The Beacon Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of NEPPA members throughout the year.

Supplier and Multi-line Rep members vote to determine the “Top Distributors” to receive these prestigious awards!
Distributor of the Year
Distributor Representative of the Year

Distributor members vote to determine the “Best of the Best” NEPPA members to receive these esteemed awards!
Supplier of the Year
Supplier Representative of the Year
Multi-line Representative of the Year

The Rising Star Award is presented to an up-and-coming promotional professional who brings new ideas, dedication and enthusiasm to both his/her company and the industry.



NEPPA Cares is the charity foundation of the New England Promotional Products Association.  Fundraisers are held periodically generating funds for the community, and each year a donation is made to a charity selected by NEPPA’s President.

NEPPA President Christine Carpenter Gleason has chosen to hold fundraisers in support of community charititable organizations at NEPPA events throughout the year.

CLICK HERE to make a donation to NEPPA Cares

NEPPA is so fortunate to have a strong membership that supports our efforts for such great causes.  We appreciate all your contributions and thank you sincerely!



NEPPA hosts educational sessions throughout the year that qualify for CAS or MAS points through PPAI’s Industry Certification Program.  Those who attain certification as a Trained Advertising Specialist (TAS), Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS), Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) or Master Advertising Specialist Plus (MAS+) are recognized as leaders in the promotional products industry.  Learn more about attaining your designation – it’s an investment in yourself and your career!


NEPPA supports its members and their children by awarding four collegiate scholarships annually in the amount of $1,250 each.  NEPPA has awarded $78,000 in scholarships to amazing students in their quest for educational excellence!

The 2024 Scholarship Program is now closed.

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