VIRGINIA (November 22, 2016) The Virginia Promotional Products Association (VAPPA) is pleased to announce that Joy Jacobs (Bag Makers) and Ashley Marsee (Heritage Sportswear) will be joining the VAPPA Board of Directors Jan 1, 2017. In addition to the new members the Board also welcomes back Ron Baellow (Bright Ideas) for a second term.
|A letter of congratulations from Governor McAuliffe's Office congratulating VAPPA on 30 years of service.
||Secretary of Administration Nancy Rodrigues presents Harold Wood, VAPPA Board President, with a letter of congratulations from Governor McAuliffe.
||2017 Board Members joined the current VAPPA team for a full day of strategic analysis and planning on Nov 17, 2017 in Richmond, VA.
The incoming class joined the current VAPPA Board for a day of strategic analysis and planning on November 17, 2016 in Richmond. The meeting began poignantly with a presentation of a letter from Governor McAuliffe’s Office congratulating VAPPA on celebrating 30 years of service. Melissa Weber (PPAI) served as facilitator leading the group through activities highlighting the association’s strengths, illuminating areas of opportunity and ultimately revealing goals for the year ahead.
“VAPPA has been so fortunate to have the commitment of some of the industry’s best serving on the VAPPA Board in previous years. The collaboration of the current team with the new members in our strategic planning meeting indicated that the bar continues to be set higher and higher each year. Both Joy and Ashley bring a fresh energy and perspective while Ron continues to bring a voice of continuity and tenure to the team. Together we are committed to delivering even more value to our membership as we work to strengthen the already strong foothold of the industry in Virginia. ”
– Harold Wood, 2016 Board President.
Virginia Promotional Products Association (VAPPA) is a non-profit trade association formed in 1986 to advance the image of promotional products and their use in Virginia.Through trade shows, social events and education, we work to foster the relationships of Suppliers and Distributors to continue to grow the business in these areas. We also work to educate and include end-users in this process by offering end-user tradeshows.