Virginia Promotional Products Association


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Upcoming events

    • 26 Sep 2016
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Top Golf Virginia Beach 5444 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462



    LET'S GIVE BACK!

    Our wonderful suppliers take care of our distributor members all year long through sponsorships of our events and specials, just to name a few.

    We would like to give back to them for all their efforts. We are planning a supplier appreciation event in Hampton Roads prior to supplier set-up of the VAPPA Fall Showcase on September 26.

    All distributor members are invited to sponsor this event. Sponsors receive recognition on event signage, the website and on Facebook. Additionally, each sponsorship level includes tickets to the event so our sponsors can come and celebrate with us for no additional cost.

                       

    SIGN UP AS A SPONSOR 

    Distributors are invited to be a Vendor Appreciation Night  sponsor at one of the following levels. Sponsor this event and come celebrate with us.Sponsorships include:
    • tickets for entry (based on level) 
    • all attendees have the following included: top golf membership, games, food and 1 drink ticket per person.
    FOUR LEVELS OF SPONSORSHIP


    SIGN UP by September 10, 2016
    OPTION 1: Click here to contribute online

    OPTION 2: Mail a check payable to: VAPPA
    PO BOX 56283
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    Attn: Vendor Appreciation 2016

    If you would like to be included in this wonderful new event to honor our suppliers. Please sign up by Sept. 10 for your name to be included on the signage.


    SPONSORS AS OF 9/21/16

    PLATINUM SPONSOR


    GOLD SPONSORS
     


    SILVER SPONSORS















    INDIVIDUAL SPONSORS
    Brand Fuel, Inc.
    Identity Marketing & Promotional LLC
    J Walls Ink! 
    MVOSS Creative
    P3 Promotional Products 
    • 27 Sep 2016
    • 28 Sep 2016
    • Richmond / Roanoke


    Hospitality Booth Information

    All are welcome to coordinate a private space with our event venues t host clients. VAPPA does not participate in those third-party arrangements. 

    However, VAPPA does offer all Distributor members an invitation to reserve a hospitality booth at the VAPPA Spring EXPO. It is a opportunity to have a private space for your clients at a fraction of the cost.

    3 Available at each venue

    Available on a first-come basis


    WHAT IS A HOSPITALITY BOOTH?

    Perhaps you saw a sample booth set up at the VAPPA Fall Showcase last year? If you missed it, a hospitality booth is a pipe and drape private space (approx 12 - 18 feet) that holds a round table and chairs for you to greet your clients away from  the show floor.


    WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE?


     HOW IT WORKS

    • Reserve a hospitality booth today
    • your clients will be directed to your private space after picking up their badges
    • Greet clients 
    • Meet during show hours to discuss project
    • Catering can be provided in these spaces and the hotels will be happy to help you customize what your menu.


    WHAT DOES IT COST?

    $225 is the cost for the space and includes...

    pipe and drape space 

    a round table

    4 chairs

    signage
    Note: (All signage will be provided and the booths will have a general sign indicating "Hospitality Suite #1- 5"


    DATES OFFERED 

    Sept 27, 2016

    Chesapeake, VA
    10 am - 2 pm


    Sept 28, 2016

    Richmond, VA
    10 am - 2 pm


    RESERVE ONE TODAY


    • 27 Sep 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Marriott Chesapeake 725 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320



    September 27, 2016

    9 am - 10 am: Distributors & End-Users Welcome


    10 Suppliers

    5 Minutes Each

    Highlights New and Noteworthy Items

    Coffee and continental breakfast provided


    Please arrive by 8:45 to allow time to pick up your badge and enjoy a light continental breakfast.

    Presenters
    TBD
      





    Pre-register with show registration.

    Distributor Show Pre-registration

    Client (end-buyer) Show Registration


    Pre-registration is requested but not required.


    • 27 Sep 2016
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Marriott Chesapeake 725 Woodlake Dr, Chesapeake, VA 23320
    Registration is closed


     PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
    YOU CAN STILL ATTEND AND REGISTER ONSITE.
    JOIN US

    DAY 1: September 27, 2016


    Marriott Chesapeake 

     725 Woodlake Drive Chesapeake, VA 23320


    9 - 10 am VIP Forum
    (Very Innovative Products Forum) 
    Read More Here

    10 am - 2 pm Exhibits Open


    Distributor Registration Click Here


    FULL EVENT DETAILS CLICK HERE

    • 27 Sep 2016
    • 28 Sep 2016
    • 2 sessions
    • Day 1: Chesapeake / Day 2: Richmond


    VAPPA FALL SHOWCASE 
    Exhibitor Registration


    Reserve your exhibit space today!

    Register today as space will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Show sponsors receive premium placement. 

