Promo Live Distributor Guide

EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES OF PROMO August 8 – 9, 2023 Brought to you by

Join us for Promo Live, a free online event dedicated to what SAGE has been doing best for over 30 years: bringing distributors and suppliers together in one place. Hear from suppliers about new products, creative selling ideas, and best sellers for the upcoming holiday season. Plus, network with fellow distributors and meet with suppliers individually to discuss upcoming projects and partnerships. Promo Live is free to attend for all verified distributors. Register your entire team today! REGISTER AT WWW.SAGEWORLD.COM/PROMOLIVE EXPLORE, ENGAGE, DELIVER! Distributor Guide

Register your entire team for the event and mark your calendar Determine your clients’ needs for end of the year gifts, employee recognition, Q4 and Q1 budgets Review the supplier list in SAGE Mobile and create a walk list How To Create a Walk List: 1. Open SAGE Mobile 2. Tap the menu button in the top left hand corner and select Tradeshows, then select Promo Live 3. On the Promo Live tradeshow screen, tap on Exhibitors 4. On the Exhibitor screen, when you see an Exhibitor that you would like to add to your walk list, tap on the walking person icon to automatically add them to your list 5. You can view your Walk List by selecting the Walk List tab at the top menu Review Supplier Spotlight Schedule and add must attend sessions to your schedule Prepare For Promo Live: Distributor Guide Exhibitor Walk List Create A Walk List Sessions Schedule

Lobby Welcome to the central hub for Promo Live! Access all areas of the event from this page. On the Dashboard, you can view your progress broken down by how many sponsor rooms you’ve visited, chats opened, products viewed, etc From the lobby, you can Navigate to the main stage, sponsor rooms, education sessions, the product pavilion, and networking lounges Scroll through the Featured Sponsors section to find top supplier lines and quickly navigate straight to their room See other attendees’ progress throughout the event on the Leaderboard. Earn points by visiting rooms, viewing room materials, watching sessions, and more Distributor Guide EXPLORE

Supplier Showcase Discover the hottest new products in the Supplier Showcase! Hand-selected industry suppliers are ready to guide you through prepared sales marketing materials to help present ideas to your clients. Then, hop on a one-on-one chat or video conference with suppliers to dive even deeper. Search for any suppliers by name or line name Filter the suppliers to just those on your Walk List View only Featured Sponsors View only sponsor rooms that you have or have not Visited Filter suppliers to just those in your SAGE Preference Groups Search for suppliers who have a specific Product Category, like bags or pens Filter by suppliers who have Show Specials Click on the “heart” for Favorite Products Number of visitors in room currently Indicates if the supplier is on your Walk List Indicates if you have already Visited the room French-speaking staff are available in the room FR Distributor Guide EXPLORE

Once you enter a supplier’s showcase room, take the time to view their products and latest marketing materials.. Download any catalogs or flyers to use as selling resources for your clients. Sponsor room staff are working in every room and are ready to chat with you! Come say hi, ask questions, and explore new ideas for your clients! If you don’t have time to chat, you can request samples and catalogs and schedule a meeting to speak later. Click on the Scan Me button to send your information to the supplier Schedule a Meeting with the supplier at a time that is convenient for you Request Samples of the featured products you see in their room In My Notes, make sure to record your notes for each supplier to access after the event is over Chat Live one-on-one with room staff or request a Video Conference to speak face-to-face View the supplier’s Marketing Materials, including specials, videos, catalogs, and more View the supplier’s Featured Products, including pricing and detailed product information You will find the supplier’s Contact Information at the bottom of their room Supplier Showcase Distributor Guide EXPLORE

Get ideas for your clients’ projects by exploring our curated product showrooms. Browse trending categories such as In Stock, Made in the USA, Top Sellers, New Products, and Holiday & Corporate Gifts. Product Showrooms Like a product? Click the walking person to add the supplier to your Walk List Click on the Product Showroom Themes at the top to view the products in that pavilion Click View to see Product Details on a specific product, including pricing. You can also request more information on a product or view the product on SAGE Web for even more detailed product information Click on the “heart” to add to Favorite Products Distributor Guide EXPLORE

The heart of Promo Live is the Main Stage! Suppliers will take the stage to present new products, creative selling strategies, and show off their best sellers for the upcoming holiday season. Interact live during our discussions to brainstorm, ask questions, and more! Join the General Discussion group chat to talk with industry colleagues about the Main Stage events Click on Who’s Here and click on a profile picture of anyone to chat with them one on one Main Stage Distributor Guide ENGAGE

On-demand education sessions from SAGE, PPAI, and suppliers mean you can attend as many as you want, all within your own schedule! We’ve put together education tracks you can follow to learn more in-depth about specific topics or get highlights from all of our most popular sessions! Browse through the multiple Education Tracks listed at the top Once you find an education session, click View Session Rate the Session once you’ve finished the session and provide feedback Once you’ve finished watching the education session, click on the CAS/MAS Credit icon to earn your education credits You can Live Chat with the presenter throughout the session to answer any questions you have in real-time through the group chat To view who is watching the session, click Who’s Here Access Resource Documents for additional information about the education topic Education Distributor Guide ENGAGE

Create relationships with suppliers, fellow distributors, and local associations through our seamless group chat and networking lounge. Networking Chat with industry colleagues about the show, what cool products you saw, or just say hi in the General Discussion Scroll through the list of Lounges to find the one that you are interested in joining See the number of Visitors in each lounge Each lounge is filled with resources just for you! Watch the introduction Video View marketing and informational Materials for more information on the organization Join the Group Chat discussion Click on Who’s Here to view who is currently in the lounge Distributor Guide ENGAGE

Post Show Reports Distributor Guide DELIVER RESULTS Register today at Download all post-show reports Schedule any follow up with suppliers, review sample and catalog request Show off your finds to your customers! After Promo Live: