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What could you do with $50,000?

Here’s your chance at a $50,000 grant for your small business! What could you do with $15,000, $30,000 or even $50,000 for your small business? The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest has returned, offering even more money to 10 winners. Entries will be accepted February 19th through March 25th. Entering is a great opportunity to…
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How Does Your Business Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your business compares to other businesses in this industry? Check out the 2018 survey results from Printwear Magazine and find out! 2018 Embroidery Survey, published by Printwear MagazineDownload NNEP participates in crafting this survey with the leadership of NBM, the folks that publish Printwear Magazine. I would love to know…
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Trend Lab LLC Joins NNEP Vendor Program

NNEP is pleased to welcome Trend Lab LLC into the Preferred Vendor program. We will send NNEP members the link to the updated Section 2 with all the Preferred Vendor offers by email tomorrow. Have a great day! ___________________________________________________________________ TREND LAB LLC                                                  8925 Hwy 101 West, Savage, MN 55378 www.trend-lab.com, sales@trend-lab.com, 866-873-6352, 952-890-6700 Fax Trend…
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Auction Being Held For Colorado Timberline’s Equipment

PPL Group & The Branford Group will be auctioning off the machinery and equipment of defunct supplier Colorado Timberline (asi/91263), which ceased operations in September. The auction will consist of two phases: all of the facility and support assets – forklifts, pallet jacks, pallet racking, scales, etc. – will be available for online bidding only starting…
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A Good Day

It is a GOOD DAY here at NNEP when our mail carrier (Hi Mike!) shows up with this box - the new GIANT catalog from One Stop, one of the preferred vendors with NNEP. This requires a fresh pot of coffee, and an in-depth perusal of all the new apparel and products now available to…
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Recommendery: Awesome Headphones

I am always listening to something - music, podcasts, webinars, something... But having earbuds in prevents me from easily interacting with the people around me, is certainly not recommended while driving (may even be illegal in your state), and is not comfortable after a while, at least not for me because I have a funky…
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Recommendery: Feed your Brain & Grow Your Profits II

More brain food for you - books to help you expand how you think about your business, your customers, and how to get where you want to go! Here is a list of some of the books that I plan to read, or re-read, in the 2nd quarter of 2019. Pick up one of them…
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Another DoDuds Shipment - 203 Pounds!

Four facilities that support women and children in crisis or in need are about to receive 203 POUNDS of new clothing through the Embroidery Network Foundation's DoDuds Apparel Drive program. The boxes are going to facilities in Ohio, Mississippi, Arkansas and New York this time. The majority of the donations in this shipment came from members…
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A recent post from Sarah Zink is one of the best explanations about why joining an organization such as the National Network of Embroidery Professionals (NNEP) sets you apart from your competition. "Given the same tools, some people will innately 'get' how to make them work - better, faster, smarter, stronger. But what happens to…
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Top 5 Reasons to Attend an Embroidery Trade Show

You may be thinking about attending one of the embroidery trade shows in 2019, but don’t quite know if it’s worth the effort. Attending a decorated apparel industry trade show can provide opportunities for your business to grow and flourish, but attending can also cost a pretty penny and put the brakes on job production while you are…
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