MEMBERSHIP WITH CPPA
Association memberships are like gym memberships. you have to use them to get stronger.
Members belong to CPPA for many different reasons. Some like connecting with industry partners at networking events. Some belong because of the professional development opportunities. Others enjoy our events and membership features that save time and money. Whatever your hot button, CPPA offers something for all industry professionals.
Here are just a few of the features of membership that our members enjoy:
FREE admission to the Biggest and Best Shows in our Region:
CPPA sponsors the two largest shows in our region each year - in the Baltimore and Washington DC areas. The Winter Expo brings what's new in the industry for the year, while the Fall Expo kicks off the fourth quarter selling season and our newest event the NoVA showcase offers a mid-year refresher for CPPA members and their clients.
Distributor CPPA Members receive FREE admission to CPPA Expos for themselves as well as sales staff. Distributor members of CPPA also receive admission to the following trade shows:
- PPAI EXPO
- Expo EAST
- Virginia Promotional Products Association (VAPPA)
Professional Development for You and Your Staff:
CPPA is dedicated to offering the highest quality educational programs to its members. Industry related speakers and other professionals, present topics related to artwork, marketing, e-commerce, business management, etc. These programs provide qualified credit for those working towards the industry designation of CAS and MAS.
Recognition Through the Peake Awards:
Each year, CPPA proudly presents the Peake Awards to honor excellence and creativity in our association and industry. Awards are presented in thirteen categories that recognize individuals, companies and promotional campaigns.
News You Can Use with CPPA Signal:
CPPA publishes 4 newsletters per year - containing industry related news, industry expert columns, upcoming events, and supplier offers and advertisements for Distributors. Supplier members can reach over 400 Distributor salespeople with affordable advertising and our Member Spotlight, which profiles a different Supplier in each issue.
Save Money with Our Member Affiliate Programs & Membership Features
With our affiliate programs, members easily save the amount of their dues several times over each year. CPPA Member-to-Member discounts offer hundreds more in savings.