Sandra Harssar MAS
Sandra entered the promotional products industry in 1989 as a consultant to the distributor K-Promotions Ltd. 
She quickly became one of their leading sales consultants, ultimately rising to the sales manager position. In 2012, K-Promotions merged with Astro Sportswear to form Astro Marketing.  One year later, Sandra left Astro to open Bright Ideas as President and CEO.

 

Sandra has been an active member of Promotional Products Professionals of Canada since 2010 starting with the Ontario Chapter.  From there her involvement moved onto the National Board where she served for several years before becoming the Board Chair from 2021 to 2023.  Although finished her tenure she continues to volunteer with the PPPC as it keeps her involved in the ongoing issues of the promotional products industry and at the forefront of the industry’s current affairs.

Sandra enjoys interacting with people across a wide variety of industries. She is known for introducing her clients to new and exciting “Bright Ideas” that can bring greater public awareness to their businesses and brands.  

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Assistant Emeritus : Piffle RIP

 

 

 

Rob Harssar


Creative (out of the box, off the wall) Promotional Products, Sales and Marketing Innovator.

Graduated from York University with a Business Degree in Marketing in 1981.

Started in the Promotional Products industry in 1984 and then became owner and Vice President of K-Promotions Ltd. for 23 years. During this time he was one of the early pioneers in the Promotional Marketing business working with a variety of industries and developed a number of successful promotional programs.

An expert at running successful sales contests, dealer loaders, self liquidators, incentive programs, corporate branding and apparel programs. Complete comprehensive knowledge of all methods of apparel manufacturing, decorating and personalizing, and how to decorate all types of specialty promotional items and products.

Strong background sourcing products domestically and offshore.

A creative innovator who is now developing new artisan food product ideas for the Corporate Market place. Private label confectionery, sauces, rubs, salsas, tortilla chips , specialty custom gift baskets and a variety of decadent baked goods .

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