ASI Show Chicago Education Schedule
   

HERE'S WHAT'S NEW IN 2018!

 
49 ALL-NEW COURSES for every level of industry experience and interest  
2-HOUR BOOTCAMPS anchor the end of the Beginner Sales Success, Advanced Sales Success, Social Media & Marketing, and Entrepreneur’s Essentials tracks, to tie all the courses together  
NEW SPEAKERS and returning favorites share their insight and expertise  
ALL-NEW TRACKS, including two that delve deep into decoration methods and cutting-edge techniques  
POWER SESSION classes on both Exhibit Days, focusing on improving your sales, marketing, online presence and more  
NO PRE-REGISTRATION is required for courses – simply view the schedule below, plan the courses you want to attend, and we’ll see you in the classroom!  
       
TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2018 • EDUCATION DAY
MCCORMICK PLACE, NORTH BUILDING, HALLS B1 & B2
Time
         
Contributing Partner
Contributing Partner
   
Contributing Partner
9:15 a.m.-
9:45 a.m.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Trade Show ExperienceHosted by Matthew Cohn, ASI
10:00 a.m.-
10:50 a.m.
Manage the Customer Cycle: Maximize Revenue From Your Base Expert Techniques to Overrule Client Objections and Get the Sale Enhance Your Customer Communication: Social Media, Text and More Creative Marketing Campaigns That WOW Clients and Get Results Your New Business Opportunities: Prosper Using Gifts and Incentives Unlock Your Profit Potential: Experience Heat Printing LIVE Producing Multi-decoration Apparel With a Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press   ESP Overview Factory Tour of Orbus

This exclusive tour is sponsored by Orbus Exhibit & Display Group

Meet in the Registration Lobby by 10 a.m.

11:00 a.m.-
11:50 a.m.
25 Secrets for Selling Over the Phone Total Domination: Become a Recognized Force in Your Marketplace 7 Easy Social Media Tips to Grow Your Brand and Your Bottom Line The Science of Success: Selling to the 21st Century Buyer Incentive Quick Start: Your Guide to Offering Your First Program Rhinestone Apparel Basics With a Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press   Streamline Your Business With the All-New ESP Order Management System
Noon-
12:50 p.m.
The Lead-Generation Machine: Prospecting Made Simple Qualifying, Closing and Beyond: Learn the 12 Traits of Top Salespeople Create Once, Post Everywhere: Your Time-Saving Social Media Solution 5 Strategies to Help You Hit $10 Million Expert Advice: Understand How to Source and Provide Branded Merchandise Producing Multi-decoration Monograms With a Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press   Understanding the New Tax Law: How It Affects You and Your Business
1:00 p.m.-
2:00 p.m.
Meet the Experts Lunch (First come, first served)
ESP Websites: Build the Perfect Site for Your Business
2:10 p.m.-
3:00 p.m.
Simplify for Success: Get More Done by Doing Fewer Things Deliver Confident Presentations: Discover Acting Skills You Can Use Today Perfect Your SEO and Email Marketing Plan Family Business Insights: Improve Your Dynamics and Dialogue   Adobe Illustrator: Learn the Fundamentals, Plus Power Tips and Tricks
(1:30 p.m.-3:20 p.m.)

* We recommend bringing your own laptop loaded with Adobe Illustrator software.
Design and Production Techniques for Apparel Graphics and Personalization Sublimation: The Ultimate Diversification Tool Learn More, Earn More: Maximize Your ASI Membership Benefits
3:10 p.m.-
4:00 p.m.
Beginner Sales Bootcamp: Perfect Your Pitch and Win the Client Advanced Sales Bootcamp: The No-Fail System to Get More Business, Sales and Referrals Social Media Bootcamp: Sell on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Other Top Sites Business Owner's Bootcamp: Create Wealth With the 3 Strategies Millionaires Follow   Design and Sales Techniques for the School, Team and Sports Markets Explore What's New in Digital Garment Printing Create Sales Easily With ASI’s New Email Marketing Platform  
4:10 p.m.-
5:00 p.m.
  CorelDRAW: Create Custom Virtual Samples, T-shirt Designs and More
(3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

* We recommend bringing your own laptop loaded with CorelDRAW software.
Design and Production Techniques for Embroidery and Appliqué Decorating Pricing Demystified: How Much Do I Charge? Master Your Digital Marketing Strategy  
5:00 p.m.-
6:00 p.m.
New Product Preview Reception
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2018 • EXHIBIT DAY ONE
MCCORMICK PLACE, NORTH BUILDING, HALLS B1 & B2
8:30 a.m.-
9:45 a.m.
Motivational Breakfast with Chris Gomez of Afterburner: Secrets of Flawless Execution
10:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m.
EXHIBIT FLOOR OPEN
 
11:00 a.m.-
11:50 a.m.
10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Promote Your Business Now
Noon-
12:50 p.m.
Learn the Latest Trends in Corporate Logos
1:30 p.m.-
2:20 p.m.
The 5 Ws of Cyber Security and Data Breaches
2:30 p.m.-
3:20 p.m.
Niches to Riches: Maximize Your Profits in Specialized Markets
3:00 p.m.-
5:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception in the Corporate Gifts & Incentives Pavilion (Cash bar)
6:30 p.m.-
10:00 p.m.
ASI Show Bash on Mystic Blue (Ticket required)
6:30 p.m.-
10:30 p.m.
Counselor Awards (Invitation Only)
THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 • EXHIBIT DAY TWO
MCCORMICK PLACE, NORTH BUILDING, HALLS B1 & B2
7:30 am.-
8:15 a.m.
BASI/MASI Breakfast Reception (Invitation only) – Hosted by Timothy M. Andrews
8:30 a.m.-
9:45 a.m.
Robert Herjavec Keynote: The Will to Win Every Time
10:00 a.m.-
3:30 p.m.
EXHIBIT FLOOR OPEN
 
11:00 a.m.-
11:50 a.m.
Proven Strategies to Grow Your Margins and Offer Faster Turnarounds
Noon-
12:50 p.m.
Reach More Customers With Online and Mobile Marketing
1:30 p.m.-
2:20 p.m.
Stabilizers: The Hidden Hero of Successful Embroidery Design
3:30 p.m.-
4:00 p.m.
Closing Celebration (Passport Plus drawing at 3:45 p.m.)