Special Edition Wild Wednesday Webinar


July 08, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
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Webinar - At Your Own Computer



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A Town Hall Meeting: “Industry Leaders Discuss the Industry”

A Panel of Promotional Industry Leaders

Moderated by Paul Kiewiet MAS+, Exec. Dir. MIPPA


Top industry leaders including suppliers, distributors and business services share their insights about where the industry is today and where they see it heading in the next couple of years. Post your top questions when you register as we ask the current chairman of the PPAI board, a past chair, members of the board of directors and industry thought leaders about how to deal with our current crisis and plan for a successful recovery.

Panelists will cover the following topics:

  • where industry leaders see our business heading
  • what they are doing now to deal with the current situation
  • their best advice to professionals on how to create strategies for success in the coming years


About Our Panel:

Ira Neaman MAS, Chairman of the Board, PPAI and Founder & President of Vantage Apparel, an industry Top 40 Supplier.

David Nicholson, Pres. Polyconcept North America, the 4th largest supplier co. in the industry & PPAI Board of Directors.

Mary Jo Tomasini MAS+, CEO, Competitive Edge a Michigan Distributor firm & a former Chairman of the Board, PPAI.

Dawn Olds MAS, Exec. Vice President, Halo Branded Solutions, the third largest industry distributor firm and a member of the PPAI Board of Directors.

Danny Rosin CAS, Co-Owner, Brand Fuel distributorship, co-founder of PromoCares and Reciprocity Road, co-founder of Band Together and serves on the boards of PPAI, PromoKitchen, and others.

David Shultz, Vice President-Supplier Partnerships, commonsku a business services company. He served as president of PPAM regional association and is the social media / digital communications director for Big Slick, an annual celebrity fundraiser for Children’s Mercy Cancer Center.

Paul Kiewiet MAS+, Industry Consultant and Exec. Dir. of MiPPA will be the moderator of this panel discussion and Q & A.



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