ASI Blogs

Thoughts and opinions on the Advertising Specialty Industry.


Intern Today, CEO Tomorrow

One of the biggest concerns distributors have over hiring summer interns is the time and effort it takes to train newcomers about our industry. I get that. To help, we made trainin...

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Connect With ESP Chat

A guest blog from ASI CTO Armughan Rafat: Imagine the business value in obtaining instant access to 50,000 people who understand exactly what you do day in and day out - like-minde...

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Stirring the Pot

Thanks to social media, reactions to controversial issues hit fast and furious these days. Most recently, a few of you in the promotional products industry posted about ASI's Advan...

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Director of Editorial Operations/Editor, Supplier Global Resource Michele Bell’s slanted view of the world.


The Best of the Best: SGR’s Supplier Sales Rep & CSR of the Year!

Hi Everyone! Truly, one of the best parts of my job (and there are many) is the privilege of giving awards each year to the SGR Supplier Sales Reps of the Year and Customer Service...

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Meet Lion Circle, the Supplier Family Business of the Year!

Hi Everyone! In my last blog post, I shared with you the full version of the article I wrote on Brown & Bigelow’s Cindy Jorgenson, this year’s Counselor Woman of Di...

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Meet Cindy Jorgenson, Counselor’s 2014 Woman of Distinction

Hi Everyone! I’m just back from Chicago, where I spent a week at the ASI Show, the Counselor Best Places to Work conference and squatting at my BFF Sharon Biernat’s hou...

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