December 2021 PAPPA Newsletter
President's Message

It is hard to believe that we are approaching the end of 2021. This was the year of transition and recovery from a very challenging 2020. Despite the uncertainty surrounding face to face events, PAPPA hosted 6 in person shows in 2021. Two of these shows, were in areas that PAPPA never previously held an event—Scranton and Allentown. Distributor attendees appreciated the engagement at both events and many requested that we return in 2022.   

To accommodate our members who prefer to engage virtually, PAPPA hosted 16 coffee talks, 6 Fire Side Chats and 1 new product Showcase. And, in collaboration with our northeast regional partners, we offered 26 webinars. In March we conducted our first, month long education seminar offering topics that were resonating and trending with our membership. These sessions were well attended and positively received. As such, we will be hosting another month-long education program in 2022!

In 2022 we will celebrate PAPPA’s 50th Anniversary. Many of our scheduled events will emphasize this milestone. I look forward to celebrating with all of you throughout next year.

In closing, it has truly been my honor to serve as your 2021 President. I thank our membership for your continued support and partnership; thank you to our Executive Director Patti Ward and the entire PAPPA Board for their support and hard work this past year. So much was accomplished, but there is still much more to be done.  Staci Whittington will serve as your incoming 2022 President. Please join me in congratulating and welcoming her to her new role.  

I wish everyone a Happy and Healthy Holiday season and Happy New Year. 
Mark Colfer, PAPPA President
New on Board - Welcome

Welcome New PAPPA Board Members
Candi Crispin, Sanmar
Becky Sahd, Apex
Amy Chernow,
PPL Promotions
(2nd term)
Going to PPAI Expo in Vegas?

Planning to go to the Expo in January? If you would like to meet up with other PAPPA members click here and let us know.

Please respond by 12/31/2021. At that time, we will email everyone who reponds in a group message so that you can connect and make plans.

PAPPA is not hosting a gathering at the show this year.

PAPPA Winter Expo
January 26, 2022 @
Springfield Country Club

Join us as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary!

Tuesday, Jan. 25 - 50th Anniversary Reception 6:30 to 8 p.m. @ Springfield Country Club - $25 per person includes appetizers and 2 drink tickets.

Wednesday, Jan. 26 - Professional Education: 9 to 10 a.m.
Cliff Quicksell presents "Being a Strategic Sales Person"

What is it that clients and prospects look for nowadays, is it just price? No!
They are looking for someone who understands their business who can help them drive measurability and success. Attend this session and hear, in detail, various proven techniques. PAPPA Members: FREE / Non-Members: $20 per person

January 26 Exhibits Open: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PAPPA Members: FREE / Non-Members: $25 per person

All safety precautions will be in place as directed by the PA Governor.
No food will provided for this show.
Need a Hotel Room for the
PAPPA Winter Showcase?

Please note: This hotel will be undergoing a renovation from Jan 4th 2022 through approximately
April 15th 2022. Work activity may be noticed.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Last day to book at this rate: Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Special group rate: Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield for 149 USD per night

Click on the following link -
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2022 PAPPA Shows & Events

January 26 - PAPPA Winter Show @ Springfield Country Club

April 26 - South Jersey Client Expo @ Collingswood Grand Ballroom

April 27 - Lancaster Client Expo @ Spooky Nook

September 20 - Allentown Client Expo @ Bear Creek Mountain Resort

September 21 - Fall Promotions Client Expo @ Lu Lu Shrine Center

September 22 - Scranton Client Expo - location TBD

Check the PAPPA website for show and event information updates - and also note the 2022 show dates.

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PAPPA Membership has its perks:
  • In person shows in the Philadelphia area, Lancaster, Scranton, Allentown and South Jersey.
  • Virtual Events
  • Professional Development
  • Social Events coming back in 2022

If you already renewed your membership dues for 2022 - THANK YOU!

Click here to renew or join PAPPA.
Contact Ben Haynes, Corporate Program Manager, at or call 214.560.4551