Virginia Promotional Products Association


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Upcoming events

    • 29 Dec 2017
    • 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...

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    • 25 Jan 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Your Desk
     

    WEBINAR:

    Win! And Win Big!

    REGISTER HERE

    Thursday, January 25, 2018

    12:30 - 1:30pm


    Presented by: 

    Greg Armstrong
    Proforma

    TOPIC


    Discover proven tools, processes and strategies to help you win million and multi-million dollar deals. Learn how to position yourself and your solution to win large deals and contracts and how to quickly and efficiently implement your solution to capture the cash.




                         


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    • 22 Feb 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Your Desk
     

    WEBINAR:

    Synergy, Strategy, Success & Teamwork: Developing a Successful Distributor-Supplier Relationship

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    Thursday, February 22, 2018

    5:30 - 6:30pm
    (Note New Time)


    Presented by: 

    Jim Ristuccia
    A+ Wine Designs


    TOPIC


    Consistently deliver “Wow!” to your customers, through excellent service, selection, quality and price.  Do this by having the confidence, trust and cooperation of your suppliers as an integral part of the selling process. 

    The presentation is for the distributor in understanding the behind the scenes process at your vendors and how having better vendor relations can impact your bottom line.  Developing partnerships and including suppliers in the selling process will make you a better solution provider.  This presentation will use a multi-modality approach to learning including cases studies. Specifically areas addressed include:

    • Relationships
    • Communicating: What you don’t know is killing your sales.
    • What questions are you not asking and how that is hurting your bottom line?
    • Building your team.
    • Getting our needs met.
    • Get and keep the suppliers attention so they go above and beyond.
    • Feed the need, so they will be there when you need them.
    • When the $#*! hits the fan, how to solve the problem and turn lemons into lemonade.




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    • 07 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sheraton Norfolk Waterside 777 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510

    Sheraton Norfolk Waterside

    777 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510

    EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION OPEN

    DISTRIBUTOR REGISTRATION COMNG SOON

    FULL EVENT PAGE

    • 08 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Richmond Hilton Hotel & Spa Short Pump 12042 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23233


    Richmond Hilton Hotel & Spa Short Pump

    12042 W. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23233

    EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION OPEN

    DISTRIBUTOR REGISTRATION COMNG SOON

    FULL EVENT PAGE

    • 22 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Your Desk
     

    WEBINAR:

    You Can Sell at Prices HIGHER than Your Competition!

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    Thursday, March 22, 2018

    8:30 - 9:30am
    (Note New Time)


    Presented by: 

    Ron Baron
    Ad-A-Day


    TOPIC


    You Can Sell at Prices HIGHER than Your Competition!

    . . Finally!

    Attend this presentation and you will understand the answer to the one problem that gives promotional products business owners, managers, and sales professionals sleepless nights: 

    How do I sell against price-cutting competitors?

    You will learn:

    • How to face the common problem that “Your price is too high.”
    • How your clients’ businesses really work.
    • How old pricing strategies can be destructive to the promotional products industry.
    • The truth behind how promotional purchasing decisions are really made.
    • How to compete in ways much more important than price.
    • Tricks buyers use to make you cut your price.
    • Signals that indicate your price can be higher.
    • Understand your clients’ true buying motives and start increasing your sales and PROFITS  the very next day!

    Be sure to join us.  You will leave with specific quick and easy ways to immediately begin selling more -- at HIGHER PRICES!!

    Missing this webinar could be the most expensive mistake you make . . .  See you there!




    REGISTER HERE



    • 10 Apr 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center 2801 Hershberger Rd NW, Roanoke, VA 24017



    Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center

    2801 Hershberger Road NW Roanoke, VA 24017

    EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION OPEN

    DISTRIBUTOR REGISTRATION COMNG SOON

    FULL EVENT PAGE

Past events

14 Dec 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by BIC Graphic (Roanoke)
13 Dec 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by BIC Graphic (Virginia Beach)
12 Dec 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by BIC Graphic (Richmond)
08 Dec 2017 Show Committee Conference Call
06 Dec 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon in Richmond with Fey Promotional Products Group
29 Nov 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon in Virginia Beach with Friedman's Corporate Apparel
28 Nov 2017 A TASTE of The Holidays
28 Nov 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Richmond, VA - Friedman's Corporate Apparel
16 Nov 2017 Monthly Webinar: Quickbooks and SAGE
16 Nov 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon with Tekweld & Suntex (VB)
15 Nov 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon with Tekweld (Richmond)
14 Nov 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. with Tekweld (Roanoke)
26 Oct 2017 Monthly Webinar: Networking For Even More Business
10 Oct 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by BIC Graphic (Lynchburg)
28 Sep 2017 Monthly Webinar: Internet Security - How to Protect Your Company and You!
13 Sep 2017 VAPPA Fall Showcase 2017
13 Sep 2017 Education Session (Richmond): Managing the Millennial Market
12 Sep 2017 Pinnacle Awards
29 Aug 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Virginia Beach)
24 Aug 2017 Monthly Webinar: Millennial Buyers and the Promotional Products Industry
16 Aug 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
15 Aug 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Lunch (Roanoke)
28 Jul 2017 VAPPA Show Committee Call
27 Jul 2017 Monthly Webinar: Maximizing Your Time Management by Evaluating and Segmenting Your Clients
13 Jul 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by BIC Graphic (Roanoke)
12 Jul 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon with BIC Graphic (Charlottesville)
11 Jul 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon with BIC Graphic (VB)
29 Jun 2017 VAPPA Hike & Field Test
28 Jun 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon with Tekweld
22 Jun 2017 Monthly Webinar: Drive New Business with Social Media
12 Jun 2017 EXPO East 2017
08 Jun 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon with BIC Graphic (Richmond)
02 Jun 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Roanoke)
27 Apr 2017 AN EVENING WITH VAPPA at Cooper's Hawk Winery
27 Apr 2017 Monthly Webinar: SAGE 12.5 and New Websites
13 Apr 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Charlottesville)
12 Apr 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
11 Apr 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (VA Beach)
28 Mar 2017 VAPPA Spring EXPO 2017
14 Mar 2017 VAPPA After Hours with Suntex Industries - TO BE RESCHEDULED
23 Feb 2017 Monthly Webinar: The Lessons of 100%: Strategies to Reduce Friction To Sell More
22 Feb 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon with Suntex (Charlottesville)
21 Feb 2017 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon with Suntex (ROANOKE)
26 Jan 2017 Monthly Webinar: Customer Engagement in a Digital World
15 Dec 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
01 Dec 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (VB)
18 Nov 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond)
17 Nov 2016 VAPPA's 30th Anniversary Dinner
08 Nov 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon (Richmond) CANCELLED
28 Sep 2016 VAPPA Fall Showcase Distributor Registration (RICHMOND Sept 28)
28 Sep 2016 Education Session (Richmond): Creating the Culture of Wow
27 Sep 2016 VAPPA Fall Showcase Distributor Registration (CHESAPEAKE Sept 27)
27 Sep 2016 Education Session(Chesapeake): VIP Forum
26 Sep 2016 Vendor Appreciation Reception at Top Golf
24 Aug 2016 EAT.LEARN.VAPPA. Luncheon Sponsored by APPI (Virginia Beach)
18 Aug 2016 Monthly Webinar
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)
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)
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
08 Mar 2016 Pinnacle Awards & Member Appreciation Party
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 VIP Forum
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
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
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
08 Sep 2014 Pre-Show Social


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