Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 13, 2009
The Platform Group Gallery (UPIC: PLATFORM) of Houston, Texas, won a gold award at the 53rd annual PPAI Suppliers Achievement Awards competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). Fifty-three winners were recognized for manufacturing excellence during The PPAI Expo 2009 in Las Vegas. The event recognized the 2008 award-winning promotional campaigns, products and services.
"Winning suppliers are honored for their superiority in craftsmanship, graphic arts, creativity, innovation and service to distributors with this award," said Steve Slagle, CAE, PPAI president and CEO. "The winners worked very hard to earn this special recognition and their commitment to excellence is a tribute to this industry."
The Platform Group Gallery was presented a gold award in the category of Most Beneficial Sales and Marketing Aids. PPAI Awards Committee members, along with representatives from the Printing Industries of America and the Jewelers Association, judged the entries according to criteria specific to each of the competition's 25 categories.
Promotional products are an essential element in the marketing mix. Adding your message to a tangible product turns an ordinary message into a marketing experience your audience can see, touch, hear, smell and even taste. Promotional products are the only way to make a sensible--and memorable--impression. For more information about the PPAI awards program, contact the special events department at 972-258-3042, MelissaB@ppai.org.
About The Platform Group Gallery: For more information about the ecologically friendly printed promotional packaging manufactured by The Platform Group Gallery, visit the company's web-site at http://www.ThePlatformGroupGallery.com or the company blog at http://www.ThePlatform.Typepad.com. The company is located in Houston Texas and can be reached at 888-880-4790. Reach President Allison Gower at Allison (at) theplatformgroupgallery (dot) com.
About PPAI:For more information about Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) or to learn more about the proven power of promotional products (including research and case studies), visit the PPAI website at http://www.ppai.org or contact PPAI at 972-258-3040 or PR@ppai.org.
PPAI--the promotional products industry's only international not-for-profit trade association--offers education, tradeshows, publications, business products and services, mentoring, technology and legislative support to its more than 7,500 global members. Promotional products are more than a $19.4 billion industry and include wearables, writing instruments, calendars, drinkware and many other items, usually imprinted with a company's name, logo or message. PPAI created and maintains the UPIC (Universal Promotional Identification Code), the industry's only free identification system and universal company database.