• Thursday, December 14, 2017
    • 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Pietro's Italian Restaurant • Garden Room

    An annual membership gathering and luncheon for West Michigan MiPPA Members. A time to gather for a review of our 2017 progress and a preview of exciting 2018 coming attractions. Join us for pizza, pasta, salad and soft drinks and provide your ideas and feedback on how we can make your association even better for professionals in West Michigan.

    WHEN: Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM

    WHERE: Pietro's Italian Restaurant • Garden Room

    2780 Birchcrest SE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49506

    • Friday, January 26, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • The San Marino Club

    The TOM Show Experience

    Watch the "reveal" of the newest of the new products at the first regional rep show of the year. The TOM Show.

    The TOM Show returns for you to have first look at the 2018 new products brought to you by the best lines and best reps in the business. Come to the San Marino Club for a day of education, innovation and revelation!

    Free education featuring how to sell four hot product categories. Pick up the best free TOM Cat giveaways including a cool travel mug sponsored by Imagen Brands and this year's cool TOM Tee Shirt sponsored by SanMar and Headfirst Printing.

    Click the link below for more information on all of the fun including our pre-show bowling party, headquarters hotel, this year's charity, food service, show hours and more.

    Open to all promotional products distributors - membership is not required. No End Users. Register now or bring a business card and register at the door. MEOW!

    WHEN: Friday, January 26, 2018

    WHERE: The San Marino Club

    1685 E Big Beaver Rd

    Troy, MI 48083


    • Thursday, May 17, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Grand Rapids, MI

    Join Us For A Day of Blooming Ideas for Beautiful Results! Plant the Ideas and Watch Sales Bloom! "The Most Beautiful Show in the Business" at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids gives you the opportunity to discover thousands of great "Ideas in Bloom". Visit 80 exhibits featuring the latest fashions, colors, trends and ideas to create beautiful results.

    Registration includes admission to Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, continental breakfast, an amazing keynote and four hours to visit the top suppliers and the best promotional products in the industry.

    Distributor Member Registration - Free through May 16 and $15.00 at the door.

    Client Registration: $15.00 through May 16, and $20.00 at the door.

    Non-Member Distributor Fee for attending is $125.00. Non-Member Client Fee is $25.00. Join Now!

    MiPPA Distributor Membership is $120.00 and covers dues through 12/31/18.

    WHERE: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

    1000 E Beltline NE, Grand Rapids, MI

    WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 2018

    8:30am - 9:00am | Registration and Continental Breakfast

    9:00am - 10:00am | Amazing Keynote

    10:00am - 2:00pm | Exhibits Open

    All Day | Free Admission to the Gardens and Sculpture Park

    • Thursday, May 17, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Grand Rapids, MI

    Ideas in Bloom is your opportunity to connect with the top distributors in West Michigan and their very best clients at one of the top botanical gardens and highly regarded sculpture parks in the nation, if not the world. 

    The show features easy access for setting up the morning of the show between 7 am and the show opening at 10 am. Early set up available Wednesday, May 16 at 5pm. Tear down is also very simple with easy access to the loading dock and everything on a ground floor.

    Our energetic volunteers will deliver your pre-shipped cartons to your exhibit and will be on hand to help you load in. They'll also stick around after the show to offer assistance.  

    The evening before the show, your distributors like to show you their love with the Supplier Love Is In The Air Party which is free to you and includes great food and two drink tickets. 

    We also get you a great rate at the Country Inn and Suites, just a half mile south of the venue. https://www.countryinns.com/mippa2018

    Of course, as an exhibitor, you want to know besides a great venue, easy in / easy out, excellent communications, lots of appreciation and a decent place to lay your head what's in it for you?

    As a Bloom exhibitor, you'll get to see the very best distributors of West Michigan. Competitive Edge, Complete Source, Creative Studio Promotions, Winners Brand host Hospitality Suites and bring their best clients. Plus Superior Business Solutions, Promotion Concepts, Logospot, Halo, Vernon and Proforma are well represented and invest in registering their best clients. Steelcase, Amway, Spectrum Health, Western Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Meijer, Michigan State University, SpartanNash, Perrigo and most of the top advertisers in West Michigan also attend this show.

    Member Exhibitor: $425 (for 1st space)
    Non-member Exhibitor: $545 (for 1st space) Join Now!

    This show sells out quickly, so we recommend that you register early!

    WHERE: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
    1000 E Beltline NE, Grand Rapids, MI

    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    5:00pm - 8:00pm | Early set up

    6:30pm - 10:00pm
    | Supplier Love Is In The Air Party

    Thursday, May 17, 2018

    7am - 9:55am | Set-up with Continental Breakfast

    9:00am - 10:00am
    | Powerful Opening Keynote Speaker

    10:00am - 2:00pm
    | Exhibits Open - At noon, we'll deliver your lunch to your exhibit.

    2:15 - 4:00 pm | Tear Down and Departures

    All Day | Free Admission to the Gardens and Sculpture Park

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