ASI Show Opens Free Registration For Toronto One-Day Networking And Education Event

ASI Roadshow Plus tabletop show happening this June in Ontario

TREVOSE, PA – March 12, 2020 – The ASI Show® today announced free registration is open for ASI Roadshow Plus networking and education event taking place Tuesday, June 16, in Woodbridge, Ontario

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The one-day, hands-on ASI Roadshow Plus event provides distributors with product sourcing in an intimate tabletop setting while offering opportunities for building relationships with supplier partners and invited end-buyers. Plus, distributors can gain insight into hot topics during panel discussions featuring experts from throughout the promotional products industry.

“We’re thrilled to offer distributors in and around Toronto a resourceful way to take advantage of the premium networking and education offered at ASI’s larger trade shows without having to travel too far or spend too much,” said Rita Ugianskis-Fishman, senior vice president and general manager of ASI Show. “Our ultimate goal is to help suppliers and distributors cultivate stronger relationships, discover new products and achieve greater success.”

Highlights of the Roadshow Plus event include:

  • Toronto Tabletop Event with Education, Tuesday, June 16, at the Montecassino Vaughan Event Centre in the Toronto suburb of Woodbridge, featuring a panel discussion on hot industry topics moderated by Neil Piitz, owner of Differenciate Consulting, 8:45-10 a.m.: “A Look into the Future,” “The Role of a Multi-Line Rep” and “Buying Direct and Industry Consolidation.”
  • Panelists are: Leah Cormier, VP of sales and marketing, Insinc Promotions; Tierney Culmer, owner and president, Culmer Pen (asi/47848); Mitch Freed, executive VP of sales and strategy, Genumark (asi/204588); Alex Morin, VP of sales, Debco (asi/48885), Origaudio (asi/75254) and HandStands (asi/59525); Karen Spencer, owner, Creative Solutions & Ideas; and Chris Turner, director of sales, Stormtech Performance Apparel Ltd. Canada (asi/89869).
  • Exhibits and lunch follow the discussions, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. ASI members are invited to bring their clients into the sourcing process and give them a hands-on experience that will make existing business relationships even stronger.

Currently, there are no coronavirus-related restrictions on travel within the U.S. or in Canada, and ASI shows and events are proceeding as scheduled. ASI Show will continue to assess risk systematically, working in order of scheduled events, and will share information as soon as it’s available. Please check the ASI Show website ( for updates and look for ASI emails with the latest information.

For more info on the Toronto-area ASI Roadshow Plus, contact Michelle Merrifield, ASI Canada business consultant, at (800) 326-7378 (ext. #3643) or [email protected].

Free registration is also open for the brand-new Phoenix ASI Roadshow Plus tabletop event with education, Tuesday, June 23, at the Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix North, featuring a panel discussion on industry hot topics moderated by Melissa Hoffman, regional business development manager, Bag Makers (asi/37940), 8:45-10 a.m.: “Why Are Order Errors Increasing?,” “Is Consolidated Spending the Future of the Industry?” and “Selling to a New Generation of Buyers.” Exhibits and lunch follow the discussions, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

For more info on the ASI Roadshow Plus event in Phoenix, contact Mike Keller, ASI’s executive director of supplier marketing, at (215) 953-3658, or [email protected].

About ASI Show
The ASI Show Family of Events – ASI Show, fASIlitate, fASI500 and the ASI Roadshow in the U.S. and Canada – fosters business-building relationships among ASI member distributors and suppliers, and includes options to meet the needs of the entire membership base. ASI Shows, the flagship series, are large-scale convention center trade shows held in Orlando, Fort Worth and Chicago. fASIlitate is a hosted buyer event that brings together the industry’s elite – top suppliers and million-dollar distributors – for three days of scheduled one-on-one meetings in select hotels across the country. FASI500is a new hosted buyer event which brings together suppliers and distributors who sell over a half a million dollars in the promotional products industry. The ASI Roadshow visits top cities across North America and gives distributors an opportunity to escort their top clients. Visit for more information about our full event portfolio.