SAGE Conference SAGE Conference
2020 in Focus

In conjunction with The PPAI Expo

January 13, 2020

Mandalay Bay Convention Center

South Pacific Ballroom

Las Vegas, NV | Free to Attend

SAGE Conference Video

Start the new decade with
innovation and inspiration

Bring your business goals into focus at the industry’s largest educational conference the day before The PPAI Expo exhibits open!

Our SAGE experts take the stage to show you how to make the most out of all your SAGE products and services. You’ll learn new techniques and strategies to improve your business, gain insights on technology trends, and be the very first to preview the latest SAGE technology developments for the new year.

So come and join 1,000 of your peers in one room to make new connections, find new ways to grow your business, and set the tone for 2020! SAGE Conference is free for all distributors and their salespeople.

SAGE Conference Video

SAGE Conference attendees will receive 4.5 CAS education credits.

8:30am - 9:00am

What to Expect at SAGE Conference 2020

David Natinsky, MAS, SAGE President

Welcome to SAGE Conference - we are so happy you’re here! In this opening session, SAGE President David Natinsky will take the stage and discuss today’s agenda, the benefits of a Power of Two membership, and a recap of SAGE within the industry in 2019. You’ll also get an exclusive look at SAGE Mobile’s new features and learn how this must-have tradeshow app will help you have a seamless PPAI Expo experience.

9:00am - 9:45am

FAQ Check: The Top 7 Questions SAGE Received in 2019

Terri Sparkman, SAGE Sales Development Manager

Have a question about email marketing? How about the SAGE Print Studio? Have no fear because in this session, you’ll learn the answers to seven of the most asked questions from last year. Plus, you’ll learn beneficial shortcuts when navigating through SAGE Online. Be in the know and master our products in no time!

9:45am - 10:45am

A Sneak Peek at What’s New and Coming Soon at SAGE

Eric Natinsky, SAGE CEO

It’s a new year, which means SAGE is rolling out new services! In this exclusive session, we’ll show you our latest developments and give you the full scoop on new products that will make your workday easier! Learn about new features, as well as enhancements to existing products. Cheers to 2020!

10:45am - 11:00am


11:00am - 11:30am

Industry Case Studies: Fresh Marketing Tactics That Win Over Customers

Andy Evans, SAGE Corporate Account Manager

Discover top case studies from the promotional products industry. In this session, you’ll hear about multiple successful marketing campaigns that will also help you leverage your business strategy, attract more clients, and pave the way for a successful 2020.

11:30am - 12:00pm


12:00pm - 12:20pm

Supplier Spotlights

12:20pm - 12:50pm

Best Practices: An Interactive Approach to the Promotional Products Industry

Ryan Hanchey, CAS, SAGE Sr. Sales Manager - Distributor Sales

Have you ever wondered what other distributors are doing in their organizations that is working? Discover what is working and not working for other businesses and peers during this entirely interactive session on best practices. Gain industry insights on trends and learn from leaders within the industry. It’s a win-win for everyone!

12:50pm - 1:00pm


1:00pm - 1:30pm

Become a SAGE Online Wizard: Advanced Training for All

Danielle Davidson, SAGE Account Executive

Abracadabra - you asked for it, here it is! Take a seat at one of the most anticipated sessions and discover advanced search options and other expert advice for getting the most out of SAGE Online’s features and capabilities. Not only will you learn time-saving solutions, but you can bring home these valuable tricks and teach them to your staff.

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Let’s Socialize: Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Market Your Business

Clark Hyde, SAGE Account Executive

It’s no secret that social media is a powerhouse marketing tactic. But, how do you make your business stand out among millions of accounts? Discover creative, useful ways to market your business via social media networks. From Instagram to Facebook, you’ll learn the secrets to what makes a company successful within the online world.

One-on-one One-on-one

Ask Us Anything

Our SAGE Experts will be on-site to provide one-on-one, customized training for you and your team.

There’s no need to make an appointment - the SAGE Answer Station will provide free, first-come, first-served assistance to distributors.