A supplier is a person whose principal business is manufacturing, importing, converting, imprinting or otherwise processing promotional products for sale to a promotional products distributor; or a firm maintaining an affiliate, division or department devoted to this work exclusively.
Own or control a registered business enterprise in North America which is, or contains an affiliate, division or department which is, primarily engaged in the manufacturing, importing, converting, imprinting or otherwise processing promotional products or promotional programs from domestic inventory and/or raw materials and the selling of such products or programs to promotional products distributors and/or resellers.(A COPY OF THE REGISTRATION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION)
Be sponsored by a representative of at least three (3) PPPC Members. Sponsorship forms and/or invoice copies for five (5) orders (excluding samples) from Promotional Product Distributors and/or resellers dated within twelve (12) months of the application date must be submitted with the application. Foreign-based suppliers also need a reference as to their good standing from a not-for-profit promotional products association of which they are current members.
Provide a bank reference listing the name and address of the applicant's bank and business account number and the applicant must have an acceptable credit history during the past twelve (12) months with no record of bankruptcy in the last twenty-four (24) months.
Have an appropriate catalogue illustrating the applicant’s products and services in a generally recognized industry format at the time of application and, except for foreign-based suppliers, listing the suggested selling prices in Canadian funds. THESE CATALOGUES ARE TO BE SUBMITTED TO PPPC ONCE A YEAR UPON PUBLICATION.