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The Promotional Products Association of Florida (PPAF) is a non-profit trade association founded in 1972. The group has grown to become one of the fastest growing regional associations in the country.

PPAF serves promotional products professionals throughout the Southeast and Florida by providing educational events, networking opportunities, discounts on industry products and hosts the largest regional trade show in the country, PPAF EXPO.

Professionals who connect with PPAF find they have more fun, stay better educated and ultimately do more business. This is your PPAF! Connect with us.


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Mission Statement:

The mission of the PPAF is to contribute to our members’ professionalism, provide access to effective industry business practices and inspire financial success while implementing programs to expand the use of promotional products in Florida.    

Vision Statement:

To enhance the professionalism and business success of our members.

Member Highlight: Winter Haven Promotional Products Professional  Achieves Industry Certification

Chris Stumpf, of Stumpies Marketing Group, Winter Haven, Florida, earned the certification of MAS Master Advertising Specialist administered by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI; ppai.org), not-for-profit association for more than 11,000 members of the $20 billion promotional products industry.

The certification establishes Mr. Stumpf as one of the top industry leaders. Fewer than 1% of all people in the promotional products industry acheive this level of certification which is acquired through a combination of: required certification classes, demonstrated years of employment in the industry, education, industry contributions and a successful demonstration of expertise. Certification is main-tained through continuing education to ensure current knowledge and leading-edge professional skills.

The Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) Certification requires completion of a rigorous curriculum that includes an overview of the promotional products industry, promotional programs, best practices/ supplier-distributor relations, advertising and marketing overview, product safety basics and business ethics, a minimum five years of experience in the promotional products industry, additional MAS level course curriculum, industry service and passing a comprehensive exam.

Stumpies Marketing Group (SMG) a Promotional Marketing Agency offers screen printing, embroidery, promotional products, signs and banners, awards and trophies and marketing services to businesses, schools, sports teams, non-profit organizations. SMG services Polk County, Central Florida and has clients nationwide.

Chris Stumpf, MAS l 863-614-1672 l stumpie@stumpiesmarketing.com

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Dunedin, FL 34698

Phone 813.204.9089
Fax 813.651.2563

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