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  • CAS: Winning Back Lost Customers

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/20/2015

    As a business owner, you may spend a lot of time and resources attracting new customers. However, did you know that there may already be a sale hidden in your business that could increase your bottom - line profits by 20-30 percent?

    Join Johnny Campbell for this session on winning back lost customers. As a business owner, you may spend a lot of time and resources attracting new customers. However, did you know that there may already be a sale hidden in your business that could increase your bottom line profits by 20-30 percent? This untapped reservoir of revenue is your pool of lost customers.

    Johnny Campbell

    Rise-Up and Win International

    Million dollar sales producer, trainer and author, Johnny helps clients turn their products and services into profits. Johnny is CEO of Rise-Up and Win International, the publisher of the “Promotional Product Sales Confidential Newsletter" and the video pitchman of “Just Sell It", an online WebTV show that educates distributors on the newest promotional products & the most profitable ways to sell them to prospects and clients using social media.

    Johnny's business expertise is in team management, lead generation and sales conversion methods for revenue enhancement. He is also an Accredited Speaker a designation presented by Toastmaster International and is held by only 65 professional speakers in the world for excellence in public speaking. Based Johnny's sales results, experiences and his ability to help business owners make changes in their businesses that boost sales and increase profits he is called: “The Transition Man"

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  • Expo East 2016: How To Print T-Shirts For Fun And Profit

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This education session will cover everything from printing t-shirts to adding heat transfers to nylon jackets, baseball caps and more. Participants will learn how to start on a shoestring budget and build a profitable company, how to build or buy equipment, where to find customers, how to market and sell work, and they will receive an overview of computer graphics programs. Taublieb will also explain how to use inkjet-to-garment printing and how to use specialty inks.

    This education session will cover everything from printing t-shirts to adding heat transfers to nylon jackets, baseball caps and more. Participants will learn how to start on a shoestring budget and build a profitable company, how to build or buy equipment, where to find customers, how to market and sell work, and they will receive an overview of computer graphics programs. Charlie Taublieb will also explain how to use inkjet-to-garment printing and how to use specialty inks.

    Charlie Taublieb

    Owner

    Charlie Taublieb is a technical screen-printing consultant with more than 39 years' experience in the industry. He has worked in all aspects of the industry from designing facilities to resolving technical problems. He owned an award-winning automated screen-printing company in Brooklyn, New York, and a screen-printing supply house in Denver, Colorado. Taublieb has been conducting workshops and seminars for more than 35 years for FESPA, ISS Shows, SGIA Shows, DAX Shows and others in the U.S. and abroad. He also is a contributing writer for numerous industry publications and a member of the Academy of Screen & Digital Printing Technology.

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  • CAS: How To Read A Test Report

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/16/2014

    Test reports and compliance certificates are as complex as they are necessary. Learn how to read and understand these essential documents. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.

    Test reports andcompliance certificates are as complex as they are necessary. Learn how to readand understand these essential documents. This webinar will explain the difference between a good and bad test report. Participants will learn what to look for to confirm a valid test report and explain the red flags and other warnings that invalidate a compliance document. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.


    Susan DeRagon

    Senior Technical Consultant

    Susan DeRagon is the senior technical consultant for Qima. She has over 25 years of experience in the toy and premiums industry and has worked with PPAI as a technical consultant since 2008. DeRagon has conducted numerous technical seminars and webinars and closely with companies to provide the highest level of quality service in the areas of product testing, quality assurance, safety evaluations and inspections.

    Haley Will

    Account Executive

    Haley Will is an Account Executive for UL Verification Services focusing primarily on the Premiums and Promotional Products industries. Haley supports new and existing UL clients by developing and enhancing their Quality Assurance Programs. Haley also manages UL's relationship with PPAI and serves as a proactive point of contact for members to provide technical expertise in areas of global compliance, industry standards and brand specifications. Previously, Haley worked in Client Services as a global account manager focusing on promotional products, toys and children's products. Responsibilities included daily management of domestic and global accounts, review of technical data and test results, and acting as the primary liaison between clients and labs. Haley has been with UL (formerly STR) since 2009 and holds a Bachelor's degree from Springfield College in Marketing and Business Management.

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  • Distributor - Supplier Communication With Compliance In Mind

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/26/2014

    We have a remarkable opportunity to demonstrate the value our supply chain creates. Virtually every leading industry company or salesperson will say that suppliers and distributors need to improve trust and transparency, and product safety is the platform on which we can build that trust. It's time to work together to walk the talk so that we can increase the value of every industry member and organization. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.