    OPTION 1 : ONLINE REGISTRATION

    OPTION 2 : SIGN UP WITH PAPER FORM
    Download a paper contract

    SEE ALL EVENT DETAILS
    Coming Soon

    FAQ's

    • This is a TWO DAY Event
    • Show is open to distributors and end-buyers
    • Exhibitors can exhibit in one or both cities
    • Set-up times will be provided in September
    • Anticipated attendance: 220 Distributors / 400 End-buyers
    • 28 Sep 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Hilton Hotel & Spa Short Pump 12042 W Broad St Richmond, VA 23233


    Facilitated by: Bill Petrie, brandivate marketing

    Distributors and Clients Welcome

    DATE: Sept. 28, 2016

    TIME: 9 AM
    Please arrive by 8:45 am to enjoy a light continental breakfast and have time to pick-up your badge

    TOPIC: Creating the Culture of Wow
    Strengthening Brand Loyalty and Client Relationships


    DESCRIPTION
    Learn how to build value, deepen client relationships, and create brand preference by creatively using promotional products to engage your audience at multiple touchpoints. Through the combination of targeted promotional merchandise, packaging, and the creation of a memorable client experience, you will learn how to deliver the wow desired by prospects and clients alike.

    Key Learning Outcomes: Each attendee will be able to immediately apply the lessons in this session to strengthen brand loyalty, develop stronger client relationships, and create a "wow" client experience.



    ABOUT BILL PETRIE

    Bill has over 15 years working in executive leadership positions at leading promotional products distributorships. In 2014, he launched brandivate - the first executive outsourcing company solely focused on helping small and medium sized promotional products enterprises responsibly grow their business.

    A featured speaker at numerous national and international industry events, a serial creator of content marketing, current Vice President for the Promotional Products Association of the Mid-South (PPAMS), and PromoKitchen chef, Bill has extensive experience coaching sales teams, creating successful marketing campaigns, developing operational policies and procedures, creating and developing winning RFP responses, and presenting winning promotional products solutions to Fortune 500 clients.



    Pre-register with show registration.

    Distributor Show Pre-registration

    Client (end-buyer) Show Registration


    Pre-registration is requested but not required.


    • 28 Sep 2016
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Richmond Hilton Short Pump 12042 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23233
    Registration is closed


     PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
    ONSITE REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE. JOIN US

    DATE

    September 28, 2016


    LOCATION

    Richmond Hilton Shortpump

    12042 West Broad Street

     Richmond, VA, 23233


    SCHEDULE

    9 - 10am Education
    Creating a Culture of WOW Read More Here
    Pre-registration not required. Join us.

    10 am - 2 pm Exhibits Open
















    • 08 Nov 2016
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TBD

    Sponsored by:

    WHO's INVITED
    Distributor Members or Non-Members

    DATE
    Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016

    TIME
    Noon - 1:30 pm 


    LOCATION
    TBD


    COST
    No Cost
    Compliments of Bic Graphic


    INCLUDED
    Lunch and drink provided and a presentation of case studies from Harold Wood.

    Pre-registration is requested.

    Supplier Members.... Are you interested in hosting an "Eat. Learn. VAPPA."? Click here for details and sign-up.
    • 11 Nov 2016
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Conference Call


    SHOW COMMITTEE CONFERENCE CALL

    VAPPA Events are planned by a committee of volunteers that work tirelessly to bring productive programs to the regional association members. All VAPPA members are invited and welcome to join this in the planning of our events. 

    Please join us on an upcoming planning call...

    Call-in / Log-in Information

    Join Online here: https://www.startmeeting.com/wall/349-795-718 

    OR

    Call in here: (701) 801-1220

    Meeting ID: 349-795-718


    Instructions:At the scheduled date and time of the meeting dial into the conference line and when prompted enter the Meeting ID followed by the pound key.To join to the online meeting click on the provided meeting link listed above and press "Join" button. On the next page fill out your name and email. Once filled in, click Submit.The system will guide your through the process of getting the executable required to participate in the online meeting.


    • 17 Nov 2016
    • TBD


    SAVE THE DATE

    To Celebrate With Us!

    Details Forthcoming

    • 18 Nov 2016
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Keegans 2251 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060

    Sponsored by:


    WHO's INVITED
    Distributor Members or Non-Members

    DATE
    Friday, November 18, 2016

    TIME
    Noon - 1:30 pm 


    LOCATION
    Keegans Irish Pub
    2251 Old Brick Road
    Glen Allen, VA 23060



    COST
    No Cost
    Compliments of Friedman's Corporate Apparel


    INCLUDED
    Lunch and drink provided and a presentation of case studies from Seth Friedman.

    Pre-registration is requested.

