Why Attend

The PPAI Expo® has become synonymous with success. Consistently named one of the top 50 shows by Tradeshow Gold, The PPAI Expo draws thousands of suppliers, promotional consultants and industry associates from across the country and around the globe. This is the largest promotional products tradeshow of the year and is the best way to kick-start your year and build your business.

Held January 15-18, 2018; this highly anticipated, industry-renowned event offers an impressive showcase of opportunities for new comers and veterans to the promotional products industry. Join your industry colleagues who know this is the place to help grow business and increase product offerings.  Nearly 70 percent of over 11,000 individuals are repeat attendees as they all know it’s much easier to grow a business when the business-building aspects – education, networking opportunities and the hottest-selling products – are all under one roof.

Want to Increase Your Supplier Contact Base?

Connect with over 1,300 exhibiting supplier companies at the show and create new business partners to help grow your product pipeline.

Meeting the Needs of Your Corporate Client Base?

Looking to meet the needs of your corporate clients with incentive products? Look no further than the brand. pavilion, an incentive products showcase, which features, exclusively, high-end, high-style retail products. Brands such as, Bose Corporation, Bushnell Outdoor Products, Maui Jim Sunglasses, Nikon Inc., Sony Electronics Inc., Tourneau Inc., TUMI and Weber Grills are just a few brands exhibiting products that corporate clients seek. In addition learn from exhibitors who know how to access and work the sought after corporate accounts. Exhibitors like, IMRA (Incentive Mfg & Rep Assoc.),  and the Incentive Marketing Association.

Need to Rethink What Products You Have to Offer?  
Re-energize your product line by exploring nearly one million square feet of trade show exhibit hall with over 3,100 booths displayed in over 65 aisles. With a show of this magnitude, you can discover your next great client product offering from every category the industry has to offer.


Want to Gain Industry Knowledge and Build Credit for Your Industry Certification?
Attend any of the 100+ free or paid education sessions offered at The PPAI Expo, which apply credit to gaining your professional designation within the industry.  Attend the two dynamic General Sessions offered to get you motivated for success before you hit the show floor.


Want Networking Opportunities?
Get your name in front of the people you want to create business relationships with. Attend any of the networking opportunities offered at The PPAI Expo and make the connections that count in a relaxing atmosphere. Discover these career lasting connections at events like the two General Sessions, Awards Reception, Chairman’s Dinner, Sneak Peek, Power of Two Party and the Keynote Luncheons. 


Want Access to the Latest and Greatest Products In One Place?
Gain access to over 700 products in a single setting by visiting the Product Pavilions area which includes, “New Products, Green Products, Express Ship Products and Made in the USA Products.” The pavilions are a select gathering of items that allow attendees to get a snap shot of products that can be found throughout the show floor and aid attendees in finding some of the best products to add to the product pipeline. Special access to this area occurs the night before the show opens during the Product Pavilion Sneak Peek. Mark your calendar today to visit this enormous collection of products.


Looking for Increased Business Opportunities for Your In-house Operation?
Explore the best in screen printing, embroidery and digital technology to impress your clients, and experience demonstrations of the newest products and equipment inside the DECORATE pavilion.


Want to learn About Award Winning Promotional Products or Gain Ideas on the Industry’s Best Marketing Campaigns?
Join some of the industry’s best companies and promotional product consultants during the PPAI Awards Reception and discover who is winning top honors in the industry for individual products and promotional product campaigns across an array of categories using promotional products.


Register and make your business wants and needs become a reality with The PPAI Expo 2018.


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