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"To foster cooperative and prosperous relationships between members through education and networking."

The Philadelphia Area Promotional Products Association (PAPPA) is a non-profit regional trade association serving promotional product professionals. PAPPA, formerly known as the Specialty Advertising Counselors of the Delaware Valley, was founded in 1972 and is run about a volunteer Board of Directors elected by the membership and an Executive Director.


PAPPA serves the promotional marketing professionals in the eastern PA, southern NJ and Delaware providing them with educational and networking opportunities, business-building resources, and four annual trade shows. PAPPA membership is comprised of distributors, suppliers and multi-line representatives with 225 members.

PAPPA 2021 Board of Directors


Mark Colfer

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Vice President

Amy Chernow

PPL Promotions


James Przybyszewski

Hit Promotional Products

Secretary / Membership Chair

Thomas Clouser, MAS


Nick Valentini

MVP Promos

Christa Deeden


Staci Whittington


Casey Flores

Spider Image



Wanda Banks-Green

ZAG Branding Solutions

Rick Colvin


Brian Deissroth

Past President

RAC & Legislative Chair

Vantage Apparel

Executive Director

Patti Ward



Hall of Fame- Fred Snyder, Geiger

Supplier of the Year- BIC

Supplier Sales Rep of the Year- Tony Limetti, Sweda

Multi-Line Rep of the Year-     Ken Cecco

Volunteer of the Year-             Mike Valentini Sr., MVP Promos


Hall of Fame- Hugh Ledford

Supplier of the Year- SanMar

Supplier of the Year Rep of the Year- Tom Clouser, MAS, The Magnet Group

Multi-Line Rep of the Year-    Rob Craxford

Distributor of the Year-  Premium Works, inc.

Volunteer of the Year-           Mark Markoff


Hall of Fame- Mike Valentini, Sr MVP Promos

Supplier of the Year- Hub

Supplier of the Year Rep of the Year- James Przybyszewski, Hit Promotional Products

Multi-Line Rep of the Year- Matt Riehl, Jules Scheck

Distributor of the Year- Apex


Hall of Fame- Bruce Korn, Zakback

Supplier of the Year-                  Tri-Mountain

Supplier Sales Rep of the Year- Keleigh Sykes, Vantage Apparel

Multi-Line Rep of the Year-   APPI Sales

Call: 610-901-1048                                                    Email: patti@mypappa.org                  Address: P.O. Box 1686, Cranberry Township, PA 16066

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