ASI Blogs

Thoughts and opinions on the advertising specialty industry


Trade Show Tips for Success in 2017

The 2017 show season is in full swing, giving everyone in our industry the chance to show off new products, make deals with new business partners and prepare for a strong year of buying and selling.

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Promo Industry Plays Starring Role

Imagine the cost of airing an eight-minute commercial in a major media market to promote your business. No doubt few of us could afford one. Happily, ASI has gotten pretty good at ...

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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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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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