Top 40 Distributor ASB Honors ASI With Top Service Provider Award

ASI’s ESP platform, tools, events and education added up to superior value for ASB

The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) today announced that Top 40 distributor American Solutions for Business (ASB) has honored ASI with its Top Service Provider Award.

The award was based on votes from ASB (asi/120075) sales associates.

“ASI’s technology, paired with its additional tools, events and education resources, is incredibly valuable in taking ASB to the next level,” said Dana Zezzo, ASB’s vice president of marketing, vendor relations and events. “Congratulations to the ASI team!”

With reported 2019 North American promotional products revenue of $202 million, ASB ranked 11th on Counselor’s latest list of the largest distributors in the industry.

“It’s a great honor to receive the very first top service provider award given out by American Solutions for Business and to be recognized as its most valued partner in the promotional products industry,” said Bob DeFord, ASI’s senior vice president of distributor sales and marketing. “ASI values the ASB relationship immensely, from the corporate team to its sales associates around the country.”

Michael D’Ottaviano, ASI’s executive director of corporate accounts, and Melissa Hall, senior account manager of corporate accounts, are the dedicated account representatives for ASB.

According to its corporate website, ASB was founded in 1981 in Glenwood, Minnesota, and has evolved into a leading distributor, providing customers with print, promotional products, marketing collateral, fulfillment and more.