IRVING, Texas, Oct. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — October 5-9 is Promotional Products Work! Week, an international grassroots event led by the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI; ppai.org ) and the promotional products industry. PPAI will join with industry distributors, decorators, suppliers and stakeholders for this multi-day event including virtual events, legislative outreach and community engagement. The $24.7-billion-dollar promotional products industry, with its more than 40,500 businesses—96 percent of which are small businesses—and more than 533,000 professionals, will work to create awareness for the value of connecting with consumers, employees and clients with promotional products, as well as the positive impact promotional products have on the U.S. economy, job creation and community enrichment.
The Ohio Promotional Products Association (OPPA) kicked off Promotional Products Work! Week on October 2 with a celebration in the birthplace of promotional products, Coshocton, Ohio. Born In Coshocton honored the history and heritage of the promotional products industry with meet and greets, product demonstrations, museum tours, presentations on the history of the promotional products industry, food and fun.
“As we look to restart businesses across the globe, it’s appropriate and symbolic that we celebrate Promotional Products Work! Week at the birthplace of promotional products,” said Paul Bellantone, CAE, PPAI’s president and CEO.