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ASI Announces Four New Business Savings Benefits

New affiliate partnerships with Wyndham, LifeLock, Avis and Budget provide exclusive member savings

TREVOSE, PA – February 24, 2016 – The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) today announced four new affiliate partnerships with Wyndham, LifeLock, Avis and Budget to provide even more exclusive member benefits through the ASI Business Savings Program.

The new affiliations are part of ASI’s ongoing effort to provide a variety of value-added, cost-saving benefits to members throughout the $22 billion promotional products industry. The latest savings are offered on car and truck rentals, hotels and identity theft services.

“ASI is excited to work with our newest affiliate partners to continue providing distributor members and suppliers even bigger savings on much-needed services that every business relies on,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “We’re as committed as ever to choosing renowned companies with impeccable reputations to join our roster of benefits.”

Here are the newest ASI member benefit programs:

  • Wyndham Hotel Group (WHG) is the world’s largest and most diverse hotel company, with over 7,500 hotels. ASI members can now save up to 20% off the best available rate at Wyndham properties worldwide.
  • LifeLock, Inc. is a leading provider of proactive identity theft protection services for consumers and identity risk and credit worthiness assessment services for enterprises. ASI members are entitled to a 10% off special offer. Open to U.S. residents only.
  • Avis Car Rental has 4,800 locations in over 140 countries and is one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty. ASI members can save up to 25% off a car rental.
  • Budget Car Rental is one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with approximately 3,500 locations in more than 120 countries. ASI members now qualify for up to 25% off Budget’s car rates and up to 15% off Sunday-Thursday and 10% off Friday-Saturday on Budget truck rentals.

The latest discounts are among 16 ASI member benefits offering savings on a variety of products and services, including shipping, credit card processing, payroll services, graphic and artwork services, office supplies and health insurance assistance. ASI estimates that the average distributor saves $4,000 per year using discounted member services.

To start saving with ASI’s Business Savings Program, visit www.asicentral.com/business-savings.

About ASI
The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) is the largest media, marketing and education organization serving the promotional products industry, with a network of over 25,000 distributors and suppliers throughout North America. ASI leads the industry in technology solutions, providing cloud-based e-commerce, enterprise resource planning software (ERP) and customer relationship management software (CRM). ESP Web® is the industry’s leading tool for sourcing hundreds of thousands of products. A family-owned business since 1962, ASI also provides online research, marketing, advertising opportunities, trade shows, education, award-winning magazines, newsletters, custom websites and catalogs to help members sell, market and promote their brands. Visit ASI at www.asicentral.com and on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and the CEO’s blog.

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