ASI Blogs

Thoughts and opinions on the advertising specialty industry


Yes, Trump Really Appeared at the ASI Power Summit

ASI celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Power Summit a few short days before a very divisive presidential election. By mere happenstance, the annual gathering of about 200 indus...

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From Campus to Career

I’m a huge advocate of bringing more millennials into our industry, and one of the best ways to do that is through internships – paid, whenever possible. Millennials – and their $2...

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The Right to Vote

As we near the end of the 2016 presidential election, I’m reminded of a recent trip to Budapest and a guide named Edith, who taught me a lasting lesson on the importance of freedom and a wonderful privilege enjoyed by most Americans: the right to vote.

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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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