Stay connected to the industry as a PPPC supplier member.

As a PPPC supplier member, you can meet your customers and view your competitors when exhibiting at one of our annual shows like TOPS+ or NATCON. Showcase your products to over 6050 motivated distributors at other PPPC trade shows and events. 

Easily update and verify your supplier and product information, manage your advertising portfolio, search distributor information, and design custom flyers and catalogues with the PPPC SAGE Advantage Membership. 

Build your relationships and connect with future customers with a PPPC supplier membership.

Membership Requirements

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Application Process

Processing of a membership application cannot commence unless all required items are submitted. An application must include the completed application form, three (3) completed sponsorship forms from PPPC members and/or five (5) invoice copies issued to applicant’s end-user clients, a copy of the applicant’s business license and/or registration or incorporation document and full payment of the membership and registration.


Should all required items be provided, the applicant’s credit history be positive and the application be approved by the Membership Committee of the Board of Directors, the application is automatically accepted. Please note that if accepted as a member of the Association, the applicant is subject to a one (1) year probationary period.

Membership Fees

Supplier members pay an annual flat rate of $1545*

*Taxes excluded *Fees are subject to change


Should an application be refused by the President or by members of the Membership Committee, the applicant may appeal to the Association’s full board. When an application is either cancelled or refused, the applicant is reimbursed for the payment of the dues received with the application.


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