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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!

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!

SAGE Artwork Zone

SAGE Artwork Services

SAGE ArtworkZone is the industry’s first comprehensive artwork services solution! Whether you or your clients need a new logo or help creating an advertisement, our experienced graphic designers at SAGE ArtworkZone have you covered. ArtworkZone gives you fast service at low prices, the standard turnaround is next business day but we also offer same-day service if you have a rush order. You’ll get a free no-obligation quote and rates begin as low as $24 USD.

Website: www.sageworld.com/artwork-services.php

SAGE stripe

SAGE Payment Processing

SAGE has teamed up with Stripe to create a complete, turn-key payment processing solution at competitive rates. SAGE Payment Processing makes it fast and easy to process credit and debit cards directly in SAGE Online, SAGE Mobile, and SAGE Web. If you have a SAGE Website, SAGE Payment Processing automatically integrates with your website to process payments in real-time. There are no monthly fees, no funding delays, no hardware needed, and no commitments.

Website: www.sageworld.com/payment-processing.php

SAGE Event Services

SAGE Event Services

SAGE Event Services offers a comprehensive list of event management services, including online and on-site event registration, mobile event app technology, lead retrieval and more. SAGE has modernized the traditional processes associated with event management.

Website: www.sageworld.com/association/event-services.php.

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

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

Ul

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

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

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.

Prolink

ProLink

As a PPPC member, you can benefit from PROLINK—Canada’s Insurance Connection’s exclusive PPPC Insurance program. Whether it’s Professional Liability or Property Insurance for your business or Home & Auto or Health & Dental Insurance for you, we’ve got options for all of your unique professional and personal insurance needs.

Plus, as an independent insurance brokerage with over 35 years in the industry, we have an extensive network of over 30 insurers and can leverage those partnerships to demand the best-fit coverage, value, and price for you. No matter where you’re coming from, or how complex your needs are, PROLINK can connect you to the right coverage from the right insurer at the right price.

Contact PROLINK to learn more today.
Carlyle Printers, Services and Supplies Ltd.

Carlyle Printers, Services and Supplies Ltd.

Reduce your office budget by combining your purchasing power through the PPPC Member Program offered by Carlyle Printers, Service & Supplies. Take advantage of the following PPPC offers from Carlyle: 10% savings on desktop and workgroup printer hardware 10-25% savings on many office expenditures such as toner, labels, POS rolls and hardware! Building off the success of the PPPC Printer Supplies Program, we are expanding the program to reduce member costs on all printer hardware. Take advantage of this opportunity as a PPPC member to save on office supplies! To connect with your PPPC Carlyle representative and save $500-$1500 on your next order, please call 1-888-478-5556.

Website: carlylepss.com

MaxPeople HR Consulting

MaxPeople HR Consulting

As a firm with nearly 15 years experience supporting small to medium sized businesses with their HR and Employment Law needs, we are excited to have a chance to work with PPPC members. We specialize in assisting companies with the HR infrastructure, leadership development and employment law support required for dynamic growth. With this range of services offered within one team, MaxPeople is the strategic partner of choice for organizations looking for superior service and responsive HR support to help them achieve their business goals.

We know first-hand that a focused, happy and productive workforce is an absolute must for organizations looking to achieve continued success. Each one of our HR professionals comes with a wealth of experience in various industries, coupled with a people-centred desire to serve. We will work with you and your team to improve employee engagement and build a growth focused culture within your association.

Check out our service offering in more detail below:
HR Services
• Virtual and on-site HR support options:
• HRessentials Lite Package (please contact us for more information)
HRessentials Package
HRessentials Plus Package
Training
• Customized and cost-effective training solutions. View training programs here.
Employment Law
• Employment law consultation and support. View legal services here.

Website: maxpeoplehr.com
Email: info@maxpeopelhr.com
Phone: 905.709.1236 | 1.888.905.1236

Pendleton Translations Limited

Pendleton Translations Limited

Pendleton Translations Limited (PTL) is a world-class translation and interpretation agency that has earned a reputation as an industry leader over the last 13 years.

Our reputation and attention to detail gives our clients peace of mind knowing that all of their language needs are taken care of by experienced professionals.

Our services include:
Simultaneous Interpretation for meetings, events, conferences and conventions of all sizes in over 25 languages
• Bilingual conference calls, webinars
Translation and proofreading of documents in over 50 languages
• State-of-the-art interpretation equipment rentals

Pendleton Translations works with experts in a variety of fields, including health care, scientific, education, legal, technical, banking & business, commerce & finance, social justice and many other specialized fields. We carefully match our interpreters/translators and assignments and ensure that each of our projects is managed by a team member to oversee the fine details and ensure prompt, friendly service. This year, we are thrilled to partner with PPPC and help them break language barriers. As a member of PPPC you will receive exclusive rates on all your translation needs and special bundled packages when you use equipment and interpretation services.

Contact: Melissa Dancy

Email: melissa@ptl.golbal

Website: www.ptl.global