    Join Jim Socci for this session on distributor and supplier communication best practices. We have a remarkable opportunity to demonstrate the value our supply chain creates. Virtually every leading industry company or salesperson will say that suppliers and distributors need to improve trust and transparency, and product safety is the platform on which we can build that trust. It's time to work together to walk the talk so that we can increase the value of every industry member and organization. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.

    Tim Brown, MAS (Moderator)

    Executive Director - Operations

    Tim Brown, MAS is the Executive Director - Operations at Quality Certification Alliance (QCA).

    Tim is the former product responsibility manager for PPAI. In 2013 he brought his background in supplier relations, sourcing, and vendor compliance to his role at PPAI with the intent of driving member advocacy and communicating the product responsibility subject throughout the industry. Brown worked at Cintas Promotional Products, as the supplier relationship manager where he implemented industry leading supplier management best practices. He has served on the Quality Certification Alliance (QCA) Distributor Advocacy Council, as well as on the board of directors for Tri-State Promotional Products Association (TSPPA) as the 2012 president. He also served as a member of PPAI's Product Responsibility Action Group (PRAG). Because of his leading efforts in product safety and supply chain best practices, he was named one of the 2012 PPB Rising Stars.

    Jim Socci, CAS

    President

    Jim Socci is the President and owner of Artistic Toy in Allentown, PA. He joined the field of marketing after a career in finance and accounting. While working at PricewaterhouseCoopers auditing financial statements and earning his CPA; he learned how promotional products support a brand of professionals who are the best and brightest. After five years of public accounting, he moved into a corporate finance role at Penn Treaty Insurance Company. As Vice President of Finance he reined in budgets, prepared forecasts, and performed ROI calculations on marketing initiatives. After 3 years at Penn Treaty Jim decided to bring his lifelong entrepreneurial dreams into reality, so he purchased Artistic Toy, formerly Art's Toy. Jim has put Artistic Toy on a mission to help corporations build character that create lasting brand impressions. Jim has presented several educational webinars on strategies to increase sales, comply with product safety, and improve brand awareness. In 2007, he served on the PPAI International Committee. In 2008, Jim published the Artistic Toy Sales Playbook to introduce the branding strategy of Character Marketing™. In 2009, Jim developed the Interactive Toy ™ to turn stuffed toys into lead generation tools. In 2012, Jim was the recipient of PPAI's Boss of the Year Award. In 2013, Jim pioneered a distribution agreement with Aurora Gift to offer a new line of stuffed animals into the promotional products industry. In 2014, Jim became the Treasurer of the Philadelphia Area Promotional Products Association board of directors.

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  • Best of EXPO 2014: Double Sales, Double Profit, Double The Fun

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this session, you will learn first and foremost how to change your perspective and attitude in selling and the sales process. You will also be able to identify the critical resources needed to maximize results in growing sales and profits.

    Join Greg Muzzillo for this session on sales. It is all a matter of perspective, attitude and results. In this session, you will learn first and foremost how to change your perspective and attitude in selling and the sales process. You will also be able to identify the critical resources needed to maximize results in growing sales and profits. Whether you are new to this industry or a seasoned professional, you will walk away from this session with a fresh outlook on sales, a new or renewed passion to at least double your sales and profits, and the secrets to making it all fun. Participants will learn the top 3 secrets to making selling fun, the 7 critical steps to earning new customers, as well as the 5 tools you MUST have to differentiate yourself from the competition and position yourself for success.

    Greg Muzzillo

    Founder

    Greg Muzzillo founded Proforma in 1978 as an industry distributor. Within five years he built the company from zero to several million in sales. By the mid 1980's Proforma had been recognized by Inc. magazine as an Inc. 500 fastest growing company three years in a row as Muzzillo grew his distributorship to more than $25 million in annual sales.

    In the late 1980's Proforma introduced its membership program to enable distributors to retain their business ownership and independence. This enabled them to share in sales and marketing resources, purchasing power with industry suppliers, one back office including all billing, accounting, vendor payments, cash flow, computer systems and more.

    Today, Proforma has more than 750 members with more than $400 million in sales. Proforma has more than 100 members of its Million Dollar Club and more than 40 members of its Multi-Million Dollar Club. In 2012, eight Proforma Owners earned a spot on Inc. magazine's list of the 5000 fastest-growing, private companies in America.

