Chesapeake promotional productS ASSOCIATION

Upcoming events

    • 08/12/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • At Your Desk!


    Get Educated and Get Certified with CPPA!

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    Wednesday, August 12, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Keep It Simple & Profitable
    Presenter: Susie Hecht, MV Sport
    National Sales Manager


    MV Sport will review our time-tested, customer approved, sales winning product ideas that will keep your business simple & profitable! Don’t let complicated logistics and an overdose of products bog down you or your clients’ time, energy and (most importantly) sales. Let our Sales Manager show you how MV Sport can help you curate and produce key performing product groups to maximize your effectiveness.


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    • 08/13/2020
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • At Your Desk!
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    Distributors are invited to join us on August 13th at 9 am for
    Breakfast with The Magnet Group

    Grab your breakfast and join Robin Daniel of The Magnet Group
    as she presents.......
    Back to School and the Power of Direct Mail

    Learn more about The Magnet Group and see the newest ideas that are selling today. Robin will also highlight back to school ideas which are popular now as well as discuss the power of direct mail.

    This virtual meeting will be hosted on Zoom. There is no cost to attend but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED to obtain the meeting link and password.

    Location:
    At Your Desk! Virtual Networking Event - we'll send you the link when you register.

    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, August 13, 2020, 
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Facilitated by:
    Robin Daniel
    The Magnet Group

    • 08/13/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Thursday, August 13, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Finding Opportunities During the Crisis
    Presenter: Mike Valentini, Mike Valentini Promotions


    Join multi-line representative Mike Valentini as he tell you what is new, what is hot and what is selling now with his lines:

    Lines:

    • Stormtech
    • Devara
    • Pilot Pen
    • Simplex
    • Insignia
    • Ad Spec Displays


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    • 08/17/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Monday, August 17, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Budgetcard - Your Source For Unlimited Solutions
    For All Printed Plastic Products

    Presenter: Patricia Dugan, Budgetcard Inc.


    Join Patricia Dugan, an industry veteran as she discusses Budgetcard - your source for unlimited solutions for all printed plastic products that you and your customers need now. Learn about the company, the products and what you should be selling now.


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    • 08/18/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Tuesday, August 18, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Why Umbrellas and Ponchos Should Be
    One of Your Go To Promotional Items......
    Especially During Covid-19!

    Presenter: Meredith O'Brien, Storm Duds Raingear


    Join Meredith as she discusses why you should be adding umbrellas and ponchos to the conversations you have with your customer. More than ever umbrellas and ponchos provide the brand awareness and return on investment your clients are looking for!


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    • 08/19/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • At Your Desk!


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    Wednesday, August 19, 2020
    10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

    Finding the Balance Between Crazy and Comfort with Simple Yoga Techniques
    Presenter: Roni Wright


    Cultivate breath and body awareness as you move through various postures based on the foundation of Ashtanga. Yogi Roni Wright will guide you through a gentle yoga experience to find balance between effort and relaxation. This session will help you discover and undercover the hidden benefits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness.  Breathe, release & let go … Namaste

    • Introduction to the power of yoga
    • Learn how to incorporate yoga into your busy day
    • Use yoga to manage stress during difficult times
    • Learn how to be present and focused
    • Practice breathing to cultivate calm
    • Experience yoga poses that you can do anywhere, anytime

    Roni S. Wright, MAS, vice president of supplier The Book Company, based in Delray Beach, Florida, is a 30-year veteran of the promotional products industry.  In her volunteer and leadership roles, Roni has served on the boards of PPAI, PPEF, the Regional Association Council (RAC), PPAF and YESAA, and was inducted into the PPAI Hall of Fame in 2020.  Over the past few years Roni has found a love of yoga.  She’s achieved her 200-hour certification in 2013 and has journeyed to India twice to study at the renowned K. Pattabhi Jois Institute. 
     Since March, Roni has been live-streaming yoga sessions on FaceBook 1-3 times a week. These sessions are open to everyone and are currently being held on Wednesdays at Noon. They can be found here.

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    • 08/19/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Wednesday, August 19, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Get to Know Tingley
    Presenters: 
    Meghan Bowser - Product Manager
    Gerry Herson - National Account Sales Manager
    Brian Nutt - Product Director


    We know that understanding industry standards can be confusing and Tingley is here to help. Join us to learn more about the ANSI/ISEA 107 High Visibility Standard, the primary issues driving the high visibility apparel market, how to identify the opportunities this offers you, and the product solutions that Tingley can provide. As active members of the ISEA High Visibility Products Group, Tingley aims to provide our distributors with the knowledge base they need to be able to effectively communicate with their customers and allow them to become an authority on prominent industry concerns relating to high visibility apparel.


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    • 08/20/2020
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
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    Distributors are invited to join us on August 20th at 9 am for
    Breakfast with Vantage Apparel

    Grab your breakfast and join Brian Deissroth, CAS of Vantage Apparel to discuss the latest trends in decoration, apparel and PPW!  We will review the benefits of partnering with Vantage and how Vantage can help boost your apparel and decoration sales with their quick turn time, award winning decoration and great customer service.

    This virtual meeting will be hosted on Zoom. There is no cost to attend but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED to obtain the meeting link and password.

    Location:
    At Your Desk! Virtual Networking Event - we'll send you the link when you register.

    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, August 20, 2020, 
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Facilitated by:
    Brian Deissroth
    Vantage Apparel 

    • 08/20/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • At Your Desk!


