NWPMA 2023 SPRING SHOWCASE
Thursday, March 9th
Seattle Convention Center, Arch at 800 Pike, Tahoma Level
Members and Non-Members are invited to attend for no fee
Members may bring clients to the show between 11am-3pm by purchasing a client ticket for $10 ($20 at the door)
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Schedule for Thursday, March 9th
Keynote Speaker, Paul Kiewiet, MAS +: 9:30am - 10:30am
Chelan Meeting Room 4, Seattle Convention Center Arch at 800 Pike
Earn 1 CAS Credit for Attending
Paul Kiewiet, MAS +
Paul, a former chairman of the PPAI, is an international speaker, writer, coach, and facilitator. He earned the Master Advertising Specialist Plus from PPAI and the Certified Incentive Professional designation from the Association of Incentive Marketing. Paul is also a Certified Life Coach from Fowler Wainwright International Institute of Professional Coaching. He's the winner of ten Golden Pyramid Awards from PPAI for creativity and results and has received two ASI Spirit Awards including Marketer of the Year. He has been inducted into the Michigan Promotional Professionals Association Hall of Fame and the PPAI Hall of Fame.
He founded the sales promotion agency, Promotion Concepts, Inc and grew it into a multimillion-dollar distributorship servicing great brands and companies such as Kellogg’s, Coca-Cola and a host of other fortune 500 Companies. He is the Executive Director of the Michigan Promotional Professionals Association and the author of “Summit: Reaching the Peak of Your Potential”, a promo industry business book on how to succeed and become a top professional.
When used correctly, promotional products are a powerful advertising and communications tool. Unfortunately, too many buyers don’t understand the medium or how to get the most value for their investment. And too many professionals don’t correct them.
Speaker, Michael Angiletta, ToMA Straws: 10:30am
Michael is the CEO of ToMA Straws and has decades of C-suite marketing & sales experience. He's also a serial entrepreneur and successful small business owner with a few successful exits under his belt. Michael was most recently Chief Revenue Officer for a leading social media management software company, responsible for global sales and marketing. Michael previously ran marketing for some of the biggest consumer electronics brands, including Boston Acoustics, Denon, and Marantz. Michael also owns a successful small business on the Oregon Coast which won Best New Business in Oregon by Mainstreet America.
Presenting "Don't Let the Growing Trend in Corporate Social Responsibility Leave You Behind"
Learn what you can do to embrace and capitalize on this trend amongst your prospects and clients to drive revenue and loyalty.
Show Hours: 11am - 3pm
Seattle Convention Center Arch at 800 Pike, Tahoma East
Professional Development, Anne Stone, CAE: 3pm - 4pm
Anne Stone, CAE
Anne is the director of member engagement for Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). In this role, she is responsible for the Association’s professional development, legislative and government relations efforts and product responsibility programs including the development of industry best practices and the PPAI Product Responsibility Summit—a two-day education event focused specifically on product responsibility issues. Anne oversees PPAI’s volunteer engagement efforts as well as the Associations awards program. A frequent speaker on the topics of product responsibility and legislative advocacy, Anne also serves on the board of directors for the Small Business Legislative Council and is a former Board member on the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO). Anne is a graduate of Georgetown University.
Presenting Left Brain/Right Brain
Session Overview: So much of who we are we ascribe to being is based on left brained (logical) versus right brained (creative) definitions. But what does that really mean for us and our future? Does logic really give us an advantage over softer, more emotional, more empathetic skill sets? This session will help you figure out which side of the brain is more dominant and how you can harness those innate skills to differentiate in a world of sameness. And it will give you opportunities to apply those same skills to differentiate both your business and your pitch to customers.
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