PPAI Magazine May 2023

National Finalist & Central Region Gold Award – Q&A The Big Gamble In a magazine issue previewing The PPAI Expo 2023, which marked the 20th year in Las Vegas for the industry’s largest and longest running trade show, news editor Jonny Auping caught up with former Association board members and PPAI staff to create an oral history of their bold and secretive move out of Dallas. Central Region Bronze Award – E-Newsletter PPAI Newslink In June 2022, PPAI Media rolled out a redesign of its flagship content newsletter, delivered each Tuesday and Thursday. The new art-forward layout highlights the publication’s evolved approach to breaking news and coverage of key industry trends and research-backed content. Central Region Bronze Award – Feature Article Crisis Or Opportunity? In the magazine’s May cover story, PPAI Media contributor Audrey Sellers profiled the state of the industry’s reliance on Chinese manufacturing for costeffective products and reliable delivery. Amid human rights concerns and a complicated trade relationship between the U.S. and China, the topic was front and center to promo companies throughout 2022. Central Region Bronze Award – Q&A The Exit Interview: Tina Berres Filipski In a conversation with her successor, PPAI Media’s outgoing editor shared the triumphs from her tenure and highlighted a number of the relationships that made her time with the Association most rewarding. Having experienced such evolution and progress in the promotional products industry during her time, Filipski is among the industry’s most knowledgeable and trusted historians. 10% OFF THRU 6.15.23 MUST USE PROMO CODE PP0423 10% off current website prices, does not apply to freight or additional charges Minimum 50 Pieces Small Quantity Folders Made in USA 9" x 12" Two 4" Pockets Foil-Stamped Imprint Biz Card Die-Cuts 11 Stock Choices PPAI/114154 SAGE/57590 When You're Only Looking for a Few.... PPAI • MAY 2023 • 89