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    Thursday, August 20, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Logomark Lowdown!
    Presenter: Sarah Goshgarian, VP of Sales, Logomark


    Join Sean and find out what’s happening at Logomark. He will cover top sellers and also talk about some new and exciting items in the line.


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    • 08/31/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Monday, August 31, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Santa's Workshop - The Art of Holiday Gift Giving 
    Presenter: Joel Schaffer, MAS, Soundline


    It is inevitable, the holiday season will come around this December. Gift buying usually starts its upward curve on or about July 1. The real sales growth expedites post Labor Day and ends around Thanksgiving, save for the procrastinators. Like so many other events in our business lives, this is going to be the first holiday gift giving season under the Covid-19 cloud.  You will learn time tested business etiquette to guide them and their clients in selecting and sending business appropriate products.  In addition, you will learn sales and marketing techniques to develop new clients and prospects as well as a brief "how to" make their own “Zoom” style catalogs.

    Discussion will include:

    • Business etiquette in gift giving.
    • Selection of business appropriate gifts.
    • How to assemble your presentation in a Zoom style catalog.
    • 10 tips for prospecting.
    • Tips for packaging and presentation.
    • How to create marketing tools.
    • How to schedule a marketing and sales program for gift selling.
    • Creating a Gift Cavalcade online event.
    • Covid-19 specific gift ideas and packaging.
    • Consumer safe packaging and handling.
    • Shipping concerns and costs.
    • Assuring a concerned buyer.

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    • 09/03/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Thursday, September 3, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    The New End User Experience
    Presenter: Matt Bamberski, IMAGEN Brands

    Join Matt as he plans to introduce distributors to the idea of having virtual end user calls using suppliers. Matt will discuss pre-call planning, proper Virtual presentation etiquette, tips and tricks on how to keep your audiences attention, and how to leave your audience with an impactful and lasting impression.

    Matt will also introduce you to the Sales Acronym called the CARE method.

    Matt's goal is to have all in attendance leave with a better understanding of how to successfully sell in a virtual world, how to best use their supplier relationships, and excited to schedule meetings with their customers!  Don't miss it!


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    • 09/09/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Wednesday, September 9, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Pitching Food Gifts is Easier Than You Think
    Presenter: Eileen Spitalny, Fairytale Brownies
    Co-founder and Sales and PR Team Leader


    Customers seem to know exactly what to do with pens, polos and baseball caps, but offer them a food gift and they will choose to wait for the holidays to arrive. Fairytale Brownies co-founder Eileen Spitalny will show you how to market food gifts any time of the year. Reasons and seasons, Fairytale Brownies will equip you with the answer to every objection.


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    • 09/10/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
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    Get Educated and Get Certified with CPPA!

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    Thursday, September 10, 2020
    10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

    KNITS MADE IN EUROPE -
    Bring Your Knitted Collection to Another Level

    Presenter: Silvia Pallaro, Atlantis


    It's never too early to prepare for the holiday season and it’s time to warm up with our one-of-a-kind knits collection. Join Silvia Pallaro, Atlantis Headwear's Custom-Made Specialist, in a webinar to discover the world of custom-made Jacquard Beanies. You will be introduced to our unique European process that produces premium quality Jacquard Beanies. Furthermore, you will learn about our technology, the certifications, our streamlined logistics, the abundance of decoration options, and all the details that will make your product really special.


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    • 09/23/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Nick and Loren in the Mornin'!
    Presenters: Nick Morrison & Loren Cayer, Snugz

    Are you lost?

    Have your dreams of being showered with purchase orders and dollar signs been replaced by an endless Groundhog Day of empty inboxes?

    Do you wake up every morning staring blankly into your coffee, hoping for someone to come along with answers?

    You’re in luck! Loren (New York) and Nick (New Jersey) of SnugZUSA will give you the lowdown on industries that are currently buying, what items are on trend, and how we can help you impress your clients with creative solutions and relevant marketing initiatives. Join us for action packed webinar where we’ll dive into unique case studies that you can use to capture new business and engage more effectively with your clients.

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    • 09/28/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Monday, September 28, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Would YOU Do Business With YOU?!
    Presenter: Glenn Rudin, Always Been Creative

    You may have only 8 seconds to project a clear message about yourself and what you are trying to accomplish!

    You need to be “Great in 8” seconds or less.

    Forget your 30 second pitch for the moment.

    If your Non-Verbal Branding and Messaging aren’t clear you’ll lose us before you ever get to that Elevator Pitch.

    Glenn Rudin, Sales and Marketing Consultant, will guide you through the steps of self-assessment.

    This multi-media and interactive workshop will help you:

    • Understand how your Personal Brand starts speaking before you do.
    • Develop and then Deliver a clear and memorable Elevator Pitch
    • Create and Evaluate an effective Business Card
    • Understand and Get the most out of your Networking efforts
    • Assess your Physical Appearance and how it affects your success

    You’ll even get to score your current efforts and know where you stand.  Then we’ll work through how to effectively change your presentation and make it one that will break through the clutter of the market. Then you’ll be able to say with certainty that …

    YOU Would Do Business With YOU?!


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    • 09/29/2020
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Everything YOU Need to Know About Selling Mats
    in the Promo World

    Presenter: Collier Hibbs, Logo Mats

    Learn the top matting products to sell and
    different tactics to sell mats in a competitive market.


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