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 27, 2020 Spring Event-Chicago Blackhawks Vs Dallas Stars. 7:30pm Puck Drop at United Center- POSTPONED Till Further Notice
August 20 2020 Tips and Sips, 5:30pm-7:30pm Location TBD
Sept 24, 2020 Holiday Showcase (NEW for 2020)
Oct 4, 2020 Fall Fest @ Busse Woods, Family Event
Oct 5-8, 2020 PPW!W, Donations and Factory Tours
October 21st Lunch and Learn, Oak Brook, IL 11am-2pm
Nov 19, 2020 Winterfest and Holiday Celebration
March 16, 2021 2021 Pre Show Party
March 17, 2021 2021 PPAChicago Showcase
July 26, 2021 Charity Golf Outing, Harborside, Chicago, IL
Note from our Charity Golf Committee:
"A collective decision has been made by members of the PPAChicago Golf Charity Committee to cancel the 2020 Golf Charity Outing for July 2020 in alignment with clear guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention discouraging travel and large gatherings. We look forward to seeing you back on the course on July 26, 2021 at Harborside Golf Course, Chicago, IL."
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.