June 5, 2020 - a weekly newsletter for our members
How U Doin'?
Check out the new PAPPA website at www.mypappa.org

Click here to register for the Tuesday, June 9 Coffee Talk @ 9 a.m.
with BIC Graphic & Budgetcard

(there will not be a Coffee Talk on June 16)

June 23 - Cotton Heritage & Dale Johnson Associates
June 30 - Pete Rosica Promotions & Rosica Marketing

We are currently seeking suppliers to join us for Tuesday Coffee Talks in July. If you are interested please email Patti Ward -- patti@mypappa.org
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Thursday, July 30, 2020

New PAPPA Event for suppliers and distributors. Details to be announced soon.

The next South Jersey Client Expo will be April 27, 2021 at Collingswood Scottish Rite Theater & Grand Ballroom
beautiful scenery of night vision. bonfire around people. basking by the fire at night. the concept of outdoor activities.

Join us for the next Fireside Chat Happy Hour Thursday, June 11 from 4 to 5 pm.

Special guest Paul Bellantone, PPAI President & CEO, will be joining us!

Click here to register for June 11.

The Fireside Chats provide an opportunity for distributors and suppliers to share ideas about the current status of making sales calls, future of trade shows and the industry. Thanks to the 26 people who called in for May 28 chat.

To register for the June 25 Happy Hour, visit the new PAPPA website at www.mypappa.org
ZOOMcatalog LAUNCHES ZOOMacademy

ZOOMcatalog recemtly announced the launch of ZOOMacademy, an educational platform designed for Promotional Product professionals, which will be available at no cost to the entire industry. The ZOOMacademy will include straight forward, in-depth, and on-demand courses focused on digital marketing and sales.Individuals who complete courses in the academy can also earn credit towards their PPAI certification.

The first three courses available in the ZOOMacademy focus on building a communication
plan during the pandemic, becoming a remote promotional product company, and an
introduction to branding. Students of the academy will decide what classes will be released next, which may include how to transition catalogs from print to digital, how to use objectives to grow your business and a complete reference guide for industry professionals.

“The ZOOMacademy is a platform we have been planning for a long time. With extensive
experience in technology, sales, marketing, and the promotional product industry, we have
an opportunity to share our knowledge and help others in the industry grow.” Said
co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Bryony Zasman. “In response to recent events, we
decided to expedite the completion and launch of the ZOOMacademy. During these
unprecedented times, people in the industry find themselves with more time on their hands and are looking for ways to build their skills and prepare themselves for success once business returns to the new normal”.

To access the ZOOMacademy and talent pool, visit www.academy.zoomcatalog.com .

June Webinars
Have lunch with us and learn! Join us for free regional webinars at your desk from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. brought to you by CPPA, NEPPA, PAPPA, TRASA and SAAGNY
 Watch these webinars and receive PPAI credit on your transcript towards your TAS, CAS, or MAS!

Monday, June 8 Presenter: Danielle Luciani, Victorinox Topic: A Brand for Brands
click here  to register

Tuesday, June 9 Presenter: Mark Charbonneau, AAA Innovations Topic: Leading the Way with AAA click here  to register 

Wednesday, June 10 Presenter: Jackie Walker, IMAGEN Topic: Future Events and Ideas for Promotional Products click here  to register

Thursday, June 11 Presenter: Ty Beck, Timbuk2 Topic: Ignite the Brand- Timbuk2's Story and Why It Matters click here  to register

Friday, June 12 Presenter: Ashlyn Engrebretson and Adria Ayers, Label Works Topic: Pivot to Print with Label Work click here  to register

Monday, June 22 Presenter: Tom Sferratore, Incentive Concepts Topic: Making Business Better: Incentives, Branded Cororate Gifts and Event Experiences click here  to register

Tuesday, June 23 Presenter: Tim Mason, Fossa Apparel Topic: Fossa Summer Essentials
click here  to register

Thursday, June 25 Presenter: Cathy Cain-Blank Topic: Hot to Plan Your Sales Enablement Strategy and Sell More Effectively click here  to register

Contact Ben Haynes, Corporate Program Manager, at ben.haynes@qti.com or call 214.560.4551