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Why Strategy Is Better With Data Presented By SPARK 2020Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 04/29/2020
In this 60 minute session, Dr. Vequist will describe the proven impact of using data, information and trends on strategic decision making. In addition, he will discuss common types of data that most businesses should be using and how to analyze the information in order to boost the veracity of decisions. Finally, he will cover some common heuristic models to help make strategic planning easier for busy leaders. All PPAI members are encouraged to attend this session.
Working Through Crisis: Workplace Strategies And Advice During The Coronavirus PandemicContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 03/27/2020
Mandatory "Stay in Place" orders, new Federal Sick and Family Leave laws, telecommuting challenges and definitions of "essential" businesses -- the COVID-19 virus has disrupted every workplace across the country. To help you understand and adjust to these changes, Affinity HR Group has compiled some important information for you and your employees. In this free webinar they will: • Advise on how to manage sick, exposed, vulnerable and at-risk employee situations • Provide guidance on the new federal leave laws • Offer suggestions on how to telecommute effectively • Most importantly, they will answer your questions All registered participants will also receive Affinity HR Group's COVID-19 Workplace Response Plan and Families First Coronavirus Response Act analysis. This session is presented by PPAI and SAAGNY
The Coronavirus: A Conversation With Leading Global ExpertsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
What is the coronavirus and why is it spreading so quickly? How might my business be affected? Can the virus be transmitted on products shipped from China? How will the virus affect transportation? When will it be safe to travel to China? Get access to a trio of the world's top experts who can answer these questions and many others on the health, government policy and business implications of this critical global issue. Panel of Experts: • Dr. Joseph Eisenberg, Chair, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health • Dr. Mary Gallagher, Director, Lieberthal-Rogel Center For Chinese Studies, University of Michigan • Peter Martin, Vice Chairman, FocusPoint International Crisis Management Facilitated by: Jonathan Isaacson, CEO, Gemline
Expo 2020: Association UpdateContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/13/2020
Join Paul Bellantone, CAE, president and CEO of PPAI, Ira Neaman, MAS, incoming chair of the PPAI Board of Directors and Brittany David, MAS, chair of the PPAI board, 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.
Expo 2020: Rising of Industry Consolidation And Private EquityContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/13/2020
With the rise of consolidation and private equities within the promotional products industry, and more specifically on the manufacturing side of the industry, it is time to examine whether these changes are helping or hurting the industry. In this session, Matt Gresge, CEO of AIA, will share his thoughts on the increasing role of private equity, the increasing rate of consolidation and the role of technology within the industry as we move forward.
Expo 2020: Forging Ahead With Strategic ForesightContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/12/2020
Are you a seasoned distributor that is starting to plan 10 years out? Have you finished reading the Strategic Foresight Playbook, and feel ready to start putting together a plan for the future? In this session Dennis Klum will explain how to take the next steps in making your company more resilient for the future. This session will provide a guide to which action items start conversations within your company and the areas to focus on implementing first.
Product Responsibility Summit 2019: Intellectual PropertyContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
What does it really take to protect your intellectual property and defend your rights? Copyrights, trademarks, patents abound – the tangible creations we humans want to protect from infringement and misuse are virtually endless. Lessons learned from a real-life experience will make you better prepared should you need to defend your IP rights.
Expo East 2019: Apparel Trends, Challenges & Opportunities For 2019Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Be one step ahead by preparing for new products that will meet customers’ demands. Many factors influence the styles, colors, fabrics and materials that clients will request this year. This session with Colleen Hartigan will help you take advantage of every opportunity by sharing the newest trends, color pallets and exciting advancements in apparel technology. 2019 promises to be full of opportunities for apparel manufacturers, suppliers and decorators.
Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) PackageContains 16 Product(s)
The Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) Program requires the following: Have a current CAS Certification Complete all dedicated courses and their quizzes Complete 35 MAS elective credits Re-certification every three years (by earning 25 additional CAS or MAS credits within the three years and submitting a Re-certification Application)
How the U.S. Supreme Court’s Wayfair Decision Impacts the Promotional Products IndustryContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 02/20/2019
What was the decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair and what does this ruling mean for businesses? Which states do I have to collect sales tax for and when do I have to start collecting? What are some options for complying with the numerous state and local sales tax collection requirements? Receive answers to these questions and more during this webinar delivered by Craig Johnson, executive director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board and Patrick J. Reynolds and Fred Nicely from the Council on State Taxation, an organization comprised of some of the largest multistate businesses nationwide.
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