Events

  • Giving and Winning

    Another year of business at Raining Rose has meant another fundraising campaign for United Way. Serving five counties in Iowa’s eastern region, United Way of East Central Iowa strives to break the cycle of poverty and build stronger communities, focusing on three main areas: education, financial stability, and health.

    United Way has meant a … read more

  • 2019 Trade Show Sneak Peek

    It’s that time of year again — the time when we’re very close to revealing next year’s trade show theme! Our gears have been turning as we’ve been pulling ideas together, and we’re excited to share the results with you…but not quite yet! 

    To whet your appetite, though, we wanted to give you a sneak … read more

  • Go Pink!

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means event planning and promotions are in full swing. How do you garner support for this cause? Traditionally, the swag handed out at breast cancer walks or fundraising events consist of branded items that are meant to portray a certain message, while exposing the recipient to the name logoed on the … read more

  • SPARK Recap (guest blogger, Lindsey Davis, MAS)

    When registering to attend a conference, you answer all sorts of questions about your age, designation, preferences, and experience. In doing this, I recently realized that I’ve officially jumped to the next (and the last) box on the form in one category. I am now a proud member of the 11+ year’s in the industry box.

    When you are part … read more

  • Our Top Golf Promos

    “Golf is the closest to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots — but you have to play the ball where it lies." –Bobby Jones

    August is National Golf Month, a time to celebrate one of the oldest sports around. It's a frustrating but lovable game for many, and we've got the … read more

  • Meet our Experts at ASI Chicago

    We are just one month away from the ASI Show in Chicago happening July 24-26! Not only are we exhibiting again this year, but Nate Robson and Mason Linn will also be presenting at this year's Meet the Experts event.

    The lunch session allows distributors to enjoy a roundtable discussion with other distributors and sponsoring suppliers. The … read more

  • Dads on Camera

    The role of a father in a person's life can be hard to describe. When we're young, we often look up to our dad as our role model — someone we want to be like when we grow up. We see him as our leader, protector, and encourager. Fathers invest a lot in their children, and the impact their children have on them is often just as great, if not … read more

  • Three Cheers for the Red, White, and Blue

    O say can you see by the dawn’s early lightWhat so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming?Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fightO’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming?And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in airGave proof through the night that our flag was … read more

  • Save the Dates!

    It’s looking to be an exciting summer: Our very own Kelli Denes and Lindsey Davis will be speaking at upcoming PPAI events! They are both honored to be able to share their insight about designated topics and can’t wait to engage with attendees.

        

    First up will be Kelli at the Women’s Leadership … read more

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Earth Day: It’s a day recognized each year as a time to consider our impact on the environment and how we use our natural resources. It’s also a day to take action in response to that impact by planting trees, picking up garbage, and learning how to reduce our carbon footprint in order to extend the life of what’s around us. … read more