the process would work for virtually any Supplier company.