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    • 02/14/2023
    • 12:30 PM
    • ONLINE

    Once considered only for large companies, outsourcing various artwork functions is now preferred for even small-to-medium sized companies. Outsourcing allows you to focus on proactive, sales-centric efforts, while a professional resource manages these back-office functions:

    o artwork validation & manipulation (vectorizing, digitizing, redrawing, etc.)

    o creating quality art files for submission to vendors

    o virtual sample creation, storyboards, flyers, virtual catalogs - and more

    Discover the different levels of engagement, along with the strengths and weaknesses inherent in each. Join industry veteran Scott A. Nussinow, MAS for this enlightening and educational presentation, featuring an overview of artwork outsourcing, how it works, and how it can simplify your operations – and your life.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Attendees will learn a brief history of how outsourced resources changed the industry for the better

    • Attendees will get an understanding of how other industry prof. utilize outsourced artwork resources.

    • Attendees will better understand the different types of outsourced artwork resources engagements available to them, including strengths and weaknesses of each.

    • Attendees will be encouraged to consider hybrid engagements that best suit their needs, ask specific questions, and find solutions that work for them.

    About Scott: Scott A. Nussinow, MAS has served in multiple senior-level positions with industry Suppliers and services providers, including PPAI - since 1977. A PPAI Fellow, he served on the PPAI Board of Directors as well as on many Association committees. He also served on the Executive Board of the SAAGNY Foundation, the PPEF Board, the YESAA and YEPPA Boards, the CAS/MAS Board, and others. Scott has been an industry speaker for PPAI, as well as Regionals, and co-facilitated a PPAI President's Forum. He was on the Technology task force that lead to the creation of ePSA - and served as vice president for industry tech start-up iservcorp. Scott is the executive vice president for leading industry services provider, ArtworkServicesUSA.

    • 02/22/2023
    • 12:30 PM
    • ONLINE

    Back by popular demand is Ms. Charity Gibson with valuable industry advice on how to level up your sales efforts thereby increasing your sales. Practical industry advice that works and can work for you! Tune in as Charity shares her special brand of knowledge delivered as only, she can deliver!

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. What you can do for your business in 2023

    2. Best ways to us these tips to position your business for success.

    3. Practical advice on how to grow your sales and manage your business.

    About Charity: Charity Gibson is the National Account Coordinator for Peerless, a Chef with the industry non-profit organization, and the owner of Green Banana Social - a social media services provider for promotional products industry suppliers. Prior to life on the supplier side of the industry she spent 16 years as a very successful distributor working with several well-known end buyer corporations. She moved to the supplier side five years ago and today uses her decades of experience to assist Peerless in reaching their sales goals and helping to educate and mentor professionals throughout the industry. Charity's award-winning social media efforts are well recognized throughout the promotional products community. She is known for her posting consistency, lightning-fast response times, and creative problem-solving abilities. Feel free to connect with Charity before our meeting. You can find her on Linked In at and on Instagram @ItsMeCharityG

    • 05/02/2023
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Ft. Lauderdale Marriott North, 6650 N Andrews Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309


    Distributor Registration Coming Soon

    Turn your ripples into waves at the 2023 GCPPA PromoCon Regional Tradeshow. We all know bigger doesn't always mean better. Regional trade shows may be small, but they are an affordable and proven way to stimulate sales. They are also a great way to help your regional sales reps build personal lasting relationships with local distributors. 

    SHOW FORMAT: Tabletop show with 8' tables or 8' of rack space available. Show attendance is open to qualified promotional products distributors and their clients (end-users).


    Tuesday May 2, 2023

    7:00am-10:00am - Exhibitor Setup

    10:00am-2:00pm - Show Open to Distributors and Clients

    MORE EXHIBITOR INFORMATION: CLICK HERE or Call 561-766-0877 or email

    By registering for this event you agree to adhere to the rules, regulations, and policies listed in this year's exhibit space contract.

