Decorators: Product Details
Basic Decorator Membership Details
The ASI Number
The ASI number is the only true, consistent industry identifier, recognized by all
distributors and suppliers alike for more than 50 years. The ASI number brings to
the table exclusive benefits that other industry organizations do not provide.
With your ASI number, in addition to your access to a wealth of products and services,
- Credibility – the ASI number is the most respected and reputable
industry identifier. All members need to provide solid evidence of their participation
in the industry, and that evidence also works as proof positive of their desire
to maintain the supplier/distributor/end-buyer sales channel.
- Recognition – the ASI number provides instant recognition
to network professionals. You may receive earlier credit terms and discounts. ASI
suppliers are subject to regular ratings and reporting, so you always know who you
are dealing with.
- Exclusivity – Not everyone that applies for an ASI number
qualifies – not even if they pay more. The criteria applied to ASI membership
makes the ASI number something to aspire to and be proud of.
Many members use ASI numbers to manage their day to day business. Some common
- Vendor identification
- Customer numbers
- Catalog classification
- Credit references
- Supplier ratings
- Networking events invitation criteria
- Special pricing or discount status
- Preferred provider status
ASI Show hosts five national trade shows per year in Orlando, Dallas, New York,
Chicago, and Las Vegas, providing ASI decorator members the opportunity to network
with thousands of potential customers. At each show, decorators will be able to
meet and greet prospects who are looking for decorating services at a free networking
Education: How to Find Clients; How to Market Your Business
ASI understands that you may be new to the industry, and certainly new to ASI. We
want you to take advantage of everything we offer as quickly and easily as possible.
ASI will provide education in the form of seminars, webinars and white papers on
how to find clients and how to market your business. You will also have access to
important industry research that will help you understand your market and position
yourself for growth.
Advantages Roadshows Exhibition at Discounted Fee
The Advantages Roadshow is the single best-attended series of traveling
shows in the industry. It brings together top suppliers and quality distributors.
If you enjoy seeing all the new product ideas and selling tips in Advantages
magazine each month, then you’ll love the Advantages Roadshow.
Fast Find – Once annually
A directory of ASI network distributor members.
Register – Once annually
A directory of ASI network supplier members.
An annual listing in the Buyer's Guide section of the Supplier Global Resource
magazine and your contact information on ESP and www.asicentral.com
Subscription to Stitches and Advantages magazines
The undisputed leaders in education and sales advice for decorators and salespeople.
Multiple e-newsletter subscriptions covering wearables, embroidery
and promotional products.
ASI InfoLine team of researchers refers your company to ASI distributors in need
of your service.
*See www.asishow.com for all
show details and deadlines.
Decorators: Product Details