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  • EXPO 2014 Keynote Luncheon: Resilient And Ready - Thrive Through Challenge and Change

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Today's marketplace requires the ability to adapt during change and thrive despite the challenges that occur. Valorie Burton will help you understand how to create the building blocks of resilience so you can bounce back from setbacks, withstand pressure and maintain a positive perspective and navigate disappointments in a way that makes you better, not bitter. Using practical takeaways and application steps, Valorie will equip you with a survival toolkit to face any challenge that comes your way!

    Today's marketplace requires the ability to adapt during change and thrive despite the challenges that occur. Valorie Burton will help you understand how to create the building blocks of resilience so you can bounce back from setbacks, withstand pressure and maintain a positive perspective and navigate disappointments in a way that makes you better, not bitter. Using practical takeaways and application steps, Valorie will equip you with a survival toolkit to face any challenge that comes your way!

    Valorie Burton

    Bestselling author, speaker and life coach

    Valorie Burton is a bestselling author, speaker and life coach dedicated to helping people get unstuck and become unstoppable in every area of life. She is the founder of The Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute and has served as a Certified Personal and Executive Coach to hundreds of clients in more than 40 states and 10 countries.Valorie is a regular guest on the TODAY Show, appearing monthly to coach viewers on life and career challenges. She has also appeared on the Dr. Oz Show, CNN, HLN and hundreds of other radio and television shows. As a speaker, she has inspired audiences for GE, McDonald's, Goldman Sachs, State Farm, Wells Fargo, BlueCross BlueShield and hundreds of others. Valorie has a master's degree in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree in journalism from Florida A&M University. She has a bachelor's degree in international affairs from Florida State University.

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    1.5 Point

  • EXPO 2014 Keynote Luncheon: Survive and Thrive for the Future - A Glimpse At Three Models For Growth

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Walk through the three important models to consider for your business and learn how to market your business to not merely survive these turbulent times but to stay live and thrive.

    Radical change has seized our industry in the form of technology, direct selling, and a volatile refinements in buyers' behaviors. It's no secret seismic shifts in strategy are occurring and the most successful distributorships are shoring up their value propositions in ways that will ensure future success. Join us in this keynote session as Mark Graham, of RIGHTSLEEVE and Bobby Lehew, of Robyn Promotions walk through the three important models to consider for your business and learn how to market your business to not merely survive these turbulent times but to stay alive and thrive.

    Mark Graham

    Founder of Rightsleeve.com

    Mark Graham is the founder of RIGHTSLEEVE.COM, one of the industry's leading web based promotional products distributors. Mark's online marketing strategy has allowed RIGHTSLEEVE to scale, enhance margins as well as provide a point of differentiation within a crowded and mature industry.

    RIGHTSLEEVE is the National winner of the Dell Small Business Excellence Award, an honor presented to businesses that use technology in innovative ways to enhance customer experience and company growth. In 2011, Mark was named Distributor Entrepreneur of the Year (Counselor Awards). In the same year, he was inducted into ASI's Hot List and PPAI's Rising Stars.

    Mark has been featured in several major media publications on his approach technology and social media, including PPB, Counselor Magazine, Stitches and Advantages. Mark has presented multiple times on web marketing and social media best practices to promotional industry professionals across North America (PPAI Expo, ASI Chicago, ASI San Diego, PPPC, MAPPA, SPPA, Promo East, Partnering Group, NALC, ASI Power Summit).

    Bobby Lehew

    Chief Content Officer at commonsku

    Bobby Lehew is the Chief Content Officer at commonsku, a cloud-based CRM, order management, and social collaboration platform designed for the promotional products industry by promotional product experts. A 25-year industry veteran, Bobby was formerly the CEO at Robyn, a branded products fulfillment company that specialized in private-label, e-commerce company stores. A PPAI Gold Pyramid Award winner, a PPAI Silver Technology recipient, an Addy Award recipient, and recognized (in his work with Robyn) three years in a row by Inc. Magazine as one of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in the U.S., Bobby is a national speaker on topics related to B2B marketing, company stores, productivity, and storyselling. Featured in ASI’s Counselor magazine as one of “41 people who are shaking up the market with new and innovative approaches” (2010) and in OKC Biz magazine’s “Forty Under 40″ (2009), Bobby is an ardent bibliophile and loves working at the intersection of art and commerce. 

