Arizona Promotional Products Association
December 2017 AzPPA E-Newsletter
Annual Holiday Party
Supplier Speed Networking
2018 Board Members
2017 Honorees
Renew Your AzPPA Membership
See You in Las Vegas
Make a Splash with AzPPA
Featured Member Benefit
Featured Member Benefit
Featured Member Benefit
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Have Wonderful,
Happy Holidays and a Safe Journey into the New Year!

Happy Trails!
We'll Look Forward to Seeing You in 2018!
Our Annual Holiday Party was a Blast!

We love our AzPPA Sponsors - they help make all of our events possible!
 

December 7th, 2017 - We had a great time at the Holiday Party!
 



Check out the 2017 Holiday Party Photo  Gallery on our  website  for more fun photos!


November's Supplier Speed Networking

 
Nov. 9th, 2017 - We were privileged to spend some 
quality time with our amazing
Supplier Speed Networking exhibitors!
          









All of our attendees had a great time meeting with Darrell from American AdBag, Eric from Aunt Beth's Cookie Keepers and Bamboo Studio, Tom from BCS Embroidery, Eric from ID Line, Mitch from Pacesetter Awards, Charity from Peerless Umbrella, Damon from Proinnovative, and Anna from Raining Rose. Dave from McCreary's Tees was our morning kick-off speaker as well!

See more photos on our website here!

 
Thank You 2017 Board Members - Welcome 2018!
All active AzPPA members had the opportunity to vote in our Board member election in October/November.

Thank you to the 2017 Board for your service, and welcome to the new 2018 Board Members!
2017 Board: Eric Johnson, Goose Gosewisch, Nancy Gosewisch, Janna Mundis, Jim Gordon, Jamie Ondrejko, Donna Day, Melissa Hoffman, Nancy Clawson. (Not pictured: Marc Hawkins and Damon Subasa.)

2018 Board: Goose Gosewisch, Eric Johnson, Nancy Gosewisch, Jamie Ondrejko, Jim Gordon, Michelle Thelen, Donna Day, Janna Mundis, Nancy Clawson, Sarah Weber. (Not pictured: Marc Hawkins, Mitch Shreder, and  Damon Subasa)

Congratulations, 2017 Honorees!
2017 Suppliers and Volunteer of the Year!

Along with presenting the new Board for 2018, we also took some time to recognize our members' choices for outstanding suppliers, and to honor one of our amazing volunteers. (Thank you, Mitch Shreder and Pacesetter Awards for the beautiful tribute pieces!)
 

2017 Hard Goods Supplier of the Year     
2017 Apparel Supplier of the Year      










2017 Decorator of the Year



2017 Multi Line Representative of the Year
And the 2017 Board was proud to recognize our 2016 President, and Trade Show Chair from 2015 - 2017 as our Volunteer of the Year. Congratulations, Melissa Hoffman!
 
It's Time to Renew Your AzPPA Membership!

Don't Miss Out on Your Great Member Benefits!

For 2018 your AzPPA Board has elected to move to a calendar-year membership. Whenever you renewed for 2017, everyone is up for renewal as of 12/31/17. If you haven't sent in your renewal already, be looking for a hard copy invoice in the mail before the end of December. If you would prefer to renew online, here are the links to help you do so:
 
Distributor members renew or join here.
Suppliers, multi-line reps, and business services members, please click here to be part of our 2018 sponsorship program, or to simply renew your membership, click here.
 
Only ACTIVE members will have access to the new 2018 Coupon Book, free registration to our Wild Wednesday Webinars, the SAGE discount, and reduced pricing for all of our events in 2018. Don't miss out - renew today!

Will We See You at the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas?
There are no local AzPPA events in January, but we hope to see you at the show in Vegas! Be sure to look for all of our sponsors who are there and let them know how much you appreciate their support.

JANUARY 14-18, 2018
Jan. 14-15 - Professional Development
Jan. 16-18 - Exhibits Open
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
Make a "Splash" with AzPPA!

Supplier Members -  Plan for 2018 Now!
Take part in our industry-first sponsorship program!

Supplier Members, if you want to make an even bigger "splash" with our AzPPA membership, consider participating in the AzPPA Sponsorship Program.   Click here for complete details on how to partner with us. 
Sign up today and be recognized as a sponsor for all of 2018!
  And if you still have questions, reach out to Jim Gordon, our VP and Sponsorship Chair at jim@northstaridentity.com.

Click on the logos to visit the websites for our 2017 sponsors:
 
  Thank you, McCreary's Tees - 
Our Official Apparel Sponsor for 2017
and again for 2018!
 
 
   
 
Our 2017 Platinum Sponsor: 
             SanMar SanMar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        
        Our Gold Sponsors for 2017:
                      American AdBag
                         BIC Graphic
                           Browse25
               Halls & Company/ID Line
                           Huffermen
                         Nelson Ad Pro 
                         Proinnovative
     And New for 2018 - FairyTale Brownies 
             and Langton Promotional Sales 
                  has upgraded to Gold!  
         
     
 
 
 
   

 
  






                                          
                         Our Silver Sponsors for 2017:
Aakron Line
Bamboo Studio/Aunt Beth's Cookie Keepers
Langton Promotional Sales
Monahan & Associates
Raining Rose 
   









Featured Member Benefit - SAGE
AzPPA Members Receive Discounts on SAGE Services!

SAGE has introduced their new and improved version of SAGE Online!  Contact your account
manager today and let them know that you're an AzPPA member, and you could receive a discount on your SAGE Total Access and Business Suite package subscriptions.  Or sign up today at: www.sageworld.com.

Featured Member Benefit - McCreary's Tees
McCreary's Tees Small Quantity Order Fee Waiver!

As the Official Apparel Sponsor for AzPPA, McCreary's Tees is offering to waive the $2.00 or $5.00 fee tha t is norma lly charged on smaller orders for active AzPPA members.  This is another great benefit of your membership.  

AzPPA members are also invited to visit McCreary's at the ISS Show in Long Beach, CA (https://www.issshows.com/longbeach/). We hear there might be a party... so contact McCreary's Tees if you would like to attend: www.mccrearystees.com!

You can contact McCreary's Tees at 602 470-4200 for details.

Featured Member Benefit - Constant Contact
We've partnered with Constant Contact - 
Have you signed up yet?

The AzPPA Board is always looking for ways to increase your member benefits. And now we're featuring another benefit. Even if you're already using Constant Contact for your email marketing, you  will be able to benefit from AzPPA's partnership.

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