Upcoming events

    • 03/08/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
    • LauderAle Brewery & Tap Room, 3305 SE 14th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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    Join GCPPA in the outdoor beer garden at LauderAle for our a micro-tradeshow at a micro-brewery! It's our first in-person event of the year and space is limited, so make your reservations early.

    Distributors members can attend for only $5 and non-members can attend for $15. Your registration covers access to the event, drink tickets, and food. The Frankenfurters food truck will be on site!

    If you are not able to join us in-person, you can register for virtual access from 4-5pm on the day of the event. Each Exhibitor will give a 5min virtual presentation that will be broadcast live from the venue. 

    9 vendors with 24 product lines!

    Ariel Premium Supply, Inc

    Flanagan & Associates (multi-line)

    • 3M Post-It Notes
    • Beacon Promotions
    • Clothpromotions
    • Hub Pen Company
    • Paramount Headwear
    • Towel Specialties

    Majerus Marketing (multi-line)

    • CNIJ
    • Empire / Pensline
    • Nordic Promo
    • Strong Leather
    • Windbrella
    Sweda

    TCJ Marketing, Inc. (multi-line)

    • Antigua
    • Gordon Sinclair
    • Protowels/Kanata
    • Spector & Co
    • Stromberg Umbrella
    • Tri-Mountain
    Tekweld
    The Bentcil Company

    THEMCO, LLC (multi-line)

    • Outdoor Cap
    • The Allen Company
    Vu Line Direct


    Established in January 2013, LauderAle is a small-batch, electric-fired brewery conveniently nestled in a secluded marine-industrial warehouse district between Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport. Founded by Fort Lauderdale natives, LauderAle is the first nanobrewery in Southeast Florida. We pride ourselves on cultivating authentic ales centered on local culture and influence. Our beers range in a wide variety of rotating styles from blondes to imperial stouts along with seasonal and special-release beers.


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    • 03/09/2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EST)
    • ONLINE
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    Don't Expect Them to Ask: Proactive Event Marketing

    Presented by Joel Schaffer


    The calendar is filled with great opportunities to take your client to market, build a brand and tell customers how much you appreciate them. True promotional consultants need to lead a client with creativity and not simply react to requests. This session looks at annual holidays and events and how they can build new sales by building programs for your clients.

    Learning Lab attendees will learn:

    • Creative idea generation
    • Awareness of marketing opportunities
    • How to increase sales
    • Extending consulting services

    1 CAS Credit when you submit your PPAI Certification PIN Number with our survey.

    Free for GCPPA members.

    About the Speaker:

    Joel Schaffer is CEO and Founder of Soundline, LLC in 1986. Soundline is the pioneering supplier to the promotional products industry of music and audio products on discs, USB devices and downloaded from the cloud. He has brought many innovations to the industry including conducting the first ever webinar in 2004 and publishing an audio cassette magazine call Specialty Tracks for 7 years. Today, this would be called a podcast and provided on the internet. Joel has 53 years of promotional product industry experience. He is proud to say, “I was a distributor”. He has served on the PPAI Board of Directors and was inducted into the PPAI Hall of Fame in 2017. He is past chairman of both SAAGNY and the SAAGNY Foundation. He is a SAAGNY Hall of Fame member. He is the second recipient of ASI’s - Marvin Spike Industry Lifetime Achievement Award. He is the recipient of PPAI’s Distinguished Service Award. He has been recognized by Counselor Magazine as one of the industry’s 50 most influential people. He has facilitated an education program for every regional association in the industry, thus continuing a career as a teacher. He is a frequent guest writer in Counselor, PPB and other industry publications. He has facilitated over 200 classes for the national association, regionals, ASI and for other associations.


    • 03/16/2021
    • 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • 03/17/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONLINE


    Be a part of this life-changing virtual experience.

    With the Midwest Leadership Conference becoming a virtual event this year, they have opened it up to Regional Association members across the country!

    It's a two-day online conference that Starts With Why (Keynote Presentation) and concludes with good-bye. There are six hours of content to prepare leaders of the future packed into two days of friendship, connections and ah-ha! moments.

    MAS / CAS credits will be available to attendees.

    GCPPA members can register for $75. If you aren't a member of any Regional Association, the cost is $150 to register.

    >> CLICK HERE to register

    >> See full event details HERE

    • 03/25/2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
    • Online Zoom Meeting
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    Please join our president, Ofelia Minagorri, and your fellow GCPPA members for some coffee and conversation. Ofelia will be chatting with her predecessors, GCPPA past presidents. You'll learn what it's like to lead the GCPPA board of directors, and each past-president's hopes for the association as they passed the torch. 

    This event is free for all GCPPA members. Please register to receive your login credentials. 

    • 03/31/2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • ONLINE
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    Embrace the Winds of Change: Adjust Your Sails

    Presented by Johnny Campbell, "The Transition Man"


    Are the changes in today’s marketplace an opportunity for prosperity or a pain in the neck? In this webinar, Johnny Campbell will explain what change really is and how business professionals can effectively lead and navigate the uncertainties of change and respond to marketplace shifts.

