Join us for the Biggest and Best show in the region!
CPPA's 2023 Winter Expo is part of the Second Annual Power of District “1” Show Series
which is a 
Promos in Paradise experience that you won’t want to miss!

WHY ATTEND? It’s cold outside and who doesn’t want a tropical escape?
Wear your most festive vacay attire and come check out all the latest promos and snag some cool swag
as you arm yourself with new product knowledge and a winning strategy for 2023!

Maine to Chesapeake and Long Island to Pennsylvania...We have you covered!
Chesapeake Promotional Products Association (CPPA), New England Promotional Products Association (NEPPA), Philadelphia Area Promotional Products Association (PAPPA), and Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY), are proud to once again bring you the Power of “1” tour during the week of January 30 - February 2, 2023. Each day of the week a different regional show and not to be missed educational component will be included in the Power of “1” Tour.

CPPA's Show Date: FEBRUARY 2, 2023

BWI Airport Marriott
1743 W. Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Driving Directions
Map & Transportation  


Exhibitor Registration

Distributor Registration
Who's Exhibiting
Peake Awards
Hotel Block Info

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Febuary 1, 2023

February 2, 2023

  • 7 - 9:30 am Exhibitor Set-up

  • 9 - 10:00 am Education Session ~ Join us as we dig into cyber security and discuss common fraudulent trends and tips to keep you safe. This session will be presented by guest speaker: Eric Alessi, President & CEO at Essent Corp.

Eric Alessi is the Co-founder and Chairman of PromoStandards, Founder of Essent Corporation, and Chief Architect of Essent’s innovative business management and commerce software solutions. In his 30+ years leading Essent, Eric has consulted with companies ranging from startups to multinational corporations, including Air Products, AT&T, Merck, Nestl√©, Papa John’s Pizza, and Pfizer. During his tenure, Eric transformed Essent from a regional custom software development house to a multimillion-dollar corporation focused on business commerce automation solutions that serve thousands of trading partners worldwide.

*One lucky attendee at the Education Session
will win a Margarita Machine!

  • 10 am - 1:30 pm Exhibits Open 

    CPPA Members Attend FREE

    First-time Guest and D1 Regional Association members: FREE
    Non-Members: $75

    Distributor only show; No End-buyers are allowed. Attendees must be 16 years of age or older to attend.

*Door Prizes given away at 11 a.m., Noon, and 1 pm!

*Grand Prize Drawing for members only!
One lucky Distributor and one lucky Exhibitor from the show week will each win a Promocation Cruise!  Each prize valued at over $4,000. Winners will be announced on Friday, February 3. (see details below).

Promocations is proud to partner with SAAGNY, NEPPA, PAPPA, and CPPA in the Power of 1 show week by giving away one supplier and one distributor spot on the inaugural PromoCruise presented by Promocations! This is a unique opportunity to build business bonds through shared experiences that will yield results for years to come. Each supplier and distributor prize includes:

  • 5 day / 4 night cruise on the fabulous Liberty of the Seas leaving from Fort Lauderdale, FL (One Supplier and their plus one; One Distributor and their plus one)

  • Luxury accommodations the night before cruise departure

  • Transfers to and from airport/hotel/ship

  • Tiki dinner the night before the sailing

  • Introductions and arranged one-on-one meetings as you sail

  • All meals & premium drinks

  • High speed internet

  • Promo dinner each night of the cruise

  • Daily promo collisions such as karaoke, optional excursions, and happy hours

  • Dedicated promo area on CocoCay – the Royal Caribbean private island

  • Choice of excursion in Nassau, Bahamas: Chill, Casual, or Caution

  • Each prize is valued at over $4,000.00!

The Fine Print:

  • Prizes DO NOT include airfare to and from Fort Lauderdale and will be the responsibility of each winner.

  • Event will take place from Sunday, April 23, 2023 – Friday, April 28, 2023

  • You MUST attend one of shows and be a member of your respective regional to be entered into the drawing.

  • Drawing will be held Friday February 3rd, 2023 @ 1:00 pm EST by Promocations and winners will be notified by their respective regional.


Distributor only show; No End-buyers are allowed. Attendees must be 16 years of age or older to attend.

Hotel Information 

CPPA has secured a block of rooms at a discounted rate for the convenience of our members. Below is the information as well as the link to book a room. The deadline to book your room is 1/16/23. 

BWI Airport Marriott
1743 West Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Driving directions 

The deadline to book your room is 1/16/23

Who's Exhibiting - (as of 1/24/23)

AAA Innovations
AAKron Line
Alphabroder & Primeline
American Ad Bag
Ariel Premium Supply
Atlantic Coast Cotton
Atlantic Sales Team/Champro
Aura Badge Co/Aura Line
AZX Sport
Brooks & Brooks
Brooks Medals & Awards
Charles River Apparel
City Bonfires LLC
Coloring Book Solutions
Cotton Heritage
Crystal D
Dale B Johnson Associates ~ CFS Promo, IMC, CoasterStone, Strike Promo, Diamond Cosmetics
Evans Manufacturing, Inc.
Gill Studios
Harry Fotopoulos & Associates ~ AD-N-ART, CNIJ, Bulldog Packaging, Symbio
Headwear USA
HIT Promotional Products
Howard Miller
Imagen Brands
Imprint ID
J. Charles Crystalworks
Jules Scheck Associates
K.C. Fields & Associates ~ 3M Promotional Markets, Eversole Run, HandStands, Starline, Strideline
Keepsake Products USA
Kenneth Cecco & Associates ~ 
Cedar Crest Mfg, Discount Marketing Products, Dunbrooke, High Caliber Line, Maple Ridge Farms, Terry Town, Warwick
Koozie Group
MAC Marketing ~ Orig Audio, Beacon, Mixie, Batch and Bodega, Spector, Outdoor Cap, Kanata Tee Shirt Tycoon 
Magnets in Print
Marketing and Sales Group ~ Arc International, Bulova/Citizen, Coleman, Sunbeam, Trek, MSG Engraving
Mike Valentini Promotons ~ Stormtech, Devara, Pilot, Simplex, The Initials Co.
NC Custom
Northeast Marketing ~ Liqui Mark, Utica Cutlery, Soxbay, The Promotional Gift Store
Pacesetter Awards
Partyka & Associates ~ PEI (Callaway, Penguin, Perry Ellis), Landway Outerwear,
MV Sport (Weatherproof, 32 Degrees), Kashwere, Innovation Line, Textisle Inc.

Peerless Umbrella
Pete Rosica Promotions ~ Hub Pen, Blue Generation, Twintech, Picnic Time, Stromberg Umbrellas, Oralabs
Polyconcept USA ~ Leeds, Bullet, Journal Books, Trimark
Rosica Marketing ~ Blue Generation, Paramount and Imperial Headwear, Towel Specialties, Galaxy Balloons, Stromberg Umbrellas, Hub Pens, Debco, Best Promotions, Custom Engraving Studio, Clothpromotions
Salisbury Inc.
Shore Transfer
Showdown Displays
Steven Mitchell, Inc ~ Acehigh, Aloe Up, Head to Toe, Storm Creek, EcoVessel
Suntex Industries
Team WalterB ~ Fossa Apparel, Tomax, Illini, ADG, Gempire, Southern Plus, Pro Towels, Quinn Flags 
The Chest
The Magnet Group
Towel Specialties
Victorinox Swiss Army

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