- 1:00 p.m. Registration
- 4:00 p.m. Group Photo
- 4:30 p.m. The Amazing Cocktail Race
- 6:30 p.m. Dinner with speaker, Amy Cosper, Editor of Entrepreneur
Adrian Gostick is the author of several best-selling books on corporate culture, including the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-seller The Carrot Principle. He also wrote the bestsellers The Orange Revolution and All In. Click here for more of Adrian's bio. Click here to learn more about "The Carrot Principle".
Groundbreaking videographer Devin Graham has established himself as one of the top YouTubers in the world. He currently has over one million subscribers to his YouTube channel and his videos have nearly 200 billion views. Through social media and world wide recognition, Devin continues to lead the YouTube world through his ability and talent in creating viral videos. Click here to visit Devin Graham's YouTube page.
Amy Cosper is the vice president/editor-in-chief at Entrepreneur Media Inc., Inc. She’s an accomplished journalist and business expert, having managed multiple successful publications, including five ASBPE award-winning financial magazines at WiesnerMedia.
Tonia Allen Gould is the CEO and founder of Tagsource, a consumer and promotional product marketing powerhouse. Tonia brings to Tagsource over 20 years of photographic, consumer promotions, marketing, print and media experience.
Gary Rhoads holds a PhD in Marketing from Texas Tech University and is currently the Stephen Mack Covey Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at BYU. He specializes in working with start-up companies on crafting marketing strategies that accelerate growth. He has published articles in the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Personal Selling. Rhoads is also the co-author of multiple entrepreneurship books.
Jerry McLaughlin is the CEO of Counselor Top 40 distributor Branders.com. He has over 20 years of marketing and operations experience in the financial, technology and advertising industries, and established Branders.com as one of the first interactive and lowest-priced promotional products source in the world. He was honored as the 2010 Counselor Distributor Entrepreneur of the Year.
Michael Bernstein is CEO and chairman of the board for Polyconcept, the world's largest supplier company, was named Counselor's International Person of the Year in 2006 and is ranked #3 on the most recent Counselor Power 50 list.
Kris Robinson is the Chief Sustainability Officer & Executive Vice President of aCounselor Top 40 distributorship. A nearly 20-year industry veteran, Kris is responsible for PromoShop's award-winning self-promotion campaigns and actively works to save the Earth's vital resources while revolutionizing the way the advertising specialty industry thinks and responds to the environment.
Alan Chippindale oversees Counselor Top 40 firm BrandAlliance, the second-largest distributor in Canada. A longtime industry executive, Chippindale is also a member of Counselor's Power 50 list.
Matt Kaspari is president/CEO of Colorado-based Kaspo Inc., based in Colorado, which leverages promotional marketing campaigns to empower brand loyalty for his clients. Matt's passion for the promotional products industry can be seen in his commitment to providing mentoring, resources, and events that will move the industry forward.
Terry McGuire is the senior vice president of marketing for Counselor Top 40 distributor HALO Branded Solutions. He has been with HALO for 13 years, with responsibility for the company's marketing, vendor relations and communications initiatives. As an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, he has served in executive sales and marketing roles for leading industry suppliers and distributors.
Joshua Ebrahemi is a partner at Counselor Top 40 distributor Jack Nadel International (JNI) and manager of the Los Angeles office. He has been with JNI for nine years, has been the company's top salesperson for five of those years, and is consistently a multimillion-dollar producer.
Rich Carollo has been with Lion Circle -- a perennial Counselor Distributor Choice award winner -- for over 20 years as a Vice President of Marketing. Carollo's focus with Lion Circle has been to grow and build the business by both product line expansion and acquisition. He was on Counselor Magazine's Hot List in August 2012.
Paula Shulman is the vice president of sales for Counselor Top 40 supplier Prime Resources. She has been in the industry for 35 years, beginning her career at a distributorship and joining Prime in 1981 as a receptionist. Paula was the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) Woman of the Year for 2011/12, a past ASI Woman of Distinction and member of Counselor's Power 50.
