The CPPA E-Newsletter, June 2016 Edition
June 2016  
In This Issue
Hot Links
Upcoming Events
June 7
Supplier Forum and Brewery Tour 
Jailbreak Brewery
Laurel, MD

June 16
Webinar: The Power of the Inbox: Tips and Tricks for Successful Marketing

August 23   
CPPA Night at the Ballpark
Baltimore, MD

September 15
Fall Showcase
Distributor Registration Coming Soon
9 great promo industry blogs for distributors
Credit: commonsku
Whether you are new to the promotional products industry or a veteran, it's important to keep up to date with the latest news, trends and resources available. If you do a quick google search of the "best promotional products blogs" however, you'll notice most of the results are intended for end clients, not the distributors themselves.

So we've rounded up a list of 9 great promo industry blogs that will help keep distributors educated, inspired and sharp. Read More

Join Next Week's Brewery Tour
June 7, 2016
Jailbreak Brewery
Laurel, MD

Learn from your favorite suppliers and then stay for a brewery tour and happy hour at this cool micro-brewery.

3:00 - Presentations 
5:00 - Brewery Tour
5:45 - Happy Hour 

$15 members 
$25 non-members
Includes forum, brewery tour and two drink tickets.

Accountability Begins with YOU
Credit: Cliff Quicksell, Jr., MAS
Accountability...the very mention conjures up feelings and thoughts of stress, being under a microscope or micro-managed.  Accountability is imperative to running any organization, whether it a business, a household or a team - everyone needs to be accountable; so where does it begin?

Opening Pointing the Finger Outward

It is very interesting that when "crunch time" comes and slips or goes sideways, invariably the proverbial blame finger points outward, rarely inward. When was the last time you took and introspective view of a problem or situation and asked, "...what could I have done to make that situation run smoother or better...?"  Point being, start with you first. Read More

CPPA at The Ballpark
August 23, 2016
Camden Yards

Join us to witness the "Battle of the Beltway" as the Nationals take on the Orioles at Camden Yards this August

This popular event always sells out, so order your tickets early. For just $38 you get a club level seat, and all you can eat hot dogs, nachos, soda, ice cream and peanuts. Non-alcoholic beverages are also included.

Thank you 
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