    Participants will learn:

    1. How to think more strategically and be more resilient when embracing change.
    2. How to get people to embrace change and make more sales.
    3. What is the real reason why making new sales is so difficult?
    4. What is the one thing you can do to grow your business in 2021?

    1 CAS Credit when you submit your PPAI Certification PIN Number with our survey.

    Free for GCPPA members.

    About the Speaker:

    Johnny Campbell, Keynote Speaker, Author, and founder of Rise-Up and Win International, an organization that helps promotional product professionals develop the mental readiness, so they can Embrace Change and turn their Products and Services into Profits. Johnny gained his change and sales expertise in the Insurance industry where he worked as a corporate trainer and participated in leading hundreds of people through multiple Corporate Downsizings and Mergers. Based on Johnny’s business results, experiences, and his ability at helping client’s transition through their challenges and succeed he is known as: "The Transition Man”.


    • 04/20/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONLINE
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    Join us for a GCPPA Vendor Spotlight event! This online event will put the spotlight on 15 of this month's hottest products. You'll hear from 5 supplier representatives who will each showcase 3 specific products that are flying out of the warehouses and why. 

    But just in case 15 hot products isn't enough, we'll use any additional time for a Q&A. Have your questions ready for a rapid-fire round of innovative applications, additional product specs, shipping specials, or even manufacturer updates.



    • 05/04/2021
    • (EDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Doubletree by Hilton - Deerfield Beach
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    DISTRIBUTOR REGISTRATION
    COMING SOON!

    Show Hours:

    9am-11am (Virtual Experience)

    11am-3pm (In-Person Show)

    We’re committed to helping you get back to business just in time for the busiest selling season! With virtual and in-person options for both distributors and exhibitors, everyone can participate in whichever way they’re comfortable.

    More information available soon!
    GCPPA PromoCon

    • 05/20/2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
    • Online Zoom Meeting
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    Please join our president, Ofelia Minagorri, and your fellow GCPPA members for some coffee and conversation. Ofelia is looking forward to meeting some of GCPPA's newest members to learn how the association can help their businesses.  Regional association thrive because of their social impact, and first impressions are so important!  

    This event is free for all GCPPA members. Please register to receive your login credentials. 

    • 06/15/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONLINE
    Register


    Join us for a GCPPA Vendor Spotlight event! This online event will put the spotlight on 15 of this month's hottest products. You'll hear from 5 supplier representatives who will each showcase 3 specific products that are flying out of the warehouses and why. 

    But just in case 15 hot products isn't enough, we'll use any additional time for a Q&A. Have your questions ready for a rapid-fire round of innovative applications, additional product specs, shipping specials, or even manufacturer updates.



    • 07/15/2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
    • Online Zoom Meeting
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    Please join our president, Ofelia Minagorri, and your fellow GCPPA members for some coffee and conversation. Half the year is already gone, and Ofelia is anxious to analyze the associations successes and opportunities based on our mission to provide our members with programs, services, and activities. 

    This event is free for all GCPPA members. Please register to receive your login credentials. 

    • 07/20/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
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    We're combining a social event + mini tradeshow for this in-person event. Join us and up to 10 suppliers for cold brews and food. Space is limited, so make your reservations early - every iteration of this event has sold out in the past. 

    Distributors members can attend for only $5 and non-members can attend for $15 if you register by DEADLINE.

    If you are not able to join us in-person, you can register for virtual access from 4-5pm on the day of the event.
    • 09/14/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONLINE
    Register


    Join us for a GCPPA Vendor Spotlight event! This online event will put the spotlight on 15 of this month's hottest products. You'll hear from 5 supplier representatives who will each showcase 3 specific products that are flying out of the warehouses and why. 

    But just in case 15 hot products isn't enough, we'll use any additional time for a Q&A. Have your questions ready for a rapid-fire round of innovative applications, additional product specs, shipping specials, or even manufacturer updates.



    • 09/23/2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
    • Online Zoom Meeting
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    Please join our president, Ofelia Minagorri, and your fellow GCPPA members for some coffee and conversation. 

    This event is free for all GCPPA members. Please register to receive your login credentials. 

    • 11/02/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONLINE
    Register


    Join us for a GCPPA Vendor Spotlight event! This online event will put the spotlight on 15 of this month's hottest products. You'll hear from 5 supplier representatives who will each showcase 3 specific products that are flying out of the warehouses and why. 

    But just in case 15 hot products isn't enough, we'll use any additional time for a Q&A. Have your questions ready for a rapid-fire round of innovative applications, additional product specs, shipping specials, or even manufacturer updates.



    • 11/11/2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (EST)
    • Online Zoom Meeting
    Register

    Please join our president, Ofelia Minagorri, and your fellow GCPPA members for some coffee and conversation. 

    This event is free for all GCPPA members. Please register to receive your login credentials. 

Past events

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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