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Carolinas Association of Advertising and Marketing Professionals

CAAMPFIRES

Join your peers at our 
Lunch & Learn CAAMPfire Events


What are CAAMPFires?

A Lunch & Learn where a Supplier or Multi Line Rep treats attendees to lunch – the only catch: Distributors get to hear an awesome presentation on the newest and top-selling products, pick up samples, catalogs and great ideas to take to their customers.

What does a CAAMPFire cost?

Nothing but your time!

Who can attend a CAAMPFire?

Distributor Salespeople – you don’t have to be a member of CAAMP the first time, but after that we'll ask you to become one of us! CAAMP is made up of industry professionals, and we do what we can, when we can, to bring people together for networking and relationship-building.

2019 CAAMPFIRE Schedule by Region

Charleston | Mt. Pleasant , SC 



Water’s Edge

1407 Shrimp Boat Lane

12:30 – 2:00 pm


Contact: Grandee Brooks, Grand Ideas

Contact: AJ O'Connor, Geiger



2019 Dates

  • January - None
  • February 21 - Lee Pearson-MLR (Cap America/ Atlantis)
  • March 21 - Natasha Beard, Alphabroder
  • April 18 - Tina Jameson-MLR (Berne, Preferred Nation, Tri-Mountain, Premier lines)
  • May 16 - Kristin Kenny, SanMar
  • June 20 - Meghan Kory/ Pete Strob, Hit Promotional Products
  • July 18 - Erin Burgess, Magnet Group/ Judy Warren, Calloway-Richardson
  • August 15 - Kelly Fouche, PCNA/ Chad Edmonson, TriMark
  • Sept 19 - Tom Sculley, Edwards Garments
  • October 17 - Mark Chipchase-MLR (Spector Image, Origaudio, Southern Plus)
  • November 14 - Joy Jacobs, Bag Makers / Mark Thieleke, Showdown Displays


Charlotte, NC 

Another Broken Egg CafĂ© 
11324 Community House Rd.
12:00 – 1:30 pm

Contact: Haines Maxwell, 704.564.5928


2019 Dates

    • All Thursday except August 14th          
    • February 21- Judy Warren - Callaway Sportswear       
    • March 21 - EVENT CANCELLED!        
    • April 18 - AlphaBroder and Seaside Silk Screening          
    • May 16 -  ETS Express/Laird O'Cain & Carolina Made/Dave Rickard
    • June 20 - Suntex and American AdBag          
    • July 18 - Goldstar Pens and Strideline Socks            
    • August 14 - Showdown Displays and Bagmaker      
    • Oct 17 - SanMar         
    • Nov 2 - Carolina Creations               
    • Dec 12 - 


    Columbia, SC

    Grecian Gardens

    2312 Sunset Blvd, 29169

    12:00 – 1:30

    Contact: Claire Thompson, ID Claire, Inc.

    claire@idclaireinc.com | 803-699-9759



    2019 Dates

    • February 20 -Lee Pearson-MLR
    • March 07 - Jeff Stepp, In-Stepp Marketing
    • April 18 - Dan Jenne, Tekweld/ Judy Warren, Intrepid Grp
    • May 16-  Barry Pearson, Pearson Mktg. (MLR)
    • June 20 - Rob Baumgardner, Goldstar / Mary Minus with PrintGear
    • July 18- Jonathan Holt, Sweda
    • August - Laird O'Cain, ETS Express
    • September-  (CAAMP Holiday Showcase 09/19)
    • October 17-  Natasha Beard, Alphabroder
    • November 7- Erin Burgess, The Magnet Group / Lisa Parker, American Ad Bag
    • December- TBA


    Greenville, SC

    Logan's Roadhouse

    53 Beacon Drive, 29615

    12:00 – 1:30 pm

    Contact: Tina Gilbert,
    Prescribed Promotions 864.458.9166


    2019 Dates

    • February 20- Laird O'Cain, ETS
    • March 13- Lee Pearson, Multi-Line Rep (Lee Pearson & Assoc.)
    • April 18-  Natasha Beard, Alphabroder
    • May 15-  Barry Pearson, Pearson Marketing
    • June 19-  Callaway/ Gamehide/ Richardson Cap - Judy Warren
    • July 17- Tony Limetti, Ariel Premium
    • August 21- Tommy Scully, Edwards Garment
    • September 18- Kent Davis, Charles River Apparel 
    • October-  Joy Jacobs, Bag Makers / Mark Thieleke, Showdown
    • Nov 20- APPI Sales, MLR 


    Greensboro, NC

    The Porterhouse Burger Co.
    4608 W. Market Street

    11:300 – 1:00 pm

    Contact: Delta Mitchell, Market USA
    276.732. 6554


    2019 Dates

    • January 17 -  Anna Tucker, SanMar
    • February 21 - Craig Dickens, SunTex/ Laird O'Cain, ETS Express
    • March 21 -  Ben Roberson, Vantage App.
    • April 18 -  Tim Estridge, Heritage/ Rob Baumgardner, Goldstar
    • May 16 -Lee Pearson (MLR) /Ben Roberson, Vantage Apparel
    • June 20 - Judy Warren (MLR) / Erin Burgess, The Magnet Group 
    • July 18 -    TBD       
    • August 15 -  TBD
    • September 19 - Brian Titus, Alphabroder   
    • October 17 -   Mark Chipchase (MLR)
    • November 21- Mary Minus, Printgear
    • December -  Mark Thielke, Showdown/ Joy Jacobs, Bag Makers


    Raleigh, NC

    Rally Point Sports Grill

    1837 N. Harrison Avenue (Cary)

    11:30 – 1:00 pm

    Contact: Dave Gephart, HALO
    919.656.7104


    2019 Dates

    • January -  VEGAS / ORLANDO
    • February 13-  Mike Pratt, SanMar         
    • March  13- Laird O'Cain, ETS Express
    • April 10-  Lee Pearson, Lee Pearson & Associates
    • May  08-    Rich Conroy, Flanagan & Associates              
    • June 12-      Craig Dickens, Suntex/ Ben Roberson, Vantage Apparel 
    • July 10 -              Tony Limetti, Ariel     
    • August 14-          Daniel Jenne, Tekweld
    • September 11 -    Barry Pearson, Pearson Marketing
    • October 09 -        Kaitlin Forsyth, Artwear
    • November 13 -     Mark Thieleke, Showdown Displays/ Joy Jacobs, Bag Makers
    • December 11-    Judy Warren, Callaway/ Gamehide/ Richardson


    Wilmington, NC

    SeaSide Silk Screening 

    114 Portwatch Way #107, 28412

    12:00 – 1:00 pm

    Contact: Matt Saddler, Seaside Silk Screening
    910.604.9544


    2019 Dates

    • May 02 - Brian Titus, Alphabroder/Prime
    • September 05 - Open


    CAAMP

    PO Box 927 Funkstown, MD 21734-0927

    240.217.6470 | info@caampers.org


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