Industry Calendar


Curious about what's happening in the Promotional Products Industry? Visit the PPAI promotional products industry calendar to explore upcoming industry trade shows and events. 


Wild Wednesday Webinar: Uniform Programs - A Sustaining Business

3 days left!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019  | 12:30-1:30pm (ET)


The Uniform Program business is a great area to pursue because it can help insulate you from a lot of the online business that is changing our industry today.  We will go through why the Uniform Program business can be a long-term solution and what a distributor will need to know/to do to pursue it and become successful at it!


Attendees will learn: 

  • The proper mindset to go after the Uniform Program business

  • How to sustain it for the long term

  • Specific case studies 


1 CAS Credit when you submit your PPAI Pin number with your survey.


About the Speaker:


Brett Garran has been with Edwards Garment for over 7 years and is the Western Regional Sales Director for the company.  He is a frequent presenter within our industry and is considered to be a subject-matter-expert for uniforms and corporate apparel.  Edwards Garment Co. has been in business for over 150 years, with its world-wide corporate headquarters & distribution center in Kalamazoo, MI.  They are established leaders in corporate and uniform apparel both within the uniform market and the ASI market.



GCPPA Factory Tour at BEL Promo

9 days left!

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

9:30am - Board the Bus at Festival Marketplace

11-1pm - Lunch & Tour at BEL Promo

2pm - Return to Festival Marketplace


We’ll board a bus in Pompano Beach headed for BEL Promo’s 350,000 square foot facility, where you’ll see the industry’s largest selection of drinkware and watch how it’s imprinted and packaged for your customer. The tour’s not just limited to drinkware, you’ll also see imprinting methods for Cotton, Jute and Polypropylene Tote Bags, Backpacks, Plastic and Metal Pens, Key Chains, T-shirts and Casual Work Attire, Headwear, Notebooks and Portfolios, Stressballs, Mousepads, Glass Awards and More! This is an extraordinary opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at a company has been named in the ASI Power 50 for the last 5 years in a row and have been nominated as Distributor Choice Finalists in 8 categories: Caps and Hats, Drinkware, Mouse Pads, Pens and Shopping Bags to name a few.


Your registration includes bus transportation, lunch, and tour.


Important Note: All Attendees must wear closed-toe shoes!


GCPPA Fall Expo & Tech Summit

18 days left!

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Show Hours: 10am - 2pm

Hugh's Culinary
4351 NEW 12 Terrance
Oakland Park, FL 33334


Just in time for the busiest selling season! In addition to a packed show floor, attendees will also have free admission to the 2019 GCPPA Tech Summit, which features 30 minute sessions throughout the day from some of our industry's top providers of technology solutions for distributors. 




30 days left!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 12-1pm

GCPPAInspire! Is designed with the next generation in mind. We aim to help young professionals (CSR's and entry level titles) in the promotional products industry further their careers while engaging with and learning from industry peers and top-level corporate executives.



SBA Communications Corporate Office

8051 Congress Ave,

Boca Raton, FL 33487


Lynne Hopkins

Director, Corporate & Brand Communications @ SBA Communications Corporate

Free for GCPPA Members
$10 per person for Non-Members
Lunch is included with registration