    Supplier Members.... Are you interested in hosting an "Eat. Learn. VAPPA."? Click here for details and sign-up.
    • 01 Dec 2016
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Keegans The Town Center of Virginia Beach, 244 Market St, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

    Sponsored by:


    WHO's INVITED
    Distributor Members or Non-Members

    DATE
    Thursday, Dec 1, 2016

    TIME
    Noon - 1:30 pm 


    LOCATION
    Keegans
    The Town Center of Virginia Beach
    244 Market St
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462



    COST
    No Cost
    Compliments of Friedman's Corporate Apparel


    INCLUDED
    Lunch and drink provided and a presentation of case studies from Seth Friedman.

    Pre-registration is requested.

    Supplier Members.... Are you interested in hosting an "Eat. Learn. VAPPA."? Click here for details and sign-up.
    • 08 Dec 2016
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TBD

    Sponsored by:

    WHO's INVITED
    Distributor Members or Non-Members

    DATE
    Thursday, Dec 8, 2016

    TIME
    Noon - 1:30 pm 


    LOCATION
    TBD


    COST
    No Cost
    Compliments of Bic Graphic


    INCLUDED
    Lunch and drink provided and a presentation of case studies from Harold Wood.

    Pre-registration is requested.

    Supplier Members.... Are you interested in hosting an "Eat. Learn. VAPPA."? Click here for details and sign-up.

