Welcome to PPAChicago! The Promotional Professionals Association of Chicago, Inc. (PPAChicago) is a not-for-profit trade association comprised of promotional product industry professionals and is run by a volunteer Board of Directors.
Founded in 1957 to serve the growing needs of local promotional product companies, PPAChicago has expanded to represent nearly 500 distributor and supplier companies. The association has grown in both strength and stature, gaining recognition as not only a local but industry leader in our members’ professional growth and success.
Each benefit we offer strives to fulfill our mission and promise to our members.
Save the Date for our 2020 Events
March 11, 2020 Education Session Presented by Bobby Lehew
followed by Pre Show Party 6-9pm
March 12, 2020 Showcase/End User Show 9am-2pm
March 27, 2020 Spring Event-Chicago Blackhawks Vs Dallas Stars. 7:30pm Puck Drop at United Center
April 16, 2020 Tips and Sips 5:30pm-7:30pm Location TBD
May 20, 2020 Lunch and Learn, Oak Brook, IL 11am-2pm
May 4-8, 2020 PPW!W, Donations and Factory Tours at QPromo and TEAM Concept
July 20, 2020 Charity Golf Outing
August 20 2020 Tips and Sips, 5:30pm-7:30pm Location TBD
Sept 24, 2020 Holiday Showcase (NEW for 2020)
October 21st Lunch and Learn, Oak Brook, IL 11am-2pm
Nov 19, 2020 Winterfest and Holiday Celebration
Mark your Calendars as you won't want to miss any events in 2020
PPAChicago, a regional affiliate of Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), supports the continuing professional development of members with peer networking and idea exchange, tradeshow experiences and education opportunities, to strengthen their personal success and foster the value and understanding of the promotional products industry.