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The ASI Show Announces 2015 Keynote Lineup
Unprecedented roster includes Apple innovator Steve Wozniak and football legend Peyton Manning

TREVOSE, PA ― July 24, 2014 ― The ASI Show announced today an unprecedented roster of powerful keynote speakers for its 2015 shows in Orlando, Dallas, Long Beach, New York and Chicago that includes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning.   Known for delivering impactful programs focused on the needs of its members, The ASI Show’s 2015 lineup will once again deliver insightful and useful tactics for small-business owners and entrepreneurs.   “We are thrilled to announce such an impressive list of keynote speakers for 2015,” said Rita Ugianskis-Fishman, general manager and vice president of The ASI Show. “We select our presenters and topics from surveys and feedback we get from our members. As a result, once again we have a fantastic lineup.”
Here is the 2015 keynote lineup:
ASI Orlando, January 4-6, Orange County Convention Center
Have you ever wondered about the story behind Apple, the most iconic brand in the world? On January 6, Apple co-founder and visionary STEVE WOZNIAK will share insights into being a successful entrepreneur, the value of creativity in the office and how to drive it, as well as ways technology will affect our lives in years to come. (Co-sponsored by Showdown Displays, asi/87188, and Prime Resources Corp (USA), asi/79530)
ASI Dallas, February 3-5, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Learn to “Turn Your Ideas into a Million-Dollar Business” during LORI GREINER’s keynote on February 5. One of the most prolific inventors of retail products, with over 400 products to date, Greiner is a star shark on the hit reality TV show “Shark Tank,” where she invests in companies and helps turn dreams into reality. (Sponsored by Showdown Displays, asi/87188
ASI Long Beach, March 24-26, Long Beach Convention Center
Get ready to “Take Your Business and Brand to the Next Level.” Join wellness coach JILLIAN MICHAELS, known for her many years with NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” for her keynote on March 26, where she’ll explain how to use extreme discipline and dedication to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn how Michaels, who owned a sports medicine facility for years, parlayed her passion for fitness into an empire. (Sponsored by Showdown Displays, asi/87188)
ASI New York, May 5-6, Javits Center
“Shark Tank” host and mega-entrepreneur BARBARA CORCORAN has built the most successful real estate business in New York City. On May 6, Corcoran will share the unconventional strategies she mastered to become one of the most successful business leaders in the U.S., including ways to create a bolder brand and how to spin a little savvy and a lot of guts into business gold.
(Sponsored by Showdown Displays, asi/87188)
ASI Chicago, July 14-16, McCormick Place
All-American football legend PEYTON MANNING will detail ways to become a “Leader for Life” in a keynote centered on making tough decisions to better your business. On July 16, learn how Manning used dedication, discipline and leadership to earn his place among the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks. You’ll leave motivated to become the champion you want to be by setting clear goals and outlining the steps to achieve them. (Co-sponsored by Showdown Displays, asi/87188; Castelli North America, Inc., asi/44305; Fields Mfg., asi/54100; and Stahls’ ID Direct, asi/88984)
“We have an amazing year planned for The ASI Show,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI and president of The ASI Show. “In addition to outstanding keynotes, we are introducing 50 new workshops in 2015 focused on the newest industry, marketing and sales trends, including The Facebook Formula: Reach 1 Billion Buyers in the Marketing and Social Media Track, and Lead-Generation Made Simple: Grow Your Customer Base in 21 Days in the Distributor Success Track, which will help our members achieve greater professional growth.”
The jam-packed show schedule focuses on bringing together suppliers and distributors in a productive environment. Known for not being a scan-and-go show, The ASI Show is about making valuable connections and building business opportunities. Distributors will find a wide variety of suppliers (including the industry’s Top 40, as well as suppliers not found at other industry events), a broad spectrum of promotional products and an engaged atmosphere.
Registration will be open by early August at ASI distributor and decorator members can attend for free (a $199 value) and take advantage of ASI education and daily networking – including the Gala Celebrations and an interactive show floor. Detailed announcements will follow.
Distributors interested in bringing your sales team and benefit from a customized package for your meeting or group needs should contact Rafael Dosman at or 215-953-3564.
Suppliers interested in exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities should contact Karen DiTomasso, vice president of sales, at or 215-953-3768.
About The ASI Show
The ASI Show was created for active ASI member distributors and suppliers, and attracts more distributors than any other industry show – with 20,000 attendees. Offering a full education conference, networking opportunities and an interactive show floor, The ASI Show provides a complete trade show experience. In five host cities per year (Orlando, Dallas, Long Beach, New York and Chicago), The ASI Show is ideal for advertising specialty businesses searching for new ideas and new business. Additionally, The ASI Show runs the Advantages Roadshow, the ad specialty industry’s most popular traveling show, Promotions Southwest, the place to prepare for a strong fourth quarter and fASIlitate, ASI’s hosted buyer event.


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