Three Rivers Advertising Specialty Association, TRASA, is a promotional products association established in 1992 and located in Pittsburgh, PA.
TRASA serves the surrounding tri-state area (western Pennsylvania and West Virginia) promotional marketing professionals providing them
with educational and networking opportunities, business-building resources, and two annual trade shows. TRASA membership is made up of distributors,
suppliers and multi-line representatives in the promotional products industry. TRASA serves nearly 300 members across the United States and Canada.
TRASA is affiliated with the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) and SAGE.
Enhance Your Brand
Our tagline "Enhance Your Brand" was added to the TRASA logo to summarize not only the ultimate goal of TRASA, but of our members as well. It serves also as an identifier, enabling the lay person or professional an instant insight into what we do. This memorable phrase serves to capture Our Mission and ultimately to brand us as we bring our Promotional Product Professionals together as they help brand their customers.
To provide an environment for members to grow and prosper by association with one another.
Patti Ward became the Executive Director of TRASA in 2002. During her tenure with TRASA, the association has evolved into a nationally-recognized promotional products association noted for its creativity, leadership and four PPAI Pyramid Awards. Patti has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and a Master’s Degree in Corporate Communications both from Duquesne University.