Past events

01/25/2023 Wild Wednesday Webinar: "Promotional Products Industry TRENDS for 2023"
01/17/2023 Tuesday Learning Lab: "It's Never To Early to Position Your Business for a Successful Exit"
12/14/2022 Wild Wednesday Webinar: "The 7 Deadly Sins of the Promotional Products Buyers"
12/08/2022 2022 GCPPA Holiday Mixer
12/06/2022 Tuesday Learning Lab: "Local SEO – A Guide to Getting Found on Google Using Your Google Business Profile"
10/26/2022 Wild Wednesday Webinar: "Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging is for Everyone"
09/28/2022 Wild Wednesday Webinar: "Winning Distributor Sales Campaigns"
09/14/2022 2022 GCPPA FT. LAUDERDALE Fall Expo - Distributorship
09/13/2022 Tuesday Learning Lab: "Increasing Revenue Through Online Stores"
09/13/2022 2022 GCPPA MIAMI Fall Expo - Distributorship
09/13/2022 2022 GCPPA Fall Expo - Exhibitor
08/31/2022 Wild Wednesday Webinar: How PPAI Promotional Products Work can Elevate Your Business
08/26/2022 Coffee & Conversation
08/09/2022 Tuesday Learning Lab: Multi-Task Like A Pro: How to Manage All Your Projects at Once
07/27/2022 Wild Wednesday Webinar: " Data-Driven Blueprint for Success"
07/12/2022 Tuesday Learning Lab: "Fulfillment Programs: Potential and Pitfalls"
07/12/2022 Coffee & Conversation
05/25/2022 Wild Wednesday Webinar: How to Charge for Creative Services (as a Distributor)
05/03/2022 2022 GCPPA PromoCon
05/02/2022 Cocktails & Conversation
03/30/2022 Wild Wednesday Webinar: “AMPlify Your Sales”
03/29/2022 GCPPA On Tap - Ft Lauderdale
03/15/2022 Tuesday Learning Lab: “Creating a Brand that Matters”
02/28/2022 Coffee & Conversation
12/01/2021 2021 GCPPA Holiday Mixer
11/11/2021 Coffee & Conversation
11/02/2021 Vendor Spotlight
10/27/2021 Wild Wednesday Webinar
10/12/2021 Tuesday Learning Lab
10/05/2021 2021 Fall Expo
09/29/2021 Wild Wednesday Webinar
09/23/2021 Coffee & Conversation
09/14/2021 Vendor Spotlight
09/14/2021 Tuesday Learning Lab
08/25/2021 Wild Wednesday Webinar
07/20/2021 GCPPA On Tap
07/15/2021 Coffee & Conversation
06/30/2021 Wild Wednesday Webinar
06/15/2021 Virtual Factory Tour - Orbus
05/20/2021 Coffee & Conversation
05/04/2021 2021 GCPPA PromoCon
04/28/2021 Wild Wednesday Webinar
04/20/2021 Vendor Spotlight
03/31/2021 Wild Wednesday Webinar
03/25/2021 Coffee & Conversation
03/16/2021 Midwest Leadership Conference
03/09/2021 Tuesday Learning Lab
03/08/2021 GCPPA On Tap
02/24/2021 Vendor Spotlight
02/24/2021 Wild Wednesday Webinar
02/09/2021 Tuesday Learning Lab
01/21/2021 Coffee & Conversation
12/16/2020 WILD WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: Grow Your Business with Mobile Geotargeting
12/09/2020 WILD WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: What Will Be the Future of Promotional Products
12/08/2020 Annual Membership Meeting
12/08/2020 TUESDAY LEARNING LAB: ExpoDirect-2-You “Sneak Peak”
11/18/2020 WILD WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: The Disruption is Here, Are You Ready for the Future of Work?”
11/17/2020 TUESDAY LEARNING LAP: Grow Sales with Digital Catalogs & Flyers
10/06/2020 2020 GCPPA PromoCon
09/30/2020 WILD WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: New Growth Opportunities for Distributors - Brand Media and Engagement
09/16/2020 WILD WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: Rise from the Ashes! How to Start Recovery Now”
09/15/2020 TUESDAY LEARNING LAB: Canva: Graphics Made Quick, Easy & Free. No, Really!
08/26/2020 WILD WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: Finding Your Voice - Strategies to Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace
08/20/2020 GCPPA Vendor Spotlight: Encore
08/19/2020 WILD WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: Technology Tools to Increase Efficiency in 2020
07/28/2020 GCPPA Vendor Spotlight
06/18/2020 GCPPA Vendor Spotlight
06/11/2020 GCPPA Vendor Spotlight
06/10/2020 WILD WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: Getting Noticed with a Powerful LinkedIn Profile & Resume
06/03/2020 WILD WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: Stay in Front of Customers While Social Distancing
05/13/2020 TOWN HALL: Getting Back To Business With Your Regional Association
05/06/2020 Webinar: How to Open Doors During a Recession
04/29/2020 WEBINAR: COVID-19 Where Do We Go From Here?
04/22/2020 WEBINAR: When It Rains Lemons
04/15/2020 WEBINAR: Work at Home Technology
04/09/2020 GCPPA Virtual Happy Hour
04/08/2020 WEBINAR: When the Pendulum Swings Back, Will You Be Ready?
03/23/2020 WEBINAR: Working Hard From Home vs. Hardly Working From Home
03/05/2020 2020 GCPPA On Tap
01/29/2020 Wild Wednesday Webinar
12/11/2019 2019 GCPPA Holiday Party & Membership Meeting
11/09/2019 2019 Feeding Palm Beach County
10/15/2019 2019 GCPPA Inspire
10/03/2019 GCPPA Fall Expo & GCPPA Tech Summit - Distributor Registration
09/24/2019 2019 GCPPA Factory Tour at BEL Promo
05/16/2019 Promo on the Go!
04/23/2019 WEBINAR: Is Your Website Leaking Customers?
03/28/2019 WEBINAR: How To Reap The Rewards Of An End-User Show
03/19/2019 GCPPA On Tap
04/10/2018 Yappy Hour - GCPPA Gives Back
04/03/2018 GCPPA GOES WEST
03/13/2018 March 2018 Table Top Exhibitor Registration

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