Professional Development Education


    PMANC is continuously providing opportunities for our members to achieve certification, learn new skills and gain competitive advantages. This is the place to find out everything you need to know about educational opportunities for Promotional Products Industry Professionals in the Northern California!

    August Event -Tuesday, August 2, 11:00 - 2:30 pm
    Product Safety Basics
    Learn how to protect your business!

    An ever-changing regulatory climate means that what you don't know CAN hurt you. Everyone in our industry needs to learn about this subject. If you are a supplier, it's obvious. If you are a distributor, you are not immune from responsibility or liability. A distributor who decorates or uses a contract decorator has the same compliance requirements as a supplier.

    You'll learn what you need to know to be able to protect yourself, your company, your clients and the ultimate recipient of promotional products.

    11am to 12:30pm
    This session reviews the top compliance issues for the promotional products industry, with a focus on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). This course introduces promotional products professionals to CPSIA, specific regulations concerning promotional products and other mandatory and voluntary standards This session is appropriate for suppliers and distributors. This course is required to attain the CAS designation, but attendees do not need to pursue a CAS to attend this session.

    1pm to 2:30pm
    There are some huge changes in the works on Proposition 65 that could put YOUR Company and YOUR CLIENTS’ Companies at risk for major financial damages. Are you ready?

    Do you have an online sales portal? Do you produce a catalog? Whether supplier or distributor, big changes to your California Proposition 65 warning requirements are looming and you need to prepare now.

     About the Presenter
    float: left; margin-right: 6px; margin-left: 6px;Anne Stone is the director of public affairs for Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). She is responsible for guiding PPAI's legislative and government relations efforts. Anne also oversees the Association's product responsibility programs including the development of industry best practices and the PPAI Product Safety Summit-a two-day education event focused specifically on product responsibility issues.



    $15.00 Product Safety Awareness Seminar - Member Ticket
    $30.00 Product Safety Awareness Seminar - Non-Member Ticket