Counselor 2009 State of the Industry
From the exclusive Distributor and Supplier Top 40 list to the vaunted industry Person of the Year, the Counselor 2009 State of the Industry is chock full of stats, facts, how-to manuals and much more!
Editor Andy Cohen provides vital stats and information about this year's State of the Industry.
Smart Strategies for Tough Times
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that the industry grew at a rate of only 1% last year to $19.8 billion. But we’re not going to dwell on the bad news. In the past several months, Counselor
has featured many companies that have been thriving despite the headlines. Their secrets are encapsulated on these pages: We’ve identified 39 ways to succeed right here, right now, uncertain economy and all.
9 tips on how to improve your client and supplier relationships.
| Charts (PDF)
Counselor's exclusive 2009 rankings of the distributors and suppliers with the most revenue in the advertising specialty market. Get complete lists and company profiles below.
Get complete lists and profiles of every Top 40 distributor in the industry, including a hit song that each believes describes their company'e culture.
| Downloadable PDF
Get complete lists and profiles of every Top 40 supplier in the industry, including a hit song that each believes describes their company'e culture.
| Downloadable PDF
New to the State of the Industry
issue, this year's Counselor
Awards as presented at the ASI Show in Chicago. Including the vaunted Person of the Year, the winners have all been very successful -- yes, even now -- and their stories should inspire industry companies to follow their lead.
The wait is over! Find out who the 2009 Person of the Year is!
Bonni Shevin-Sandy, Dard Products.
Phil and Eric Rubin, Blue Generation.
Laura Forbes, Zebra Marketing.
Jim Moore, Molenaar.
Linda McCabe, Incentive Gallery.
Derek Block, Touchstone.
Eric Levin, Jetline.
Check out award winners, ceremony and networking images from the 2009 Counselor
Multi-Million Dollar Roundtable
The Multimillion-Dollar Roundtable is a designation presented to distributors reporting a sales volume of $2 million and over, and suppliers who have each earned an annual sales volume of $5 million and over.
Presenting the 2009 Multi-Million Dollar Distributor Roundtable.
Presenting the 2009 Multi-Million Dollar Supplier Roundtable.