About the Summit

The ASI® Power Summit is the hottest networking event of the year and is your chance to meet with the most powerful players in the promotional products industry. For three days, suppliers and distributors will establish long-lasting relationships, discuss market forecasts, socialize and make important business decisions. Attend the 2018 Power Summit to:

  • Get face-time with industry leaders.
  • Build relationships that will build your business
  • Learn from inspiring speakers
  • Develop and action plan for your business
  • Refresh and re-energize

The Agenda


14Oct, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Golf – View 2017 Highlights
(It is recommended that anyone participating in the golf event arrives on Saturday, October 13)

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception – View 2017 Highlights

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Best Places to Work Awards and Dinner

15Oct, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast – View 2017 Highlights

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Welcome Remarks by Tim Andrews, ASI president/CEO

Morning Sessions – View 2017 Highlights

  • Break Through Fears: How To Create Winning Habits, Winning Routines and a Winning Mindset
    Keynote Speaker: Jesse Itzler, co-founder of Marquis Jet, entrepreneur, former rapper and best-selling author
  • Private Equity's Impact on the Promo Industry: A Q&A With H.I.G.
  • The Amazon Effect: How Disintermediation Will Impact the Promo Industry
  • Blockchain & Cryptocurrency: When is it Coming to the Promo Market?
  • More Than Margarita Machines & Foosball Tables: Why Having a Creative Office Culture is Smart Business
  • Data Direction: Customer & Marketing Analytics Should Change Your Business Approach
  • Shifting Business Models: Q&A With Philip Koosed, CEO of Top 40 Distributor Bamko
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch

1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Afternoon Sessions – View 2017 Highlights

  • Influencer Marketing: How You can Capitalize on the Hottest Social Media Trend
  • Going Global: The Impact of Trade Wars & Tariffs on the Promo Market, Here & Abroad
  • Regulation Nation: What You Need to Know About the Complexities & Repercussions of Prop 65
  • The Green Standard: The High Potential for Marketing in the Marijuana Industry
  • Community Matters:: How Hirsch Gift Thrives With a Charitable Mission
6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Group Photo

6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Power 50 Cocktail Reception – View 2017 Highlights

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Power 50 Awards and Dinner

16Oct, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast & Motivational Keynote – View 2017 Highlights

  • What's Your Everest: Unlocking Human Potential. Speaker: Colin O'Brady, world-class endurance athlete and famous TED-Talker
9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Networking Activities – View 2017 Highlights

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closing Lunch

List of Attending Companies

Registration


$2,395
Member Rate

Access to all keynotes and educational sessions

Networking activities including 2 cocktail receptions

Your choice of recreational activity

All meals included

Admission to Power 50 and Best Places to Work Awards

15 BASI/MASI points

Register

$1,099
Noteable Newcomer

All inclusions in Member Rate

An ASI surprise package

Access to ASI Business Savings

Discounted registration for the 2019 ASI Power Summit

View Qualifications

Contact Cynthia Rocha at (520)791-6152 or Cynthia.Rocha@marriott.com directly for hotel accommodations. Mention 2018 ASI Power Summit.

Testimonials


Speakers


Jesse Itzler

Marquis Jet

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Colin O'Brady

Professional Athlete

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Peter Hirsch

Hirsch Gift

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Norm Hullinger

alphabroder

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Phil Koosed

BAMKO

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Tony Poston

The College Hill Group

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Jamie Stone

Gifts By Design

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Michael Freter

PSI

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Jo-An Lantz

Geiger

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Steve Levschuk

Talbot Marketing

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David Miller

H.I.G. Capital

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John Glinski

eXcellent Analytics

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Adam Buchanan

Marketing and Business Consultant | Public Speaker

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Nabeel Malik

Cryptolitics Inc.

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Kim Bakalyar

PromoShop

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Brandon Bell

ETS Express

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Ambassadors


ASI's Power Summit Ambassadors are all veterans of past Power Summit events and play an integral role in supporting newcomers/first-time attendees.

For your convenience, this elite group will have special PS badge designation so they will be easily identifiable and available throughout this 3-day networking event to provide introductions to other guests, help guests get acclimated with the venue and agenda and answer any questions first-time attendees may have. ASI Ambassadors will be with you every step of the way.

Jill Albers

Sales Executive

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Brett Hersh

Admints & Zagabor

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Steve Levschuk

Talbot Marketing

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Mitch Mounger

CEO, Sunrise Identity Powered by HALO

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Dave Saracino

BIC Graphic

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Venue

JW Marriott Starr Pass Hotel & Spa

3800 W Starr Pass Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 792-3500

Reservations
Contact Cynthia Rocha at (520)791-6152 or Cynthia.Rocha@marriott.com directly for hotel accommodations. Mention 2018 ASI Power Summit.

Features:

  • Luxurious resort spa
  • Close to Tucson Mountain Park, Historic White Dove and Pima Air & Space Museum
  • Three, nine-hole championship golf courses, each offering its own unique Arnold Palmer design

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