Melbourne Education, Networking and Product Display Event

4:30pm Wednesday, 21 April 2021
6:30pm Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Professional Development
Mulgrave Country Club
Cnr Wellington and Jells Road
Mulgrave, Victoria 3150

Register now for APPA’s combined education, networking and product display event in Melbourne – this event is free and exclusive to APPA members (suppliers, distributors and decorators).

This event will provide APPA members with the opportunity to network with industry colleagues over a drink, browse a range of supplier products and learn new skills.

Click here to register to attend the event.

Event Program

4.30pm - 5.00pm: 2020 APPA Platinum Award – Terrariums Case Study,
Presenter: Peter Demetriou of New Age Promotions
In this presentation, Peter will be discussing how New Age Promotions went above and beyond for their client and successfully fulfilled one of the most challenging projects they have worked on, which has now proved to also be one of the most rewarding. The topics will include wilted plants, freight delays, fires and floods, customs and quarantine, sensitive cargo, last minute flights interstate and how we managed to overcome these challenges with hard work, commitment, and dedication.

Peter formed New Age Promotions in 2011 after completing a Bachelor of Business in Entrepreneurship at RMIT. He has in-depth knowledge of Sales and Marketing, and assists large private and public firms on driving new sales through marketing campaigns and branded merchandise. Peter was a recipient of the 2020 APPA Young Achiever Award.

 5.00pm - 5.30pm: Introduction to Mailchimp Automation
Presenter: Paul Bergman of Promo Supply Network
Introduce email automation into your business and learn about creating customer journeys. We’ll look at three automation strategies you can set up and start using immediately. Email landing pages and the welcome journey, order confirmations with automated follow-up, and scheduling automatic reorder reminders to encourage repeat business. Each attendee will receive a digital after kit complete with step-by-step instructions and premade templates to help get you started.

With over 16 years of experience in the promotional sector, Paul is the Director of Promo Supply Network. He is certified through Google, Facebook, Instagram and is also a certified partner with Mailchimp. Helping suppliers and distributors in the United States and Australia build successful email campaigns through automated customer journeys. Promo Supply Network’s primary focus is email marketing/automation and integrating campaigns into social media platforms like Facebook, Linked In, and Instagram.

5.30pm - 6.30pm: Networking with complimentary drinks and nibbles around the product displays.

Each of the following suppliers will have three products on display:

Chocolate Works

The Source

M24 Sports

Stikki Products

EziTag Systems

Entity Brands

Linkron Australia


Melton Enterprises


Promo Collection

Branded Chocolates & Confectionery (Chocolate Prints)

Banners Ink

Australian Printed Ribbon

Headwear Stockists (VIC)

Speciality Balloons

Asia Link

The Corporate Golfer

Adori Leathergoods

Dex Collection

Promo Brands


APPA is reigniting regular local events for the industry just like this event - if you are interested in helping organise more Melbourne based events in the future, please email APPA CEO Wesley Fawaz at

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