ASI Blogs

Thoughts and opinions on the advertising specialty industry


Writing a Story on #MeToo Was an Honor … and a Challenge

A guest blog from Sara Lavenduski, senior editor of ASI’s Advantages magazine.

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Small Town, Big Life, Great Friendship

It’s often little gestures in life that prove the most important. I recently learned of the passing of Ruth Guthrie Beeker, who lived in my tiny Indiana hometown of St. Louis Cros...

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Mr. Machion Goes To Washington

A guest blog from Chuck Machion, ASI’s senior VP and senior counsel.

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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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