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Overview

The PPAF Expo is one of the premier regional tradeshows in the promotional products industry! Join us in Orlando, FL for two days of networking events, educational sessions, and one of the best shows during the fall selling season! With over 200 exhibitors, the PPAF Expo promises to be a sales-building show!

Mark your calendars for August 20-21, 2014!


Thank you to everyone who joined us in 2013! Looking forward to another fantastic show! Watch here for our recap.





2014 Sponsors

Schedule

8:00am Golf Tournament
1:00pm - 2:30pm Education Session1.5 MAS credits So you think you want to import directly from China? It's not that simple.
Facilitated by: Terry McGuire and Joe Cade

This session will provide an interactive format with best practices on import supplier selection, product ordering, financial risks and considerations, and logistics. It is recommended for any distributor management or account executive interested in reducing product costs and supply chain management in an increasingly global sourcing landscape.

2:30pm - 2:45pm Break
2:45pm - 4:15pm Education Session Pearson Marketing, Inc. Presents: Pearson Marketing, Inc.
Facilitated by: Barry Pearson & Mary Beth Pearson, MAS

Hear case histories and “new” exciting product offerings from leading award winning suppliers that will inspire sales and new strategies.

CPSIA, Product safety will be reviewed as well as free samples and special pricing offered from veteran industry suppliers including, Gempire, Galaxy Balloons, Picnic Time, Humphrey Line, Best Promotions USA, Crystal Images and Chocolate Inn.

Special Guests Include:

  • Harvey Mackler, MAS - Gempire/FLORAL PROMOTIONS
  • Darryl Haddox,MAS - Galaxy Balloons

5:00pm - 8:00pm Networking Event at Howl at the Moon
 
8:30am - 10:00am Keynote Breakfast
10:00am - 3:00pm EXHIBITS OPEN

Events

A Round with PPAF

Sponsored by Bic Graphic
All PPAF Members and Guests are welcome to join!

August 20, 2014  ·  8am Shotgun Start

Marriott's Grande Pines Golf Club
6351 International Golf Club Road
Orlando, Florida 32821

$60 per person / $240 per foursome
Includes 18 holes of golf and lunch

Deadline to register: August 5, 2014


Networking Event

Join us to network and have a little fun at the
PPAF Networking Event at Howl at The Moon

August 20, 2014  ·  5:00pm - 8:00pm

Howl at the Moon
8815 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Visit Howl at the Moon - Orlando

Members FREE / Non-Members $10
2 drink tickets and light appetizers provided

Pre-registration is requested.

Keynote Speaker

Don't Miss The PPAF EXPO 2014 Keynote Address

Fire Up Your Business For Success!™ (1.5 MAS)
by Snowden McFall

In today's world of last-minute orders, cash flow crunches and more, it can be
very stressful for those in the promotional products industry.

Date: August 21, 2014 Time: 8:30am - 10:00am Location: Orange County Convention Center

In this upbeat, interactive presentation, you will learn:

  • How to tap into your absolute best sales approach every time
  • How to form better relationships with customers, distributors, vendors and referrers
  • How to maintain an optimistic outlook - did you know optimists sell 56% more than pessimists?
  • How to beat stress fast with the top 5 stress relievers
  • How to prioritize your day so you get the big sales and achieve your goals
  • How to stay Fired Up! every day regardless of the economy


About Snowden McFall
Snowden McFall, professional speaker, author and executive coach, is a 30 year entrepreneur. A business expert who speaks on motivation, stress, presentation skills and volunteerism, Snowden has authored 5 books, including Fired Up! Her newest book is Stress Express: 15 Instant Stress Relievers.

Snowden has appeared on 320 radio shows, CNN Financial News, The Home Shopping Network and Bloomberg Television. Recently featured in Success Magazine, Investors Business Daily and Foxnews.com as an expert on burnout, Snowden has been speaking for 20+ years and has Fired Up! several thousand people. She recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from President Obama.


Snowden McFall, National Keynote Speaker, Author and Executive Coach
www.firedupnow.com

Registration

We are looking forward to another fantastic show. Click here to register!

Travel/Hotel

Hotel
Rosen Centre Hotel
9840 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

Group Code: PPAF
Group Rate: $99.00 if booked by Friday, July 19, 2014
Reservations: 800.204.7234 or book online
Rental Car Discount
Avis is pleased to offer special rates for the PPAF Expo from August 15 - 25, 2014

Special discounts are available for 7 days before the event and 7 days after the event. Discounts are available on a wide selection of vehicles. Please use Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number: D031081 when you reserve online or call 1-800-331-1600.

Travel Discount
Save 5% when you fly with American Airlines

Book directly with American Airlines online or call
1-800-433-1790.
Use Promotional Code: 8584BI

Parking
All attendees are encouraged to park at The Rosen Centre hotel.
Rosen Centre daily cost for parking is $7.50.
PPAF Distributor Members will be reimbursed $7.50 for parking upon bringing their receipt to the PPAF booth for verification.

