Track: Strategies & Solutions
Keynote Luncheon: PPAI Association Update (Pre-registration Required)
Join Dale Denham, MAS+, PPAI chair of the board, Brittany David, MAS incoming chair of the PPAI board and Paul Bellantone, CAE president and CEO of PPAI for this town hall-style meeting covering current issues and opportunities for the promotional products industry, the Association and its more than 15,000 member companies. The presentation will include Association initiatives designed to deliver compelling member value as well as to protect and grow the industry. Pre-registration and a ticket are required to attend this session. The first 150 people who register will be provided a complimentary lunch. Tickets to attend (no meal provided) will be available for any attendee.
Speakers: (click image for details)
Paul Bellantone PPAI View speaker details
Paul Bellantone, CAE, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Promotional Products Association International, the not-for-profit association for more than 10,600 member companies of the 17.7 billion promotional products industry. He is committed to the advancement of the promotional products industry through visibility, viability, credibility and community. As President and CEO of Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Bellantone is responsible for successfully executing the strategies and vision of the PPAI Board of Directors and advocating for the industry and its professional practitioners. His focus on delivering compelling member value and business-building products and services, combined with his commitment to active and meaningful member communication, has helped PPAI achieve marked growth in the past two years. Bellantone holds a bachelor's degree from Rutgers University and an MBA from the School of Management at Texas Woman's University. He is a Certified Association Executive and is an active member of the American Society of Association Executives, the Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives, the American Marketing Association, the Dallas/Fort Worth AMA and a board trustee for The Forum: Business Results Through People.
Dale Denham Geiger View speaker details
CIO, Senior VP, and PPAI Board Member
Dale Denham, MAS+, is the CIO and senior vice president for top 40 distributor Geiger and previously served as Senior Vice President of ASI. Recognized as the industry's top technologist, Dale has continued to deliver innovative, helpful products and solutions during his 20 years in the industry. Among the first 10 people certified as a Master Advertising Specialist+ by PPAI, Dale was also recognized by ASI Counselor Magazine as one of “40 under 40" and named one of Corporate Logo's Most Influential People in 2004.
Brittany David SnugZ USA View speaker details
Vice President of Sales and PPAI Board Member
Brittany David, MAS, vice president of sales at West Jordan, Utah-based supplier SnugZ USA, is a 10-year veteran of the promotional products industry. She has been with SnugZ USA for five years. Prior to that, she was the trade show management services manager at SAGE Quick Technologies Inc., Addison, Texas. David currently is serving on the PPAI Board of Directors and Expo East Advisory Board, is board liaison to the Supplier Committee and member of the Power Meeting advisory group, and she continues to serve as co-chair of the PPAF Expo Committee for the third year. David also volunteers for the Utah Food Bank, Primary Children's Hospital and various community service projects with the SnugZ GiveZ community service committee.
- When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
- Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
- Where: Mandalay Bay Ballroom J
- MAS/CAS: CAS 1.5