USA – This year’s PPAI Expo took place from January 14-18, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. According to the American industry association, PPAI (Promotional Products Association International), which organises the show, around 1,200 exhibitors (2017: 1,300) presented a quarter of a million products at around 3,100 stands. The event was accompanied by an extensive supporting programme comprising of lectures, workshops and events.
With over 12,000 visitors from almost 4,000 US American and international companies, the outcome of this year’s PPAI Expo more or less matched the very good previous year level (12,267). Exclusively promotional products distributors are allowed to visit the event. During the show, the PPAI announced a new cooperation with the AMA (American Marketing Association), which grants members of the promotional products association special conditions.
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