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  • MEMBER BENEFITS PPPC Value Benefits are designed to keep you connected, informed, rewarded, enlightened, engaged and entertained!

Your Benefits

SAGE

As a PPPC distributor member, you get the full benefits of a SAGE Total Access subscription, which gives you access to SAGE Online, SAGE Web, and SAGE Mobile. With these products, you can search our database of over one million promotional products, manage your clients in the CRM area, design custom flyers and catalogs, create e-commerce enabled presentations, and more! You also get the full benefits of a PPAI membership that includes information on business savings benefits, education, and industry research. PPPC supplier members receive a SAGE Advantage Membership that lets you update and verify all your supplier and product information, manage your advertising portfolio, search for distributor information, and more!

PPAI

Founded in 1903, the Promotional Products Association International is the world’s largest and oldest not-for-profit association serving more than 15,000 corporate members of the $23.3 billion promotional products industry which is comprised of more than 40,500 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 PPAI Expo, the industry’s largest trade show; provides the leading promotional products safety and compliance program, a prestigious professional development and certification program; and publishes industry trade journals and publications. The multibillion-dollar industry includes wearables, writing instruments, calendars, drinkware and many other items, usually imprinted with a company’s name, logo or message.

Tradeshows

Get connected at one of the many PPPC tradeshows held throughout the year. Last year, over 6050 motivated distributors and their clients attending PPPC tradeshows, looking to connect with over 200 exhibiting PPPC Suppliers. Don’t miss any of these highly anticipated events! For suppliers, PPPC tradeshows are the ideal opportunity to showcase your products and connect one-on-one with PPPC distributors.

For distributors, with your all-access pass to every PPPC show, you can connect face-to-face with top industry suppliers, build relationships and see the latest and most innovative products and impress your clients as only PPPC distributor members can, by inviting them to a show! Promote your brand to your clients and theirs!

Membership directory

The PPPC Membership Directory is a current listing of all PPPC members. This sought-after directory includes member contact information, sales policies, and vital association information. PPPC members get a FREE copy of the Membership Directory with their membership! Members* can also access electronic lists by sending a request to info@pppc.ca. 90% of PPPC member distributors surveyed listed the directory as either an important or very important membership benefit. As a promotional products distributor, you NEED this directory! As a promotional products supplier, you can’t afford not to be in it!

*When fulfilling requests for electronic membership lists, PPPC supplier members will receive a list of current distributor member companies, PPPC distributor members will receive a list of current supplier members and multi-line members will receive a list of both current supplier and distributor members.

PPPC E-Weekly Newsletter

The PPPC E-Weekly is an important e-newsletter that circulates weekly. It provides members with the latest industry news, keeping you informed on everything taking place within the industry and within the membership. Stay up-to-date with the PPPC E-Weekly, your connection to the industry!

Professional development

Let us help you take your career to greater heights! PPPC’s Professional Development Certification now offers 4 different designations - TAS, CAS, MAS, MAS+, a certification level for each stage in your career. Achieve accreditation to promote your status within the industry!

PPPC awards

Let us put you in the spotlight! The Image Awards, the Momentum Award, Hall of Fame, Humanitarian Award; PPPC takes great pride in the accomplishments of our members and is very proud to shine the spotlight on their achievements with various PPPC Awards. Enhance your credibility and get noticed!

Networking opportunities

PPPC is a Community and as a PPPC member you can participate in regional networking opportunities with other PPPC members at our regional PPPC Chapter events, throughout the year. Get to know the association and its members. The connections made at these PPPC events are invaluable!

PPPC scholarship program

Take advantage of a PPPC Scholarship for you, an employee or even a family member! Approximately 11 scholarships of $1500 are presented annually to students, enrolled in a full-time program at an accredited college or university in Canada, leading to a certificate, diploma or degree and seeking a career in Sales, Marketing, Business, Management or a profession specific to the promotion industry.

Advertising opportunities

As a PPPC Supplier member, you have access to a variety of different advertising opportunities to help increase your visibility and promote your brand to fellow PPPC members. Promoting your brand has never been easier or more affordable! Time and again, PPPC Distributors express their appreciation for advertising by members, for members. If you’re a distributor, don’t forget, PPPC Supplier members know what you need and they have it!

PPPCADVANTAGE PARTNERS

Easily earn back your membership investment many times over!

Global Payment

Global Payment

Global payment

As a PPPC Advantage Partner and Associate Member, Global Payments offers leading payment technology solutions and full acceptance for all card types, including American Express, with one contract, one deposit, one statement and one point of contact. PPPC members also benefit from preferred rates.

To learn more about Global Payments, please contact Alan Menzies Alan.Menzies@globalpay.com

Free App Media

Free App Media

Free App Media

PPPC members will only pay $75 per month to have their own exclusive Mobile App as compared to $125 per month for non-members. There is a onetime $175 set-up fee.

Mobile Apps can often cost anywhere from $5000 - $20000 to develop. Free App Media has developed a very user friendly platform with almost all of the world class features needed to satisfy the most demanding customer. Free App Media keeps its pricing low by allowing you to plug in any feature you require. And Free App Media goes a step further; there are no long term contracts to sign, you can terminate at any time.