Past events

09 Sep 2016 Show Committee Conference Call
24 Aug 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by APPI (Virginia Beach)
18 Aug 2016 Monthly Webinar
12 Aug 2016 Show Committee Conference Call
09 Aug 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by BIC Graphic (Roanoke)
03 Aug 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by APPI (Richmond)
27 Jul 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by APPI (Roanoke)
22 Jul 2016 Show Committee Conference Call
21 Jul 2016 Monthly Webinar
20 Jul 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by BIC Graphic (Charlottesville)
12 Jul 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by BIC Graphic (Lynchburg)
23 Jun 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (VB)
16 Jun 2016 WEBINAR:The Power of the Inbox: Tips and Tricks for Successful Email Marketing
16 Jun 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
09 Jun 2016 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by BIC Graphic and SanMar (Fredrickburg)
03 Jun 2016 Show Committee Conference Call
02 Jun 2016 (copy) EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (ROANOKE)
24 May 2016 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by MAC Marketing (Richmond)
19 May 2016 WEBINAR: The Co-Op Workshop: Finding Your Client Money For Your Next Promotion
17 May 2016 AN EVENING WITH VAPPA
17 May 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (VB)
12 May 2016 CPPA's NoVA Showcase
14 Apr 2016 WEBINAR: Millennials: Attract, Engage, Retain
05 Apr 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (VB)
16 Mar 2016 EXPO EAST 2016
09 Mar 2016 2016 VAPPA SPRING EXPO Exhibitor Registration
09 Mar 2016 Reserve A Distributor Hospitality Booth
09 Mar 2016 2016 VAPPA SPRING EXPO
08 Mar 2016 Pinnacle Awards & Member Appreciation Party
01 Mar 2016 Show Committee Conference Call
19 Feb 2016 Show Committee Conference Call
10 Jan 2016 PPAI EXPO 2016
05 Jan 2016 ASI SHOW (Orlando)
10 Dec 2015 WEBINAR: "3 Keys to Promotional Products Success"
12 Nov 2015 FREE WEBINAR: "Five Sense Branding with Promotional Products"
10 Nov 2015 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by Sequel Inc (Richmond)
21 Oct 2015 2015 VAPPA Fall Showcase (Day 2)
21 Oct 2015 VIP Forum
20 Oct 2015 2015 VAPPA Fall Showcase (Day 1)
20 Oct 2015 Seminar: 10 Technologies to Increase Efficiency
20 Oct 2015 VAPPA Fall Showcase 2015 - Distributor Registration
20 Oct 2015 VAPPA Fall Showcase 2015
20 Oct 2015 VAPPA Fall Showcase Exhibitor Registration
20 Oct 2015 Distributor Hospitality Booth Sign Up
19 Oct 2015 VIPeep Show
19 Oct 2015 VAPPA's Product Safety Awareness Training
29 Sep 2015 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by BIC Graphic NA (Richmond)
28 Sep 2015 PPAI Product Responsibility Summit
23 Sep 2015 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by BIC Graphic NA (Charlottesville)
23 Sep 2015 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by Vitronic (Richmond)
22 Sep 2015 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by Vitronic (VB)
02 Sep 2015 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Lunch by Suntex (RICHMOND)
01 Sep 2015 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Lunch by Suntex (VB)
19 Aug 2015 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by BIC Graphic NA (Richmond)
19 Aug 2015 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by BIC Graphic NA (Charlottesville)
05 Aug 2015 (copy) EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Lunch by Suntex (RICHMOND)
05 Aug 2015 EAT. LEARN.VAPPA Sponsored by BIC Graphic NA (VB)
21 Jul 2015 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (ROANOKE)
15 Jul 2015 WEBINAR: How to maximize your membership with VAPPA
11 Jun 2015 FREE WEBINAR: "A Public Speaking Guide for Promotional Products Professionals"
21 May 2015 PPWW Lunch by BIC Graphic NA (RICHMOND)
18 May 2015 Promotional Products Work Week
14 May 2015 FREE WEBINAR: " From Frazzled to Focused: Take Control of Your Day with Time Management"
14 May 2015 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Lunch by KeyFetch (VB)
13 May 2015 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Lunch by KeyFetch (RICHMOND)
21 Apr 2015 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Lunch by Suntex (RICHMOND)
09 Apr 2015 FREE WEBINAR: "10 Technologies To Make Your Day More Efficient "
31 Mar 2015 SAGE Training
31 Mar 2015 2015 VAPPA Spring EXPO
31 Mar 2015 Distributor Hospitality Booth Sign Up
31 Mar 2015 2015 Spring EXPO EXHIBITOR Registration
30 Mar 2015 Annual Member Appreciation Party & Pinnacle Awards
19 Mar 2015 FREE WEBINAR: "Spring 2015 Fashion Trends "
12 Mar 2015 EXPO East 2015
17 Feb 2015 VAPPA Spring EXPO 2015
11 Jan 2015 PPAI EXPO 2015
18 Nov 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon
21 Oct 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon
09 Sep 2014 Vendor Appreciation Reception
09 Sep 2014 Fall Showcase
09 Sep 2014 VAPPA Fall Showcase 2014 (Exhibitor Registration)
08 Sep 2014 Pre-Show Social
22 Jul 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
26 Jun 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
24 Jun 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (ROANOKE)
17 Jun 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (VB) "Setting up a Service Award Program"
12 Jun 2014 FREE WEBINAR:How Analyzing Your Supply Chain Can Yield Quantifiable Business Results
10 Jun 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
03 Jun 2014 VAPPA Town Hall (Hampton Roads)
21 May 2014 RUN WITH TEAM VAPPA
19 May 2014 EXPO East 2014
15 May 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Chesapeake)
15 May 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
13 May 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (VB)
08 May 2014 FREE WEBINAR: Pyramid Power… How to benefit from entering, winning, and marketing our industry’s “Oscar”
22 Apr 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
10 Apr 2014 FREE WEBINAR: "Get Maximum Performance Out of Your Sales Force"
03 Apr 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
18 Mar 2014 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (VB)
13 Mar 2014 FREE WEBINAR: "It's Personal: The Brand, The Consumer & Employee Recognition"
18 Feb 2014 Annual Kick-off Party & Pinnacle Awards
18 Feb 2014 2014 Spring EXPO EXHIBITOR Registration
18 Feb 2014 VAPPA Spring EXPO 2014
06 Feb 2014 FREE WEBINAR: "Creating Value Through Positive Emotions: How Full Is Your Bucket?"
13 Jan 2014 PPAI EXPO
09 Jan 2014 FREE WEBINAR: Networking in the 21st Century
05 Dec 2013 DRINK.LEARN.VAPPA. Winery Event (RICHMOND)
12 Nov 2013 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (RICHMOND)
29 Oct 2013 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (ROANOKE)
24 Oct 2013 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (VB)
17 Oct 2013 WEBINAR - How to Win an Order Using Creative Decoration
26 Sep 2013 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon
18 Jul 2013 VAPPA Summer Social
18 Jun 2013 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon
19 May 2013 EXPO East
26 Feb 2013 MAPPA Spring EXPO 2013
26 Feb 2013 VIP Forum
25 Feb 2013 Pinnacle Awards & Annual Meeting
13 Dec 2012 FREE WEBINAR: Explosive Upselling
20 Sep 2012 Fall Showcase 2012 (Richmond)
19 Sep 2012 Fall Showcase 2012 (Virginia Beach, VA)
23 Aug 2012 Get Connected Breakfast (August)
27 Jun 2012 Get Connected Breakfast (June)
03 Jun 2012 Promotions East 2012
30 May 2012 Get Connected Breakfast (May)
01 May 2012 SAGE Seminar Series
25 Apr 2012 Get Connected Breakfast (April)
28 Mar 2012 Get Connected Breakfast (March)
21 Feb 2012 Spring EXPO 2012 - Exhibitor Registration
02 Jan 2012 PPAI EXPO
10 Nov 2011 Webinar- Nov 10


VAPPA
PO Box 56283
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
757.491.3114
www.VAPPA.biz


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