Note: Parking is still available at the Orange County Convention Center for a daily rate of $15.00. Parking will only be reimbursed for PPAF Distributor Members (up to $7.50) who park at The Rosen Centre and provide a receipt to the PPAF booth during show hours for verification.

Orlando Discounts

This year, we have teamed up with Orlando Convention Aid to help you make the most of your time in Orlando. Available discounts include restaurants, golf, attractions, nightlife, shopping and much more. Each listing offers detailed information and discount coupons that can be printed. They can also make your dinner reservation, book your group dinner party or event. This web site will help you plan your time during your stay in Orlando.


Just click on the golden ticket to:

  • Purchase discounted attraction tickets!
  • Receive discounts to fantastic restaurants and make dinner reservations!
  • Enjoy complimentary cocktails at some of Orlando's best nightlife!
  • Play great golf at a discount!
  • Shop at Orlando's most exclusive stores and outlets with discounts!
  • Rent cars and make use of other great services all with fantastic discounts!

Directions

Orange County
Convention Center

West Concourse – Hall A2
9800 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS

Exhibitor & Line Listing

Manage The Show Floor – Create A Walk List in SAGE Online or SAGE Mobile!
3M Promotional Markets
Ad Specialty Sales
Ad-A-Day Co Inc
Admints & Zagabor
Allen Co/CamelBak
alphabroder
American Accents
American Ad Bag
American Calendar Company
American Zebra
Americraft
Annieglass
Aqua Sheen
Ariel Premium Supply Inc
ASI
AT Cross Inc
Atlas Embroidery & Screen Printing
Bag Makers Inc
Beacon Promotions Inc
Bentcil
Biz-Mag Industries
BizPins
BMI
Bodek & Rhodes
Bose
Brad Watson & Associates
Brave USA
Briggs & Riley
BriteLights
Broil King
Busrel
Buztronics Incorporated
Canon
Char-Broil
Chest
Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant
Claire Chase
Cochran and Company
Compass
Continental Plastic Card Company
Coqui Marketing Group
Corporate Works Inc
CredentialExpress
Crown Products
Custom Printing II Ltd
Cutter & Buck
Dacasso Ltd Inc
Dateline
DHS Sales
Dorcy
Dyenomite
DYR Design Your Recognition
Edwards Garment Company
Empire Pen
Enduraline
Escalade Sports
ETS Express Inc
Evans Manufacturing
Express-A-Button
Fast Track Promo
Fey Promotional Products Group
Fields
Flanagan and Associates
Flexible Innovations
Fresh Beginnings Incorporated
Garment Gear Inc
Gator Mag
Gemline
GEMPIRE/Floral Promotions
Gill Studios Inc
Glass America
Goldstar
Golf Incentives
Haas Jordan
Halls & Company
Hirsch
Hit Promotional Products
Howard Miller Co
HPC Global
Hub Pen Company
Hudson Marketing
In Stepp Marketing
Incentive Concepts
JM Global Inc
Just for Women Promos
KCCAPS/Capco Sportswear
Kidde
Lanco Corporation
Landes
LarLu
Leashables
Lee Pearson and Associates
Leeds/Bullet/JournalBooks/Trimark Powered by Leeds
Logo Mats, LLC
Lufkin
M. Burky & Associates
Magent America
Majerus Marketing
Max Apparel USA
McDonald Marketing Group
McKinley Promotional Marketing
MetroPak
Michael Finlayson Marketing Group
Midnite Snax
Next Products
Paramount Apparel
Pearson Marketing
Pedre
Peerless Umbrella Company
Pentel
Perry Ellis International
Personalized Gift Source
Pinnacle Designs
Pioneer Balloon
Plastique Incorporated
PPAF
PPAI
Prime Resources Corporation
Promotional Services Inc
Prorose
Quick Point Inc
QuickLabel Systems
Quikey
Ready 4 Kits
Rick Dean & Associates
S2 Marketing Group
Sabina
SAGE
Salisbury
Sanders Manufacturing Co
Sanford Business To Business
Sanmar
ShedRain Corporation
Shepenco
Showdown Displays
SnugZ USA
Southeast Marketing
Southeast Marketing Services Inc
Spector & Co
Starline USA Incorporated
Sterling Cut Glass
Stromberg Umbrella
Strong Leather
Stylecraft Inc
Super Bag
Sweet Side
Terry Town
The Bentcil Company
The Magnet Group
The Mat Makers
THEMCO LLC
Tomax
Towel Specialties
Truebite Inc
TSF Sportswear LLC
Uniflex
Vantage Apparel
Vera Bradley
Victorinox Swiss Army Inc
Virginia T's
Vitronic Promotional Group
Warwick
Water Promotions
Whispering Pines Sportswear
World Wide Lines Inc
WOV-IN
Yankee Candle
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