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Join PPAMS And Build A Solid Foundation For Your Business

Enhance Sales.
Expand Your Knowledge.
Get Ideas.
Get Inside Information.
Grow Your Business.

The promotional products industry is one of the most competitive business arenas. With constantly changing product lines and new ways to take your products to market, you need access to cutting-edge technologies, fresh ideas, and a way to network with movers and shakers in the industry.

PPAMS opens the door to a world of opportunities in promotional products sales and marketing. Our association was formed in 1995 as a meeting ground for suppliers and distributors in the industry. Our mission is to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our members while enhancing sales opportunities and profitability.
PPAMS offers lucrative networking opportunities with industry colleagues. (The chance to increase your business knowledge through education programs,) plus the opportunity to see the latest products at our annual PPAMS trade show. Member benefits include educational programs to enhance your business.



We are an association of over 300 promotional products companies. Our supplier members come from virtually every state in the nation. Distributors primarily are from Tennessee, Northern Alabama, Northern Georgia, Northern Mississippi, Arkansas and Southern Kentucky. We are governed by a 9 member Board of Directors, which is elected each year by the membership.



Our mission is to build and strengthen our membership by providing a creative and fun environment for professional development, networking opportunities, resources and benefits to enhance business success. We encourage the highest level of integrity, ethics and professionalism.



Our annual regional trade show is billed as "the best one day trade show in the industry", and for good reason. This is your chance to see the latest product lines, unveil your own new products, attend educational seminars on timely industry topics, and network with your colleagues. PPAMS members and their sales people attend all show activities free.

PPAMS offers a range of educational opportunities each year to help sharpen your skills and grow your promotional products business. Most of our educational seminars are good for CEU credits towards their CAS/MAS designation and all are designed to help you grow your business profitability.



The best way to discover what's new in the industry, get the best selling ideas business trends, and create lasting business associations is through networking. PPAMS offers countless opportunities for keeping in touch with suppliers, distributors and other representatives in our
industry. Click here to see some of this year's events