ASI Show Launches Ultimate In-Person Business Matchmaking Event Sept. 28-Oct. 1 In Las Vegas

Accepting applications now from qualifying distributors to attend ASI Show ConneX™

TREVOSE, PA – May 27, 2021 – ASI Show® today announced it is now accepting qualifying applications from distributors to attend the promotional products industry’s latest in-person hosted-buyer event, ASI Show ConneX, premiering September 28-October 1, in Las Vegas.

The 3.5-day event brings together highly qualified supplier and distributor members for strategic one-on-one meetings and results-driven networking activities. Each meeting will leverage ASI’s innovative technology to connect suppliers with distributors who are a sales match based on markets sold, product interest and other data points. Plus, ConneX will feature a half-day expo showcasing the latest supplier products on Friday, October 1, open to any distributor in the industry.

“ASI Show ConneX is timed to bring together top industry players just as the promo industry heads into the busiest fourth-quarter selling rush we’ll see since COVID began – and what better place than Vegas to celebrate, network and enjoy being together again?” said Timothy M. Andrews, ASI president and chief executive officer (@Tim_Andrews_ASI). “Our new event is a unique blend of innovation and opportunity, a way for everyone to invest in the future of our industry, live and in-person.”

“ASI Show ConneX is timed to bring together top industry players just as the promo industry heads into the busiest fourth-quarter selling rush we’ll see since COVID began – and what better place than Vegas to celebrate, network and enjoy being together again?” said ASI CEO Tim Andrews

ASI Show ConneX takes place at the luxury Cosmopolitan resort in the heart of the Las Vegas strip and
offers suppliers the opportunity to connect with a minimum of 35 unique distributor prospects through:

  • 25 guaranteed one-on-one private meetings in luxury suites
  • 10 guaranteed speed-match sessions
  • Dinners with distributors suppliers haven’t met with previously
  • Last-day expo and additional time for networking

Distributors interested in ASI Show ConneX can contact Camille Figueroa of ASI distributor key account sales, at [email protected]. For information on exhibiting, contact Meghan DeFrancesco, executive director of supplier sales, at [email protected].

Plus, registration is underway for ASI Show Chicago, Tuesday, July 13 (education) through Thursday, July 15 (two exhibit days), at the McCormick Place Convention Center. ASI’s Chicago show will be the promotional industry’s first large-scale in-person show to take place in over a year. Exhibitor space is limited and ASI will take additional measures to ensure social distancing and meet safety guidelines.

And, the fASI500 an executive-level, invitation-only hosted buyer event created exclusively for ASI distributor members who personally sell $500,000+ annually is now accepting applications from qualified suppliers and distributors for events on June 7-10 in Austin, TX, and June 21-24 in Denver, CO.

Applications are also being accepted for fASIlitate, an executive-level, invitation-only hosted buyer event designed to foster high-level distributor and supplier relationships and business opportunities, scheduled for Washington, D.C. (August 16-19), New Orleans (September 20-23) and Nashville, TN, (October 19-22). Distributors must be million-dollar producers. With a limited number of spots, distributors must be pre-qualified and can only attend every two years.

In addition to in-person shows and events, ASI Show continues to host virtual gatherings:

  • The next fASI Virtual 1:1, featuring ASI distributor and decorator members who personally sell $500,000+ annually and 3-, 4- and 5-star suppliers participating in one-on-one conversations about product offerings, client opportunities and sales tips, is scheduled for August 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. ET.
  • ASI’s next Digital Expo, free to ASI members and non-members, is scheduled for August 25-26, with more details coming soon. The first ASI Show Digital Expo in February attracted 5,298 attendees from 47 countries, enjoying booths, education, live sessions and two keynotes.

Pre-COVID, ASI Show annually hosted 15,500 distributor attendees at trade shows and events across North America.

Check the ASI Show website for the latest updates, schedules and current safety regulations for all ASI shows and events.

About ASI Show
The ASI Show Family of Events includes virtual and in-person shows and events, including ASI Show, fASIlitate, fASI500 and ConneX, which foster business-building relationships among ASI distributor and supplier members. ASI Shows, the flagship series, are large-scale, in-person 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. fASI500 is a hosted buyer event that connects highly sought-after suppliers with distributors who sell over half a million dollars annually in the promotional products industry. ConneX is a 3.5-day hosted buyer event featuring one-on-one meetings between elite suppliers and top distributors and a half-day Expo. Visit for more information on the full event portfolio.