Jim Franklyn is the VP of Sales & Marketing/Partner at InkHead Promotional Products, an online distributor with annual dollar volume estimated to reach $10M in 2013. From 2009-2012 InkHead sales grew 149%. Jim has been in the industry 14 years and is in his 5th year as a partner with InkHead. He currently sits on the national Distributor Committee for PPAI, has been on several leadership committees, and is also active locally in Atlanta with GAPPP.
Michael McKeldon Woody is president and founder of International Marketing Advantages Inc., a consulting firm specializing in strategic marketing, international business, and mergers and acquisitions. He was Counselor Magazine's International Person of the Year in 1999 and is the author of the upcoming book, American Dragon, about the resurgence of domestic manufacturing in the U.S.
Bill Korowitz is the CEO of The Magnet Group, Counselor's 2013 Supplier of the Year. Under his leadership, the company, a perennial Counselor Top 40 supplier, is regularly recognized as one of the most distinguished suppliers in the industry for customer service and creativity. Bill has been on the Counselor Power 50 list since 2008.
Joe Fleming is an industry veteran who helped steer the Hub Pen Company to over 70% growth between 2008-2012 and secure it a spot on Counselor's Top 40. In 2012, Hub Pen was awarded Counselor's Supplier of the Year award, based on distributor ratings in ESP.
Jeremy Lott is the president of Counselor Top 40 supplier SanMar, a family-owned business now in its second-generation of leadership. With the Lott family's guidance, the company was named Counselor's Supplier of the Year in 2007 and is a multiple winner Counselor Distributor Choice Awards annually.
With more than 15 years in the industry, Tommy Lewis, a partner in the Dallas-based distributor firm Bob Lilly Promotional Products, is known for cultivating partnerships with Fortune 1000 companies, winning market share, and recruiting, training, and developing personnel. He is a multi-million dollar producer since 2000 and Lewis has designed several industry products and sold the patents to manufacturers resulting in millions of units sold.
Brittany David, National Sales Manager at SnugZ USA, is a seven year veteran of the promotional products industry. She has been with SnugZ for two years and prior to that she was the SAGE Tradeshow Management Services Manager at SAGE Quick Technologies Inc. for five years. Brittany is currently the Chairman of the PPAI Events Committee and also serves on the PPAF Expo Committee. Her creative firepower and engaging personality has landed her on Counselor Magazine's 2013 Hot List.
Bill is the President of Brown & Bigelow, a Counselor Top 40 distributor founded in 1896. He began his career as a financial analyst with an investment banking firm and then teamed up with his father in 1988 when they bought Atwater Group, Inc., a holding company that owned Brown & Bigelow, Shedd-Brown, Champion Advertising Calendars and Hoyle Products.
Scott Pearson, vice president of marketing and product development for Counselor Top 40 supplier Sweda, has over 10 years experience sourcing promotional products overseas, and is one of the industry's leading experts on Asian manufacturing.
Krista Taylor is a Supplier Digital Advertising Account Executive with ASI. She currently manages a multi-million dollar account base that she has grown 111% over 4 years. Krista was named ASI's Employee of the Year in 2011 and is known around the office as the "VP of Fun" for her crazy antics to keep her co-workers smiling.
Since beginning her job with P.O.P Solutions Group in December 2005, Nicole has grown a large book of business -- more than $1.5 million in annual sales – including Fortune 100 company accounts where she has had opportunities to work on projects around the globe. Last year, Advantages Magazine named her one of the Rookies on the Rise for 2012. In addition, P.O.P. Solutions Group leaders attribute the growth of its hospitality, meeting and events segment to her talents.
Jill Albers is the director of business development for Dayton, OH-based Shumsky, one of the industry's top distributors. She's been in the ad specialty industry for nearly 10 years, first on the supplier side as marketing manager for Visions/Awardcraft. In her current role, Jill handles million-dollar accounts, specializing in building her clients' brands, increasing their sales and crafting their self-promotion campaigns.
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ASI's Bachelor of Advertising Specialty Information (BASI) and Master of Advertising Specialty Information (MASI) certifications recognize the true industry experts who have the knowledge they need to be successful, and who've cultivated profitable and collaborative relationships with distributors, suppliers and decorators.
When you attend the Power Summit, you'll earn 15 BASI/MASI points. The rest of your points can be earned online 24/7, at ASI Shows, or at other major industry events.
Benefits for BASI and MASI holders include: