Essent Sponsoring PromoKitchen Mixer at 2015 PPAI Expo

Leading promotional products software maker Essent is the top sponsor for the PromoKitchen POWER UP 2015 Mixer at the 2015 PPAI Expo.

Essent is "The Knife" sponsor for the mixer, the annual networking social for the promotional products industry. It’s the second consecutive year that Essent is the lead sponsor for the mixer put on by PromoKitchen, a volunteer nonprofit organization for ideas and advancement in the industry.

"PromoKitchen is very pleased to receive lead support from a like-minded organization like Essent. PromoKitchen aligns itself with organizations who believe that sharing knowledge is powerful,” PromoKitchen Volunteer Vice President Danny Rosin said.

"We are grateful that Essent is helping us to succeed with mentorship programming and our mission to further educate the promotional products industry. It feels incredibly good to know that a sharp group of folks at Essent care enough to give back through their investment in PromoKitchen’s efforts,” Mr. Rosin added.

The mixer is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. There is no cost to attend.

PromoKitchen, founded in 2011, advances the industry through thought-provoking discussion and its mentorship program.

"Essent believes in the power of knowledge. PromoKitchen is a grassroots effort to spread knowledge. It’s a perfect recipe. We’re proud to aid PromoKitchen in its role as a mentor to the entire industry,” Essent President & CEO Eric Alessi said.

"We admire and fully support PromoKitchen in its mission for education and mentorship in the promotional products industry, which we continually strive to serve through our integrated technology solutions,” Mr. Alessi added.

Aside from fostering relationships, guests at the mixer can donate to the Promotional Products Educational Fund, sign up for the PromoKitchen Mentorship Program, and watch or participate in a Rock-Paper-Scissors contest.

About Essent

Essent is an innovative provider of fully-integrated business management software solutions and services for process-intensive industries. Essent solutions combine flexible workflow management with innovative technologies that automate repetitive tasks and simplify business processes. Since 1981, Essent has offered the systems, service, software, and support critical to success in today's highly-competitive marketplace. Visit Essent at and on Facebook, Twitt, LinkedIn and Google+.

About PromoKitchen

Founded in January 2011, PromoKitchen, 501C(3), is a group of promotional products professionals that banded together to create a new voice for the promotional products industry. Independent from any other industry organization, PromoKitchen advances the industry through thought-provoking discussion on a variety of subjects (marketing, sales, technology, operations, productivity, creativity) on Additionally, the organization helps make the industry better for newer entrants through the PromoKitchen Mentor Program which pairs experienced mentors with new industry talent. Like PromoKitchen on Facebook at and follow it on Twitter at For more information and to join the conversation, visit us at

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