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Celebrate Good Times, Come On! The Pitch: Happy birthday today to Steve, the guy who’s been putting up with me all these years. The Magnet Group (asi/68507), offers item BG159, just right for any celebration. It’s a nylon bucket cooler with a front pocket for accessories. Think about all those upcoming trips to the beach and baseball games. It’s also a nice idea as a giveaway at company picnics. Pricing starts at: 50; $12.27-R. Check it out: http://www.themagnetgroup.com. The Bottom Line: Get on the bucket list.
Fortune Teller The Pitch: Last night, I had tons of weird dreams. One was that they were giving away free hoagies at work. I guess I was hungry, which made me research food gifts this morning. Adams Place Country Gourmet (asi/31151) offers new individually packaged, personalized fortune cookies, with a custom fortune inside and your client’s name imprinted on a bow. They can be dipped in milk, dark or white chocolate and decorated to match any theme or event. Pricing on item SFORTIMP starts at: 50; $1.67-R. For more info, email: email@example.com. The Bottom Line: The future looks delicious.
Daylight Delight The Pitch: It’s that time of year again, when the day is even longer. Love it! This calls for a fancy new pair of sunglasses. Fields Mfg. (asi/54100) offers Bolle Anaconda, with black frames and polarized, UV-protective lenses. These would be great for client and employee loyalty and incentive programs, as well as company stores. Pricing starts at: one for $115-S. See them here: http://www.fieldsmfg.com The Bottom Line: Cover your eyes.
Travel Light The Pitch: Let me tell you, the Bahamas airport officials are intense! Yesterday, I got patted down and my carry-on bag was searched and screened no less than three times. I must look shady. Oh, and I also had to throw away my toothpaste. So, it would have been a safer bet had I brought along Item AM450 from Via! For Travel (asi/93757).The amenity kit in a clear TSA-compliant quart PVC bag includes travel-sized shampoo/conditioner, body wash, moisturizing hand sanitizer, toothbrush, Colgate toothpaste, razor and shaving cream packet. This is the perfect solution for hotels, airline promotions, and travel agencies. Pricing starts at: 50; $8-R. Web address: http://www.viafortravel.com/. The Bottom Line: Carry on.
Calling all ASI Distributors and Industry Consultants! Do you have what it takes to be a top-notch industry educator? Do you have a passion for sales, marketing or business management? If so, the ASI Education team is looking for you!
We're holding our first-ever, open-call video auditions for ASI Distributors and Industry Consultants – we’re looking for new talent to join our roster of highly rated ASI Show presenters.
One talented winner will be booked to present at the upcoming ASI Show Chicago education program where they’ll debut their brand-new seminar. This is a priceless opportunity that helps brand you as an expert in your field, and provides amazing networking opportunities to help you grow your bottom line and your career.
Auditioning is easy. First, create a fun 3-minute video introducing yourself to us, summarizing your industry expertise and showing off your dynamic presenting style. Next, visit www.asicentral.com/castingcall to download the application form and upload your video. All entries must be submitted by April 5, 2010.
One winner will be selected to work with the ASI Education team to develop a brand-new 60-minute presentation that will make its début on education day at the ASI Show Chicago. The winner will also receive one round-trip ticket and hotel accommodations for the ASI Show Chicago.
We’re looking forward to meeting the next star presenters for ASI Show Education!
If you have any additional questions, please send an email to: Dreaume@asicentral.com.
Advantages is bringing over 60 top suppliers to a city near you. Come to the industry's largest and most popular traveling show, the ASI Advantages Roadshow. For a list of cities and dates, visit http://advantagesroadshow.com/. Admission is free for all distributors and salespeople!
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