Who We Are

The Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals is a trade association whose members are companies established in the promotional products industry.   The Association's region cover the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Western Wisconsin.    

UMAPP is the smart solution for today's promotional professionals.   We help grow your business through education, networking, and legislative action. 


UMAPP is a Winner for PPW!W
Distributors can win a free subscription to idea source

UMAPP is one of the winners of Promotional Products Work! Week as determined by PPAI.  What is this, you ask?   PPW!W is an initiative by PPAI to promote the industry.  All regional associations were invited to participate, and UMAPP won a prize for its exceptional participation.  

Our win is your win.   A lucky member will receive a free subscription to Idea Source.   Idea Source: http://ideasource.ppai.org/. " 

This tool is typically used by distributors and is a fast, effective, easy-to-use resource for ideas on strategy, execution, products and resources. The more than 1,900 campaigns featured in IDEA Source are winners of the coveted PPAI Pyramid Award Competition. 

IDEA Source features six industry categories, including: 

Wholesale and Manufacturing
Financial Services

Distributor and Supplier Self-promotions IDEA Source provides numerous search options, including key word, award year, cost, company name, objective and more. 

To participate, submit an EMAIL by July 15 to UMAPP with your favorite reason for belonging to UMAPP.  All entries will be placed in a hat and the winner will be randomly drawn.   Submissions may be used for marketing purposes.   To learn more about PPW!W, click here.

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