Proforma Earns Image Award from PPAI



CLEVELAND (February 1, 2017) – Proforma is pleased to announce it has been awarded a 2017 Image Award from Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) for the design and creative concepts of its 2016 Promotional Products Catalog. The PPAI Image Awards recognize members for insightful and effective branding activities that convey their company’s identity, products or services.Forty-Three Gold, Silver and Bronze winners were recognized at the PPAI Awards Presentation & Reception held January 9, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in conjunction with The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas. 

"Proforma’s creative marketing has delivered an outstanding brand experience,” said Paul Bellantone, CAE, president and CEO at PPAI. "I am proud of the fact that promotional products companies work to deliver the same outstanding creativity of messaging in their own marketing as they do on behalf of their clients.” 

The 2016 Promotional Products Catalog showcases more than 500 promotional products that ultimately help Proforma clients achieve their business goals. The theme of this catalog, “Larger Than Life,” is portrayed through strong imagery and complementing copywriting. 

“We are fortunate to have a team of incredibly talented marketing professionals at the Proforma Support Center developing marketing collateral and campaigns to support Proforma owners in growing their sales,” said Deanna Castello, Proforma’s Chief Marketing Officer. “It is an honor to be recognized by PPAI, among our peers, for producing industry-leading sales tools.” 

Also in 2016, Proforma was ranked the #2 Top Distributor by Promo Marketing and Print + Promo magazines and the #3 Top Distributor by Counselor magazine. Proforma was also named in the Top 10 Best Places to Work by Counselor  magazine in the large companies category. Additionally, Proforma was recognized with three InHouse Design Awards by Graphic Design USA.   

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With more than 35 years of experience and more than $500 million in sales, Proforma remains clearly focused on its mission to help its Owners’ dreams come true. Proforma’s tagline is “We Make Millionaires.” Only Proforma empowers its Owners with a full array of both printing and promotional products, 160 support center associates, and$4 million in sales and marketing programs, tools and support. Only Proforma has over 150 members in its prestigious Million Dollar Club and has a founder that built a $20 million distributorship, assuring Owners that only Proforma knows how to help them every step of the way. Proforma has received numerous awards and is recognized as one of the top two largest companies in its industry. Proforma serves approximately 60,000 clients through more than 750 member offices across the globe.  

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