ASI® Announces 2007 Spirit Awards Winners

TREVOSE, PA – March 20, 2007– Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI), the largest media and marketing organization serving the advertising specialty industry, announced today winners of the 2007 Spirit Awards.

The Spirit Awards, a part of the ASI Show!® Las Vegas, celebrate innovative advertising and outstanding customer service, honor the fastest-growing suppliers and distributors, and acknowledge three family businesses that represent the bedrock of much of the advertising specialty industry.

“Congratulations to this year’s shining stars,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president of ASI. “Companies honored at the ASI Spirit Awards reflect the entrepreneurial nature, nimble thinking and thoughtful growth strategies that comprise the fabric of our industry and move it forward.”

This year, 87 finalists and the 36 winners were recognized at the ceremony at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The 2007 winners are:


•  Representative of the Year – Marc Held, Bodek & Rhodes, asi/40788


•  LogoMall® Website of the Year – Doug Fregolle Promotions, asi/198365
Distributor Showroom of the Year – Brand Fuel, asi/145025
Best Client Promotion – Post No Bills, a division of CorpLogoWare LLC, asi/168827
Best Distributor Self-Promotion – Proforma Inc., asi/300094
Best Supplier Self-Promotion – iClick Promos, asi/62124


•  Best Counselor® Ads – General – BIC Graphic USA, asi/40480
Best Counselor Ads – Wearables – SanMar, asi/84863
Best Counselor Ads – Bella, asi/39590
Best Ad – EmailExpress™ – Thunder Mug Inc., asi/91247
Best Ad – ESP® Online – FootPrints USA, asi/55030
Best Advantages™ Ad – All-in-One®, asi/34256

Growth: Top 10 Fastest-Growing Distributors

•  902%,, asi/207070
522%, InkHead Inc., asi/231159
367%, Mercury Promotions & Fulfillment Inc., asi/267770
310%, Verge Promotional Marketing Inc., asi/351606
261%, Cutting Edge Advertising LLC, asi/173456
170%, Atlanta Promotional Products, asi/126714
152%, Noble Logos Inc., asi/283625
138%, Mosquito Inc., asi/277511
134%, Superior Promos Inc., asi/339754
121%, eCorporate Solution Inc., asi/185832

Growth: Top 10 Fastest-Growing Suppliers

•  1220%, Source Abroad Inc., asi/88242
979%, Custom HBC Corp., asi/47934
786%, Leashables by Oralabs, asi/66715
261%, Huffermen Inc., asi/62017
228%, In Your Face Apparel, asi/62494
152%, Leprechaun Promotions LLC, asi/67075
150%, Vispak Inc., asi/93987
134%, Logo Mats Inc., asi/67849
111%, Natural Trends, asi/73497
89%, X-Line Inc., asi/98742

Innovative New Product of the Year

•  Best Innovative New Product – Custom MP3 Player by Sourcery, asi/88209

Family Business Awards

•  Family Business of the Year – Distributor – Geiger, asi/202900
Family Business of the Year – Supplier – SnugZ USA Inc., asi/88060
NEW:  Stitches Family Business of the Year – Super Embroidery Inc., asi/339634

About ASI

Advertising Specialty Institute is the largest media and marketing organization serving the advertising specialty industry, with a membership of 23,000 distributor firms (sellers) and supplier firms (manufacturers) of advertising specialties.  Supplier firms use ASI print and electronic resources to market products to more than 20,000 ASI distributor firms.  Distributor firms use ASI print and electronic resources, which contain more than 750,000 ad specialties, to locate supplier firms and to market services to buyers.  ASI provides catalogs, informational directories, newsletters, magazines, websites and databases, and offers interactive e-commerce, marketing and selling tools.  Visit