PPAI Webinars

PPAI Online Education offers live webinars every Wednesday at 2:00 pm EDT. The webinars provide the most up-to-date and relevant content to the promotional products industry, presented by expert speakers. The on-demand version will be posted immediately after the live presentation.

Upcoming Webinars

The Power Of Retail Brands As Promotional Products
10/03/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Contains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered

  • If you’re looking for products that resonate with clients, retail brands provide the quality and recognition that make a great impression. This webinar from Melissa Ralston, vice president, marketing at BIC Graphic USA, explores the value that retail brands bring to the promo industry—from high perceived value to additional confidence in product safety. Learn why branded products are important to customers, which vertical markets and demographics are most interested in retail brands, and how to capitalize on retail brand recognition to increase sales.


Ship Like A Pro
10/10/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Contains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered

  • Managing a promotional products business is time-consuming. As a PPAI Affinity Partner, Ascent Global Logistics is available to help you simplify the shipping of your promotional products. Join Shad Zimmerman, senior director of inside Sales at Ascent Global Logistics, to learn how to optimize your shipping practices.


Cultural Diversity And Its Impact On Today's Industry Trends
10/24/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Contains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered

  • Join Vicki Ostrom and Julie Kwan as they discuss current trends and cultural diversity, how they influence each other, what it means for the promo industry, and what you can do to stay relevant.


Country Risk Assessments In Responsible Sourcing
10/31/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Contains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered

  • Are there any practical steps for responsible sourcing and ensuring compliance with the new rules surrounding social responsibility? Yes! This session will cover the realities and challenges of managing social responsibility obligations and help inform key decisions about partnerships and sourcing. This course qualifies as an elective under the Product Safety Aware Program. This webinar will focus on product safety, identifying hazards, product responsibility resources, and an overview on recalls and compliance standards.


Closing The Gaps
11/28/2018 at 2:00 PM (EST)
Contains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered

  • This session will walk you through the process of conducting a gap analysis on your company’s product responsibility policies and procedures. The architects of PPAI’s 2018 Product Responsibility Summit workbook will provide an outline the framework and implement the necessary processes to close the gaps in your compliance program. The content of this session is designed to deliver actionable tools to improve your company’s compliance efforts.

10 Tips for New Managers 
12/05/2018 at 2:00 PM (EST)
Contains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered

  • Without question, managing people is one of the most challenging professional experiences. While some people are born with great management skills, others must learn them. From conducting critical conversations to providing feedback, and from documenting interactions to conducting safe terminations, this session provides some golden nuggets for professionals looking to develop new management skills or for seasoned managers who just want a refresher. Learn to recognize common management pitfalls and how to avoid them; learn new communication skills and techniques, and understand how to safely and effectively manage a diverse workforce.