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September 26-27, 2023

Holiday Inn Columbia Riverfront (Formerly Red Lion)

909 N. Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR 97217


Members and Non-Members are invited to attend for no fee

Members may bring clients to the show between 10am-2pm by purchasing a client ticket for $10 ($20 at the door)

Special Thanks to our Sponsors



Schedule for Tuesday, September 26th

AJ Cole, CAS

AJ is a seasoned marketing leader with a successful track record in implementing promotional product strategies. She has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Houston and the University of St. Thomas. Cole is also an experienced entrepreneur, owning and investing in multiple businesses. She is passionate about promoting the value of strategic promo and has been an end-buyer herself, experiencing its success firsthand.

Outside of work, Cole is actively involved in philanthropic initiatives, including hosting Houston's Heroes Aim for Zero, a fundraiser highlighting Vision Zero efforts. She is a dedicated mother to twin toddlers and enjoys spending her free time outdoors, engaging in activities with her family. Cole has a creative side as well, as she enjoys refinishing furniture, self-publishing business-related books, and indulging in long-form content writing and poetry.

Presenting in the Weyerhaeuser Meeting Room: 3 - 4pm

"Beyond the Swag Bag: The Strategic Value of Promotional Products in Building Your Brand"

1 MAS Credit for Attending

Session Description: In this session, we'll explore the strategic value of promotional products beyond the traditional swag bag. From building brand awareness to driving customer loyalty to improving employee retention rates, promotional products can be a powerful tool for businesses of all sizes. We'll discuss the latest trends, best practices, and case studies that demonstrate the ROI of promotional products. Join us to learn how to elevate your branding and marketing efforts with the strategic use of promotional products.

Stacey Seamount, SAGE Sr. Account Advisor 

 Stacey joined the SAGE Distributor Sales Team in January 2011. Stacey is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where she studied Business and Retail Marketing. Stacey enjoys working at SAGE because of her strong relationships with clients and loves helping grow her customers’ businesses. She received the Top Distributor Sales Award in 2014 and in 2019. When she is away from the office, you can find her hiking and enjoying outdoor activities with her husband Eric and son Alek.

Presenting in the Weyerhaeuser Meeting Room, 4 - 5pm

Going Digital: SAGE Websites - 30 min. session

.5 CAS Credit for Attending

Learn how easy it is to customize your very own website with SAGE. Plus, we will go over how we create content for SAGE Website Professional Plus, giving you a library of blogs, videos, and more to add to your website to gain more traction with those Google rankings.

What Is New At SAGE - 30 min. session

.5 CAS Credit for Attending

Take a peek behind the curtain to see what we’ve been up to in the SAGE labs. This session will reveal new features and enhancements for your SAGE services, including cutting-edge AI to make you more efficient and new SAGE Company Stores. You won’t want to miss it!

Networking Party in the Columbia Event Center A: 5pm-7pm

Schedule for Wednesday, September 27th

Annual Meeting Breakfast in the Weyerhaeuser Meeting Room: 9am - 10am - Sponsored by 

Show Hours in the Grand Ballroom: 10am - 2pm

Superhero Lairs Available at HQ:

Holiday Inn Portland Columbia Riverfront Discounted Room Block

Room Rates Starting at $159

Reserve Your Room

Single and Double Occupancy/Standard and Premium Options Available

Discounted rates are only available until Friday, August 25th!

Questions? Call 425.667.2454 or email

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