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The Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals is a trade association whose members are companies established in the promotional products industry.  UMAPP connects industry professionals by hosting trade shows, education and networking events, in addition to providing tools and resources to enrich businesses.  

When it comes to elevating your business, it makes sense to align yourself with a strong association to support you in your growth.  Enjoy the security that comes with being a UMAPP member.  Since every company must qualify for membership, join a group of professionals in the promotional products industry.

The Association's region covers the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Western Wisconsin.    Staff of member companies are eligible to participate in all events and benefits as members.

UMAPP is an organization for promotional product professionals.  We help grow your business through education, networking, and legislative action.

COMMUNITY ALERT:  Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are providing a link to help educate and update the promotional profesionals community about a company's current operational status, including regional associations.  The link is updated as companies respond.   CLICK HERE.

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Upcoming Events

Jul 8

Special Edition Wild Wednesday Webinar

A Panel of Promotional Industry Leaders

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Jul 15

Special Edition Wild Wednesday Webinar

A Panel of Regional Association Leaders

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Jul 22

Special Edition Wild Wednesday Webinar

"Using Technology to Stay in Front of Customers"

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Jul 29

Special Edition Wild Wednesday Webinar

"Using All the Tools in the Tool Box"

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Aug 19

Postponed - Golf Outing

Golf Tournament for Suppliers, Distributors and Customers

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Aug 20

Postponed - Brand Connection Expo Show

The distributor table-top show, where clients are invited, too!

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"Peace Amongst the Chaos" recorded webinar with Charley Johnson and Alex Morin held on June 11, 2020