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.   


CLEVELAND (July 31, 2015) – Proforma is proud to announce it has been named the #3 Top Distributor in the promotional products industry by Counselor magazine. Proforma has ranked in the top 10 onCounselor's annual list since 2001.“I’m very excited that Proforma has been ranked as the #3 distributor in our industry,” said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. “In the past year, we have made great strides in expanding the premium marketing resources our Member Owners can provide for their clients. As a global brand, Proforma has no boundaries for delivering the most innovative, creative and comprehensive campaigns that incorporate branded merchandise, printed products, technology solutions and more.”In addition to being named this year’s #3 Top Distributor by Counselor, Proforma was also the #2 Top Distributor in Promo Marketing magazine and was the recipient of three 2014 American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA for the design concepts behind its marketing programs. In 2014, Proforma was recognized as the #2 Top Distributor by Print + Promo and #2 Top Distributor by Print Solutions.

About Proforma

With over 35 years of experience and more than $500 million in sales, Proforma remains clearly focused on providing solutions to businesses worldwide for their graphic communications needs. A leading provider of promotional products, printing services, business documents, and eCommerce solutions, Proforma has received numerous awards and is recognized as one of the top five largest companies in our industry. Proforma serves approximately 60,000 clients through more than 750 member offices across the globe, backed by more than 130 Team Members in the Proforma Worldwide Support Center located in Cleveland, Ohio.

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