TIM ANDREWS BLOG

Thoughts and opinions on the advertising specialty industry

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Thursday December 11, 2014 | Filed under: Community

Considering the whopping success of the ALS ice-bucket challenge, it’s clear online fundraising is here to stay. If you haven’t already, I urge you to also consider Kiva.org, an on...

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Give Big or Go Home

Monday November 17, 2014 | Filed under: Members, News About ASI, Using Ad Specialties

The results of ASI’s just-released corporate gift-giving survey show six in 10 companies plan on thanking clients and employees with holiday gifts this year. What’s most surprising...

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Get Ready for the Wearable Tech Revolution

Wednesday November 5, 2014 | Filed under: Guest Blog, Using Ad Specialties

Clearly, wearable technology is arriving. Fast. Four years ago, the U.S. wearable tech market was about $6 million. This year, it’s expected to clock in at over $5 billion. These d...

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Steal This Study

Thursday October 16, 2014 | Filed under: Community, Member Benefits, News About ASI, Research

It’s here: ASI’s groundbreaking global research report packed with stats and graphics to help you convince customers to spend more of their marketing moolah on promo products.Click...

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Into the Future

Wednesday September 17, 2014 | Filed under: Community, Member Benefits, Members, News About ASI, Research, Using Ad Specialties

A major theme of this year’s U.S. Power Summit was helping prepare the promotional products industry for the future. The keynote speaker, Forbes publisher Rich Karlgaard, advised b...

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Power Summit 2014: Meet, Share, Solve, Succeed

Monday September 8, 2014 | Filed under: Community, Member Benefits, News About ASI

One of the best aspects of any ASI Power Summit is up-close access to some of the greatest media and marketing minds in the world. At this week's event in Scottsdale, AZ, we’re pri...

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Supplier Sales Rise Again

Wednesday September 3, 2014 | Filed under: Members, News About ASI

For the 18th consecutive quarter, suppliers in the $20.5 billion promotional products industry are reporting bigger sales, with revenues jumping an average of 5.1% in Q2.Data shows...

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Taking the Industry’s Pulse

Wednesday August 6, 2014 | Filed under: News About ASI, Research

To most people, summer means family road trips, zeppelin-sized zucchini, backyard barbecues and lightning bugs. Here at ASI, summer means all that and more, since summer is when we...

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Windy City Wow

Thursday July 17, 2014 | Filed under: ASI Shows, ASICentral, Community, Member Benefits, Members, News About ASI

ASI celebrated its 15th anniversary of hosting a national trade show in Chicago in a very big way. This show had it all: art, commerce, education, networking and, above all, fun an...

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Celebrating with Fun and Flair

Wednesday July 16, 2014 | Filed under: ASI Shows, Community, Members, News About ASI, Using Ad Specialties

ASI is celebrating its 15th anniversary of hosting a national trade show in the great city of Chicago with a ton of fun and flair. The show features info-packed education sessions,...

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