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    1.5 Point

  • EXPO 2014 General Session: Delivering Happiness with Tony Hsieh

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com and author of Delivering Happiness, was The PPAI Expo 2014 keynote speaker. Hsieh leads Zappos.com, a company that has enjoyed tremendous success for its capacity to define and instill value-based principles in an innovative way by putting one’s community first. In his energetic and motivational keynote, Hsieh will welcome The PPAI Expo attendees to his home city of Las Vegas to share his unique perspective on how Zappos fosters its culture, creative ways to align an organization around core values, the “wow effect” as a marketing strategy and how to build a business model around happiness. Tony is applying his very successful Zappos corporate culture model to help build the most community-focused large city in the world in the place you would least expect it: downtown Las Vegas. With his new $350 million Downtown Project, Tony is creating a unique hybrid of corporation, community and city to drive productivity and innovation both for Zappos and for the city itself.

    Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com and author of Delivering Happiness, was The PPAI Expo 2014 keynote speaker. Hsieh leads Zappos.com, a company that has enjoyed tremendous success for its capacity to define and instill value-based principles in an innovative way by putting one's community first. In his energetic and motivational keynote, Hsieh will welcome The PPAI Expo attendees to his home city of Las Vegas to share his unique perspective on how Zappos fosters its culture, creative ways to align an organization around core values, the “wow effect” as a marketing strategy and how to build a business model around happiness. Tony is applying his very successful Zappos corporate culture model to help build the most community-focused large city in the world in the place you would least expect it: downtown Las Vegas. With his new $350 million Downtown Project, Tony is creating a unique hybrid of corporation, community and city to drive productivity and innovation both for Zappos and for the city itself.

    Tony Hsieh

    CEO of Zappos.com and author of Delivering Happiness

    Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com and author of Delivering Happiness

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    1.5 Point

  • Expo 2013 Keynote Luncheon: Do More With Less

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The fact is: we are all forced to do more with less – fewer staff, declining resources, and 40 hours of stuff to do in a 24-hour day. This can really wear us down! What to do? Sure you can waste energy complaining, but how productive is that!? Be part of the solution, not part of the problem. Christine will share the secret to getting what you want with what you’ve got, and she’ll show you that you have what it takes right now to make a difference in your workplace and your life.

    Join Christine Cashen for this session on how to do more with less. The fact is: we are all forced to do more with less – fewer staff, declining resources, and 40 hours of stuff to do in a 24-hour day. This can really wear us down! What to do? Sure you can waste energy complaining, but how productive is that!? Be part of the solution, not part of the problem. Christine will share the secret to getting what you want with what you've got, and she'll show you that you have what it takes right now to make a difference in your workplace and your life.

    Christine Cashen

    University admissions officer, corporate trainer and broadcaster

    Before hitting the speaking scene, Christine Cashen was a university admissions officer, corporate trainer and broadcaster. Christine holds a Bachelors Degree in Communication and a Masters Degree in Adult Education. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). CSP is an earned designation awarded by the National Speakers Association and the International Federation for Professional Speakers to recognize demonstrated commitment to the speaking profession through proven speaking experience. Fewer than 10% of the speakers on the planet hold this designation. What makes her unique is the “real” factor. Whether talking about her “hottie engineer” husband, pet peeves or growing up in an Italian/Irish household, audience members can relate to her experiences, struggles and lessons. She combines a down-to-earth attitude with a colorful artistic streak. Comments from audience members such as “I feel like I've known her forever,” “we must take her back to our workplace” and “it felt as if Christine was speaking directly to me,” are a testament to her effectiveness and style.

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    1.5 Point

  • EXPO 2012 Keynote Luncheon: Capture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    A guide for you to powerfully articulate your brand so you stand out from the crowd and achieve the success you desire.

    Executive coach, brand strategist and bestselling author Libby Gill shows you how to create distinctive brands based on your unique gifts and authentic customer value. As the former head of PR & communications for Universal, Sony & Turner Broadcasting

    Libby Gill

    A corporate entertainment veteran

    A corporate entertainment veteran, Libby Gill held senior management positions in public relations and communications at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Studios and Turner Broadcasting, and was also the branding brain behind the launch of the Dr. Phil Show. During her 15-year Hollywood tenure in an industry known for cutthroat competition, she survived more than a dozen management restructures, transitions and takeovers. Yet with each change, Libby positioned her company to maintain their competitive edge – and emerged as a leader herself.

    Rising rapidly up the corporate ladder, Libby moved from office temp to C-suite division head in just five years. She will share her leadership strategies with her proven “Clarify, Simplify & Execute” process and guide you to create bold leaders at every level of your organization.

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    1.5 Point