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Promotional Products Association International
3125 Skyway Circle N
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PPAI - Promotional Products Association International

The PPAI Expo is North America’s largest international promotional products tradeshow, The PPAI Expo 2016 will be held Sunday through Thursday, January 10-14, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Serving as the yearly launch pad for both suppliers and distributors,

The PPAI Expo provided a forum for all to connect, experience new products, network and conduct strategic business meetings. Engaging all stakeholders in one venue, it remains the single most important event of the year for the promotional products industry worldwide. As in years past, Expo attracted many new and innovative suppliers in addition to industry leaders such as Logomark, Gemline, Prime Resources, Leed’s, BIC/Norwood and SanMar.  

VENUE LOCATION

Mandalay Bay Convention Center, 3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas Nevada,

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Seth Godin

SETH GODIN is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything. You might be familiar with his books Linchpin, Tribes, The Dip and Purple Cow. His blog (which you can find by typing “seth” into Google) is one of the most popular in the world. Before his work as a writer and blogger, Godin was Vice President of Direct Marketing at Yahoo!, a job he got after selling them his pioneering 1990s online startup, Yoyodyne. He was also the founder of Squidoo.com. Godin was recently inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame, one of three chosen for this honor in 2013. His latest book, What To Do When It’s Your Turn, uses new ideas in format and distribution to challenge people to step up and do work that matters.

AGENDA

Jan 10   

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Show Office · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Foyer 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibitor Move-In (Expo, brand., Decorate) · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A - F Experient Housing Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Information Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Internet Café · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Bayside F Pantone · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Registration · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Scooter Rental · LEVEL 1 · Lobby 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Volunteer Recognition Luncheon (Invitation Only) · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Ballroom J 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Certification Lounge · LEVEL 2 · Reef C 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM FREE Professional Development Workshops · LEVEL 2 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PAID Professional Development Workshops · LEVEL 2 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM PPAI Committee Meetings · LEVEL 2 · Meeting Rooms 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Volunteer Reception (Invitation Only) · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Ballroom D

Jan 11   

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Show Office · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Foyer 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM Shuttle Service In Operation · LEVEL 1 · Bayside E Entrance 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Experient Housing Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Information Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Internet Café · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Bayside F Pantone · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Registration · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Scooter Rental · LEVEL 1 · Lobby 8:00 AM - 2:05 PM FREE Professional Development Workshops · LEVEL 2 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Certification Lounge · LEVEL 2 · Reef C Exhibitor Move-In (Expo, brand., Decorate) · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A - F 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM SAGE Conference · LEVEL LL · South Pacific E/F 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Certification Exam (Advanced Registration Required) · LEVEL LL · Coral AB 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Keynote Luncheon: Becoming Remember-able · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Ballroom J 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Package Mail/Valet Service Center · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM General Session · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Ballroom J Sponsored by: Next Level Apparel 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Power Keynote - Make A Life, Not Just A Living: Overcome Fear, Harness Failure, And Tap Into Our True Mission To Solve The Big Problems Of Our Time · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Ballroom J 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Chairman's Leadership Dinner · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Ballroom J Sponsored by: R.S. Owens & Company and Visions/Awardcraft

Jan 12   

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Show Office · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Foyer 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Shuttle Service In Operation · LEVEL 1 · Bayside E Entrance 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Experient Housing Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Information Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Internet Café · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Bayside F Pantone · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Registration · LEVEL 1 · Lobby 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Scooter Rental · LEVEL 1 · Lobby 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Product Pavilion Sneak Peek · LEVEL 1 · Bayside F Sponsored by: Drum-Line 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Certification Lounge · LEVEL 2 · Reef C 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Package Mail/Valet Service Center · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A 8:30 AM - 9:50 AM General Session: Invisible Or Remarkable: Notes From The Revolution · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Ballroom J Sponsored by: BIC Graphic USA 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM EXHIBITS OPEN (Expo, brand., Decorate) - GRAND OPENING · LEVEL 1 · Bayside E - F (Aisles 400 - 2300) Product Pavilions (New Products, Green Products, Made In USA, Express Ship) · LEVEL 1 · Bayside F 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM EXHIBITS OPEN (Expo, brand., Decorate) · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A - D (Aisles 2400 - 7000) Pantone Booth #2651 · LEVEL 1 · Bayside D PPAI Booth #2451 · LEVEL 1 · Bayside D 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Keynote Luncheon · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Ballroom J 1:45 PM - 4:45 PM FREE Professional Development Workshops · LEVEL 2 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PPAI Awards Presentation & Reception · LEVEL 1 · House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Sponsored by: J. Charles Crystalworks Inc., R.S. Owens and Company, and Visions/Awardcraft

Jan 13   

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Show Office · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Foyer 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM Shuttle Service In Operation · LEVEL 1 · Bayside E Entrance 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Experient Housing Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Information Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Internet Café · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Bayside F Pantone · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Registration · LEVEL 1 · Lobby 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Scooter Rental · LEVEL 1 · Lobby 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM PPAI Association Update & Breakfast · LEVEL LL · South Pacific F 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM FREE Professional Development Workshops · LEVEL 2 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Certification Lounge · LEVEL 2 · Reef C 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Package Mail/Valet Service Center · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Product Pavilions (New Products, Green Products, Made In USA, Express Ship) · LEVEL 1 · Bayside F 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM EXHIBITS OPEN (Expo, brand., Decorate) · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A - F Pantone Booth #2651 · LEVEL 1 · Bayside D PPAI Booth #2451 · LEVEL 1 · Bayside D 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Certification Exam (Advanced Registration Required) · LEVEL LL · Coral AB 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM FREE Professional Development Workshops · LEVEL 2 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Power of Two Party · LEVEL Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino · Light Nightclub

Jan 14   

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Show Office · LEVEL 2 · Mandalay Bay Foyer 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Shuttle Service In Operation · LEVEL 1 · Bayside E Entrance 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Experient Housing Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Information Desk · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Internet Café · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Bayside F Pantone · LEVEL 1 · Lobby Registration · LEVEL 1 · Lobby 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Scooter Rental · LEVEL 1 · Lobby 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Certification Lounge · LEVEL 2 · Reef C 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Package Mail/Valet Service Center · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM FREE Professional Development Workshops · LEVEL 2 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pantone Booth #2651 · LEVEL 1 · Bayside D Product Pavilions (New Products, Green Products, Made In USA, Express Ship) · LEVEL 1 · Bayside F 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EXHIBITS OPEN (Expo, brand., Decorate) · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A - F PPAI Booth #2451 · LEVEL 1 · Bayside D 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM Exhibitor Move-Out (Expo, brand., Decorate) · LEVEL 1 · Bayside A - F