Contact: Tarek Namour

Tel: 514-249-9508

E-mail: tarek@freeappmedia.com

Website: www.freeappmedia.com

Lss

LSS

LSS

You can realize significant savings through Logistics Solutions & Services Inc. Using preferred carriers such as UPS for North American and international shipments, and Canpar for services within Canada by ground, PPPC members can benefit from 15-65% discounted rates depending on annual volume, discounted air and ocean freight services, no third party surcharges, third party sourcing and negotiation on warehousing and distribution as well as special discounts at Canadian UPS stores.

Contact: Paul Publow

Tel: 905-826-9080

Email: pfpublow@LSSaves.com

Website: www.lssaves.com

Data Direct

Data Direct

Data Direct

Proudly Canadian owned and operated - Data Direct Group Inc. is fast becoming one of the largest and most diversified service providers in the industry. Data Direct has a long standing tradition of excellent customer service, accurate work, competitive pricing and some of the fastest turnaround times in the Fulfillment industry. With Data Direct offering in-house Design, Printing, Data Processing, Direct Mail and Fulfillment we can provide seamless production capabilities to all your marketing and communication needs. Data Direct welcomes all PPPC Members with any size of project. Find out how Data Direct can partner with you to ensure your success and improve your ROI!

Contact: Debbie Major

Tel: 877-247-1464

Email: debbie@datadirect.ca

Website: www.datadirect.ca

Emobile

eMobile

eMobile

eMobile provides roaming solutions that save our clients a 50%-70% off all International and USA roaming from Bell, Telus or Rogers. As well PPPC Members save an additional 25% on SIM Cards and 10% on all voice and data usage.

One of the world’s fastest growing telecommunications companies, emobile has a variety of specialized and customizable solutions. Keeping your business connected around the world for significantly less – that’s what emobile is all about.

Contact: Kevin Moffatt

Tel: 416-932-6641

Email: kmoffatt@emobiletel.com

Website: www.emobiletel.com

Jim Peplinski

Jim Peplinski Leasing

Jim Peplinski Leasing

NO NEED TO LEAVE YOUR OFFICE! Jim peplinski leasing will provide you with:

  • The lowest acquisition cost for any make or model of vehicle – your choice
  • A lease term adjusted to suit you and your business
  • No kilometre restrictions or charges
  • Attractive options open to you at lease end
  • Need to sell older vehicles? We will remarket for you

SAVE ON CHARGES, ENJOY THE FLEXIBILITY, GET THE BENEFITS!

Contact: David Slevin

Tel: 705-446-5216 or 1-800-465 1174

Email: dslevin@jimpeplinski.ca

For more information on what they offer, click here.

Ul

UL VERIFICATION SERVICES

UL VERIFICATION SERVICES INC.

UL Verification Services, Inc. is an accredited, third-party laboratory and global quality assurance provider with more than 25 years of experience in the toy and premiums industry. As the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) continues to implement new regulations, UL will be an essential resource, offering product-testing services at preferred member rates. UL Consumer Products services include testing, auditing, certification and responsible sourcing.

Contact: Michele Jones

Tel: 860-818-6075

Email: michele.jones@ul.com

Website: industries.ul.com

Acces Credit

ACCESS CREDIT

ACCESS CREDIT

Accès Crédit is a Québec based, national credit and recovery company that can help you cut your losses by making wiser financial decisions.

Contact: Manon Lévesque, President

Tel: 866-737-0473

Email: mlevesque@acces-credit.ca

Website: www.acces-credit.ca

Associum

ASSOCIUM

ASSOCIUM

Associum’s selection of health, dental, long term disability and life insurance plans for members are based on the number of employees beginning with as few as 2 individuals. The plan is supported by excellent customer service and effective cost-containment features.

Contact: Andre Willi

Tel: 416-867-9350

Email: Andre@strategicbenefits.ca

Website: www.associum.com

Cpsa

CPSA

CPSA

PPPC suppliers receive 1 complimentary CPSA subcription per company. PPPC Distributor membership entitles you to CPSA membership at a discount! The Canadian Professional Sales Association offers you exclusive cost savings for your business, personal, and lifestyle needs. We provide support for your sales career advancement through our extensive suite of professional development resources, training, and sales tools. With partners coast-to-coast and around the globe, CPSA is proud to lead and support sales professionals in their success. For more information, please visit www.cpsa.com or contact your dedicated rep at associations@cpsa.com.

Ima

IMA CANADA CONCIL

IMA CANADA CONCIL

IMA Canada Council will help you capitalize on your investment in the incentive marketplace. Your company will benefit from the IMA’s targeted efforts to increase the corporate community’s use of incentives and you will personally benefit from the educational and networking opportunities offered. IMA-Canada Council offers outstanding learning and networking opportunities and funds industry research.

Contact: Karen Wesloh

Tel: 952-928-4649

Email: kwesloh@harringtoncompany.com

Website: www.incentivemarketing.org

Nabs

NABS

NABS

The National Advertising Benevolent Society (NABS) is the only charitable organization in Canada that provides assistance to professionals in the communications industry, who may need help due to illness, injury, unemployment or financial difficulties. NABS offers job postings, financial, personal and career counseling, workshops and a national toll-free help line.

Help line: 1-888-355-5548

Website: www.nabs.org