About Us

We Serve Our Members Best By Serving Our Industry First.

PPAI (www.ppai.org) is the world’s largest and oldest international not-for-profit promotional products association.

PPAI's Vision is to be the preeminent membership organization leading the evolving promotional products industry in growth, innovation and success.

PPAI's Mission is to lead the industry by expanding the market, providing indispensable products and services, and enhancing our members' professionalism and success.

PPAI's Purpose is to facilitate the increased use and perceived value of promotional products and services to achieve buyers' objectives.

PPAI Overview
Founded in 1903, the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) is the world’s largest and oldest not-for-profit association serving more than 11,000 corporate members of the $20 billion promotional products industry which is comprised of more than 33,700 businesses and a workforce of more than 500,000 professionals. PPAI represents the industry in Washington, D.C., and advocates on its behalf. PPAI operates the industry’s largest trade show, (The PPAI Expo is held each January); leading promotional products safety and compliance program, more than 50-year-old professional development and certification program; and publisher of industry trade journals and periodicals. The multi-billion-dollar industry includes wearables, writing instruments, calendars, drinkware and many other items, usually imprinted with a company’s name, logo or message. For more information, visit PPAI.org and find us on Twitter @PPAI_HQ, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest.

Business size

101-500 employees

Commercial presence