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New Ulm, MN, (January 22, 2019) – Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) celebrated the 61st Anniversary of its Pyramid Award Competition awarding 65 Gold, 79 Silver, 11 Supplier Star and 8 Supplier Award of Merit winners at the PPAI Pyramid Award Celebration held January 15, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in conjunction with The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, January 13-17.

Since 1958, the PPAI Pyramid Awards have recognized and honored promotional products businesses and helped shine the spotlight on the collaborative business model unique to the industry. Beacon Promotions was presented a Silver Pyramid Award in Marketing for the 2019 Pyramid Award Competition for their name badge kit.

“This year’s Pyramid Award winners represent the most creative, strategic and technologically advanced campaigns and I am thrilled to congratulate Beacon Promotions, winner of PPAI’s prestigious Pyramid Award,” said Paul Bellantone, CAE, president and CEO at PPAI. “Beacon Promotions is an exemplary example of innovation and excellence in our industry. We hope their accomplishments will inspire strategic thinking and creativity to engage audiences everywhere.”

These winners were selected by a panel of industry professionals and independent, outside marketing and advertising professionals. For more information about the PPAI Pyramid Awards program visit or contact the PPAI Awards and Recognition department at

About PPAI

Founded in 1903, the Promotional Products Association International ( is the world’s largest and oldest not-for-profit association serving 15,500 corporate members of the $23.3 billion promotional products industry, which is comprised of more than 40,500 businesses and a workforce of more than 500,000 professionals. PPAI operates The PPAI Expo, the industry’s largest trade show; provides the leading promotional products safety and compliance program; offers a prestigious professional development and certification program; and publishes industry trade journals and periodicals. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @PPAI_HQFacebook, InstagramYouTube and Pinterest.

About Beacon

A multiple Star Supplier Winner with a great reputation for service. Our customers have rated us “A” on the SAGE rating system and 5 out of 5 stars on ESP. Beacon offers a wide selection of products, including: flashlights, table covers, name badges, tools, housewares and auto accessories.  You will also find premium leather products in our Canyon Leather line and name brand products for executive gifts and incentives in our Corporate Brands line.  For more information on Beacon, visit our website at or call customer service at 800-628-9979.